SOC Analyst / Security Analyst

Six Degrees Resources, Houston, TX United States

Category: IT Security

Posted on: 10 Sep 2019

  • DevOps
  • Python

RESPONSIBILITIES

Initiate immediate actions to contain identified cyber security issues detected from a variety of platforms and operating systems. Perform forensic collections, intrusion correlation/tracking, threat analysis, and direct system remediation to contain threat. With a sense of urgency, work with IT colleagues on containment and a plan to eradicate vulnerability.

Write technical reports on incident findings

Monitors a variety of platforms, operating systems and security technology software for security alerts. Logs, document, review, and assess alerts. Identify intrusion artifacts at the host and network level. IT Security technology software may include Email SPAM filtering solutions, vulnerability scanning solutions, Intrusion Detection Systems, anti-virus software, Internet web filtering solutions.

Respond to Cyber Security calls when on rotational 24x7 support, taking appropriate urgent action

Correlate multiple data sources to identify vulnerabilities, make recommendations and work with system owners to expedite remediation

Manage and enhance vulnerability scanning tools and capabilities

Manage and influence system owners to adopt enhancements or remediation

Investigates false positives and assesses possible enhancements to eliminate

Enhance cyber vulnerability tools, software platforms, processes, and procedures to continually optimize cyber security program

Education & Licenses

High School Diploma or equivalent required

Prefer at least one of the following certifications

CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst+ (CySA+)

Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)

GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)

Experience & Knowledge

At least three (3) year’s experience addressing cyber security escalated alerts, preferably in a Security Operations Center (SOC) environment

Prefer experience with the following:

Threat intelligence platforms (AlienVault USM, FireEye iSIGHT, open source, etc.)

Security compliance frameworks (NIST, CIS, etc.)

IT discipline (server/virtualization, network, DevOps, etc.)

Background in foundational IT infrastructure concepts (network, server, virtualization, data center)

Demonstrable knowledge of the following:

network security concepts

modern threat actors, malware, and TTPs

Scripting abilities (PowerShell, Python, etc.)

Vulnerability Management Platforms (Qualys, Tenable, Nexpose, etc.)

Job Source: Ziprecruiter (Will expire by: 2019-10-25 00:00:00)

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