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Network Specialist - SOC Analyst (Minimum IAT Level II)
Title:Network Specialist - SOC Analyst (Minimum IAT Level II)
Location:Arlington, VA
Security Clearance Requirement:Secret - Active

Rollout Systems strives to help people reach their greatest potential. We provide an environment that recognizes the potential in people, empowers them to succeed, and mentors them along the way. Rollout employees make the company what it is today and what it will be tomorrow. We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package to obtain and retain our talented staff. Our staff enjoys direct interaction with company leadership and opportunities to grow based on career aspirations. Our opportunities continue to grow. We are currently interviewing for the following position:

Network Specialist - SOC Analyst
Location: Arlington, VA
Security Clearance: Active DOD Secret Clearance Required

Full-Time Employee (no C2C or contract)

Job Description:

Plan, implement, upgrade, or monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and information. May ensure appropriate security controls are in place that will safeguard digital files and vital electronic infrastructure. May respond to computer security breaches and viruses.  Utilize Security Information and Event Manager (SIEM) system leveraging McAfee, or LogRythm. Provide network defense system implementation, installation and configuration support to installations and forces operating in deployed environments.  Maintain a network defense test environment to evaluate new applications, signatures, rules, filters and configurations of managed network defenses systems. Follows RMF, DODI 8500 (Cybersecurity) series and Common Criteria bodies of knowledge.


Key Responsibilities

  • Monitor and analyze security events and alerts from multiple sources, including security information and event management (SIEM) software, network and host-based intrusion detection systems, firewall logs, and system logs (Windows and Unix), and databases.
  • Separate true threats from false positives using network and log analysis and escalate possible intrusions and attacks.
  • Initiate tickets, document, and escalate to higher-level security analysts or Cyber Security Service Provider if necessary
  • Perform triage of incoming issues (assess the priority, determine risk).
  • Work with customers to deploy hardware and software monitoring systems.
  • Maintain a strong awareness of the current threat landscape.

Basic Qualifications

  • Excellent teamwork skills.
  • Knowledge of and experience with intrusion detection/prevention systems and SIEM software.
  • Knowledge and understanding of network protocols and devices.
  • Experience with Mac OS, Windows, and Unix systems.
  • Ability to analyze event logs and recognize signs of cyber intrusions/attacks.
  • Ability to handle high pressure situations in a productive and professional manner.
  • Written and verbal communication skills and the ability to present complex technical topics in clear and easy-to-understand language.
  • Teamwork and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively with a distributed team.
  • Ability to provide tuning recommendations for security tools to tool administrators.
  • Familiarity with tools such as Wireshark, TCP Dump, Security Onion, and Splunk.

Basic knowledge of the following:

  • SIEM
  • Packet Analysis
  • SSL Decryption
  • Malware Detection
  • Network Monitoring Tools
  • Case Management System
  • Knowledge Base
  • Web Security Gateway
  • Email Security
  • Data Loss Prevention
  • Anti-Virus

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in network/host vulnerability analysis, intrusion analysis, cyber threat intelligence, or related areas.
  • 1-3 years of hands-on SOC/NOC experience.
  • Additional certifications, e.g., Security +, Network +, GCIA, GCIH, GMON, CCNA, CEH, RHCA, RHCE, MCSA, MCP, or MCSE preferred.
  • Familiarity with GPO, LANDesk, SolarWinds, or other IT Infrastructure tools.
  • Understanding of programming/scripting languages and ability to run basic database queries.

Minimum Education Required:

  • BS or BA degree in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Engineering or Information Technology, or relevant IT discipline.
  • ALLOWABLE SUBSTITUTION: Six (6) years of related experience or four (4) years of related experience with an AA/AS degree.

Minimum Experience Required:

  • Six (6) years of experience designing and developing organizational information systems or upgrading legacy systems, employing best practices when implementing security controls within an information system including software engineering methodologies, system/security engineering principles, secure design, secure architecture, and secure coding techniques.
  • One (1) year of the foregoing total experience shall have been as a team leader or supervisor. 
  • MINIMUM IAT Level II certification in the Security Provision Category in accordance with DoD 8570.01-M, Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program, (or achieve within six months).

Security Clearance: Secret clearance based upon a SSBI or SSBI-PR completed within the past five years.

MORE ABOUT US:  Rollout Systems, founded in 2001, is a full-service services and information technology company specializing in enhanced organizational performance. Rollout Systems is a customer focused and results-oriented company bringing together the right combination of talent, creativity and drive to assist our customers in meeting their goals. We provide personal attention rarely found today, enabling a one-of-a-kind customer/contractor experience.

Our corporate culture is built upon the principles of open communications and teamwork that keeps a talented, tenured workforce in place; consistent quality services; proactive, out-of-the-box thinking and the highest ethical values. We provide our employees the best of benefits, including but not limited to generous paid time off, education opportunities and a matching 401k plan.

We believe in empowerment for success and provide the tools needed to do the best job possible for our customers. Our corporate values are transparent; we are open and honest with each other. Rollout Systems supports the communities that support our customers. In every way, every day, at work or at play, we support the Warfighter that keeps America the "Land of the Free".

ROLLOUT Systems, LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, Protected Veteran status, and sexual orientation/gender identity. This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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