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(6 Month Contract) SIEM/CSOC Analyst - Washington DC

  • Location: Washington DC
  • Salary:
  • Job type: Contract/Temp
  • Job reference: JOR 1708900
  • Sector: Cyber Security, Intelligence
Job Description


Barclay Simpson’s Cybersecurity Recruitment team is currently partnered with multiple clients to bring on a contract SIEM/CSOC Analyst for a contract here in Washington DC.  This individual will report into the Head of Security Operations. You will be responsible for addressing the Information Security risks to the business.


  • Research into latest attacks and subsequent implementation of viable Indicators of Compromise into SIEM tooling.
  • Manage the customer on boarding process.
  • Manage and develop our SOC capability technically and commercially.
  • Demonstrate the SOC’s capability to internal stakeholders
  • Guide, influence and provide thought leadership within managed monitoring logging services.
  • Of course, this is not an exhaustive list and the successful candidate will be flexible and possess strong initiative.


  • The following experience and attributes are desirable:
  • 3 years or more working in a cyber security role, with a significant portion focused on defensive security.
  • Familiarity with SIEM solutions and IDS rules. (Please highlight the different tools you have experience with on your CV.)
  • An understanding of what different attacks look like and how to identify TTP’s within log data.
  • Experience with and knowledge of threat intelligence, honeypots and third party TI feeds.
  • Knowledge and experience with proactive threat hunting techniques and procedures.
  • In-depth knowledge of Windows & Linux.
  • In-depth knowledge of firewalls & IDS/IPS.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.


  • While qualifications and certifications don’t make or break an application, we consider one or more of the following to be beneficial:
  • A relevant university degree, e.g. Computer Science, Cyber Security, etc.
  • An industry standard information security certification, e.g. CISSP, CISM, etc.
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