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Junior Security Analyst

  • Location: Washington, DC
  • Start Date: 5/9/2019
  • Job ID: 19-00318
  • Posting Date: 5/9/2019
  • Job Type: Contract
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Our Washington, DC client has an immediate need for a contract Security Analyst professional. The position will work in the onsite at our clients office full-time and the length of the assignment is approximately one year.
Details of the Role


•            1-4 years' experience in a security operations center and/or security analytics role.
•            Analyze some network and host-based security appliance logs (Firewalls, NIDS, HIDS, Sys Logs, etc.) to determine the correct remediation actions and escalation paths for each incident.
•            Ensure tools are functioning as designed to optimize delivery of threat alert data for analysis.
•            Enhance and tune detections and alerts and other cyber event correlation rules to reduce false positives.
•            Motivated self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to create technical reports on analytic findings and provide clear briefings to staff.
•            General networking understanding and/or experience to include Understanding of TCP/IP communications & knowledge of how common protocols and applications work at the network level, including DNS, HTTP, and SMB.
•            Innovative - ability to recognize and seek improvement and efficiency opportunities.
•            Follows standard analytical paths to determine the nature and extent of problems being reported by tools, e-mails, alerts, etc.
•            Is familiar with vulnerability scans and vulnerability assessment reports. Manages and configures security monitoring tools.
•            Tracks time spent working on tasks and events, opens tickets and escalates as needed.
 
Desired certifications (ideally at least one of the following and must be current)
Security+
CySA+
ECSA
GSEC
 
Posted by Paul Levesque
Technical Resource Manager
(800) 821-4644 x 9215

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