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Cyber Security Analyst (Oldsmar, FL)
Ref No.: 18-03179
Location: Oldsmar, Florida
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date / End Date: 05/28/2018 to 05/31/2019
Paladin Consulting is currently hiring an Cyber Security Analyst to join our team working onsite at our client's office located in Oldsmar, FL.

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Job Title: Cyber Security Analyst
Work Location: Oldsmar, FL
Duration: Long-term contract
Education/Experience Required: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer Information Systems or research related discipline or a minimum of 3+ years of direct Information Security experience.

Job Description & Responsibilities:
  • As a Cyber Security Analyst this individual will participate on a team supporting global cyber security operations and incident response, and will be responsible for providing subject matter expertise in the monitoring, triage and performing analysis of security events and incidents.
  • Creating and tracking security investigations to resolution
  • Composing security alert notifications and other communications
  • Advising incident responders in the steps to take to investigate and resolve computer security incidents
  • Staying up to date with current vulnerabilities, attacks, and countermeasures
  • Reviews the performance, availability, and capacity of internally and externally hosted services and service components against service SLAs and OLAs
  • Work across security towers to build security automation and orchestration pipelines to expedite the eradication of threats to the network
  • Perform system and network analysis of intrusions to network infrastructure, applications, operating systems, firewalls, SIEM, malware detection, etc. and conducts preliminary incident response, event analysis and threat intelligence
  • Provides support on security issues and responds in accordance with the Security Incident Management Plan
  • Review security events that are detrimental to the overall security posture; analyze and detect sophisticated and nuance attacks, discern false positives
  • Perform correlation of events from network, applications, enterprise and host to identify suspicious activity
  • Provide expert support for cyber forensics collections and analysis in support of both cyber protection and legal activities
  • Assist teams in the collection, preservation and eradication of malware on systems
  • Conduct technical level and business discussions, as it relates to incident response, cyber forensics, vulnerability management and threat analytics
  • Provide expert advice on the identification and mitigation of risks as they are identified thru forensics analysis and vulnerability discovery
  • Documents standard practices and step-by-step procedures
  • Interfaces professionally and accurately with stakeholders when incidents occur
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
  • Perform malware reverse engineering activities to gain insight to assist security incident activities
  • Perform investigations as appropriate, and recommend corrective actions for security incidents
  • Monitor and analyze traffic and system security events and logs;
  • Prioritizing and differentiating between potential intrusion attempts and false alarms
  • Perform analysis to determine scope and root cause of security event
  • This position requires the ability to work a on-call schedule
  • Performs other related duties as assigned¿
Skills & Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer Information Systems or research related discipline or a minimum of 3+ years of direct Information Security experience.
  • Minimum 3 years of general IT experience with a variety of operating systems including Windows, Linux or UNIX in a functional capacity.
  • 1+ years of direct experience in an Information Security role focused in Security Monitoring and Incident Response.
  • In-Depth understanding of Security Operation and Incident Response procedures and toolsets for internal and audit/compliance reviews.
  • Experience providing and validating security requirements related to information system design, implementation and business processes.
  • Knowledge of common information security standards, such as: ISO 27001/27002, NIST, PCI DSS, ITIL, COBIT. Basic Understanding of System Development Life Cycle methodology.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required. Must be able to communicate technical details in a clear, understandable manner.
  • Cloud IaaS/PaaS (AWS & Azure)
  • Hadoop, Elastic, ELK, RDS, Spark, Apache Flume/Apache Kafka
  • Mesosphere, Marathon, Docker
  • Log Management, Orchestration, Workflow, Analytic Modules
  • Understanding of Alerts(IOCs) vs Telemetry vs Enrichment
  • Netflow, Compression, SSL offloading and Inspection
  • Advanced scripting experience (Python, Shell, Bash, Java, Ruby, Chef, Puppet, Ansible, etc.)
  • Cloud computing standards and controls
  • Security certification such as SANS/GIAC, CISSP, CEH, OSCP,
  • This position requires the ability to work a shift schedule.
  • This position requires minimal travel
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