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Security Analyst I

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Job Description

Security Analyst I is a hands-on role that requires technical expertise. The person is responsible for a broad range of tasks in the Security Operations Center (SOC), including the day-to-day operation of information security tools and devices, event analysis, security incident response actions, and contributing to the continuous development and enhancement of the security posture of the company through development of new detections and alerting methods and creating corresponding documentation of those methods. The position interacts closely with personnel from various IT departments — including the application development, operations and network, and client development teams — and with business departments.

 

  • Respond to and, where appropriate, resolve or escalate reported security incidents
  • Monitor system logs, SIEM tools and network traffic for unusual or suspicious activity. Interpret such activity and make recommendations for resolution
  • Investigate and resolve security violations by providing postmortem analysis to illuminate the issues and possible solutions
  • Prioritizing remediation activities with operational teams through risk ratings of vulnerabilities and asset.
  • Research threats and vulnerabilities and, where appropriate, take action to mitigate threats and remediate vulnerabilities.
  • Perform system security administration on designated technology platforms, including operating systems, applications and network security devices, in accordance with the defined policies, standards and procedures of the organization, as well as with industry best practices and vendor guidelines
  • Collate security incident and event data to produce monthly exception and management reports.
  • Assist and train team members in the use of security tools, the preparation of security reports and the resolution of security issues.
  • Develop and maintain documentation for security systems and procedures.
  • Research, recommend, evaluate and implement information security solutions that identify and/or protect against potential threats, and respond to security violations

Job Code: 100708 


 

License or Certification:

  • Certifications from Microsoft, Cisco, or other commonly used enterprise technical providers.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two years of enterprise level IT or network security experience.
  • Experience in CompTIA Security+ or equivalent is strongly desired.

Machines, Equipment Used:

  • General office equipment such as computer/laptop, telephone, copy/fax machine, calculator, scanner, etc.
  • Microsoft Office software, to include Outlook, Word, and Excel.

Physical Requirements:

  • Visual acuity, speech recognition, speech clarity.
  • Ability to lift, lower, push, pull, and retrieve objects weighing a minimum of 15 pounds. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling exceeds these minimum requirements.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Oral communication, written communication, fluency in English, active listening.
  • Information ordering, deductive reasoning, social perceptiveness, time management, critical thinking.
  • Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner.
  • Ability to work independently without continuous supervision.
  • Knowledge of information security principles, including risk assessment and management, threat and vulnerability management, incident response, and identity and access management.
  • Experience in developing, documenting and maintaining security procedures.
  • Knowledge of network infrastructure, including routers, switches, firewalls, and associated network protocols and concepts.
  • Working technical knowledge of current systems' software, protocols and standards.
  • Strong knowledge of TCP/IP and network administration/protocols.
  • Strong customer/client focus with the ability to manage expectations appropriately; provide a superior customer/client experience; and build long-term relationships. 

Environmental Conditions:

  • Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment.
  • Handicapped accessible.
  • May work under stressful circumstances at times.

Proficiency or Productivity Standards:

  • Has regular, reliable, and predictable attendance and punctuality.
  • Adheres to dress code including wearing ID badge.
  • Adheres to Standards of Business Conduct.
  • May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and/or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines.
  • May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts.
  • May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • This position will support cultural diversity by promoting and maintaining an inclusive work environment and culture that is respectful and accepting of diversity.


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Schedule: Full-time
Job ID: 2115381