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Fusion Technology, LLC Tier 2 SOC Analyst (Intrusion Analyst/Incident Responder) in Fairmont, West Virginia

Tier 2 SOC Analyst (Intrusion Analyst/Incident Responder) ยท Fairmont, West Virginia

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Employment Type Contractor

Minimum Experience Mid-level

Fusion Technology is looking to hire Tier 2 SOC Analysts (Intrusion Analysts/Incident Responders) with NOAA in Fairmont, WV. You must have an active Secret security clearance with an interim Top Secret to be considered. Candidates without a clearance will not be considered.


  • Responsible for the full lifecycle of security incidents involving enterprise systems and data including personally identifiable information (PII) breaches

  • Manages and responds to computer security incidents through detection, investigation, analysis, remediation, and reporting of cybersecurity incidents in a timely manner with high quality

  • Provide good customer service to all users/constituents

  • Helps improve the overall security posture through obtaining the knowledge of the enterprise systems, and to ensure the timely dissemination of security information to the appropriate stakeholders

  • Analyze EDR, OS, and firewall logs, Full Packet Capture (PCAP), SIEM alerts, Anti-malware alerts, Host Intrusion Prevent/Detection System (HIP/DS), and server and application logs to investigate events and incidents for anomalous activity and produce reports of findings

  • Conduct reviews and analysis of proxy logs, Microsoft Windows and Active Directory logs, Orchestrator logs, and malicious code of identify, contain, eradiate, and ensure recovery from incidents

    Incident Response daily activities:

  • Respond to cyber incident, including responding to IR phone calls and emails, and preparing situational awareness reports for NOAA; escalate incidents to DOC as needed

  • Act as main investigators for potential identified by systems or lower tier analysts

  • Investigate phishing and other user self-identified potential cyber threats (e.g., phishing emails sent to the CIRT)

  • Work with users to analyze, triage, contain, and remediate security incidents

  • Track incident managements thoroughly and communicate with end users and management effectively

  • Participate regularly in working group sessions, to include idea generation for new content rules for security alerting and reduction of false positives

  • Collaborate across organizational lines and develop depth in your desired cyber discipline and/or technologies

  • Follow documented procedures yet have an eye towards process improvement/effectivity

  • Knowledgeable on multiple technology and system types

  • Able to articulate the incident response lifecycle


  • Must have 3+ years of relevant cyber security experience

  • Must have 1+ years of incident response experience

  • Inquisitive, problem-solving oriented

  • Solid understanding of cyber landscape and typical threat vectors

  • Able to work night shift up to 75% of the time - shift is 11:00pm - 7:00am

    Requires at least one of the following certifications:

  • CERT Certified Computer Security Incident Handler

  • ECC CEH (Electronic Commerce Council Certified Ethical Hacker)

  • GCIH (GIAC Certified Incident Handler)

  • GISF (GIAC Information Security Fundamentals)

  • CISSP (ISC2 Certified Information System Security Professional)

    Candidate Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with multiple types of attack types and attack vectors

  • Experienced incident handler, including managing and remediating high-profile incident cases with past customers/constituents

  • Experience tracking incidents against a framework such as MITRE ATT&CK or Cyber Kill Chain methodology

  • Forensic investigation and malware analysis experience/exposure

  • Experience with multiple vendor technologies, such as RSA Archer, FireEye suite of products, one or more SIEM technologies, Splunk or similar logging technology

Fusion Technology offers a very competitive benefits package of healthcare, HSA, vision, dental, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, 401K, and personal leave. We help pay for certifications and training related to the position and have one of the strongest 401K contribution programs in the industry.