CGI Federal is looking for a Senior Cyber Security Analyst with deep technical expertise, experience in SOC Operations, and client relationship management to support a federal client in Rockville MD. If out of state, candidate must be willing to travel within 24 hours notice to client site as needed. This role requires a technical, hands-on approach, a broad depth of knowledge, and the capacity to share knowledge across the team. The CSA will be responsible for the day-to-day operations and management of the SOC and is expected to maintain a smooth and efficient Security Operations Center. Lastly, you will have the opportunity to connect with our clients and management to identify new opportunities and grow the business. This is a mission-critical opportunity to lead and display your technical mastery in the SOC.
Your future duties and responsibilities:
• Settle and classify the severity of alerts and assess potential impacts.
• Report and investigate potential security incidents.
• Provide recommendations to clients for containment and eradication of threats.
• Maintain Intrusion Detection/Prevention signatures.
• Update security operations processes and procedures.
• Assist in IT security investigations, exercises and tests.
• Research, consultation with colleagues and training to maintain awareness of trends in new security threats, technologies and regulations.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
• 7+ years concentrated in the field of cyber security operations and incident response.
• Experience working with or supporting the Federal Government (preferably in a Federal SOC environment)
• Able to meet eligibility requirements for government security investigations
• Experienced Level Knowledge of at least 5 of the following security tool categories: EIM, Network IDS/IDP, Endpoint A/V & EDR
• Ability to analyze log files, packets and other security tool records for a diverse variety of systems.
• Understanding of how Virtualization, Operating Systems, Middle Ware, Software Development Engineering and Network protocols function.
• Familiarity of reverse engineering techniques, understanding of behavior, capabilities of malware, rootkits.
• Broad understanding of security technologies, processes and strategies and Federal security controls and guidelines such as FIPS and NIST
• Knowledge of security policy and technical standard development, secure infrastructure design reviews, multi-tiered trust zone structures, and sophisticated networking through multiple level network security structures
• Proven analytic and problem-solving abilities
• Good interpersonal and communication skills with the capability to lead while working alongside the team
• Demonstrated strong oral and written communication and client-facing skills
• One of the listed certifications: CISSP (preferred), CISM ,PMP, CEH, Security+,
• Team-oriented and skilled in working within a collaborative environment
• Ability to deliver under pressure and prioritize and multi-task effectively
• Ability to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays in the event of an incident response emergency
• Due to the nature of the contract, US citizenship is required. Must be able to acquire and maintain an agency-specific clearance
• 5+ Years of experience in the Federal Contracting Environment
• Knowledge and experience using NIST 800-61 Incident Response Framework.
• Programming or scripting experience.
• Server and/or application administration experience.
Nice to have:
• Email Protection, IR Workflow & Automation, Vulnerability Assessment & Pen Testing
• Threat Intelligence, Network & Malware Analysis, Web Proxy and DLP
***If out of state, candidate must be willing to travel to Rockville, MD client site within 24 hours notice as needed. Travel will be reimbursed.
Est. Salary Range (Colorado Only): $84,000-$200,000*
*Disclaimer: In accordance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, effective January 1, 2021, a good faith hourly or base salary range must be posted for all positions where the work may be performed in the state of Colorado. Therefore, this good faith salary range will only apply where this described position will be performed in the state, and should not be considered the compensation range in other locations or for other positions.
At CGI we call our professionals “members” to reinforce that all who join our team are, as owners, empowered to participate in the challenges and rewards that come from building a world-class company. CGI’s benefits include:
• Competitive base salaries
• Eligibility to participate in an attractive Share Purchase Plan (SPP) in which the company matches dollar-for-dollar contributions made by eligible employees, up to a maximum, for their job category
• 401(k) Plan and Profit Participation for eligible members
• Generous holidays, vacation, and sick leave plans
• Comprehensive insurance plans that include, among other benefits, medical, dental, vision, life, disability, out-of-county emergency coverage in all countries of employment;
• Back-up child care, Pet insurance, a Member Assistance Program, a 529 college savings program, a personal financial management tool, lifestyle management programs and more
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