NikSoft

  • Security Operations Center (SOC) Tier II Analyst

    Job Locations US-VA-Falls Church
    Posted Date 3 days ago(7/17/2018 2:22 PM)
    ID
    2018-1483
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    NikSoft Systems Corporation is a recognized Information Technology solutions provider. Founded in 1998 and based in Reston, Virginia, NikSoft is a CMMI Level 3 Certified company with an established reputation for excellence and on-time delivery with a consistently high customer satisfaction rating from its Federal Government and private consulting contracts. 

     

    NikSoft is currently conducting a search for a professional and experienced SOC Tier II Analyst to add to its team in support of the United States Postal Service. The candidate will have expertise in managing cybersecurity risk both a business and agency perspective. 

    Responsibilities

    • Respond to Cyber Security Incidents, provide cyber threat analysis and reporting to support SOC and Program’s situational awareness.
    • Will actively monitor security threats and risks, provide in-depth incident analysis, evaluate security incidents, and will provide proactive threat research.
    • Support a 24/7/365 Security Operations Center and monitors security tools and provides first tier response to security incidents.
    • Follow standard operating procedures for detecting, classifying, and reporting incidents under the supervision of Tier 3 staff. 

    Qualifications

    • 2+ years’ experience in Information Security and a background in application development (HTML/CSS, HTTPS, Python, Java/Javascript,).
    • Understanding of UNIX and Windows operating systems and webhosting platforms
    • Understanding of network protocols coupled with experience with web proxies, web application firewalls, and vulnerability assessment tools.
    • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment with a high level of analytical and problem-solving abilities
    • Positive attitude with strong oral and written communication skills
    • Associate’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
    • No certifications required but CISSP or equivalent security related industry certifications desired
    • Excellent attention to detail

    **US Citizenship status and Active DoD Secret Clearance (preferred but not required), must successfully complete the government’s security process (required) **

     

    BENEFITS:

     

    NikSoft’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.

     

    NikSoft Systems Corp is fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment.  NikSoft is an EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran employer. For more information about our other openings, please visit www.niksoft.com

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