Defensive Security Analyst

Posted 21 May 2024
Salary 180000
Job type Permanent
Discipline Cyber Security
Contact NameChristina Marks
Remote working Hybrid/Flexible

Job description

Our client is looking for candidates to support Security Operations at a customer site, working directly with client personnel and systems. Candidates will independently support the client's engineering, manage, and monitor Security Operations Center (SOC) systems.

A successful candidate will have excellent technical skills focused in the security operations space, impeccable soft skills, and be a well-organized, self-directed individual with familiarity working for a service-based information security organization.

***Active TS/SCI Clearance is Required***


  • Current TS/SCI Clearance
  • Have the following operating hours: Monday through Friday, 9AM - 6PM US Eastern Time on site at Washington DC location. Be available for after-hours or weekend work in urgent incident response scenarios
  • Established experience in operating in a SOC environment, either through relevant experience or qualifications. is required
  • Knowledge of operating and maintaining an SIEM
  • Knowledge of cloud architectures, particularly AWS
  • Provide expertise in a supporting capacity for incident response activities and digital forensics state preservation, including the capture and preservation of system logs, volatile memory captures, and hard drive (physical or virtual) image captures
  • Experience with programming or scripting languages such as PowerShell, Python, and Bash
  • Conduct host forensics, network, forensics, log analysis, and malware triage in support of hunt operations
  • Interface with client contact(s) and staff in a constructive and professional manner
  • Utilize common forensic and incident response tools
  • Develop comprehensive and accurate reports and presentations for both technical and executive audiences


  • Health/Dental/Vision/life insurance: 100% covered for both the employee and their family
  • Flexible time off policy
  • 401(k) with up to 4% company match
  • Equity and a potential bonus based on company performance
  • Remote work: $2,000 first-year allowance to set up a home office
  • $150 monthly cellphone and internet reimbursement
  • $5,000 annual professional development allowance
  • $5,250 towards continuing education or student loan repayment
  • $100 monthly reimbursement for lifestyle, wellness, pet insurance or home office expenses
  • A one-time $10,000 benefit towards family planning