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Security Operations Center Analyst

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Cysiv is currently seeking a Security Operations Center Analyst to join a growing security team. We are looking for highly talented people with a passion for cybersecurity, problem solving, and partnering with customers as part of a cohesive team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in IT security and is comfortable with both customer-facing and security implementation roles.


Principal Duties & Responsibilities
  • Detection, monitoring, analysis, resolution of security incidents; participate in providing containment recommendation
  • Coordinate escalations to external client support teams to ensure timely delivery of incident resolutions
  • Perform network/system/application/log intrusion detection analysis and trending
  • Perform tuning of the SIEM filters and correlations to continuously improve monitoring
  • Participate in the security incident handling efforts in response to a detected incident, and coordinate with other stakeholders and clients
  • Ensure that Service Level Agreements are met
  • Maintain standard operating procedures, processes and guidelines
  • Automate security analysis, administration and remediation procedures, workflows and tasks
  • Maintain awareness of trends in security regulatory, technology, and operational requirements
  • Shift rotation will be required for this role.
Education, Experience & Skills
  • Graduate with a degree from a recognized university with specialization in Computer Sciences or a related discipline, combined with a minimum of three (3) years of directly related practical experience and demonstrated ability to carry out the functions of the job.
  • SIEM experience with ELK Security Analytics, QRadar, RSA Netwitness, and Splunk
  • Thirst for knowledge, inquisitive nature, keen interest in actively participating in SOC expansion
  • Experience working in an IT Security Operations Center, using SANS methodology
  • Experience and extensive knowledge of Security Information Event Management
  • Experience in Intrusion Detection or Prevention Systems
  • Knowledge of: TCP/IP, computer networking, routing and switching
  • Experience in Linux and Windows based devices at the System Administrator level
  • System log forensics (Syslog, Event Viewer)
  • EC Council: C|HFI, ECAS or SANS: GIAC, GCFA, GCIH, GREM or other certifications are preferred
  • Strong troubleshooting, reasoning and problem solving skills
  • Ability and experience in writing clear and concise technical documentation
  • Knowledge of: Strong Authentication, End Point Security, Internet Policy Enforcement, Firewalls, Web Content Filtering, Database Activity Monitoring (DAM), Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Identity and Access Management (IAM) solutions
  • Knowledge of Cysiv suite of security tools

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An equal employment opportunity

Cysiv provides equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. Cysiv does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy and childbirth or related medical conditions, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care leave status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

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