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IT Security Senior Analyst (SOC)

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Plano, TX

Posted on Feb 16, 2017


Our Client's Services uses innovative technology and industry best practices to deliver end-to-end network security in fixed and mobile environments, allowing for an unbroken thread of security from login to logoff for our clients in a variety of industries. We protect, detect and respond to a dynamic threat landscape. Our IT security team members possess deep industry expertise, process proficiency, and technology skills to provide rapid containment and eradication of threats and security breaches.

We are currently hiring an IT Security Analyst to join our 24/7/365 Security Operations Center (SOC) team. SOC Analysts work in a team environment to monitor the health and wellness of security devices on our clients’ networks. You will work with a fast-paced global leader in IT Security Services providing support to our vast client base amid an ever-changing technology landscape. Role Responsibilities: - Write/create formal documentation such as reports, slide decks, and architecture diagrams - Assist incident response efforts - Create content (queries, dashboards, reports, etc.) in industry leading SIEM tools, such as Splunk - Support and participate in SOC engineering efforts such as tool integration, development of automation, scripts, testing of new tools and evaluation of new technologies - Make recommendations for improving procedures - Evaluate/deconstruct malware through open-source and vendor provided tools - Resolve client issues by taking the appropriate corrective action, or following the appropriate escalation procedures - Utilize ticketing system and standard operating procedures for effective call processing and escalation to adhere to client Service Level Agreement (SLA) - Perform all tasks required per shift including reporting, monitoring, and turnover logs - Evaluate the type and severity of security events by making use of packet analyses and in-depth understanding of exploits and vulnerabilities - Confidently communicate technical information to Services client base and internal technical team members - Participate in knowledge sharing with other analysts and develop efficient customer solutions - Maintain a working knowledge of local security policies and execute general controls as assigned

Requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree in related filed, to include computer science, business administration, English, or equivalent combination of education and experience
- 1+ years of SIEM, or Splunk Enterprise Security experience
- Strong communication, written, and verbal skills
- Experience with writing/creation of formal documentation such as reports, slide decks, and architecture diagrams
- Investigative and analytical problem solving skills
- Customer service/support experience  

Preferences:
- Splunk training or certification
- Coding or scripting experience
- Familiarity with Unix/Linux
- Security+, CISSP, or similar certification


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GDH Consulting, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran’s status or any other category protected by law. In addition to federal law requirements, GDH Consulting, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities and/or employees. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits and training.