Junior SOC Analyst (3PM-11PM)

Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 02-08-2018
A Junior SOC Analyst is a professional who monitors, investigates, reports, and response to or escalates security threats found in client networks. As a Junior SOC Analyst a candidate will be responsible for monitoring client networks by using SIEM tools (e.g. FortiSIEM (AccelOps)) and provide basic incident response for Lunarline and/or for clients. The Junior Analyst is responsible for delivering accurate and professional incident response reports to supervisors and client contacts. Other tasks include: Hunt activities – hunting for signs of APT activities using tools such as Nessus and Wireshark, developing and assessing cybersecurity documentation for information security systems, and participating in technical assessments. ‚Äč 

Basic Qualifications:
  • Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a government security clearance
  • Ability to obtain working experience with security devices such as network and host-based firewalls, IDS/IPS (e.g. Snort), SIEM tools (e.g. ArcSight, Nitro, SolarWinds, AlienVault), and forensic tools (e.g. Encase)
  • Understand the concept of the OSI model and the TCP/IP Model
  • Common attack vectors such as port scans, man-in-the-middle, DoS, DDoS, Trojans, viruses, and web application attacks
Required Qualifications:
  • Must be willing to learn FortiSIEM (formerly AccelOps) and SIEM
  • Observe, investigate, and report on security related events
  • Recognize network attack patterns
  • Meticulous research and analytics skills
  • Great written and oral communication skills
  • Troubleshoot common network devices
  • Summarize security events and communicate effectively with MS Office products
Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience with security software, firewalls, and IDS/IPS
  • Familiarity with NIST/FISMA/FIPS is a plus
  • Familiarity with penetration testing tools
  • Ability to meet deadlines or finish tasks ahead of schedule
  • Ability to work reliable and dependable schedule
  • Experience with virus scanners
Minimum Education and Certifications:
  • Associate’s degree
  • At least one of the following certifications (more than one is preferred): Lunarline, Inc. School of Cybersecurity “Certified Expert” certifications and/or Security+. CEH, GCIH, or similar is desired

Place of Performance:
  • Washington, DC

Lunarline is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Lunarline that all employees and applicants for employment will be treated in all respects on the basis of their merit and qualifications and without regard to their race, color, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion, gender, military status, marital status or ancestry.
Lunarline participates in the E-Verify program. Therefore, any employment with Lunarline will also be contingent upon confirmation from the Social Security Administration ("SSA") and/or the Department of Homeland Security ("DHS") of your authorization to work in the United States. 
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
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