Tier 2 Threat Analyst

Atlanta, GA | Direct Hire

Post Date: 10/25/2016 Job ID: 42281 Industry: Security Engineer

Tier 2 Threat Analyst

Position Responsibilities    

• Develop basic IDS / IPS rules to identify and/or prevent malicious activity
• Perform in-depth analysis in support of network monitoring and incident response operations
• Manage trouble ticketing system and develop reports for IS customers as required
• Conduct incident response actions security incidents as directed by the Shift Leader
• Conduct deep dive technical analysis of cyber attack tools, tactics, and procedures. 
• Analyze and assess security incidents 
• Respond to network and host based security events
• Participate in detecting, investigating, and resolving security events  
• Assist in the collection and production of tracking metrics      
• Stay abreast of current and upcoming threats                                     
• Communicate effectively with representatives of the Lines of Business, technology specialists, and vendor"

Desired Skill Set    

• 2-3 year experience in and understanding of ports, protocols, system hardening and system functions analysis as it relates to network security
• 2-3 year experience in and understanding of information security principles as it relates to system and network security
• 2-3 year experience in monitoring and maintaining system, network and security solutions
• 2-3 year experience in and knowledge of security and network incident response, including deep packet and log level inspection

Security Tool Experience     High competence with IDS/IPS, Firewalls & SIEM + Working knowledge with Tripwire, ProofPoint, HB Gary, and Vormetric 

Desired Certifications     SANs GCED/GSEC, SSCP

Desired Education      Advanced Degree / Equivalent Experience

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