Security Operations Analyst - Level III

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Job ID:
2519381
Location:
Northbrook, IL
Category:
Information Technology, Telecommunications, Array
Salary:
$135,000.00 per year
Zip Code:
60062
Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
12.07.2018
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Job Description:

Security Operations Analyst Level 3

This role is incident handling, security operations, incident response, event management, log analysis, network traffic analysis, malware investigation. Tools used are: SIEM RSA Archsight logRythm QRadar Splunk IDS IPS DDOS

Responsibilities

The ideal candidate will have at least 10 years of technical experience in Information Security, System Administration, or Network Engineering with at least 5 years of experience in Information Security. The Security Analyst (Level 3) will perform responsibilities as the technical lead and incident responder for Company's Security Operations Center (SOC), leading technical investigations for security incidents, overseeing process improvements, and driving implementation of new capabilities. Serve as a technical escalation resource for other SOC Analysts and provide mentoring for skill development. Partner with Security Engineers to implement and improve technology and process to enhance SOC monitoring, investigation, and response.

  • Extensive experience in Incident Response, Incident Handling and Security Operations
  • Ability to conduct multi-step breach and investigative analysis to trace the dynamic activities associated with advanced threats
  • Perform investigation and escalation for complex or high severity security threats or incidents
  • Serve as an escalation resource and mentor for other analysts
  • Advanced knowledge and expertise of using SIEM technologies for event investigation.
  • 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 Level 1/2 analysts
  • Coordinate evidence/data gathering and documentation and review Security Incident reports
  • Assist in defining and driving strategic initiatives
  • Create and develop SOC processes and procedures working with Level 2 and Level 1 Analysts
  • Provide recommendations for improvements to Company's Security Policy, Procedures, and Architecture based on operational insights
  • Basic understanding of incident handling/incident response techniques within a cloud-based environment such as Google Cloud, Azure or AWS
  • Define and assist in creation of operational and executive reports
  • Define tool requirements to improve SOC capabilities
  • Provide leadership and technical guidance in project planning, task definition, estimating, reporting, scheduling, documentation, and workflow.

Qualifications

  • Advanced event analysis leveraging SIEM tools
  • 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 knowledge and experience with Cloud technologies (Amazon, Azure, Google Cloud)
  • 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 (including but not limited to the following certifications):

  • Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
  • Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
  • Certified Penetration Tester (GPEN)
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
  • Certified Expert Penetration Tester (CEPT)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Networking Certifications (CCNA, etc)
  • Platform Certifications (Microsoft, Linux, Solaris, etc)
Company Info
Request Technology - Robyn Honquest