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SOC Metrics Analyst
Ref No.: 18-05842
Location: Downers Grove, Illinois
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 75,000.00 - 85,000.00 /Year
The Security Operations Center (SOC) Metrics Analyst Mid-Level will work directly with the SOC Manger, Team Lead and the customers to ensure that effective, measurable Cyber metrics are collected, analyzed, and presented on both and ad hoc and continual basis using the existing infrastructure. The candidate will be responsible for implementing SOC metrics program to ensure the metrics collected are impactful, and assist in driving sound management decisions. The candidate must have a strong background as a Sr. Cybersecurity Analyst supporting 24X7 operations with experience in data security technologies, incident response, forensics, and digital media analysis and process improvement. The candidate should be familiar the Cyber Kill Chain methodology and how to correctly measure its effectiveness.

Job Requirements
  • Strong client service orientation and ability to be credible with senior clients in this area
  • BS degree in Computer Science or related discipline
  • CompTIA Security and GIAC certifications a plus
  • 1-2 years of experience in operational cyber security, with demonstrated passion for the topic
  • Strong preference will be given to candidates who have prior work experience in enterprise cyber security functions, cyber security providers, government security or intelligence agencies, or security consulting
  • Technical depth and expertise for cyber security technologies
  • Deep perspective on cyber threats to private and public sector organizations
  • Knowledge on standard and advanced defense & remediation techniques and processes
  • Understanding of how cyber operations are run in the public sector and government (and the overlap between public and private sector organizations on the topic
  • Creative, entrepreneurial mindset, execution orientation, and the ability and energy to manage multiple initiatives with limited oversight
  • Strong analytical skills, including structure problem solving, quantitative analysis
  • High level of commitment, energy and creativity to meet demanding deadlines
  • Flexibility to travel
  • Skilled communicator, proficient with cyber security language and terms