Security Operations Analyst

Macropace Technologies

Security Operations Analyst

Rochester, NY

Contract Position

Job Description:

Team member dedicated to the real-time triage of security alerts in order to maintain the cyber security of the Staples network and computing assets.

Key Duties:
Manage Security Incident tracking
Provide Alert Triage and Analysis
Escalation of Critical Incidents
Creation of Trouble Tickets for Minor Problems
Collaboration with Technical Teams

Key Skills:
Familiarity of Network Security Methodologies, Tactics, and Techniques
Understanding of Security Incident and Event Management systems (SIEMs)
Understanding of Networking Protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP, FTP, etc.)
Understanding of Networking Concepts (Packets, Ports, Routing, DNS, etc.)
Understanding of Firewalls
Understanding of Intrusion Detection and Intrusion Prevention Systems
Knowledge of Windows OS Administration
Knowledge of Linux OS Administration
Ability to Review and Analyze Network Packet Captures
Knowledge of Scripting (python or similar)

Qualities:
Self-Starter
Ability to Monitor and Track Multiple Issues Simultaneously
Must be able to Act Quickly, Calmly and Decisively in Stressful Situations
Must be able to Remain Focused in Tedious Situations
Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills

Specific System Knowledge:
AccelOps Critical/Must Have
AirDefense Nice To Have
Bit9 Should Have
FireAMP Should Have
FirePOWER Should Have
ForeScout Nice To Have
Guardium Nice To Have
Infoblox Nice To Have
LogRhythm Nice To Have
WSA (Ironport) Should Have

Thanks

Macropace

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