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Xperttech Inc.

W Cummings Park
Woburn, MA, United States

Phone: 781-780-2939 Ext: 3042
Web Site: www.xperttech.com

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IT Security Incident Management Analyst


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Bloomington, IL, United States 




Negotiable per hour

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Employment Type:

Contract - Corp-to-Corp, Contract - W2



Job Description:

Title: IT Security Incident Management Analyst
Location: Bloomington, IL
Duration: 14+ Months Contract
Job Description:
Seeking an experienced IT Security Analyst with a background in Incident Management & Triage to join our team of professionals in supporting a key client in managing their IT Security environment.
The person chosen to fill this role will respond to events according to documented procedures and industry best practices.  Ideal candidates should be experienced in the areas of networking, client/server technologies, and analyzing log files with the ability to identify false positive and true positive events.  Must have experience in Linux and Windows operating systems.  Candidates in this role may also be required to follow the incident response plan and assist CSDC Response Analysts when necessary.  The person chosen to fill the position will have demonstrated the interest and enthusiasm for enterprise Information Security through their work history, training & certifications and career development within the security spectrum of IT..
Standard Job Requirements
•              Provide initial investigation of security incidents
•              Provide communication and escalation throughout the incident per the CSIRT guidelines
•              Communicates directly with data asset owners and business response plan owners during high severity incidents
•              Hunting for suspicious anomalous activity based on data alerts or data outputs from various toolsets
•              Perform analysis of log files
•              Takes an active part in the containment of incidents, even after they are escalated
•              Escalating issues when necessary
Technical Competencies
•              Knowledge of network security zones, firewall, IDS
•              Knowledge of log formats for syslog, http logs, DB logs and how to gather forensics for traceability back to event
•              Knowledge of packet capture and analysis
•              Experience with log management or security information management tools
•              Experience with Security Assessment tools (NMAP, Nessus, Metasploit, Netcat)
•              Ability to make information security risk determinations
•              Effective verbal and written communication skills intelligence threats and threat actors.
Training, Qualifications, and Certifications Required
•              Security Essentials – SEC401 (optional GSEC certification)
•              Intrusion Detection In Depth – SEC503 (optional GCIA certification)
Recommended security qualifications:
•              Hacker Guard: Security Baseline Training – SEC464
•              Advanced Security Essentials – SEC501 (optional GCED certification)
•              Hacker Techniques, Exploits & Incident Handling – SEC504 (optional GCIH certification)
Other Required Qualifications/Experience
Qualification     IT Security Threat Analysis       
Minimum Years Required           2            
Qualification     Security Essentials - SEC401    
Minimum Years Required           2            
Qualification     Intrusion Detection (SEC503) 
Minimum Years Required           2

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