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Federal - Cyber SOC Analyst ++

Job Location: DC, DC - Washington

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00459037

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- Job description

Defense Point Security, an Accenture Federal Services company, has an immediate opportunitiy for a Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst in Washington, DC.


Job Responsibilities


IDS monitoring and analysis, network traffic and log analysis,prioritization and differentiation between potential intrusion attempts, determination of false alarms, insider threat and APT detection, and malware analysis/forensics.

 Create and track investigations to resolution.
 Compose security alert notifications. 
   Advise incident responders in the steps to take to investigate and resolve computer security  incidents.
Performs and evaluates information risk assignments. 
Designs, develops, and implements information security and disaster recovery programs in accordance with organizational information security standards.


Job Qualifications

·    US Citizenship

·    Bachelor’s degree

·    2 + years of related work experience, including prior experience working as a Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT), Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT), Computer Security Incident Response Center (CSIRC) or a Security Operations Center (SOC) analyst.  

·    Experience with Anti-Virus, Intrusion Detection Systems, Firewalls, Active Directory, Web Proxies, Vulnerability Assessment tools and other security tools found in large enterprise network environments; along with experience working with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solutions.

·    Familiarity with various network and host-based security applications and tools, such as network and host assessment/scanning tools, network and host based intrusion detection systems, and other security software packages. 

.    Experience utilizing Splunk.


Preferred Qualification:

·   GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA), or other GIAC certifications. 

·   Experience working within a government agency. 

·   Digital Media Analysis (DMA) and prior computer forensics experience strongly desired.  

 

An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.


Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. 

 

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require now or in the future sponsorship by the employer for a visa.


Accenture is a federal contractor, an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity 

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

 

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

 

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.


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