Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Security Threat Analyst

Job Title: IT- Cyber Security Threat Analyst/Specialist – Senior
Location: 1030 Detroit Ave, Concord, CA 94518
Duration: 5 Months contract
Job ID: 9615

Job Responsibilities: 
·         Acts as a subject matter expert in area of field. Leads moderately to complex projects which may be cross functional.
·         Analyzes complex malware/exploits through forensics, observation of network traffic and using other tools and resources to determine if PG&E systems are vulnerable.
·         Leads development of framework for implementing tools and processes to improve quality and timeliness of reports.
·         Expert in area of field and applies extensive knowledge of concepts, principles, and practices.
·         Codes complex tasks that integrate systems, produce reports or provide output that can be leveraged by other team members or systems.
·         Performs proficient forensic analysis using security tools and monitoring systems to discover the source of anomalous security events.
·         Assists in performing basic research internally and externally.
·         Performs complex system administration tasks (e.g. customization, cross-tool integration) for security tools.
·         Develops a strategy to implement work in department.

Qualifications:
Minimum:
·         Bachelors in Computer Science, or related discipline, or equivalent experience Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification
·         Experience in Information Technology (IT), 6yrs
·         Extensive experience in analyzing network packet capture data using tools such as Wireshark
·         Experience performing computer forensics and memory analysis using industry standard and open source tools

Desired:
·         Prior experience working in a 24x7 security operations center 
·         Prior SEIM experience – Security event and information management system, log aggregation and event notification
·         Network packet analysis(PCAP analysis) – Analyzing network packet for malicious / suspicious activity Wireshark experience and WCNA( a plus) - Open source network packet analysis tool , WCNA – wireshark certificate.
·         Endpoint forensics – Ability to perform full investigation / forensics of endpoint / end user machine as a result of a security alert.
·         Memory analysis – Ability to analyze physical memory collected from computer using open source or paid application
·         Good analytical skills – ability to analyze and think out of the box when working a security event
·         Experience with IBM QRadar a plus – IBM QRadar is the SEIM PG&E has deployed and is using.
·         Good networking knowledge – Good knowledge of TCP / IP protocols, ability to differentiate various layers in networking.
·         Any GIAC certifications a plus – These are SANS( industry well known security course provider) certs such as GMON, GSEC, GCIH etc.
·         Tools( for associate the below tools in their resume will be a huge plus, for career and above I expect to see at least one of these below IBM QRadar SEIM Encase – Forensics analysis tool ProofPoint IDS / IPS Palo Alto Firewalls Open source security tools such as Suricata, SANS SIFT workstation, Open source forensics tools – Volatility etc.

Regards
Pradeep.V
Recruiting Lead