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Information Security Analyst Posted on: 22/02/2019

Infinity Consulting Solutions, Inc
  • 2 to 4 Year(s)
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  • WASHINGTON-20001, DC, US

Microsoft Windows Servers

  • Job Description

    Summary:

    Proactively manages security events and activities to reduce the impact of security incidents and system compromises.

    The successful candidate will provide security monitoring, threat analysis, trend analysis, troubleshooting of security device monitoring and incident investigation using infrastructure and applications logs from across the enterprise. Knowledge of evolving cloud security, threat hunting and coding is desired.

    Required:

    2+ years of demonstrated experience in system, network and/or application security

    Expert knowledge with Microsoft Windows Servers/Desktops

    Experience with Unix and Linux administration

    Working knowledge of physical and VM Routers and Firewalls configurations

    Solid analytical security troubleshooting skills

    Experience with a SIEM (security incident and event management) solution like Splunk

    Experiencing analyzing and correlating events and alerts from host-based solutions (e.g., Crowdstrike, TrendMicro, CarbonBlack, etc)

    Experience with AWS and GCP platform native security logging, monitoring and alerting
    capabilities

    Understanding of Cloud Security practices

    Excellent problem management skills

    Excellent time management skills

    Excellent communication skills both written and oral

    Excellent teamwork skills

    Strong sense of ownership and drive

    Preferred:

    Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience/certifications.

    Industry Security Certification (i.e. CISSP, CISA, Ethical Hacker, CompTIA Security +)

    Scripting and coding experience

    Position Responsibilities:

    Hunt for threats within a large environment

    Analyze, correlate and respond to Security Reports and Feeds

    Analyze, correlate and respond to Security Alerts and Alarms

    Deployment and troubleshooting of host-based intrusion detection system (HIDS) and network intrusion detection system (NIDS)

    Manage security events using ITIL incident management

    Advise and consult with internal customers on risk assessment, threat modeling, and vulnerability management

    Interpret and apply security policies and procedures

    Participate in incident response

    Identify security issues and risks and then develop mitigation plans

    Create and deliver Incident Response communications

    Develop proactive security processes

    Design, develop and lead security initiatives

    Provide analysis and trending of security log data from various security devices

    Maintain up-to-date knowledge of the IT security industry, including awareness of new or revised security solutions, improved security processes, and the development of new attacks and threat vectors

    Provide information security reporting, including security metrics as required

    Recommend solutions to mitigate risk in any activity that potentially impacts security of existing IT and information management

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  • Candidate Requirements
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    Bachelors
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Recruiter Details
Doug Klares
1350 Broadway, Suite 2205, NEW YORK-10018, NY, US
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