Security Analyst II

Job Description:

Security Analyst II Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Security Analyst II for an opportunity in Phoenixville, PA. The Security Analyst will utilize enterprise security tools to perform a deep-dive incident analysis by correlating data from various sources to determine if a critical system or data set has been impacted. Successful candidates should have experience in Information Security, working within a Security Operations Center.

Responsibilities:

  • Advise on remediation and provide support for new analytic methods for detecting threats
  • Perform information system security vulnerability scanning to analyze vulnerabilities and characterize risks to networks, operating systems, applications, databases, and other information system components
  • Work with team members, third party vendors, and various technology departments to administer and maintain security tools: SIEM, Endpoint Protection, Vulnerability Management, and Security Awareness
  • Participate in the on-call rotation and respond to critical alerts during off hours
  • Perform technical risk assessments and participate as a SME in projects

Qualifications:

  • Ability to work independently and take ownership from problem identification through resolution; including communicating and updating parties involved on the status until the problem is resolved
  • Strong analytical skills to define risk, identify potential threats, and develop action/mitigation plan
  • Working Knowledge of enterprise security tools including: SIEM, IDS, Web Filtering, Email Filtering, Endpoint Protection, Vulnerability scanners and Phishing Simulations
  • Familiarity with Windows and Linux operating system pertaining to permissions and logging standards
  • Strong knowledge of log management strategies
  • Working knowledge of TCP/IP suite of protocols and an understanding of how major application protocols work (e.g., HTTP, SMTP, DNS)
  • Familiarity of various attack vectors and common vulnerabilities
  • Strong knowledge of categories of malware and how they work
  • Experience with commercial and open source security tools required (i.e. Nessus, BurpSuite, Nmap, Kali, Wireshark, Metasploit)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent work experience
  • Professional/technical certifications are a plus

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the eighth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the “Best Staffing Firms to Work For” and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 26 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients’ technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com.

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