SOC Analyst

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Full Time Mid-level / Intermediate Clearance required USD 63K - 91K *
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At phia, we hire talented and passionate people who are focused on collaborative, meaningful work, providing technical and operational subject matter expertise and support services to our partners and clients.

We are seeking an experienced SOC Analyst to support our U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) customer. DoE is responsible for the protection of vital national security information and technologies, representing intellectual property of incalculable value throughout nearly thirty sites and laboratories nationwide. This work will be performed on-site in Washington, DC supporting 1st shift (6 am - 2pm).

What You'll Do

  • Monitor, analyze, detect, and respond to cyber events and incidents.
  • Provide cybersecurity monitoring and incident response services, in alignment with the mission to protect network assets
  • Operate security monitoring and incident response toolsets with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Analyze network defense systems, such as IDS/IPS, SIEM and firewalls.
  • Leverage cybersecurity tools/platform such as Splunk, ELK, McAfee ePO, Firepower, Tanium


Education + Experience

  • 8+ years of experience with information security, including penetration testing, intrusion detection, incident response, threat analysis or digital forensics
  • Experience with cybersecurity systems, tools, platforms or applications, including Splunk, ELK Stack, Cisco FirePower, FireEye, such as NX, EX, or AX, HBSS
  • Knowledge of Cybersecurity and overall IT architecture design and tools
  • Ability to troubleshoot an active security event from detection to containment and provide recommendations
  • Ability to work in an enterprise team setting
  • BA or BS degree


  • Either IAM Level III : CISSP, CISA, CISM
  • Or IAT Level III: CASP+ CE, CCNP Security, CISA,CISSP (or Associate),GCED, GCIH, CCSP
  • If no certifications are held, they must be obtained within 6 months of hire date.

Security Clearance

  • This position requires U.S. citizenship and a DOE Q or DoD Top Secret clearance; current SCI desired. Must have had a valid investigation within last 5 years.

Who You Are

  • A proactive problem solver that appreciates the challenges of working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Intellectually curious with a genuine desire to learn and advance your career.
  • An effective communicator, both verbally and in writing.
  • Customer service oriented and mission focused.
  • Critical thinker with excellent problem-solving skills.

If your experience and qualifications aren’t a match for this position, you will remain in our database for consideration for future opportunities that may be a better fit.

IMPORTANT: This position may be subject to Executive Order 14042 and the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force Guidance requiring covered employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which the Federal Government is not enforcing at this time.


Who We Are

phia LLC ("phia") is a Northern Virginia based, 8a certified small business established in 2011 with focus in Cyber Intelligence, Cyber Security/Defense, Intrusion Analysis & Incident Response, Cyber Architecture & Capability Analysis, Cyber Policy & Strategy, and Information Assurance/Security. we proudly support various agencies and offices within the Department of Defense (DoD), Federal government, and private/commercial entities.

phia values work-life balance and offers the following benefits to full-time employees:

  • Comprehensive medical insurance to include dental and vision
  • Short Term & Long-Term Disability
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Tuition and Professional Development Assistance
  • Flex Spending Accounts (FSA)

phia does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other reason prohibited by law in provision of employment opportunities and benefits.

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