Security Analyst III

Atlanta, GA 30328 | Direct Hire

Post Date: 03/06/2018 Job ID: 48859 Industry: Security Engineer

The Information Security Analyst III will be the face of the SOC within the organization. Interact with entities across the company to understand information critical for detection of threats targeting such data. Mentor junior team members to improve skills and awareness.

Job Details: 
  • Determine impact of potential intrusions on the  network and infrastructure
  • Conduct cyber intelligence analysis, coordination, and interaction across the  networks and infrastructure components
  • Conduct advanced incident response actions security incidents as directed by the SOC Manager
  • Conduct detailed security event analysis from network traffic attributes and host-based attributes (memory analysis, binary analysis, etc) to identify information security incidents
  • Capable of hunting for threats based on threat intelligence and limited direction
  • Collaborate with Security Advisory to propose additional components and techniques that could be used to proactively detect and prevent malicious activity.
  • Recommend configuration changes to Security Engineering improve the performance, usability, and value of cyber analysis tools
  • Collaborate with others in the Information Security department to develop and implement innovative strategies for monitoring and preventing attackers
  • Assist subsidiaries in reducing their threat footprint by suggesting network and host-level controls that limit an attacker’ s access and alert upon a security event
  • Conduct reviews of SOC security event activities to identify trends for potential efficiency and potential gaps with services
  • Provide guidance and collaborate with Security Engineers on tuning security tools to reduce false positive
  • Provide feedback on security control capability gaps based off of security intrusion trends
  • Develop and maintain analytical procedures to improve security incident identification efficiency
  • Develop strong working relationships with counterparts 
  • Familiarity and experience with basic digital forensic concepts such as chain of custody, evidence handling, and system imaging
  • Interact with entities across the company to understand information critically  and use cases for detection of threats targeting such data
  • Develop and maintain standard operating procedures to reflect day-to-day security operations
  • Create innovative in-house control capabilities to assist in the automation of existing security operations functions

Required Skills

Bachelor’ s degree is required or 5+ years of experience
  • Extensive experience working with SIEM, Log Aggregators, Incident Response Management solutions
  • Strong technical knowledge of Networking, Operating Systems and enterprise integrations
  • Experience managing standards, developing Security Operations Process, reporting, dashboards and other associated KPI’ s
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, relationship management and leadership
  • Self-directed and able to perform tasks without supervision
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