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Incident Response/SOC Analyst at Telos Corp. in Kansas City, Missouri

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Job Title

Incident Response/SOC Analyst

Job Description

The most security-conscious organizations trust Telos Corporation to protect their vital IT assets. The reputation of our company rests on the quality of our solution and the integrity of our people. Explore what you can bring to our solutions in information assurance, secure networks, secure enterprise messaging, and identity management.

Be a part of the Telos culture and see what sets us apart! Telos offers an excellent compensation package with benefits that include generous paid time off, medical, dental, vision, tuition reimbursement, and 401k. Our employees enjoy more than just a great work environment!

This position will be based in: Washington, DC ; Kansas City, MO; Fort Worth, TX, or Remote for well qualified individuals.


- Candidates will join a fast-paced and creative team of incident response engineers, penetration testers, and forensic analysts focusing on the identification, interrogation, exploitation, and reporting of incidents for the enterprise. The incident analysis will be end-to-end including the network, underlying servers and infrastructure (physical and virtual) as well as the application.

- Candidates will be required to perform incident response analysis uncovering attack vectors involving a variety, malware, data exposure, and phishing and social engineering methods.

- The successful candidate must have a strong understanding of SIEM and supporting forensic tools.

- The chosen candidate will participate in the remediation of incidents and responses that are generated from live threats against the enterprise. All incidents will be recorded and reported per Federal policy and legislation.

- Candidates will be required to demonstrate proficiency in the Incident Response Process as well as the performance of threat hunting and SOC operations.

- Interview will also focus on conceptual and procedural methodologies used to evaluate logical, physical and technical systems compromise.

- Candidates understanding of malware analysis, advanced persistent threat, infection vectors and defense strategies will be heavily focused on during the screening process.

- Additional emphasis will be placed on the candidate's ability to articulate skills gained from experiences participating in incident response, malware analysis, SOC operations and Threat Hunting.

Job Requirements

Required Skills:

- Bachelor's Degree in a related field, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training or work experience (6 years).

- 6+ Years of SOC/IR experience.

- Thorough understanding of security incident response processes.

- Demonstrated experience of the underlying logs generated by operating systems (Linux/Windows), Network Security Devices, and other enterprise tools.

- Demonstrated proficiencies with an enterprise SIEM or security analytics solution such as Kibana (ELK), Splunk, or LogRythm.

- Solid understanding and experience analyzing security events generated from security tools and devices not limited to: Carbon Black, FireEye, Palo Alto, Cylance, and OSSEC.

- Experience and solid understanding of Malware analysis.

- Demonstrated experience and understanding of event timeline analysis and APT.

- Demonstrated proficiencies with application security testing including Chrome extensions.

Preferred Skills:

- Demonstrated proficiencies with one or more toolsets such as Core Impact and MetaSploit.

- Experience and solid understanding of manual and automated penetration methods.

- Demonstrate the suitability and use of COTS and Open Source discovery and analysis toolsets.

- Demonstrate proficiencies with application penetration testing (Java, .Net, and API {JSON}).

- Demonstrate experience with a programming or scripting language (Perl, Python, Ruby, or .Net).

Required Certifications:

All candidates are required to have a valid CISSP certification. Candidates with ISC2 CISSP concentrations (ISSAP or ISSEP) will be given priority consideration. Advanced penetration testing certification required.

Desired Certifications:

Note: One or more of the following may be required for consideration or attainment in the first 90 days of employment.

- GIAC-GCFE - Global Information Assurance Certification Forensic Examiner

- GIAC-GCFA - Global Information Assurance Certification Forensic Analyst

- GIAC-GREM - GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware

- GIAC-GNFA - GIAC Network Forensic Analyst

- GIAC-GCTI - GIAC Cyber Threat Intelligence

- GIAC-GPen - GIAC Certified Penetration Tester

- GIAC-GWAPT - GIAC Certified Web Application Penetration Tester

- GIAC-GXPN - GIAC Exploit Researcher and Advanced Penetration Tester

- CEPT - Certified Expert Penetration Tester (CEPT)

- CASS - Certified Application Security Specialist (CASS)

- CWAPT - Certified Penetration Tester (CWAPT)

- CREA - Certified Reverse Engineering Analyst (CREA)

The successful candidate must meet eligibility requirements to access sensitive information, which requires US citizenship.

Telos maintains a drug-free workplace and will conduct drug testing on all applicants who have accepted an offer of employment

Telos Corporation participates in the E-Verify program. Therefore, any employment with Telos will also be contingent upon confirmation from the Social Security Administration (\\"SSA\\") and/or the Department of Homeland Security (\\"DHS\\") of your authorization to work in the United States

Telos offers an excellent compensation packages including salary commensurate with experience and benefits to meet your needs for today and the future.

Telos and its subsidiaries are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

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Fort Worth, TX 76102 US
Kansas City, MO 64108 US
Remote, US
Washington, DC 20405 US (Primary)

Telos offers an excellent compensation packages including salary commensurate with experience and benefits to meet your needs for today and the future. Telos and its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.