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Motion Recruitment Partners SOC Analyst in Phoenix, Arizona

SOC Analyst

Phoenix, AZ



$35/hr - $55/hr

A leading managed service provider is looking to hire a few SOC Analysts to support security operations for a government client located in downtown Phoenix, Arizona. As a Tier 1 SOC Analyst, you'll have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology and collaborate with a team of talented professionals to safeguard critical government infrastructure.

Day-to-day, your responsibilities will involve monitoring and analyzing security events and alerts from various sources, including SIEM tools, network devices, and endpoint security solutions. You'll investigate security incidents to determine their root cause and scope, collaborating closely with other SOC team members to respond promptly and mitigate threats. Documenting incident findings and suggesting improvements to bolster our security posture will be essential, along with participating in on-call rotations to provide support during off-hours. Additionally, you'll stay abreast of emerging threats and security trends through continuous learning and professional development activities, ensuring our ability to effectively safeguard our organization and government clients.

Contract Duration: 1 year

Required Skills & Experience

  • Proven experience in cybersecurity operations or related field.

  • Strong understanding of network protocols, TCP/IP, and other security-related fundamentals.

  • Familiarity with SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) tools and incident response procedures.

  • Proficiency in analyzing security events and alerts to identify potential threats or malicious activity.

  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment.

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to effectively convey technical information to non-technical stakeholders.

  • Experience with Red Hat Linux and Windows Server 2010.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain government security clearance as required.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Industry certifications such as CompTIA Security+, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH).

  • Experience with cloud security platforms such as AWS or Azure.

  • Knowledge of scripting languages such as Python or PowerShell.

What You Will Be Doing

Tech Breakdown

  • 100% Security

Daily Responsibilities

  • 100% Analysis

You will receive the following benefits:

  • Medical Insurance - Four medical plans to choose from for you and your family

  • Dental & Orthodontia Benefits

  • Vision Benefits

  • Health Savings Account (HSA)

  • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Voluntary Life Insurance, Long-Term & Short-Term Disability Insurance

  • Hospital Indemnity Insurance

  • 401(k) including match with pre and post-tax options

  • Paid Sick Time Leave

  • Legal and Identity Protection Plans

  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefit

  • 529 College Saver Plan

Motion Recruitment Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including Veterans/Disability/Women. All applicants must be currently authorized to work on a full-time basis in the country for which they are applying, and no sponsorship is currently available. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Motion Recruitment Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

Posted by: Jordan Carbonell

Specialization: Security Operations