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IT Security Analyst - Contract - Houston in Houston, TX at Vaco

Date Posted: 10/23/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Vaco has a contract opportunity in West Houston for an IT Security Analyst. Qualified candidates must have hands on experience with either Crowdstrike, Bit9 or CarbonBlack.


  • Proficiency in monitoring and defending attacks utilizing security technologies, including, advanced anti-malware solutions, network forensics, and visibility solutions
  • Respond to security incidents using data analytics and system forensics in production and corporate environments.
  • Monitor detection systems and respond to alerts of anomalous or suspicious activity.
  • Respond to security tickets to resolve security risks and improve security posture.
  • Identify and escalate priority issues that need immediate attention.
  • Take ownership of customer issues, including initial troubleshooting, identification of root cause and issue resolution or escalation.
  • Create process or troubleshooting documentation in the support knowledge base.

Skills and Experience

  • 2-4 years experience primarily focused on security administration, vulnerability prevention and security control implementation
  • Experience with CrowdStrike Intrusion Detection and Intrusion Prevention, Bit9 or CarbonBlack
  • Experience with ServiceNow for ticket management system
  • Experience with security aspects of Active Directory
  • Preferred experience with Varonis
  • 2+ years experience of customer support, technical support, system administration or related customer facing role.
  • Ability to work independently with little direct supervision and as a part of a team.