Network Security Analyst
Our Client, a World Leading Environmental Sciences corporation, based in Houston, TX, has an immediate opportunity for a Network Security Analyst to join their team on a long-term contract basis. This Associate Security Analyst - Event Management position is responsible for monitoring events generated by endpoint clients, servers, network devices, and security devices across the enterprise. This person will act as first level responder to investigations of possible incidents using a log/event management tool. II. Duties and Responsibilities include the following. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. Other ancillary duties may be assigned. • Monitors security audit and intrusion detection system logs for system and network anomalies and provide first level analysis • Respond to suspicious or malicious events detected through collection or reported by Help Desk or users • Provide remediation and application event support to IT operations and engineering teams • Provides analysis, design and support for log collection of firewalls, routers, networks and operating systems. • Communicates technical and event assessment results, evaluates engineering and integration initiatives and provides technical support to assess security policies, standards and guidelines. • Develops, collects and analyzes logs from firewalls, intrusion detection systems, enterprise anti-virus systems and software deployment tools. • Reviews and recommends the installation, modification or replacement of hardware or software components and any configuration change(s) that impact event collection. • Fulfills service requests, responds to break-fix incidents and provides daily administrative support for endpoint and network security platforms • Position may require on-call coverage for evenings, weekends, and holidays. III. Supervisory Responsibilities None IV. Qualifications A. Education and Experience Required: • 1-3 years of experience in network, host, data and/or application security in multiple operating system environments. • Experience working with IP networking, networking protocols and understanding of security related technologies including encryption, IPsec, PKI, VPNs, firewalls, proxy services, DNS, electronic mail and access-lists • Experience working with internet, web, application and network security techniques • Experience working with relevant operating system security (Windows, Solaris, Linux, etc.) • Experience working with firewall, network scanning and intrusion detection products and authentication technologies (Cisco, Qualys, etc.) • Experience working with federal regulations related to information security (FISMA, Computer security Act, etc.) Preferred: • Bachelor's Degree in computer systems engineering, information systems, or related field from an accredited college or university preferred • Strong communication skills • Strong analytical and problem solving skills • Strong presentation skills • Strong personal computer and business solutions software skills • Strong interpersonal skills to interact with customers and team members • Ability to lead and work in a team environment • Ability to handle multiple tasks and switch between tasks quickly B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), or will obtain one of the certifications within 12 months. C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required • Proficiency in at least one event collection and analysis tool ABOUT DELPHI-US: Delphi-US provides world class talent acquisition solutions to our clients nationwide. We are experts in Information Technology, Engineering, Professional and select specialized talent recruitment. With a collective 30+ years in our field, Delphi-US brings true best practices to the industry, and a fundamental approach that drives excellence in results for our clients and consultants. Known as 'The Peacemakers in The Talent War', Delphi-US seeks to join the best and brightest of our knowledge workforce to select employers of choice throughout the United States.
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