Sr. SOC Analyst (Threat Intelligence)

Rockville, MD posted on March 19



NET ESOLUTIONS CORPORATION (NETE) is a multi-award winning company founded in 1999. NETE is a full service Information Technology (IT) company dedicated to providing value focused consulting to the Federal Government and the Biomedical Research and Health IT Sector. NETE offers a collaborative working environment where growth is encouraged and nurtured. In addition, we offer competitive salaries that may include performance bonuses and a comprehensive benefits package.


Job Description

NETE is seeking an Sr Information Security  – Threat Detection Analyst who will be a key member of a consulting team providing advice and support, to federal agencies, in the Risk Management areas of Information Security. Should have worked in the federal environment and is highly preferred.
This role will be primarily responsible for developing unique cyber indicators to maintain constant awareness of the status of the operating environment by collecting, processing, analyzing and disseminating cyber threat warning assessments.   Responsibilities:
  • Assist in the coordination, validation, and management of all-source collection requirements, plans, and/or activities; Provide subject matter expertise to the development of cyber operations specific indicators; Maintain a common intelligence picture.
  • Brief threat related current situations. Collaborate with intelligence analysts/targeting organizations involved in related areas. Conduct in-depth research and analysis. Conduct nodal analysis. Develop information requirements necessary for answering priority information requests. Evaluate threat decision-making processes.
  • Identify threat tactics, and methodologies. Identify intelligence gaps and shortfalls. Monitor and report changes in threat dispositions, activities, tactics, capabilities, objectives, etc. as related to designated cyber operations warning problem sets.
  • Monitor and report on validated threat activities. Monitor open source websites for hostile content directed towards organizational or partner interests.
  • Monitor operational environment and report on adversarial activities which fulfill leadership’s priority information requirements.
  • Produce timely indications and warnings intelligence products (e.g., threat assessments, briefings, intelligence studies)
  • Provide SME and support to planning/developmental forums and working groups as appropriate.
  • Provide evaluation and feedback necessary for improving intelligence production, intelligence reporting, collection requirements, and operations.
  • Provide information and assessments for the purposes of informing leadership and customers; developing and refining objectives; supporting operation planning and execution; and assessing the effects of operations.
  • Provide timely notice of imminent or hostile intentions or activities which may impact organization objectives, resources, or capabilities.
  • Report intelligence-derived significant network events and intrusions.
  • Work closely with planners, intelligence analysts, and collection managers to ensure intelligence requirements and collection plans are accurate and up-to-date.
  • Conduct digital forensic analysis through email forensics, registry analysis, user forensic analysis, artifact analysis, log analysis, timeline analysis, file system analysis, malware analysis

Location: Rockville, MD 


Job Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Information Security is required along with minimum of 3 years of hands-on experience in at least 3 of the following:
    • Coordinating, validating, and\or managing of all-source collection requirements
    • Identifying threats and vulnerabilities
    • Briefing threat related current situations
    • Conducting in-depth research and analysis (structured/gap/nodal) on threats and intelligence
    • Serving as a technical expert and liaison to explain incident details
    • Log correlation from various sources
  • Must be able to communicate complex-technical issues in simple terms and clearly, both orally and in writing, to a wide audience; Strong Interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team.
  • Must be able to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality
 Must know
  • Risk management processes (e.g., methods for assessing, mitigating and accepting risks).
  • Cybersecurity principles, security models, organizational requirements (w.r.t. confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication, non-repudiation), cyber threats, risks and vulnerabilities, cryptography and cryptographic key management concepts, host/network access control mechanisms (e.g., ACLs), network access, identity, & access management (e.g., PKIs), Computer networking concepts and protocols, and network security methodologies. 
  • Ethical hacking principles, general attack stages; Specific operational impacts of cybersecurity lapses; programming language structures and logic.
  • Basic system administration, network, and operating system hardening techniques
Must be
  • Able to communicate, verbally and in writing, complex-technical issues with simplicity & clarity
  • Able to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality
  • Proficient in reporting and answering analytical questions using vulnerability data
  • BA or BS degree in Computer Science\Security or related discipline (Masters preferred)
  • Industry standards such as GCIH or related GIAC (preferred but not required)
  • Preferred experience in policy and procedure development, report writing and presentations



  • Medical Insurance 
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401K
  • Education Assistance
  • PTO and 9 paid Federal Holidays
  • HSA Account
  • FSA Account for Health, Dependent, Transportation and Parking
  • Basic Life Coverage, Short and Long Term Disability Covered by Company
  • Volunteer Term Life Insurance
  • Discount Plan for Pet Care, Legal Services and Identity Theft


NETE is a multi-award winning company as well as offers a collaborative working environment where growth is encouraged and nurtured. In addition, we offer competitive salaries that may include performance bonuses; and a comprehensive benefits package.   NET ESOLUTIONS CORPORATION (NETE) uses E-Verify to validate all new hires' ability to legally work in the United States.   NET ESOLUTIONS CORPORATION (NETE) is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, child birth or related medical condition, marital status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law in terms, conditions and privileges of employment.   NETE is an Employer of National Service and encourages alumni of AmeriCorps and Peace Corps to apply for positions at our organization.   Disclaimer: The above description is intended to describe the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individual’s assigned to this position or job description. This is not to be construed as a complete or exhaustive list of all skills, responsibilities, duties, and/or assignments required. Individuals may be required to perform duties outside of their position, job description, or responsibilities as needed.