Tier 3 SOC Analyst (TS/SCI - Virginia)

Springfield, VA

GuidePoint Security LLC

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GuidePoint Security provides trusted cybersecurity expertise, solutions and services that help organizations make better decisions and minimize risk. By taking a three-tiered, holistic approach for evaluating security posture and ecosystems, GuidePoint enables some of the nation’s top organizations, such as Fortune 500 companies and U.S. government agencies, to identify threats, optimize resources and integrate best-fit solutions that mitigate risk.

An active Top Secret / SCI clearance is required prior to employment consideration

You must be a US Citizen for this work supporting the US Government. Work is ONSITE in Springfield, VA.

A Security Operations Center Analyst participates on a team of skilled cybersecurity professionals who perform in-depth analysis of potential cybersecurity incidents and provide formal recommendations to organizational leadership. Security Operations Center Analyst provide in-depth analysis of potential intrusions based on alerts, events, and tips provided by stakeholders. Security Operations Center Analyst leverage all available enterprise security tools, knowledge sources, and data artifacts to determine the who, what, when, where and why of an intrusion. When required, Security Operations Center Analyst coordinate the execution and implementation of all actions required for the containment, eradication, and recovery from cybersecurity events and incidents.

What You'll Get To Do:

  • Monitor the enterprise Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) and various security technologies for suspicious activity
  • Perform the initial analysis on security events and assign the appropriate degree of urgency to facilitate the proper organizational response
  • Perform the initial documentation, tracking , and monitoring of security events within the enterprise ticket management system
  • Collaborate with fellow analyst when security events are escalated to provide additional information as needed

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • US Citizen with an Active TS/SCI (required to obtain a CI Poly within 6 months)

  • 5+ years' experience in a Cybersecurity Operations environment. Additional Cybersecurity experience may be considered.

  • DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level II (Security+ or equivalent)

  • CSSP Analyst Certification (must be obtained within 6 months of hire date)

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Why GuidePoint?

GuidePoint Security is a rapidly growing, profitable, privately-held value added reseller that focuses exclusively on Information Security. Since its inception in 2011, GuidePoint has grown to over 900 employees, established strategic partnerships with leading security vendors, and serves as a trusted advisor to more than 3,500 customers.

Firmly-defined core values drive all aspects of the business, which have been paramount to the company’s success and establishment of an enjoyable workplace atmosphere. At GuidePoint, your colleagues are knowledgeable, skilled, and experienced and will seek to collaborate and provide mentorship and guidance at every opportunity.  

This is a unique and rare opportunity to grow your career along with one of the fastest growing companies in the nation.

Some added perks….

  • Remote workforce primarily (U.S. based only, some travel may be required for certain positions, working on-site may be required for Federal positions)
  • 100% employer-paid medical premiums (employee only $0 deductible and HSA plans) along with 75% employer-paid family contributions
  • 100% employer-paid dental premiums (employee only) along with 75% employer-paid family contributions
  • 12 corporate holidays and a Flexible Time Off (FTO) program
  • Healthy mobile phone and home internet allowance
  • Eligibility for retirement plan after 2 months at open enrollment
  • Pet Benefit Option


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Tags: Clearance DoD DoDD 8570 Monitoring SIEM SOC Top Secret TS/SCI

Perks/benefits: Career development Flex hours Flex vacation Team events

Region: North America
Country: United States
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