IT Associate Security Analyst (Tier 2)
San Antonio
January 7, 2020

FrankCrum Staffing has several opportunities as an Security Analyst in San Antonio, TX for a growing company. The Security Analyst tunes production alerts, acts as an escalation path for the first responders, and works on documentation and process improvement. The Security Analyst monitors and responds to advanced threats within Customer environments, including alerts from: SIEMs, Firewalls, Vulnerability Scanners, IDS/IPS (host and network based), Application Control systems, and Anti-Virus software.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Multitask and prioritize work based on associated risk.
  • Characterize and analyze network traffic to identify anomalous activity and potential threats to network resources.
  • Coordinate with enterprise-wide cyber defense staff to correlate threat assessment data and validate network alerts.
  • Respond to antivirus detections by performing scans, attempting remediation, and escalation as required.
  • Create auditable evidence of security measures.
  • Document and escalate incidents (including event history, status and potential impact for further action) that may cause ongoing and immediate impact to the environment.
  • Implement IP blocks in customer firewalls to reduce attack surface.
  • Examine network topologies to understand data flows through the network.
  • Identify network mapping and operating system (OS) fingerprinting activities.
  • Perform event correlation using information gathered from a variety of sources within the enterprise to gain situational awareness and determine the effectiveness of an observed attack.
  • Provide timely detection, identification, and alerting of possible attacks/intrusions, anomalous activities, and misuse activities and distinguish these incidents and events from benign activities.
  • Receive and analyze network alerts from various sources within the enterprise and determine possible causes of such alerts.
  • Perform cyber defense trend analysis and reporting, including preparation of audit reports that identify technical and procedural findings, and provide recommended remediation strategies/solutions.
  • Use cyber defense tools for continual monitoring and analysis of system activity to identify malicious activity.
  • Able to perform other duties as assigned.

Educational and Work Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree and/or 3-5 years of experience in a SOC.
  • Professional certifications such as CompTIA Security+, Network+, Linux+, or SANS GIAC GSEC, GCIH, and/or equivalent professional experience or education preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of and hands-on experience with:
    • The OSI model.
    • Security tools and programming languages including:
      • Wireshark/tcpdump
      • Security Management Systems (SMS).
      • Regular Expressions/Powershell.
  • Experience with network investigations reviewing endpoint logs, network traffic logs, and security solutions.
  • Operating systems knowledge and systems administration skills for various versions of UNIX, LINUX, and Windows and ability to read and understand Windows logs.
  • Strong knowledge of the various security solutions such as AV, IPS, IDS, SIEM, firewalls and proxies.
  • Comprehensive understanding of Incident Response Handling procedures, and break the chain exercises.
  • Information Security and Compliance industry standards and best practices.

Knowledge, skills, and characteristics required:

  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and listening skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills, and the ability to multi-task and prioritize.
  • A keen interest in security and the need for the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information and information systems to be maintained.
  • High level of integrity, judgment and situational awareness.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with peers, across teams, and with management.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to change.
  • Capability of learning and performing all the activities that everyone on the shift does.
  • Excellent customer service skills.


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