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Junior Security Operations Analyst

We are looking for a detail-oriented and analytical Junior Security Operations Analyst to join our cybersecurity team. In this role, you will monitor our security tools and systems, investigate alerts, escalate issues, and document security incidents.


  • Monitor security tools including Microsoft Sentinel, Palo Alto Prisma Cloud, Fortinet Endpoint Security, SentinelOne, and CrowdStrike to detect threats, anomalies, and incidents
  • Investigate alerts through data analysis, root cause identification, and evidence gathering
  • Escalate complex incidents to senior analysts and management
  • Create and maintain documentation related to security events, alerts, and mitigation
  • Apply automation techniques and scripting to streamline security monitoring and response using Python, Bash, PowerShell and more
  • Assist with cloud security oversight across AWS and Microsoft Azure environments
  • Perform maintenance and troubleshooting on security tools and systems
  • Acquire and maintain basic certifications such as Security+, CySA+, or SSCP


  • 1-2 years experience in a SOC analyst, cybersecurity operations, or related IT security role
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Sentinel, Palo Alto Prisma Cloud, Fortinet Endpoint Security, SentinelOne, CrowdStrike
  • Experience with SIEMs, firewalls, EDR, cloud security tools
  • Knowledge of threat intelligence, adversary techniques, and attack methods
  • Log analysis and data correlation skills
  • Critical thinking, analytical, and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced security operations environment
  • Coding/scripting skills in Python, Bash, PowerShell, or other languages
  • Strong communication skills and teamwork oriented


  • Microsoft Azure Security AZ500 or Microsoft Security Operations Analyst SC200
  • Any related cloud security certifications from AWS or Microsoft
  • Palo Alto Networks OR Fortinet Security Certifications

This is an exciting opportunity to gain broad experience protecting our cloud, network, and endpoint environments. If you have the skills and passion for cybersecurity, we want to hear from you!

Job Category: Cyber Security Systems Administration
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: DMV Remote

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