Mid SOC Analyst

Location: Merrifield, VA
Date Posted: 05-14-2018
Lunarline is looking for SOC Specialists to perform activities to gather evidence on criminal or foreign intelligence entities in order to mitigate possible or real-time threats, protect against espionage or insider threats, foreign sabotage, international terrorist activities, or to support other intelligence activities. The SOC Specialist must be familiar with a wide range of security tools and understand basic security fundamentals.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Keeps abreast of emerging cyber technologies and gathers information on data security policies, and legal and regulatory requirements to make informed recommendations toward the development of detailed cyber operations plans
  • Reviews an agency’s cybersecurity protocols and operating procedures and makes recommendations for improving its cyber operations plan
  • Identifies compliance gaps and collaborates with colleagues and leadership to identify gaps in processes and update cyber operation policies as necessary
  • Utilizes strong technical and analytical skills to explore and examine previously unforeseen applications of cyber operations with the goal of discovering new ways to provide a competitive advantage or address a pressing intelligence problem.
  • Designs and facilitates implementation of custom application of cyber operations in a complex physical environment for research purposes.
  • Apply knowledge and practical experience of Computer Network Operations (CNO, aka CNE or OCO) operational policy, procedures and methodologies to analyze vendor proposals, project plans and deliverables for accuracy and completeness for the government.
  • Uses operational experience as on-net operator and supervisor to develop new operational work-flows and identify top-level technical requirements, cost estimates and schedules for project government lead.
  • As a member of a multi-discipline project team, integrates operational knowledge with technical and threat intelligence information to create holistic capability proposals (to include integration with National Technical Means (NTM) architectures and systems).

  • Extensive experience (5+ years) in information security operations and/or related IT operational functions
Minimum Education and Certifications
  • Bachelor degree in an information technology discipline or equivalent IT experience required
  • The following certifications (more than one is preferred): Lunarline, Inc. School of Cybersecurity “Certified Expert” certifications, Security+, CPTE, CEH, GCIH, ECIH, or CISA.

Place of Performance:
On client site in Merrifield, 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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