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Federal - Tier 2 SOC Analyst

Greenbelt, MD 20768


Organization: Accenture
Federal Services


Location: Greenbelt, MD





Accenture Federal
Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with
offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every
cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture
Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients
at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.





We believe that great
outcomes are everything. Its what drives us to turn bold ideas into
breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works
across the worlds leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients
solve their toughest problems fastthe first time. So you can deliver what
matters most.





Count on us to help you
embrace new ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core.
A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience
serving the federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our
7,200 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart
of the nations priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian
to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.





The Tier 2 Cyber SOC Analyst will conduct network analysis of targets, operate daily open source research (OSR) missions, resulting in various reports and alerts, and possesses extensive knowledge on network, endpoint, threat intelligence, as well as the functioning of specific applications or underlying IT infrastructure, and has some experience with forensics tools, malware analysis, closely involved in developing, tuning and implementing threat detection analytics. They will also be responsible for the following:



+ Work with alerts from the Tier 1 SOC Analysts, to perform in-depth analysis and triage of network security threat activity based on computer and media forensics, malicious code analysis, and protocol analysis


+ Assist with the development of incident response plans, workflows, and SOPs


+ Deploy and maintain security sensors and tools


+ Monitor security sensors and review logs to identify intrusions


+ Work directly with cyber threat intelligence analysts to convert intelligence into useful detection


+ Collaborate with the incident response team to rapidly build detection rules and signatures as needed


+ Identify incident root cause and take proactive mitigation steps


+ Review vulnerabilities and track resolution


+ Review and process threat intel reports and sources


+ Develop and implement detection use cases


+ Develop and implement IDS signatures


+ Assist with incident response efforts


+ Create and brief customer reports


+ Participate in on-call rotation for after-hours security and/or engineering issues


+ Perform customer security assessments


+ Develop and run table top exercises





Organization: Accenture
Federal Services


Location: Greenbelt, MD





Accenture Federal
Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with
offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every
cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture
Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients
at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.





We believe that great
outcomes are everything. Its what drives us to turn bold ideas into
breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works
across the worlds leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients
solve their toughest problems fastthe first time. So you can deliver what
matters most.





Count on us to help you
embrace new ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core.
A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience
serving the federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our
7,200 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart
of the nations priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian
to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.





The Tier 2 Cyber SOC Analyst will conduct network analysis of targets, operate daily open source research (OSR) missions, resulting in various reports and alerts, and possesses extensive knowledge on network, endpoint, threat intelligence, as well as the functioning of specific applications or underlying IT infrastructure, and has some experience with forensics tools, malware analysis, closely involved in developing, tuning and implementing threat detection analytics. They will also be responsible for the following:



+ Work with alerts from the Tier 1 SOC Analysts, to perform in-depth analysis and triage of network security threat activity based on computer and media forensics, malicious code analysis, and protocol analysis


+ Assist with the development of incident response plans, workflows, and SOPs


+ Deploy and maintain security sensors and tools


+ Monitor security sensors and review logs to identify intrusions


+ Work directly with cyber threat intelligence analysts to convert intelligence into useful detection


+ Collaborate with the incident response team to rapidly build detection rules and signatures as needed


+ Identify incident root cause and take proactive mitigation steps


+ Review vulnerabilities and track resolution


+ Review and process threat intel reports and sources


+ Develop and implement detection use cases


+ Develop and implement IDS signatures


+ Assist with incident response efforts


+ Create and brief customer reports


+ Participate in on-call rotation for after-hours security and/or engineering issues


+ Perform customer security assessments


+ Develop and run table top exercises



Role Qualifications:

+ 5 years of professional work experience

+ 3 years of experience working in or directly supporting a Security Operations Center/SOC environment




Preferred Skills & Qualifications:



+ Bachelor's degree


+ Understanding of root causes of malware infections and proactive mitigation


+ Understanding of lateral movement and footholds


+ Understanding of data exfiltration techniques


+ Experience with critical thinking, problem-solving, and analytic concepts


+ Real world experience analyzing complex attacks and understand TTPs of threat actors


+ Define relationships between seemingly unrelated events through deductive reasoning


+ Experience in network/host based intrusion analysis, malware analysis, forensics, and cyber threat intel


+ Knowledge of advanced threat actors and complex attacks


+ Knowledge of Splunk ELK







An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.









Candidates who are
currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business
may not be eligible for consideration.









Applicants for
employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require
now or in the future sponsorship by the employer for a visa.




Accenture is a federal
contractor, an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of
Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.









Equal Employment
Opportunity




All employment decisions
shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex,
national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital
status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state,
or local law.









Job candidates will not
be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as
part of the hiring process.









Accenture is committed
to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.




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Posted: 2020-02-12 Expires: 2020-03-13

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