Classified SOC Analyst

Knight Point Systems - Stennis Space Center, MS (30+ days ago)4.1


Overview
Knight Point Systems (KPS), a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned business, was founded in 2005 to address the IT and infrastructure challenges facing Federal government agencies. Since that time, KPS has established itself as one the fastest growing providers of technology and consulting services across Federal government, State and Local government, and commercial enterprises. Our staff maintain expertise spanning a wide spectrum of IT management, technology, and service solutions. We are repeatedly recognized as a “Best Place to Work” for maintaining an exceptional work environment for our employees. KPS is appraised at Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Level 3 and holds ISO 20000-1:2011 and ISO 27001:2013 certifications. Through KPS’ Horizon®, our customers are able to consume technology and services traditionally, cloud-enable their data centers on premises through our ‘as a Service’ offerings, or transition services off premises to KPS’ cloud environment.

Repeatedly recognized as an elite public sector IT provider, KPS has a well-documented history of dedication to its staff. We have been recognized as an exceptional work place by The Washington Post and Washington Business Journal and were named to Inc. Magazine’s definitive top 100 of America’s Strongest and Most Strategic Growth Firms. These accolades do not come by chance. They are the result of a company that takes stock in the working environment it creates and a corporate approach that is designed to care for, enhance, and appreciate every employee—which invariably translates into more competently-delivered, higher-value services for its clients.

KPS is an Equal Opportunity/Veterans/Disabled Employer. KPS is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. KPS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

Position Summary:
Analyst for a 24/7 Classified Security Operations Center

Qualifications
Experience working in a SOC
Experience working in a classified environment.
Experience handling classified information.
Works well with team members
Ability to work non-core hours (swing or night shift) if necessary
3-4 years technical experience
Security+ or CEH
Understanding of network protocols
Experience with monitoring SIEMs
Experience with reviewing IDS, Firewall and other security logs
U.S. Citizenship required
Must be able to pass a Federal background investigation
Responsibilities
Provides basic Monitoring and Analysis support of computer security events
Detect
Perform initial triage
Report computer security events, in accordance with established processes and procedures
Coordinate with Contractor and Government SOC's, Incident Response Team, ISSM, ISSO's, System Owners, and others as needed to analyze events
Support ongoing analysis and response of computer security incidents by Incident Response Team

Success Factors / Job Competencies:
Working knowledge of Splunk
Working knowledge of MIR
Working knowledge of Tanium
Execute the 4Cs (Candor, Competence, Confidence, and Commitment) on a daily basis
Providing quality support to the customer

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Working with computers and architecture
Sitting for lengths of time
Operating at peak and non-peak hours