• SOC Analyst - Tier I Jobs in United States Of America - 23845766

  • Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
  • United States Of America, Usa

Job Description:

SOC Analyst - Tier I - ( ATE0004PP )


Jacobs National Security Solutions (NSS) provides world-class IT network and service management capabilities; cutting edge cyber threat awareness and cybersecurity solutions; innovative web- and software applications development; and advanced data analytics for major clients in the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and Federal Civilian Agencies

Our forward thinking solutions deliver an integrated approach to IT network design and management, full lifecycle IT service management, IT service delivery, asset management, logistics and procurement, and vendor management We leverage the expertise and passion of our employees to conduct identity and access management, penetration testing, and vulnerability assessments for our nations most closely guarded agencies and networks Our Cyber Security Operations Centers ensure safe, effective network operations for Federal clients while our data scientists are helping stop illegal acts before they can endanger Americans or our way of life

Jacobs promotes a culture of operational excellence to create a safer, smarter, and more connected world while upholding the highest standards of compliance, quality and integrity

We continue to thrive and need your talent and motivation to help propel us farther, faster

Jacobs National Security Solutions (NSS) is looking for a SOC Tier 1 Analyst to provide Onsite and Offsite support in Washington, DC/Reston, VA The SOC Analysts (Tier I) will be members of high-tech state of the art Security Operations Centers and will actively monitor security threats and risks, provide in-depth incident analysis, evaluate security incidents, and will provide proactive threat research The Cyber Security Analysts will utilize the latest in security technology and be on the fore-front of incident response on site at our Federal Government Client

Duties will include

Understanding and implementing proper Incident Handling procedures

Basic understanding of information security policies and doctrine, ability to draft, modify and create SOP for use of other team members

Recognizing vulnerabilities and publicly known attack traffic patterns

Evaluating and determine if/when information security violations have occurred through network or device logs, open source research, vulnerability and configuration scan data, and user provided reports

Providing technical assistance when needed to system owners

The ability to demonstrate understanding and in-depth knowledge of security threats and applying actionable data to processes and procedures

The ability to demonstrate understanding and knowledge correlation analysis, along with an understanding of monitoring programs, such as Splunk

Maintaining and developing a basic understanding of malware and forensic analysis

Coordinating response efforts with various departments within the organization in a cooperative and beneficial manner

Demonstrating ownership and understanding of the task and speaking to the client in ad hoc requests regarding team efforts

Maintaining situational awareness reports for advanced threats such as Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) and Focused Operations (FO) incidents

Daily management of Firewall Blocklists via data provided by threat intelligence, observed internal and external network activity, open source research, and indicators of compromise


Associate of Science degree in Information Technology, IT Security, Network Systems Technology or related field or equivalent experience plus one (1) to three (3) years of directly related experience or any equivalent combination of education, experience, training and certifications

1-3 years of experience in Cyber Security environment

Must be able to obtain Public Trust level clearance (SF-85 and SF-86 submission required)

Candidate must be willing to work an 830 to 5 PM shift on site, Mon Fri

Candidate must hold at least one (1) certification in the field of information security from a respectable security organization Desirable certifications include, but not limited to GCIH, GCIA, GCFE, GREM, GCFA, GSEC, Security , CEH, CISSP, CCNA (Security) or equivalent Certifications

Preferred Qualifications

It is highly desired that the candidate is proficient with Microsoft Office programs and is able to utilize them effectively in daily operations for analysis, review, metrics, and status reporting

It is highly desired that the candidate holds a specialized tool user certifications such as Splunk Power User

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements

Most work will be done at a desk or computer

Work Environment

General Office environment The work environment is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as individuals across the Company and Customers Multiple tasks & duties will need to be accomplished without any single duty falling behind or becoming neglected Must effectively communicate and be communicated with by other team members Must be able to represent and speak to current group efforts at any given time

Equipment & Machines

General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment


Attendance is critical at all times Must be able to work a 40-hour workweek, normally Monday through Friday However, times and days may vary depending on business requirements Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation occur

Other Essential Functions

Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation

Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements Must be willing to travel as needed Must take and pass a drug test and background check as well as a motor vehicle records check Must be a US citizen

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Engineering/Projects, Consulting Services
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : System Security
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 18th Apr 2020

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