Lead SOC Analyst

Sayre, PA 18840

Posted: 05/19/2023 Job Number: 202372 Pay Rate: $120,000.00

Job Description

Job Description: Lead SOC Analyst/Senior Cybersecurity Analyst (REMOTE or HYBRID)


The Senior Cybersecurity Analyst will be responsible for the coordination and performance of Cybersecurity Incident Detection and Response activities protecting The Healthcare Network’ s Information Systems and will lead cybersecurity incident remediation efforts with cross-functional teams. This position is eligible to be full-time remote.

Essential Functions:
  • Lead SOC Analyst:
    • Monitors and is responsible for the daily activities of the Security Operations Center (SOC).
    • Reports the status of SOC operations to leadership.
    • Coordinate SOC efforts with Network Defender(s).
    • Detect and respond to threats in order to reduce risk to the organization.
    • Lead threat hunting activities to detect and respond to previously undetected attackers.
    • Act as the primary cybersecurity incident responder.
    • Train peers in operational cybersecurity processes.
    • Leverage technical expertise to provide guidance to leadership strategy.
    • Coordinate purple team exercise activities with internal resources and third-party MSSP periodically.
  • Incident Management:
    • Responsible for end-to-end oversight of incident investigations.
    • Coordinates incident response activities with appropriate teams.
    • Reports Incident response and remediation status to leadership periodically and on-demand
    • Provide formal security incident after action reports to leadership after any security incident meeting demands of policy.
    • Lead incident response tabletop exercises on a periodic basis.
  • Quality Assurance / Metric Reporting:
    • Monitor and maintain quality assurance of the SOC services through periodic and on-demand quality metric reviews.
    • Ensure continuous improvement of SOC services through process and system development informed by service measurement.
    • Report on the SOC metrics to leadership periodically and on-demand.
    • Improve SOC metrics to ensure that measurements provide an appropriate and accurate representation of SOC performance.
    • Provide insight into common trends over time to include recurring threats, security gaps, and increases/decreases in security incidents.
  • Implement Strategic Security Improvements:
    • Leverage cybersecurity intelligence activities to identify and improve security controls to prevent, detect, contain, eradicate, and recover from security incidents.
    • Coordinate and oversee internal and external control improvement activities.
    • Provide periodic and on-demand recommendations for security control improvement to leadership.
  • Cybersecurity information sharing:
    • Be an industry thought leader through driving cybersecurity conversations and innovation.
    • Actively participate in an ongoing manner in the Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center (Health-ISAC), and any other cybersecurity knowledge sharing initiatives to learn and share the impact of cybersecurity threats and the controls to treat these risks.

Other Duties:
  • Keep supervisor informed on areas of responsibility.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education, License & Certification:
  • Bachelor’ s degree or commensurate experience in a discipline related to information technology or cybersecurity.
  • 2+ years of coordinating project efforts
  • 3+ years of incident management experience: preparing, detecting, containing, and eradicating threats.
  • Experience with Incident Detection and Response tools such as SIEM, EDR, IDS/IPS, ICES, SEG, NGFW, etc.


Required Licenses, Certifications, and Other Requirements:
    • One or more: CISSP, CEH, CISM, CISA, CYSA+, Sec+ or other industry-relevant cyber-security certifications

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