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(SOC) Cyber Security Analyst

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Job ID: 197239
Location: SANTA ANA, CA, United States
Date Posted: Aug 28, 2019
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cyber Sec Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Rotating
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description



This position will be an entry level associate of the 24/7 Security Operations Center (SOC) monitoring and incident detection team. The candidate must have a basic understanding of incident detection and analysis, cyber security concepts and network fundamentals.

Job Specific Responsibilities:
  • Monitor the networks for malicious activity using Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) toolsets. This will include responding to and investigating alerts and ensuring all investigative activity is properly documented in our ticketing systems and followed up with relevant support teams.
  • Assist Tier 1 analysts with triaging issues escalated to the information security team, and ensure that appropriate follow-up actions are taken by the SOC.
  • Highly motivated individual with a genuine enthusiasm for information security and technology;
  • Willingness to work shifts (including unsociable hours and holidays where these fall into your shift pattern) as part of a 24x7 team.
  • Basic understanding of information security principles and best practices;
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal;
  • Basic knowledge of security issues inherent in common corporate environments;
  • Ability to prioritize workloads and to know when to seek guidance.

•             LogRhythm
•             ServiceNow
•             Nessus

•             Microsoft Exchange Online Protection

•             Sourcefire
•             Zscaler

•             McAfee Data Loss Prevention



•             Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Cybersecurity or related field and 2+ years of relevant experience 

•             Must be able to meet all Law & Justice and departmental clearance requirements prior to starting work and be eligible to pass law enforcement level background investigations and obtain U.S. SECRET (or similar) clearances as required.            

  • Information Security Certification such as Security+ or ongoing education to achieve such certifications
  • Ability to work independently and manage one’s time to meet commitments and expectations
  • Ability to remain organized and adapt to unexpected events, new facts, and rapidly changing circumstances
  • Ability to thrive in a sense-of-urgency environment and leverage best practices
  • Ability to be flexible and focused
  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with team members, customers, and external groups, as well as working in a collaborative environment

Desired Qualifications


             Information Security Certification such as Security+ or ongoing education to achieve such certifications


SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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