Mid-Level SOC Analyst

Location: Ashburn, VA
Date Posted: 05-09-2018
Lunarline is looking for a Mid-Level SOC Analyst to act as the core team member to supplement the firm’s growing cyber security monitoring function.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Providing first level response for security events including but not limited to intrusion detection, malware infections, denial of service attacks, privileged account misuse and network breaches. 
  • The event management includes triage, correlation and enrichment of individuals events to either rule out as false positive, trigger standard detective a corrective response, or escalating as a security incident
  • Improving the service level for security operations and monitoring Creating and maintaining system documentation for security event processing.
  • Expands the usage of security monitoring tools to improve the security of the environment based on business use cases or changes in threat landscape, root causes from security incident response, or output from security analytics
  • Configuring and monitoring Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) platform for security alerts.
  • Integrate and work with the firm’s Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) services
  • Providing reporting and metrics around security monitoring by designing dashboards for asset owners and management consumption. Leveraging existing technologies within the organization to expand the scope of coverage of the security monitoring service.
  • 3-5 years of experience in information security or related technology experience required, experience in the securities or financial services industry is a plus
  • Minimum three years of security monitoring experience and incident response activities; preferably within a professional services firm or similar environment
  • Understanding of network, desktop and server technologies, including experience with network intrusion methods, network containment, segregation techniques and technologies such as Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) and Intrusion Protection Systems (IPS) 
  • Experience with SIEM technologies, log management tools, security analytics platforms, and forensic offerings
  • Experience with malware analysis, virus exploitation and mitigation techniques
  • Strong knowledge of incident response and crisis management
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with fraud monitoring, data leakage prevention, and privileged access monitoring a plus.
Minimum Education and Certifications
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required, advanced degree preferred.
  • The following certifications (more than one is preferred): Lunarline, Inc. School of Cybersecurity “Certified Expert”, CISSP or GCIH.

Place of Performance:
  • On client site in Ashburn, VA


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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