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Shift 5/2 Lead (REMOTE/ONSITE) / SOC Security Analyst / US Citizen is a MUST

Washington, DC, DC · Information Technology
Visual Soft, Inc is seeking qualified  candidates to work on our efforts with a Prime for their end customer, a federal agency.

Position: Shift Lead Senior  SOC - Security Analyst  -  Continuous monitoring (US Citizenship is a MUST) -  (REMOTE/ONSITE 50:50)
Location: Washington, DC, next to Union Station metro
Compensation: Based on certifications, education and experience, very competitive
Shift time:
Shift 5 (Sat, Sun 8:00 PM(night)  to 8.30 AM (morning) and - two -12 hour shifts
Shift 2 (Thurs and Fri) - 4:00 PM (afternoon) to 12:30 AM (night) - two 8 hours shifts

Flexibility to work any other shift as a Shift Lead is preferred as well

The Senior Security Engineer/Analyst has the primary responsibility of aggressively monitoring and responding to alerts triggered in the SIEM tool or requests for assistance from customers. The Analyst will use a variety of tools to investigate incidents and take immediate action or recommend a course of action to safeguard the U.S. Courts systems. The Senior Security Engineer/Analyst works as tier 3 support and will monitor Junior analyst's requests  for review before completing event notation to assure correctness in reviews. Events that require over 15 minutes of analysis are to be escalated to the Seniors on shift for analysis.

General Experience:
****PRIOR or ONGOING experience (4 yrs) of working in a SOC environment is a MUST.****

Please do 'not; apply if you do 'NOT' have above professional experience.

Four (4)+  years of network intrusion detection experience. Contractor must have the following skills: The ability to investigate and evaluate network traffic, and the ability to read and interpret log and sniffer packets, Wireshark. The ability to analyze data from a variety of sources over time and create a logical narrative of observed behavior, and the ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing.
Specialized Experience:
Candidate will have at four (4) years experience performing intrusion detection analytics working with the examination of logs and console events in the following working experience areas of; Splunk, examining Snort based IDS events, Pcaps, web server log review, and working in a SIEM environment.

Years of Experience:4 years 
Education Requirement:  High School diploma preferred, industry certifications are desired such as CEH or CISSP etc.,
Clearance requirement:  U.S. Citizenship is required.

Standard Benefits:
 Our standard benefits include: Our standard benefits include 3 weeks of Paid time off (PTO that includes sick leave). Any unused PTO will be issued as a check at the end of an employee's anniversary with us. we also provide 2 floating and 8 public holidays. Floating and holidays expire at the end of every year of service of an employee. In addition, company will cover 50% of health and dental insurances only for all full time employees, however, dependents can be added at extra cost. Employee's health and dental coverage becomes effective after 30 days or first of the month after an employee completes initial 30 working days, we cover 50% for the employee's health and dental insurances.  Dependents coverage for health and dental insurances is available as an out of pocket expense for employees. An employee has to finish all of your paper work for health and dental in the first 30 days of your employment with us. We provide STD, LTD and one time salary equivalent of life insurance at NO cost to all full time employees. All full time employees or w-2 employees with no benefits will be eligible to participate in company's 401k program after 90 days of employment with a company match of 4%, immediate vesting.  In addition,  all w-2 employees are eligible to be part of company's profit sharing, no employee contributions required.
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