Security Analyst II

Security Analyst II Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Security Analyst II to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Respond to antivirus detection’s by performing scans, attempting remediation, and escalation as required;
  • Coordinate with enterprise-wide cyber defense staff to correlate threat assessment data and validate network alerts;
  • Implement IP blocks in customer firewalls to reduce attack surface;
  • Characterize and analyze network traffic to identify anomalous activity and potential threats to network resources;
  • Provide timely detection, identification, and alerting of possible attacks/intrusions, anomalous activities, and misuse activities;
  • Document and escalate incidents that could pose a ongoing and immediate impact on the environment;
  • Receive and analyze network alerts from various sources within the enterprise and determine possible causes of such alerts.

Requirements:

  • Experience with Incident Response Handling procedures, and break the chain exercises;
  • Strong knowledge of the various security solutions such as IDS, SIEM, firewalls and proxies;
  • Experience with security tools and programming languages including: 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 Windows;
  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or 2+ years of experience in a SOC.