SRA International, Inc., A CSRA Company SOC Engineer, Sr. in Washington, District Of Columbia

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

Public Trust

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

No Active Clearance Required


Public Trust

Job Family:

Information Technology

Job Description:

CSRA has an immediate need for a Senior SOC Engineer to support are federal client Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Successful candidates will have a proactive approach to managing a Federal agency’s security technologies. Candidates will have experience with website filtering, e-mail filtering, vulnerability management scanning, IDS/IPS, firewalls, monitoring Security Event and Incident Manager (SEIM) for anomalies, investigating potential incidents to reduce false positives, and remediate security compromises. Candidates will have experience submitting and documenting change requests (CRQs). Candidate should have experience testing and implementing new security technologies in a complex high available environment. Experience and understanding other IT areas will be beneficial, including Active Directory, databases, scripting, and tracking work through a ticketing system. This will be a full-time position located in Washington, DC.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and follow agency’s Cyber Security Policies, Procedures and Standards for incident response.

  • Monitor Cyber Security defenses through a variety of inputs, looking for anomalies and provide response capabilities to quarantine, identify false positives, remediate, and recover from security incidents.

  • As part of incident response, block websites, e-mails, IP addresses, and potentially harmful files.

  • Continuously monitor changes to computing infrastructure. Understand how changes impact cyber security and propose and implement the most effective security solutions. Perform risk assessments for technical changes within the environment.

  • Modify Firewall and IDS rules to meet the ever-changing security needs in our current environment.

  • Monitor SIEM, Firewall, IDS and respond to alerts as needed

  • Conduct daily health checks on all security systems and remediate issues in a timely manner.

  • Participate in and conduct cyber security investigations involving compromise of critical systems.

  • Act as a core technical member in a cyber security incident response team.

  • Support, develop and provide technical content for cyber security awareness programs.

  • Analyze the security risks associated with changes in the agency’s computing infrastructure and then provide the design and implementation of safeguards to minimize the risks to an acceptable level.

  • Provide support for vulnerability assessments and remediation efforts.

  • Compile reports and other required documents for SLA compliance, frequent contract deliverables, or other adhoc reports as requested.

  • Create and submit change requests for security tools, including document creation, follow approved processes, and verification of implementation.

  • Create or update Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for security systems as needed.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Much Have

o BS in Information Systems, Computer Science or other related technology degree

o 5+ years of information security experience

o 2-3 years managing firewalls and IDS/IPS

o 2-3 years of vulnerability management scanning experience

o Advanced networking knowledge is a must

Nice to Have:

o Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Security+, or other security certifications

o ITIL certification

o Cisco certifications

o Red hat certifications

o Experience with Cisco equipment

o Splunk experience is a plus

o Good communication and writing skills

o Scripting and/or programming skills

# of Openings:


Scheduled Weekly Hours:


T elecommuting Options:

Telecommuting Not Allowed

Work Location:

USA DC Washington - 888 First St NE (DCC123)

Additional Work Locations:

CSRA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


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