Washington, D.C

Splunk Analyst

Job Specs

Cyber Systems

Job Description:

XOR Security  DC-based cyber team is tasked to support a federal customer located in Washington, DC. The team works 7am-7pm, 7 days per week, so shift (day) schedule may vary and can be discussed with management for optimal arrangement. Candidates must be proficient in Splunk queries and be an experienced analyst. They do not have to be a true subject matter expert, but that is the only labor category available to us corresponding to a specialty analyst role. As part of our high-performing team you will perform the following duties:

1The team will hunt for malicious activity using the following sources and tools :

IDS alerts
Network traffic and logs
Endpoint logs
Web server logs
Packet captures

Splunk Enterprise
Splunk Enterprise Security
IDS systems
Packet Capture systems
Endpoint protection systems

All systems that contain security logs or security events that are not forwarded to the log repository

  • The team will deliver summary reports/analysis for findings to federal staff and/or other cyber team as directed by government.
  • The team will perform searches for customer-specific IOCs upon request and conduct analysis of artifacts for IOCs as provided by this customer.
  • The team will provide intelligence data leveraging central intelligence tool (already in place) for dissemination and collaboration.
  • The team may, as needed, create dashboards, save queries, and other develop /mechanisms to enhance the team’s capabilities.

~4 years total relevant security, network, or IT experience
1+ years Splunk experience/exposure
SOC Analyst experience
1 or more relevant certifications, including Splunk Fundamentals 1 or 2, Cyber Security Analyst+ (CySA+), Incident Handling certification, CEH, etc.

Length of job: 12-15 months

Clearance Requirement: Interim Secret

Closing Statement:

XOR Security offers a very competitive benefits package including health insurance coverage from first day of employment, 401k with a vested company match, vacation and supplemental insurance benefits.

XOR Security is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). M/F/D/V.

Citizenship Clearance Requirement
Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements - US CITIZENSHIP.