Thursday, June 23, 2016

Security Operations Specialist

Security Operations Specialist
Location: Foster City

Contract: 6+ month


POSITION SUMMARY: 
The Security Operations Specialist is a key member of the Information Security and Privacy team and works to ensure our Security Analytic platform and our Server Security Compliance Assessment solution are maintained and updated as appropriate. The candidate will assist with identifying and driving necessary configuration changes and enhancements. The role will work collaboratively with the Security Engineering teams to ensure these solutions are up to date and optimized.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 

Security Analytics
Ensure the security analytics solution is running as expected
Perform regular maintenance and upgrades following change management procedures
Integrating new event sources for analysis
Working with the SIEM team to obtain required data feeds
Server Security Compliance Assessments
Ensure the security assessment tool is running as expected
Perform regular maintenance and upgrades following change management procedures
Ensure new servers and databases are added to the solution for evaluation
Update reporting / ticketing runs to accommodate new requests

REQUIRED SKILLS & JOB QUALIFICATIONS: 
Minimum 4-6 years of progressively responsible IT experience with at least 2 years of security/infrastructure protection experience.
Familiar with general change management procedures and systems.
Experience performing security operations tasks and working with Engineering teams to implement necessary changed
Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to adapt information delivery based on the target audience.
Ability to work in a fast paced, highly visible, changing environment.
Proven ability at building working relationships with partners, peers, and senior Management.
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
Ability to multitask and manage multiple topics and demands concurrently.
Familiar with SIEM solutions like Splunk, ArcSight, LogRhythm, QRadar
Familiar with servers assessment solutions like Qualys, Foundstone, Control Compliance Suite, Nexpose
Prior working experience in a pharmaceutical company is preferred.
Highly organized, results-oriented and attentive to details.
Self-motivated, proactive, independent and responsive requires little supervisory attention.
Excellent presentation, facilitation and diplomacy skills.
Able to perform other duties as assigned.
Ability to document technical changes (i.e. change control documents).

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION 
Bachelor of Science degree in management information systems, computer science, engineering or other IT-related major is required
Prefer CISSP, GIAC, etc.


Naveen Gummula
Sr Executive - TAG
48531 Warm Springs Blvd, Suite 405
Fremont, CA 94539
(408) 767-4171