SOC Analyst SME - U.S. Citizenship Required

Fairfax, VA

SOC Analyst SME - U.S. Citizenship Required

Category: Cyber Security

Main location: United States, Virginia, Fairfax

Position ID: J0524-0037

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI is one of the top 5 largest global IT companies spread across 40 countries with endless opportunities to expand and grow. As a CGI Federal Member, you have the opportunity to be a shareholder at CGI and join a family of 90,000 members strong.

CGI Federal is hiring a SOC Analyst SME to work with a skilled and motivated team of professionals on a high-visibility Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) cyber security program. You will support a dynamic, fast-paced project focused on improving the cyber security posture of civilian government agencies through the implementation and enhancement of a cybersecurity platform, providing integration services, and developing, securing and maintaining cybersecurity dashboards. You will work closely with a variety of agency stakeholders, supporting their mission, priorities, organization and unique challenges. You will also support the development of additional cyber security offerings focused on next generation security solutions and technologies.

This position is located in our Fairfax, VA office; however, a hybrid working model is acceptable.

You will be required to be in our Fairfax, VA office two days per week.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Understand and maintain the appropriate knowledge of tools, security procedures, and services within the project

• Ensure that event analysis and incident reports are documented and quality control is applied to ensure accuracy

• Assist in developing and maturing the future services and capabilities of CDM cyber threat analysis such as Forensics, Threat Management, Penetration Assessments, Tool Management, and more

• Identify improvements within processes, procedures, policies, staffing, training, and tools to improve efforts and daily operations

• Ensure that all procedures and operations are carried out as tasked

• Responsible for shift activity logging and daily operations in terms of making sure that daily shift responsibilities are completed

• Understand and contribute to the improvement and direction of CDM project cyber threat analysis objectives, direction, and procedures

• Ensure proper escalation of cyber threats and appropriate communication to leadership is provided

• Ensure the proper documentation of tickets, shift documentation, correspondence, and escalations

• Ensure events are handled at detection time according to established procedures

• Demonstrate excellent communication and client care skills by documenting all activities within our client delivery systems and communicating with client representatives in a timely manner

• Stay informed of current events in the security industry including the latest exploits and threats as well as preventative measures, remediating, and restoration techniques

• Act as the escalation point for client requests for information and presence

• Mentor team members to improve quality and consistency of security information analysis of network traffic

• Assist analyst investigation and ticket creation efforts. Provide daily monitoring and alerting of events that occur within the near real time environment

• Ensure the proper mitigations and vulnerability management are recommended and escalated

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Due to the nature of the contract requirements, US citizenship and successful passing of CGI background check is required prior to beginning work. In addition, candidates must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DHS CISA EOD/Public Trust clearance

• Bachelor’s degree (10+ years’ experience in lieu of formal degree) and 8+ years of experience

• Experience working in an IT Security Operations Center using SANS methodology

• Experience and extensive knowledge of Security Information Event Management

• Experience in Intrusion Detection or Prevention Systems

• Knowledge of: TCP/IP, computer networking, routing, and switching

• Experience in Linux/UNIX and Windows based devices at the System Administrator level

• System log forensics (Syslog, Event Viewer)

• Strong troubleshooting, reasoning and problem-solving skills

• Team player, excellent communication skills, and good time management

• Organizational skills and the ability to work autonomously with attention to processes

• Ability to speak and communicate effectively with peers, management, and clients

• Ability and experience in writing clear and concise technical documentation

• Experience using ticketing systems such as Remedy, LanDesk, and ServiceNow

Desired qualifications/non-essential skills required:

• Security +, Network +, CISSP, CEH, GCIA, GCIH, CISM, SPLUNK Training highly valued

• Knowledge of: Strong Authentication, End Point Security, Internet Policy Enforcement, Firewalls, Web Content Filtering, Database Activity Monitoring (DAM), Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Identity and Access Management (IAM) solutions

• Experience on complex work assignments in matrixed organizations

• Exposure to or general knowledge of CISA’s Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Program (CDM)

CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to skill set, level, experience, relevant training, and license and certifications. To support the ability to reward for merit-based performance, CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range for this role in the U.S. is $96,500.00 - $235,200.00.

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Skills:

  • Cyber

  • Linux

  • TCP/IP

  • ServiceNow

What you can expect from us:

Together, as owners, let’s turn meaningful insights into action.

Life at CGI is rooted in ownership, teamwork, respect and belonging. Here, you’ll reach your full potential because…

You are invited to be an owner from day 1 as we work together to bring our Dream to life. That’s why we call ourselves CGI Partners rather than employees. We benefit from our collective success and actively shape our company’s strategy and direction.

Your work creates value. You’ll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

You’ll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last. You’ll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

Come join our team—one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, height, weight, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

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All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary dependent upon specific assignment and/or level of US government security clearance held. CGI will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrests and conviction records in accordance with all local regulations and ordinances.

CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI’s legal duty to furnish information.