Security Analyst

Jacksonville, Florida 32202

Post Date: 11/20/2017 Job ID: 26299 Industry: Other Area(s)

Security Analyst

Technical Security Analyst plays a key role in ensuring our logging and monitoring tool (SPLUNK) and associated environment are technically engineered . It is heavily technical involving tuning our logging and monitoring system events, configuration issues, storage, administrative security oversight and associated investigative actions to identify aberrant system and/or user behavior and to protect against insider threat. It is a role that is paramount to the integrity and safety of our customers’ personal/sensitive data and our success as an organization.


• Plan, coordinate and implement technical support for security infrastructure reporting as well as Security Incident Event Management (SIEM) systems, logging and monitoring.

• Serve as a resource and administrator for Malware protection and alerting, including the use of Blacklisting/Whitelisting tools or computer incident security response team

• Assist in monitoring and tuning Intrusion Detection Systems and investigating possible incidents

• Review consolidated system logs and other audit trails on a regular basis for indications of attacks

• Review output and alerts from security monitoring systems (e.g.: IDS/IPS, MSSP/Managed SOC, honeypots, DLP, antivirus, network-based anti-malware systems, etc.) identification through remediation

• Tune and maintain security monitoring/alerting systems

• Help develop Standard Operating Procedures for triage of security alerts and response to security incidents

• Update firewall rules to block and/or mitigate risks

• Perform incident response and function as an Incident Response Team leader

• Work on security-related projects, including assessment, design, and deployment of configuration management systems, and perform regular security assessments of existing infrastructure

• Use network vulnerability scanning software and manual testing to find OS and (non-web) application vulnerabilities

• Assist with remediation of vulnerabilities (e.g.: by applying patches or updating configurations)

• Provide security-related metrics for executive-level dashboards Qualifications,

Experience & Skills

• 3 - 10 + years of Information Security engineering and infrastructure support experience

• Excellent technical computing and network security skills

• Strong technical skill set, work ethic, demonstrated self-starter, ability to work in a fast paced, team-oriented environment

• Strong organizational skills

• Strong technical aptitude, a desire to learn, and a very strong interest in security

• Excellent understanding of common web-based vulnerabilities

• Strong knowledge of IDS/IPS, packet/traffic analysis and related tools

• Systems administration background preferred

• Certifications, such as CISSP preferred Technologies

• SIEM, such as Splunk

• Perimeter Defenses – IDS/IPS

• Malware/Anti-Virus, such as BIT9/Carbon Black, Symantec Defense, etc.

• Network vulnerability scanners and technologies

• Firewall administrative skills as well as defense in depth technology

• Data Loss Prevention tools
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