Senior SOC Engineer

    Location: Washington, D.C.
    Date Posted: 07-11-2018
    CVP is seeking a highly talented Security Operations Center Engineer to assist with incident response handling, analysis and troubleshooting to security events, and implementation of new security detection and protection technologies for the agency responsible for Food and Safety.
     
    Position Responsibilities
     
    • Perform advanced threat identification and vulnerability/risk analysis
    • Coordinate the handling and resolution of incidents of security breach
    • Perform investigations, and analyze security events to determine appropriate actions
    • Provide guidance to junior members of the team
    • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of information technology industry trends and emerging threats and present recommendations tailored to strengthen the security environment of the agency
    • Participate in and lead projects for security requirements 
    • Work closely with Network, O&M and Development teams to ensure the proper security standards are in place when upgrades, maintenance or new tools are introduced into the environment
    • Generate reporting metrics and responding to Data Calls, as required and presenting to Senior and Executive Management
     
    Required Skills/Qualifications
     
    • Must be eligible to obtain a Public Trust government security clearance
    • Possess 5+ years of SOC experience demonstrating strong analytical, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills for investigating and handling security incidents
    • Possess 8+ years of information security experience with a focus on network, application and architecture
    • Expert knowledge of daily use of SOC tools, such as: Blue Coat, Tenable -Nessus, Sourcefire, CISCO Firepower, and Symantec Endpoint Protection
    • Solid understanding and experience with implementing cloud-based technologies, such as AWS and Azure
    • Scripting and automation skills (Bash, Perl, etc.)
    • Knowledgeable of Windows and LINUX Operating Systems, and Networking protocols; including packet capture ability
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral (a technical writing test will be administered)
     
    Desired Skills/Qualifications
     
    • Experience with Splunk, and WireShark
    • NOC experience
    • CISSP, CEH, Security+, CCNA or equivalent
     
    Customer Value Partners, Inc. is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. Customer Value Partners seeks to provide employment opportunities for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
     
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