Snr Security Analyst

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: USA - United States of America - Houston United States of America Houston
  • Date Posted: June 10, 2021

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    Senior Security Analyst

    FPG Cyber is currently recruiting on behalf of our prestigious client, a World & Gartner Quadrant Leading, MDR Provider for a Senior Security Analyst, the role is semi-remote, working out of our client?s office?s in Houston, TX. Our client is an innovative Cyber Leader who are growing rapidly, they are on a mission to eliminate the fear of impact from cyber threats and attacks. This is a fantastic opportunity to excel your career & grow, for someone who wants autonomy in their next role with the opportunity to have their ideas listened too & acted on.

    Job Summary:

    The Senior Security Analyst will play an essential part in extending our customers team and bring an outstanding customer experience, to give their clients the freedom to conduct business safely. The ideal candidate will report to the Operational Lead of the Sec Ops team & will act as a Customer Champion, working with the unyielding ambition to resolve incidents & questions by demonstrating ownership, empathy & a desire to broaden their knowledge and skillsets. They will be expected to demonstrate their understanding of our clients Services & Products by providing their customers with a route to resolution. A good understanding of the core elements of the products, services & workflows, will facilitate their goal of providing customer a World Class Customer Experience, best-in-class security outcomes, and technical support for a wide variety of products, technologies and applications, ensuring the protection our customers assets.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    – Communicate directly with the end clients & partners; set clear expectations of how often updates to a case will be received
    – Provide guidance & training to customers through pre-arranged virtual meetings
    – Follow defined escalation paths to ensure proper resolution to issues
    – Advise & Investigate customers concerning risks and active vulnerabilities identified within monitored network environments- Escalate high priority technical or security related issues
    – Provide customer support by reviewing & analyzing logs or functional events within our customers? network systems
    – Report abnormalities to customer designated security or operational contacts
    – Conduct deep dive analysis & undertake threat hunting activities to support Content Management & Threat Intelligence activities
    – Develop workflow items until mature processes are implemented and assist with the documentation of such processes
    – Understanding of Products & Services, in addition to having industry recognized skills; Info Se, Linux, Windows & Networking
    – Become a representative of the Security Operations Center (SOC) stakeholders in Engineering reviews, product launches/enhancements
    – Initiate Escalation Procedures to counteract potential vulnerabilities
    – Analyze, escalate and respond to security events, observables and incidents detected by Alert Logic propriety security products
    – Investigate Security events to assist Content team
    – Provide Security expertise, directly or through appropriate tasking, for customers during incident responses, including remediation and prevention documentation
    – Resolve requests and incidents in a timely manner in accordance with customer contracted Service Level Agreements

    Required Skills/Experience:

    – 4 years as a Security Analyst with full remediation & Incident response experience
    – Understanding of cloud environments & infrastructure (preferably AWS)
    – Experience with SOAR tools (Security Orchestration and Automation, Security Incident Response Platforms (such as The Hive), Threat Intelligence Platforms)
    – Experience using an IDS eg., Snort or Kibana
    – Intermediate command of Linux systems administration and working with BASH
    – Hands on experience & understanding of networking including TCP/IP
    – Experience with network monitoring and packet analysis tools
    – Understanding of HTTP, SSL/TLS, SOAP, and reverse proxies
    – Knowledge of the OWASP Top 10
    – Intermediate experience with anomaly detection based on security systems

    Start date is = immediate (notice period accepted for the right candidates) please forward your resumes to: Tom Layzell at FPG Cyber tlayzell@firstpointgroup.com +1 (202) 972 4320