Thursday, January 15, 2015

IT security analyst

POSITION SUMMARY: The IT Security Analyst is a key member of the Information Security and Privacy team with primary responsibility for IT Security incident response in a global environment.  A successful candidate will articulate technical security requirements, monitor the effectiveness of the existing IT security controls framework, and raise the level of security awareness and policy compliance among workforce members.As part of the computer incident response team (CIRT), the Analyst will provide real-time IT security event monitoring and incident management services.  Daily responsibilities will include security event analysis and validation, remediation recommendations, escalation to external or internal IT teams, and tracking the event to 
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ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:


Research threat activity and recommend appropriate remediation
Maintain an accurate audit trail of security events and requests
Demonstrate exceptional communication and organizational skills in a globally distributed team working closely with cross-functional groups
Generate, execute, and analyze security reports
On call rotation for after-hours support
Analyze security event or incident in context to detect advanced threats.
Alerts analysis
Investigate Incidents
Analyze Malware

REQUIRED SKILLS & JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Basic system and network security fundamentals
Knowledge of desktop, server, application, database, and network security principles for risk identification and analysis 
Working knowledge of incident response, security infrastructure management, and monitoring services
Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to document and explain technical details clearly and concisely
Experience with security tools and platforms such as End point protection, Advanced Malware Protection-Fireeye, Mandiant, SIEM, IPS/IDS, firewalls, etc.
Experience in Cyber threat and vulnerability analysis and remediation
Experience in Forensic examination and Penetration testing tools

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION

Bachelor of Science degree in computer science other related field or 3-5+ years in information security is preferred Information Security Certification (CISSP, GSEC, etc…) or other related security certification is highly desired
Deepa Punjabi