CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Security Operations Center Analyst in San Antonio, Texas

Security Operations Center Analyst

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Category:Information Technology

City:San Antonio, Texas, United States

Position ID:J0916-0090

Employment Type:Full Time

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Position Description:

CGI Federal is seeking a Security Operations Center Analyst to support our Security Operations Center team based out of San Antonio, TX.

As a member of CGI’s Global Managed Security Services (GMSS) team, this role proactively monitors the IT infrastructure for security incidents and participates in security incident investigation and resolution for security service offerings, including Cloud Computing (automated virtualization technologies). The successful candidate for this position is a highly motivated individual, with a good IT security background who excels operating & deploying security technology and interacting with clients. The successful candidate is a self-starter who works effectively with minimal supervision in a highly dynamic environment.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Key responsibilities:

• Detection, monitoring, analysis, resolution of security incidents, participate in providing containment recommendation

• Coordinate escalations to internal support teams to ensure timely delivery of incident resolutions

• Perform network/system/application/log intrusion detection analysis and trending

• Perform tuning of the SIEM filters and correlations to continuously improve monitoring

• Participate in the security incident handling efforts in response to a detected incident, and coordinate with other stakeholders (CGI towers or client staff)

• Ensure that Service Level Agreements are met

• Maintain standard operating procedures, processes and guidelines

• Automate security analysis, administration and remediation procedures, workflows and tasks

• Maintain awareness of trends in security regulatory, technology, and operational requirements

• Participate in client audits

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Thirst for knowledge, inquisitive nature, keen interest in actively participating in SOC expansion

• Experience working in an IT Security Operations Centre, using SANS methodology

• Experience and extensive knowledge of Security Information Event Management

• Experience in Intrusion Detection or Prevention Systems

• Knowledge of: TCP/IP, computer networking, routing and switching

• Experience in Linux/UNIX and Windows based devices at the System Administrator level

• System log forensics (Syslog, Event Viewer)

• Strong troubleshooting, reasoning and problem solving skills

• Team player, excellent communication skills, good time management

• Organizational skills and the ability to work autonomously with attention to processes

• Ability to speak and communicate effectively with peers, management and clients

• Ability and experience in writing clear and concise technical documentation

• Ability to speak and write fluently

• Shift rotation including 3rd shift will be required for this role.


Education or Experience:

• Graduation with a degree from a recognized university with specialization in Computer Sciences or a related discipline, combined with a minimum of three (3) years of directly related practical experience and demonstrated ability to carry out the functions of the job.


• Completion of two years of an acceptable post-secondary educational program in Computer Sciences from a recognized community college, or in a related discipline, combined with a minimum of four (4) years of directly related practical experience and demonstrated ability to carry out the functions of the job.


• Minimum of four (4) years of directly related practical experience within the last eight years, and demonstrated ability to carry out the functions of the job.

Due to the nature of the government contract, US Citizenship is required.

What you can expect from us:

At CGI, we’re a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 65,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary depending upon specific assignment, or upon any US government security clearance if required. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, gender Identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or other status protected by law. CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI’s legal duty to furnish information.

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