Senior SOC Security Operations Analyst

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Job ID:
2446345
Location:
Northbrook, IL
Category:
Information Technology, Telecommunications, Array
Salary:
$120,000.00 per year
Zip Code:
60062
Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
12.07.2017
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Job Description:

*Position can be 1st or 2nd shift (Monday thru Friday)based on preference*

Prestigious Fortune 500 Company is currently seeking a Sr. Security Operations Analyst. Candidate will perform responsibilities for the Security Operations Center (SOC), including technical investigations for security incidents, SOC monitoring, investigation, and response.

Other Responsibilities:

Perform investigation and escalation for complex or high severity security threats or incidents
Work with SIEM Engineering and other security partners developing and refining correlation rules
Work on complex tasks assigned by leadership, which may involve coordination of effort among Tier 1/2 analysts
Provide recommendations for improvements to Company's Security Policy, Procedures, and Architecture based on operational insights
Assist in creation of operational and executive reports

Qualifications:

5+ years of technical experience in Information Security, System Administration, or Network Engineering with at least 3 years of experience in Information Security. Experience in Security Operations and Incident Response. College degree in related field or equivalent work experience.
Advanced event analysis leveraging SIEM tools (ArcSight preferred)
Advanced incident investigation and response skill set
Advanced log parsing and analysis skill set
Advanced knowledge of networking fundamentals (TCP/IP, network layers, Ethernet, ARP, etc)
Advanced knowledge of current threat landscape (threat actors, APT, cyber-crime, etc)
Advanced knowledge of malware operation and indicators
Advanced knowledge of penetration techniques
Moderate to Advanced knowledge of DDoS mitigation techniques
Moderate to Advanced knowledge or IDS/IPS systems
Moderate to Advanced knowledge of Windows and Unix or Linux
Moderate knowledge of Firewall and Proxy technology
Moderate knowledge of Data Loss Prevention monitoring
Moderate experience with Scripting
Moderate knowledge of forensic techniques
Moderate protocol analysis experience (Wireshark, Gigastor, Netwitness, etc.)
Moderate knowledge of audit requirements (PCI, HIPPA, SOX, etc.)
Experienced in mentoring and training Junior Analysts

Security Certifications Preferred:

- Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
- Certified Intrusion Analyst (GIAC)
- Certified Ethical hacker (CEH)
- Certified Expert penetration tester (CEPT)
- CISSP
- Networking Certifications (CCNA, etc)
- Platform Certifications (Microsoft, Linux, Solaris, etc)

Company Info
Request Technology - Craig Johnson