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Job Description: Security Analyst
The IT Security Analyst is responsible for delivering enterprise-level IT security protections for our customers. This includes supporting and maintaining security mechanisms for our hosted customer environments in cloud and colo data centers as well as security protections for managed devices at our Managed Services customer sites. Responsibilities include monitoring and responding to security alerts generated from systems and applications. This role will also coordinate updates to processes and tools to ensure security controls are functioning effectively.
This position reports to the VP, Cloud Operations.
Administer Splunk and Splunk application log management. Troubleshoot Splunk server and agent problems and issues. Work with internal team members to design, implement and maintain Splunk queries, reports and dashboards.
Proactively monitor logs and alerts from systems such as EMET, SRP, Snort, and Splunk to analyze and respond to threats and attacks.
Perform incident response when attacks or threats are identified. Develop and communicate incident and problem reports.
Assist with threat and vulnerability assessments to identify appropriate threat mitigation.
Administer and maintain anti-virus software to ensure all assets are protected.
Monitor and audit user accounts. Assist technical teams and HR to manage and enable/disable accounts as needed.
Participate in regularly scheduled penetration testing and vulnerability scanning.
Promote information security awareness and education to teams and customers.
Participate in after-hours on-call incident management.
Focus on continued professional development to maintain knowledge and application of current industry best practices and security concepts.
Cooperate with other employees to create a trusting, honest, and productive work team.
Perform other technical tasks as defined, planned, and approved by leadership.
Proven experience with Splunk administration, data ingestion, and visualization configuration.
Experience with anti-virus software such as Sophos or Kaspersky.
Knowledge of security-related systems and technologies such as EMET, Snort, Nessus, Tenable, McAfee, BitLocker, etc.
Operational understanding of network and security fundamentals, protocols, and related technologies such as firewalls, proxies, SIEM, and IDS/IPS.
Understanding of internal certificate authorities, Microsoft Windows preventive and detective controls, Microsoft Active Directory design/architecture and security, data loss/leak prevention and multifactor authentication.
Understanding of cloud technologies and deployments, such as Microsoft Azure PaaS, IaaS, and ITaaS offerings.
Operational understanding of IP-based computer networking within LAN and WAN environments.
Operational understanding of regulatory compliance, including, but not limited to HIPAA, HI-TECH, and PCI-DSS.
Security certification(s) such as CISSP, CRISC, CGEIT or CISA a plus.
Bachelor’s degree in IT Security or equivalent experience with 1+ years of experience in IT Security.
Flexibility of schedule is required to meet the demands of the position.
Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.
Occasional travel may be required.
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