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Security Operation Center Analyst

  • Location: Lawrenceville, 30046
  • Salary: 0.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 29 days ago

Title:  Security Operation Center Analyst III
Term: 12+ months
Location: Lawrenceville, GA


Position Summary:

The Security Operation Center Analyst (SOC) is a key member of the team and will possess strong operational and analytical experience in threat hunting and detection.


  • Research and understand cybersecurity threats, threat actors, trends in adversary activities, attack vectors and Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTP) and use this knowledge to proactively search for threats.
  • Use threat modelling and attack frameworks to develop advanced detection mechanisms for a variety of security tools and technologies to identify, detect and respond to malicious activity.
  • Leverage intelligence derived from threat hunting to improve overall security operations, tool visibility, threat awareness, and detection and response.
  • Continually build automation and tooling capabilities for the deployment and management of our internal security services.
  • Contribute to the development of advanced threat actor profiles unique to Gwinnet County and based upon analysis of acquired malware samples.
  • Ability to communicate to technical and management levels.
  • Interpret and analyze data from multiple sources, providing key analytics.
  • Document findings in an easy-to-read format.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities necessary.


  • 5+ years of experience in IT Security Threat hunting and Detection.
  • Tier 3 incident response experience
  • Experience in SIEM event auditing, log review and incident response
  • Windows and Linux System administration preferred
  • Experience with network and host-based collection tools such as Snort, Nxlog, CEF, or commercial Enterprise Detection and Response (EDR) platforms.
  • Understanding of network architecture.
  • Experience working with Internal and client Ticketing and Knowledge Base Systems for Incident and Problem tracking, report creation
    Excellent time management, reporting, and communication skills.
  • Superior IT problem-solving skills.
  • Bachelor's degree in information systems, information security, computer science, engineering, or similar technical field of study
Preferred Skills
  • Common scripting or programming language skills, including Python, Bash or Shell, PowerShell, or batch
  • General security knowledge (GIAC, CEH, Security +, or other security certifications).
  • Experience with other security solutions, such as EDR, firewalls, DLP, IAM, IDS/IPS, and vulnerability assessment tools.
  • Experience leading technical projects.
  • Familiarity with the NIST, PCI, HIPAA and CJIS.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects under tight deadlines.
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