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

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

Jr. 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:  $80K (DOE)


Our client, a leading cyber security firm, seeks a qualified Jr. Cyber/SOC Analyst to join a dynamic security operations team to monitor, detect, contain and remediate IT threats.  Position will be on-site in Hanover, MD.


  • Provide threat and vulnerability analysis.
  • Investigate, document and report on information security issues and emerging trends.
  • Analyze and respond to previously undisclosed software and hardware vulnerabilities.
  • Prepare organizational disaster recovery plans.
  • Keep up to date on the latest cybersecurity news and latest technologies.


  • Active Secret Clearance - expected to obtain TS/SCI.
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II+ valid certificate.
  • 1-3 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.
  • Familiarity with Elasticsearch and Lucene.
  • Familiarity with JSON.
  • Experience in Python scripting.

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 -

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:  To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, our client may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the customer site requirements.

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.