IT Ops / Support Analyst

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Kforce Technology

Herndon, VA

Posted 4 hours ago

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Job Description


Kforce is immediately seeking a full-time IT Ops/Support Analyst for our leading independent, end-to-end IT services client for a long-term project in Herndon, VA.

The Security Analyst position in US Public Sector’s Delivery SOC is a technical position that is primarily responsible for actively monitoring security threats and risks involving client infrastructure and end user environment. This includes timely review of security events generated by customer security devices and logs, investigation and triage of related data, and possible escalation to the client. The security analyst works within a 24x7x365 team to deliver monitoring services across multiple customers.

The Security Analyst is primarily responsible for:

  • Monitoring and analyzing logs and alerts from a variety of cyber security technologies across multiple platforms
  • Assessing the impact of security alerts and network traffic anomalies on customer systems
  • Analyzing and triaging security events received from multiple customers
  • Creating, tracking, and resolving tickets resulting from investigating and triaging security events
  • Responding to technical security questions and concerns from clients
  • Understanding malicious actor attack vectors, techniques, and countermeasures
  • Maintaining awareness of current cyber security events, high profile vulnerabilities and compromises, and emerging technologies
  • Conducting research on emerging security threats and their potential impact to clients

Job Requirements


  • BA/BS degree or equivalent combination of related work experience desired
  • Strong problem-solving ability
  • Basic knowledge of cybersecurity and computer networking
  • Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information
  • Applicants must be fully authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship


  • DoD 8570/8140 IAT Level I/II or other industry related certifications
  • Prior security analysis experience and/or prior experience working in a SOC environment
  • Prior experience working with customers
  • Previous experience with SIEM and/or other log correlation technologies

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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