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NAO BDS Cyber Security SOC Analyst

Publish Date:  Oct 9, 2020

Richmond, VA, US

Company:  Atos

About Atos

Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 110,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of € 12 billion. European number one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Computing, the Group provides end-to-end Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Data, Business Applications and Digital Workplace solutions. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos|Syntel, and Unify. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Group enables its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and secure information space.



Richmond VA, or Dallas Texas


The Security Operations Center Analyst position is responsible for actively supervising security threats and risks involving clients’ environments. This is achieved through the analysis of logs and alerts from a variety of different technologies (IDS/IPS, Firewall, Proxies, Antivirus, etc.). The analyst will assess each alert for impact, provide notification to the customer, and as applicable provide support to customer or Atos incident response teams. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, customer focused teammate and be able to coordinate and collaborate on multiple issues simultaneously with many partners. The candidate must be able to develop and execute standard operating procedures, playbooks, and job aids required for successful execution. This position works within a 24x7x365 team to deliver monitoring services across multiple customers following defined processes!


  • Provide security monitoring and incident response of cyber security events in a highly available Security Operation Center (SOC) that supports and external customers
  • Respond to cyber security tickets and provide analysis and trending of security log data from security devices and various security tool portals
  • Supervise and analyze Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) alerts to identify security issues for remediation and investigate events and incidents
  • Provide recommendations for the tuning of systems and security tools (SIEM, IDS/IPS, EDR, EPP, vulnerability scanner)
  • Prepare reports of analysis and results to provide briefings to management and clients
  • Provide Incident Response support when analysis confirms meaningful incident
  • Investigate, document, and report on information security issues and emerging trends

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience working within a Security Operations Center performing network event analysis and/or threat analysis
  • Possess one or more networking or security certification – Security+, CySA+, CCNA, Network+, GSEC, GCIH, GCFA, GCED, CEH
  • Minimum of 2 years direct experience performing incident/threat analysis or other tactical cybersecurity experience and 3 years minimum working in the information technology field
  • Knowledge of various security methodologies and technical security solutions
  • Experience analyzing data from cyber security monitoring tools
  • Basic experience in reverse engineering malware behavior and how it spreads
  • Ability to analyze endpoint, network, and application logs
  • Experience tuning and/or configuring SIEM and vulnerability tools
  • Knowledge of common Internet protocols and applications
  • Experience with virtual and cloud infrastructure a plus
  • Excellent written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or related technical field with 2 years of experience are preferred.
  • Operational experience with security infrastructure products such as Crowdstrike, McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator, McAfee NSM, Tenable Security Center, LogRhythm or Splunk and SOAR technologies
  • Experience working for a Managed Security Services (MSS) provider in a Security Operations Center
  • Change oriented – actively generates process improvements; supports and leads changes, and confronts difficult circumstances in creative ways
  • Customer focus – evaluates decisions through the eyes of the customer; builds strong customer relationship


Here at Atos, we want all of our employees to feel valued, appreciated, and free to be who they are at work. Our employee lifecycle processes are designed to prevent discrimination against our people regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes them unique. Across the globe, we have created a variety of programs to embed our Atos culture of inclusivity, and work hard to ensure that all of our employees have an equal opportunity to contribute and feel that they are exactly where they belong.

Nearest Major Market: Richmond