Thursday, September 19, 2019

Technical Security Analyst

Technical Security Analyst
Sunnyvale, CA
6 month(s)(with the high possibility of extension)

Description/Comment:The Technical Security Analyst position is within Telecommunication Media's IT Security group whose mission is to deliver information security solutions and services to protect Telecommunication Media information assets, computing infrastructure, applications, and data. The Analyst will work within the vulnerability management team helping to identify and mitigate risks against Telecommunication Media. The ideal candidate will have great interest in information security, has hands-on security engineering experience, and be able to come up with creative and unique solutions to security-related problems.

The Analyst will perform technical security engineering activities including the following:

Perform vulnerability scan, analysis, validation and remediation activities.
Perform network and application penetration testing.
Validate vulnerabilities discovered through code analysis.
Classify and prioritize the risk of new vulnerabilities according to the specifics of Telecommunication Media environment's risk level, mitigating factors, and assessment of the impacts of internal and external threats.
Engineer application, system and network security solutions to meet security requirements for varied operating environments.
Research and assess new threats, vulnerability security trends and security alerts, recommend remedial action.
Work with customers to oversee remediation of identified security issues.
Perform technical and non-technical compliance activities.
Provide security subject matter expertise to Telecommunication Media product teams including developers and system administrators.
Perform security validation for configuration settings on different systems.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 1 year of information security work experience.
A strong interest in the field of information security.
Intermediate scripting, system administration or software engineering background (e.g. Python, Ruby, Javascript, Perl, or Java).
Fluent in a variety of web application protocols, operating systems and networking technologies.
Strong understanding of common network vulnerabilities, OS vulnerabilities (Linux,
Windows and OSX), patching and attack patterns.
Strong understanding of OWASP Top 10 vulnerabilities such as XSS, XSRF, SQL Injection, Cookie Manipulation among others.
Strong analytical, problem-solving and engineering skills.
Good written and verbal communication skills.
Solid organizational skills and strong customer service skills.
Experience with parsing / analysis of large data sets (e.g. vulnerability scan results).
Experience with Splunk for analysis.

Desired Qualifications

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Familiarity with Enterprise Vulnerability Management tools such as Rapid 7 Nexpose, Nessus and Qualys. Familiarity with Amazon Web Services (AWS) security.


 

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