Security Analyst

Marietta - GA
Posted 5 years ago

Position: Security Analyst
Number of positions: 1
Location: Marietta, GA
Description: 7 months Contract

Job Description:

  • This position requires the ability to work a shift schedule and support coverage efforts on a 24x7x365 basis which includes work on holidays, nights, & weekends.
  • Candidate must be available for a fixed 24/7/365 shift of 3pm-11pm EST.

The responsibilities include:

  • Understand CSIRT functions and participates in the triage of cyber security events.
  • Receive and analyze alerts from various sources within the enterprise and determine possible causes of such alerts.
  • Triage logs from various security controls, including, but not limited to, firewall, proxy, host intrusion prevention systems, endpoint security, application and system logs, to identify possible threats to network security.
  • Enrich security event data to streamline the incident response process.
  • Perform incident triage, documentation, and escalation of appropriate incidents to cyber security incident handlers.
  • Maintain proper documentation and creation of reports.

Candidate requirements:

  • 1-2 years’ experience working in incident response and/or other IT related fields tied to networking and enterprise information system environments.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technology field preferred.
  • Must cover a fixed 24/7/365 shift (Mid-day or Night)
  • Interest in the cyber security field including specific focus on the following domains: enterprise security defense, network and application penetration testing, and incident response.
  • Basic knowledge of network protocols, enterprise architecture, and common network logging functions.
  • Good written and verbal communications skills.
  • Ability to prioritize assignments and efforts in a complex work environment.
  • Self-motivated and able to work in an independent manner
  • Industry certifications such as CEH, CISA, Security + are desirable.

Must Haves:

  • 1-2 years of experience in cyber security and/or information technology (IT) security
  • 1-2 years SOC environment experience

Nice to Haves:

  • Industry certifications such as CEH, CISA, Security + are desirable.
  • Experience performing security analysis

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