IT Security Analyst in Columbia, SC at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/15/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


ROLES AND RESPONSIBLITIES
* Have some working administrative knowledge using IT security technology such as Snort, SourceFire, and Firepower
* Orchestrating deployments of custom CentOS 7/6 servers
* Apply recommended OS Patches, Kernel upgrades to keep server operating systems up to date.
* Automation of repeatable tasks with the help of scripting (Python/Ansible preferred)
* Troubleshooting of Linux Servers and applications beyond the basics.
* Developing strategies to improve operational workflow
* Updating security tools on Linux systems
* Basic knowledge of relational databases such as MySQL and PSQL
* Asses existing network sensing topology and identify key system flaws
* Configuring and deploying new open-source and commercial security tools on Linux systems
* Provide recommendations to overall system deployment and design
* Perform administrative and engineering work on Security Operation Center tools such as Remedy, Service manager, Symantec Antivirus, etc
* Develop detailed supporting documentation regarding technical projects (such as materials to support an architecture review board)
* Provide recommendations on collection, processing and distribution systems in the cyber security market
* Manage customer expectation and attend all mandatory review / regulatory discussions related to the specific project being delivered

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
* Possesses and applies expertise on multiple complex work assignments.
* Exposure to at least one major industry network sensing technology
* Assignments may be broad in nature, requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks.
* Operates with appreciable latitude in developing methodology and presenting solutions to problems
* Contributes to deliverables and performance metrics where applicable.
* Advanced experience in networking (TCP/IP) protocols, computer/network security, and system administration.
* Strong understanding on DNS, LDAP, AD, HTTP, TCP/IP, Web browsers, Firewalls.
* Background in INFOSEC operations, vulnerability assessment, and security-scanning tools.
* Unix/Linux skills required
* Expert in RedHat/CentOS 6/7 System Administration.
* Experience in configuring and patching large number of systems.
* Experience in Snort IDS or Sourcefire IDS, or other security tools.
* Experience with syslog and iptables configurations.
* Expert in Linux shell scripting, Python, or Perl.
* Experience with storage systems including SAN, NAS etc.
* Experience in administration of Nagios.
* Significant experience in system architecture and design techniques.
* Background in INFOSEC operations, endpoint management, and network topology.
* Assignments may be broad in nature, requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks.
* Operates with appreciable latitude in developing methodology and presenting solutions to problems.
* Contributes to deliverables and performance metrics where applicable.
* Ability to work directly with customers.
* Able to develop and deliver solutions and thrive in a fast paced "start up" like environment.
* Excellent communication and presentation skills.
* Knowledge of data center, cloud-based environments, or Security Operations Center (SOC).
* Hands on experience with information security tools such as enterprise SIEM solution (QRadar/Splunk) is a plus.
* Ability to interpret customer requirements and develop solutions to meet these requirements
* Have relevant industry IT and/or security certifications. RHCE, Security+
* Security certification desired

REQUIRED EDUCATION
* 5+ years of IT Security experience with Bachelor's Degree
* 3+ year of IT Security experience with Master's Degree