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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
  • Monitoring the alerts generated by multiple security devices like intrusion detection systems, web application firewalls, anti-virus, etc... as well as system and application logs.
  • Analyzing the alerts, eliminating false positives, and raising alerts to designated personnel to respond to the identified incident.
  • Classifying incidents according to the category and severity to set the incident management process in motion.
  • Monitoring security intelligence feeds and alert the customer to new and emerging threats that may impact their environment.
  • Providing on-going recommendations to tune the customer's detective controls and minimize false positives.
  • Performing periodic vulnerability scanning and reporting findings to the customer.
  • Helping in developing SOC reports and vulnerability advisories.
  • Alternate between working morning and night shifts

Education, Experience & Skills
  • Solid networking, systems, and security background.
  • Solid understanding of attacker tactics, techniques, and procedures.
  • Familiarity with at least one SIEM technology, preferably one of IBM Q-Radar, Micro Focus ArcSight or LogRhythm.
  • Familiarity with cyber security products.
  • Scripting using Python will be an advantage.
  • Key Personal Traits:
    • Team player.
    • Solid Analytical skills.
    • Solid research skills.
    • Ability to work unsupervised and independently.

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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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