Cyber Security Tools Analyst in Santa Ana, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 11/2/2018

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Job Title: Cyber Security Tools Analyst

Location: Santa Ana, California

DESCRIPTION:
Volt is looking to hire Cyber Security Tools Analyst for our client based in Santa Ana, California.

APPLICANTS SELECTED MUST HAVE ABILITY TO OBTAIN AND MAINTAIN A U.S. GOVERNMENT SECURITY CLEARANCE

 PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position will be responsible for configuring, maintaining and recommending tools for the 24/7 Security Operations Center (SOC). The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Cybersecurity or related field and at least 5 years’ experience including at least three years working with Cyber Security tools in a network security environment, such as a Security Operations Center (SOC), Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT), Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT), Computer Incident Response Center (CIRC) or Cyber Security Incident Response Center (CSIRC).

 Job Specific Responsibilities:

  • Develop moderately complex security designs and test plans using existing technology.
  • Develop cyber security analytics and threat intelligence using multiple data sources provided to the Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) system.
  • Work closely with the SAIC CISO to identify and recommend process and system improvements to the security program.
  • Create relevant documentation and recommendations for changes to the current security architecture.
  • Drive the capabilities and execution to effectively optimize and improve enterprise security.
  • Demonstrate expert level knowledge of security services and implementations.
  • Work with SOC engineers and analysts to ensure the tools meet both the SOC and the customer’s needs.
  • Recommend configuration and reporting strategies based on the results of vulnerability assessments, to ensure effective achievement of the organizational objectives.
  • Provide support for security incidents throughout the incident lifecycle as needed and make recommendations to ensure enterprise infrastructure is protected.
  • Performs analyses to validate established security requirements and to recommend additional security requirements and safeguards.
  • Work with the CISO to develop a metrics program to report on overall SOC performance and effectiveness.
  • Experience with Security Assessment Tools (Nessus) and Security Information and Event Management Tools (LogRhythm).
  • Scripting experience.
  • Understanding of networking concepts and technologies including TCP/IP, Routing, Switching, NAT, OSI Model, etc.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and multiple deadlines in an organized fashion.
  • Understanding of advanced data analysis and management concepts.
  • Demonstrated experience with Cyber Security Monitoring and Detection including expert experience in at least two of the following areas: (a) Vulnerability Assessment; (b) Intrusion Prevention and Detection; (c) Access Control and Authorization; (d) Policy Enforcement; (e) Application Security; (f) Protocol Analysis; (g) Firewall Management; (h) Incident Response; (i) Encryption; (j) Web filtering; (k) Advanced Threat Protection
  • Experience with the following tools (or equivalent):  Wireshark, LogRhythm, Nessus.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

• Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Cybersecurity or related field and a minimum of five years of experience including three years working with Cyber Security tools in network Security Operations Center - Cyber Security – Tools Analyst.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

  • CISSP-ISSEP and/or SANS/GIAC Certification, a plus.
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • CCNP/CCDP
  •  SANS/GIAC certifications
  • Cisco WLAN certification
  • Experience in Information Assurance Policy and Guidelines
  • NIST Special Publication 800-53
  • NIST Cybersecurity Framework
  • ITIL® Foundation Level or higher Certification

This is a contingent/temporary position offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.

To learn more about Volt, please visit: http://www.volt.com and to see more of our job postings, please visit: http://jobs.volt.com

                                           Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.