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Security Analyst
Ref No.: 15-00098
Location: Columbia, South Carolina
Budget & Control Board
Columbia, SC
6 Months


Project NOT to exceed past August 31, 2015. New time-limited grant-funded position.
 
Job Description: SCOPE OF THE PROJECT:
Assist Division of Information Security with the monitoring of complex information security sensors around the state.

DAILY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
Advise agencies on proper firewall configuration in accordance with industry best practices, Client policies and SOC installation guidelines.
Assist local government entities with Incident Response and risk mitigation in the event of compromise or discovery of vulnerabilities.
Perform duties as a Security Operations Center (SOC) analyst including Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) and Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) monitoring, investigation, incident handling and entity coordination using established operational procedures.
Perform administrative duties on infrastructure-specific applications such as Nagios, scripts and storage hardware devices such as Client MSA.
Administration functions on core SIEM devices and end-user training on the use and analysis of available information.

REQUIRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE): LINUX SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION, INCIDENT RESPONSE, KNOWLEDGE OF INTERNET PROTOCOLS AND APPLICATIONS. EXCELLENT CUSTOMER INTERFACE SKILLS. SIEM OPERATION AND ANALYSIS.

PREFERRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE): FIREWALL ADMINISTRATION, BASH SCRIPTING, INTRUSION DETECTION SYSTEM IMPLEMENTATION AND CONFIGURATION.

REQUIRED EDUCATION:
Bachelor's degree or 8 to 10 years experience.

PREFERRED CERTIFICATIONS:
LPI, RHCP, GSEC, GCUX, GCIH, GCIA, GCFE, ETC

STATEMENT OF WORK (SOW) ATTACHED.
   
   
   
   
SkillsSkills  
Skills:
Category
Name
Required
Importance
Level
Last Used
Experience
Miscellaneous Network protocols Yes 1      
Miscellaneous web based applications Yes 1      
Network Security Security Information Event Management (SIEM) systems development / configuration Yes 1      
Networking & Directories INCIDENT MANAGEMENT Yes 1      
Operating Systems/APIs Linux Yes 1      
Programming Languages BASH SCRIPTING No 1      
Protocols Firewall No 1      
Software Framwork INTRUSION DETECTION SYSTEM No 1      
Additional Skills: LINUX SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION, INCIDENT RESPONSE, KNOWLEDGE OF INTERNET PROTOCOLS AND APPLICATIONS. EXCELLENT CUSTOMER INTERFACE SKILLS. SIEM OPERATION AND ANALYSIS.
FIREWALL ADMINISTRATION, BASH SCRIPTING, INTRUSION DETECTION SYSTEM IMPLEMENTATION AND CONFIGURATION