SOC Detection Analyst

Quantico, VA


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POSITION: SOC Detection Analyst

LOCATION: Quantico, VA     

STATUS: Funded

CLEARANCE: Active Secret Clearance Required

TRAVEL: Up to 25%



Cask is seeking SOC Detection Analysts to support the Marine Corps Cyberspace Operations Group (MCCOG).  As a SOC Detection Analyst, you will be responsible for conducting initial incident reporting, collecting and analyzing network and computing events presented via numerous sources to identify and document malicious or unauthorized activity on the Enterprise Network. 

Shifts Available:

Days Shift: Sun/Mon/Tue/Every other Wednesday from 0700-1900

Days Shift: Thu/Fri/Sat/Every other Wednesday 0700-1900

Night Shift: Sun/Mon/Tue/Every other Saturday 1900-0700

Night Shift: Wed/Thu/Fri/Every other Saturday 1900-0700

As a SOC Detection Analyst, you will:

  • Conduct network monitoring and intrusion detection analysis using various computer network defense tools, such as intrusion detection/prevention systems, firewalls, and host-based security systems.
  • Work with security information and event management (SIEM) to correlate events and identify indicators of threat activity.
  • Research emerging threats and vulnerabilities to aid in the identification of incidents.
  • Conduct log-based and endpoint-based threat detection to detect and protect against threats coming from multiple sources.
  • Correlate network, cloud, and endpoint activity across environments to identify attacks and unauthorized use.
  • Review alerts and data from sensors. Document formal, technical incident reports.
  • Provide customers with incident response support, including mitigating actions to contain activity.
  • Work with threat intelligence and threat-hunting teams. Maintain awareness of threat intelligence sources.
  • Maintain awareness of current cyber threats, attack methodologies, and detection techniques


Basic Qualifications:

  •           Three (3) years of demonstrated experience in cybersecurity 
  •           Two (2) years of SOC Analyst experience.
  •           Two (2) years of demonstrated experience with tools such as Tanium and or Elastic.
  •           Demonstrated experience with Windows Operating System.
  •           Understanding of networking concepts
  •           Ability to work night shifts.
  •           Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level II certification (Sec+, CCNA, CySA)
  •           Required Education: High School Diploma
  •           Required Security Clearance: Active Secret

About Cask

Cask is a woman-owned small business (WOSB) founded in 2004 by a group of professionals who saw the need to help clients use and unlock the value of technology in more efficient, cost-effective ways. Cask delivers business and technology advisory and consulting services to help our customers achieve success.


Cask is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.


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