VAE, Inc

  • SOC Analyst- Tier 2 (Shift 1)

    Job Locations US-VA-Springfield
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Network Engineering
  • Overview


    VAE, Inc. is a full service IT Infrastructure Solutions Company focused on building, securing and supporting our clients’ mission critical enterprises. We provide a distinctive array of design, integration and implementation services as well as fully managed service offerings. VAE is at the forefront of leveraging multi-tenant capable technologies and shared IT services to create secure, reliable and cost-effective end-to-end services and solutions. We deliver exceptional infrastructure solutions with extremely talented employees using a client-focused partnering approach.

    In addition to real-time monitoring and analysis; correlation and strategic analysis will be done by all Tier 2 analysts, consisting of historical correlation as well as data mining.  Validate and report on what is escalated by their Tier 1 analysts and provide guidance to all of the Tier 1 analysts.  Provide feedback and recommendations for the different types of events that they are seeing.  Designated Tier 2 analysts will perform signature analysis/creation and/or assist Tier 3 analysts and the Infrastructure engineers with signature production/modification and configuration changes.  All Tier 2 analysts will support the Infrastructure engineers with ongoing projects if additional assistance is needed.  Tier 2 analysts should also be able to perform the following: 

    • Recognize “known” and possibly suspicious attack traffic patterns
    • Tune IDS/IPS Systems
    • Create/modify IDS/IPS Signatures
    • Define SIEM Content
    • Install/Configure/Administer Unix/Linux boxes
    • Basic understanding of regular expressions
    • Basic understanding of scripting languages (e.g., perl, javascript)


    VAE, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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