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IT Security Operations Analyst

Contract Position in Denton, Texas

Post Date: 10/10/2019

Rate: 55.00 Hourly

Education Level: Not Specified

Reference: Job # 173423


This Denton-based industry leader has an immediate 6+ month contract opportunity for an IT Security Operations Analyst on the IT Security team.  

This position requires:

•    3+ years in supporting information security and SOC related services.
•    In-depth knowledge and strong working experience with security related technologies, such as Firewall, SIEM, IDS/IPS, Vulnerability Management, access-control, client and server security management.
•    Strong Incident Management skill and ITIL knowledge.
•    Strong problem resolution and analytical skills.
•    Strong knowledge in cybersecurity trend and technologies.
•    Good knowledge in emerging technologies, such as Data Analytic, Cloud and IoT.
•    Prior Information Security related training or certification will be added advantage.
•    Effective verbal and written communications.
•    Strong documenting and technical writing skills.

This IT Security Operations Analyst will be part of Security Operations Center, responsible for performing daily real-time monitoring, analysis and response to security related events from multiple sources, including but limited to Security Information and Event Management [SIEM], Threat Intelligence provider, internal information security monitoring tools, Network and Host based Intrusion Detection System, incident reported by users and from other channels.

Responsibilities include:

•    Proactive monitoring alert from security solutions.
•    Analyzing event and incidents report by security solutions.
•    Responding to first line incidents, for example, Virus and Malware infection, unauthorized access, malicious email, DDOS attacks, data policy violation etc.
•    Performing incident handling following ITIL best practices.
•    Timely escalation and coordination with related stakeholders to ensure rapid response to all security related incidents.
•    Performing health check on all critical IT infrastructure.
•    Ensuring operational tools and processes are up to date.
•    Supporting IMSO in security incident investigation.
•    Working with each SME to continue improve the organization information security posture.
•    Working with external threat intelligence provider to review security alert and vulnerabilities.
•    Monitoring and supporting incident related to newly implemented security solution.
•    Monitoring and ensuring regulatory compliance [for example, data privacy law].
•    Generating periodically Security Report.
•    Participating in continue service improvements.

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IT Security Operations Analyst

Contract Position in Denton, Texas

Job Overview

Post Date

10/10/2019

Rate

55.00 Hourly

Education Level

Not Specified

Reference

Job # 173423

This Denton-based industry leader has an immediate 6+ month contract opportunity for an IT Security Operations Analyst on the IT Security team.  

This position requires:

•    3+ years in supporting information security and SOC related services.
•    In-depth knowledge and strong working experience with security related technologies, such as Firewall, SIEM, IDS/IPS, Vulnerability Management, access-control, client and server security management.
•    Strong Incident Management skill and ITIL knowledge.
•    Strong problem resolution and analytical skills.
•    Strong knowledge in cybersecurity trend and technologies.
•    Good knowledge in emerging technologies, such as Data Analytic, Cloud and IoT.
•    Prior Information Security related training or certification will be added advantage.
•    Effective verbal and written communications.
•    Strong documenting and technical writing skills.

This IT Security Operations Analyst will be part of Security Operations Center, responsible for performing daily real-time monitoring, analysis and response to security related events from multiple sources, including but limited to Security Information and Event Management [SIEM], Threat Intelligence provider, internal information security monitoring tools, Network and Host based Intrusion Detection System, incident reported by users and from other channels.

Responsibilities include:

•    Proactive monitoring alert from security solutions.
•    Analyzing event and incidents report by security solutions.
•    Responding to first line incidents, for example, Virus and Malware infection, unauthorized access, malicious email, DDOS attacks, data policy violation etc.
•    Performing incident handling following ITIL best practices.
•    Timely escalation and coordination with related stakeholders to ensure rapid response to all security related incidents.
•    Performing health check on all critical IT infrastructure.
•    Ensuring operational tools and processes are up to date.
•    Supporting IMSO in security incident investigation.
•    Working with each SME to continue improve the organization information security posture.
•    Working with external threat intelligence provider to review security alert and vulnerabilities.
•    Monitoring and supporting incident related to newly implemented security solution.
•    Monitoring and ensuring regulatory compliance [for example, data privacy law].
•    Generating periodically Security Report.
•    Participating in continue service improvements.

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