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CSOC Analyst Tier 1

CSOC Analyst Tier 1 (3-5 Yrs Exp Required)
Support a proprietary customer contract to enable mission accomplishment by analyzing all relevant cyber security event data and other information sources for suspicious network traffic, attack indicators and potential security breaches; produce reports, assist in coordination during incidents. In support of the customer’s strategic direction, key individuals support the Cyber Security Operations Center (CSOC) employing innovative technologies and techniques.

Job Description:
Looking for a qualified individual who can support the intrusion detection system aspects for the Monitoring & Vulnerability Analysis Team as a CSOC Analyst Tier 1 by having a predefined manifest for processing each alert and handling various situations. In certain cases of potential attack (such as widespread malicious code infections, large scale application attacks, large scale DDoS attacks, complex attacks or traces of a stealthy attack), the CSOC Analyst may be instructed, either by protocol or by managing levels inside Tier 1, to escalate the alerts to CSOC Analysts.

The qualified candidate will assess information network threats such as computer viruses, exploits, and malicious attacks; operate vulnerability assessment equipment in support of intrusion analyses;
Determines true threats, false positives and network system mis-configurations and provide solutions to issues detected in a timely manner.
Monitor for potential compromise, intrusion, deficiency, significant event or threat to the security posture and security baseline. Follow intrusion and escalation processes and procedures.
Perform daily Intrusion Detection System (IDS) analysis/monitoring and generating technical and executive summary reports

Required Skills:
Existing Level 6: Public Trust - High Risk Background Investigation
US Citizenship
Willing to work rotating shifts
3 - 6 years of experience in systems cyber security analysis
Working knowledge of network security management and operations
Experience in the detection, response, mitigation, and/or reporting of cyber threats affecting client networks and one or more of the following:
Experience in computer intrusion analysis and incident response
Intrusion detection
Knowledge and understanding of network protocols, network devices, multiple operating systems, and secure architectures
System log analysis
Current experience with network intrusion detection and response operations (Protect, Defend, Respond and Sustain methodology)
Experience using current monitoring technologies such as: SourceFire-SNORT, ArcSight, or NetScout etc.
Current experience with cyber threats and their associated tactics, techniques, and procedures
Demonstrated ability to document processes
SIEM experience with ArcSight ESM and Logger
Working knowledge of network protocols and common services such as DNS, FTP, email, CP/ICMP/UDP
Hands-on experience with NIDS (Network IDS) and HIDS (Host based IDS)
Must be able to work collaboratively across cyber threat teams and effectively communicate both written and orally
Proficiency with MS Office Applications

Desired Skills:
Ability to speak and read English
Experience with firewalls, routers or antivirus appliances a plus
Experience working on a 24x7x365 operations center environment
Experience with ArcSight SIEM tool is a plus
Experience with CA Service Desk Manager
Prior experience working in one of the following is highly desired.
Security Operations Center (SOC)/Network Operations Center (NOC)
Computer Emergency/Incident Response Team (CERT/CIRT)

Desired Certifications:
GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC) or
Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) or
Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) or GIAC Incident Handler (GCIH) or GIAC Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH) or
GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED) or
GIAC Security Expert (GSE)
ArcSight Security Analyst Certification

Required Education (including Major):
Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Computer Science/Computer Engineering, Engineering, Science or a related field. The candidate must have a minimum of 6 - 7+ years of experience or equivalent education with experience.


Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Company Name:
Security Clearance:
Public Trust
Bethesda, Maryland
United States
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