Job Openings Sr. Cyber/SOC Analyst (Secret Clearance), Hanover, MD

About the job Sr. Cyber/SOC Analyst (Secret Clearance), Hanover, MD

Sr. Cyber/SOC Analyst (Secret Clearance), Hanover, MD

  • Direct hire
  • Due to our government client requirements, we can only consider US Citizens with an Active Secret Clearance
  • Salary: Up to $145K (DOE)


Our client, a leading cyber security firm, seeks a qualified Sr. Cyber/SOC Analyst to lead a security operations team to monitor and detect IT threats and support containment and remediation efforts. Position will be on-site in Hanover, MD.


  • Serve as point of escalation for SOC analysts
  • Provide mentorship to junior analysts
  • Shape security operations improving response, analysis, and process
  • Identify and communicate gaps that inhibit effective incident response activities
  • Provide feedback and assistance with malicious activity detection logics and visualizations
  • Document and report in accordance with customer incident response plan and emerging trends
  • Collaborate with fellow analysts on cases and provide feedback to improve detection capabilities
  • Maintain current skills and knowledge of cyber activity trends


  • Active Secret Clearance - expected to obtain TS/SCI.
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II+ valid certificate.
  • 3-5 years Cybersecurity Analyst/SOC experience monitoring security events, providing notification, and escalating incidents.
  • Experience in Security Information and Event Management (SIEM).
  • Experience researching and evaluating emerging cybersecurity threats.
  • Experience in IT infrastructure and operational application health and status monitoring and incident escalation.
  • Experience assisting senior cybersecurity leadership with dashboard creation and improvement.
  • Strong communication skills both written and oral.


  • BS in a technical field.
    • Experience with AWS Cloud Security
    • Familiarity with Elasticsearch
    • Familiarity with exploit development, scripting, digital forensics, and file formats commonly used with configuration/data files

    Please Note:

    • Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.
    • No calls, inquiries, or Third-Party Vendors please.
    • We are an equal opportunity employer (Unable to sponsor H1B Visas).
    • $1000 Referral Bonus -

    Since 1988, The ACI Group, a Baltimore-based IT staffing firm, has been committed to hiring the industrys leading professionals, and presenting exciting career opportunities. We have access to varied types of contract, permanent and contract-to-perm positions and offer a choice of employment options including a full benefits package.