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Security Analyst

Date Posted: Jun 16
Type: Contract to Hire
Wage: 100-120K
Job Number: 8160
Location: Houston , TX

TITLE: Security Analyst
CLIENT: Technology
LOCATION: Houston Texas
TYPE: Contract-to-Hire, Permanent
SALARY or RATE: 50/hr
URGENCY: Reviewing Resumes
SUMMARY:
We are seeking a Security Analyst for our Security IT team in Houston Texas for an international technology company.
DUTIES:
• Serve as an escalation point and subject matter expert during incident investigations
• Provide oversight and support for alert triage and analysis for security threats and risks alerting from security solutions
• Perform root cause analysis to identify attack vector, and provide mitigation recommendations to prevent future attacks
• Create detailed formal incident reports for executive leadership
• Develop detections for identified threats and 0-day exploits
• Create and enhance playbooks, SOPs, and security documentation to increase operational efficiency
• Develop scripts to automate redundant security tasks and assist with incident investigations
• Assist with developing advanced cybersecurity capabilities and programs
• Participate in security solution proof-of-concept evaluations
• Conduct cross-functional collaboration with various enterprise teams in support of information security initiatives

REQUIREMENTS:
• Minimum of three (3) years of experience working directly in a Security Operations Center (SOC), or on a Computer Incident Response Team
• Experience utilizing Cyber Threat Intelligence to conduct structured and unstructured Threat Hunting
• Proficient with security solutions and platforms (SIEM, EDR, SOAR, UEBA, IDS/IPS, SEG, TIP)
• Experience conducting Incident Response, Security Monitoring, Structured Threat Hunting, or Cyber Threat Intelligence in large, heterogeneous, complex enterprise computing environments
• Experience performing Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) research
• Cloud security experience (Azure)
• Proficient in Python or other programming languages for malware analysis, tool integration, and automation
• Must be an independent self-starter, possess excellent written communication and can demonstrate the ability to present complex, technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences

EDUCATION:
Preferred Certifications:
• GIAC Certified Incident Handler - GCIH
• GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst – GCFA
• GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner- GCFE
CCFE
CHFI

ADDITIONAL “PERKS” TO CONSIDER:

Hybrid remote role, work from home 3 days of the week. Report directly to CISO.

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