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SOC Analyst

Company: Applied Information Sciences
Location: Reston
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

Now Hiring an SOC Analyst 

What You'll Be Doing

  • Provide leadership in ensuring that audits are being done in a way that supports the compliance and security policy.  Making sure that changes in the environments that cause compliance and security findings are documented and escalated. 
  • Review the environment scoping information and inventory to ensure a deep understanding of the organizations business, its applications, and technical solutions.
  • Be well versed in the areas of focus on the security roadmap and have an understanding of how they will be implemented and impact the work that the Security Operations Center staff will have to take up. 
  • Provide the SOC with an understanding as to the mapping between IT & organization security and how it relates to the responsibilities and tasking that the SOC has.
  • Ensure that the SOC team is focusing on education based on the preventative maintaince and roadmap capabilities. 
  • Participate in audit reviews to ensure that gaps in coverage are being addresed by the SOC team. 
  • Support the creation of reporting templates, explain how they are used and generated and the expectation regarding their cadence.  Create a process where the reports are reviewed and feedback loops provide the ability to improve them.
  • Specialize in SIEM configuration and maintenance.
  • Responsible for building the security architecture and systems
  • Work with development operations teams to ensure that systems are up to date.
  • Document requirements, procedures, and protocols to ensure that other users have the right resources
  • Work with customers on complex operational issues

Location and Travel Details

This is a remote position with occasional travel once COVID restrictions are lifted.

Security Clearance and Citizenship Requirements

Ability to obtain and/or maintain a Secret Clearance.

Profile of Success

  • Provide technical guidance / recommendations to clients to enhance their overall security posture within the managed products. Handles daily incidents; monitors, tracks, analyzes and records.
  • Work with vendors, outside consultants, and other third parties to improve information security within the organization.
  • Work with other IT professionals to resolve fast moving vulnerabilities such as spam, virus, spyware and malware.
  • Monitor security vulnerability information from vendors and third parties.
  • dvanced Forensics skills to evaluate current malware and phishing threats.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Azure Sentinal Experience 
  • Strong engineering analysis ability
  • Good experience in a variety of SOC engineering/ administration tools
  • Strong experience in a Cloud environment

Desirable Skills

About AIS

AIS, Dedicated to Our People


AIS employees can spend their entire career at AIS doing challenging, rewarding work and reach their desired level of achievement and responsibility. We offer the opportunity to move up, without the obligation to move out of a position where one excels. We are committed to our employee's success; however, they define it.


It's our dedication to our employees that inspired our leadership to invest in our future and become partially employee-owned through an Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP).


Our employees are our greatest strength, and we do all that we can to serve them. We invest in technology as early adopters, allowing us to create transformative and innovative solutions for our customers while exposing our team to cutting edge technology.


We hire outstanding individuals who are committed to curiosity, passionate about emerging technology, and who are excited to find innovative solutions for the biggest tech challenges facing international brands and government agencies today.


We Invest in Individuals Committed to Innovation


AIS is seeking professionals of a certain character and level of excellence. People that we can learn from and that we can help grow to achieve their personal career goals.


We are looking for:

  • Smart people with a passion for technology
  • Strong technical capabilities with a consultancy mindset
  • Close involvement with local technical communities
  • A willingness to think outside of the box to provide innovative solutions to clients
  • Ability to solve challenging technical business problems
  • Self-directed professionals

Our Core Values

  • Client Success
  • Continued Learning and Technical Excellence
  • Strong Client Relationships
  • Citizenship and Community

EEO Statement

Applied Information Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis covered by law. Employment decisions are based solely on qualifications merit, and business need.

Keywords: Applied Information Sciences, Reston , SOC Analyst, Other , Reston, Virginia

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