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Information Security Analyst
Columbia, South Carolina  |  Remote
Contract Position
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Applied on August 2, 2021
Job Id #48889 Posted July 8, 2021

• Investigation and remediation support to mitigate security threats
• Manage and support security toolsets and security devices in a multi-tenant environment
• Provide Continuous tuning of existing security tools used for monitoring and analysis of security events of interest
• Leverage internal and external resources and threat intelligence feeds to research threats, vulnerabilities, and intelligence on various attackers and attack infrastructure
• Collaborate with technical and business SMEs to identify gaps to enhance security monitoring
• Keep up-to-date on security technologies, threats, and risk mitigation techniques
• Keep up-to-date on current threats by regularly reading industry-related articles
• Attend customer meetings as part of incident response and incident handling
• Work in multiple cloud environments (AWS, Azure & GCP etc)

• Must be U.S. citizen
• 5+ years of Information Security experience
• Expertise experience in SIEM required (Splunk, QRadar etc)
• Strong understanding of security principles such as attack frameworks, threat landscapes, attacker TTPs, etc.
• Working experience with integration with different security systems and devices
• 3+ years coding and scripting experience in Python, Linux shell scripting or Windows PowerShell scripting etc.
• Working experience and knowledge of SOAR platforms and solutions (XSOAR, Phantom, Swimlane etc)
• 2-4 years of systems analysis
• Working knowledge of Linux and syslog from CLI
• Proven ability and past experience performing moderately complex security analysis for information technology is required
• Excellent writing and communications skills
• Familiarization with a variety of information and network security monitoring tools (QRadar, Splunk, IDS/IPS, EDR,WAF, among others)
• Ability to work in a dynamic team-centered environment

Education Preferred:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems or related field

Industry Certifications:
Possible applicable certifications include, but are not limited to:
• Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
• Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (CISSP-ISSEP)
• Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
• CompTIA Security+
• Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
• Certified Security Analyst (ECSA)
• Certified Incident Handler (ECIH)
• CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CSA+)
• Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
• Cisco CCNA
• Cisco CCNP + Security
• Linux+

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