10 days old

Information Security Analyst

Peoria, IL 61615
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    $60,000 To $68,000

The primary purpose of the Security Analyst position is to evaluate security events identified by the network and security monitoring systems, identify system vulnerabilities, and investigate member and employee -reported security issues to protect data and systems from unauthorized internal and external access.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in an I.T. related field and 2 years commensurate work experience in Information Security and/or Network Engineering or 5 years commensurate work experience in Information Security and/or Network Engineering
  • Information Security certification (CEH or CISSP) or 2+ years Network Engineer or IS experience
  • Palo Alto firewall experience
  • LogRhythm monitoring system experience
  • Carbon Black experience
  • Familiar with:

    • Active Directory
    • Microsoft Server 2003+ configuration
    • Cisco devices configuration
    • General firewall rule configuration
    • Syslog
    • SQL Server configuration

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1) Performs network surveillance using monitoring solutions such as SIEM, IDS/IPS, firewall, data loss protection, internet and email monitoring software, and anti-virus protection.

2) Investigates security alerts and events to identify false positives and escalate anomalies per Security Incident Response Guideline.

3) Maintains security tools to optimize alerts and intelligence.

4) Audits Network Infrastructure for secure configurations

5) Investigates staff and member cyber security concerns and issues, and escalates as appropriate.

6) Scans company owned or managed devices (desktop/laptop/mobile) and network equipment for malware.

7) Maintains documentation of all security alerts, events, and incidents.

8) Participates on the Security Incident Response team, assisting with threat identification, analysis, containment, eradication, and recovery.

9) Performs internal and external vulnerability scans of network devices and workstations.

10) Researches Information Security trends, and recommends security enhancements.

11) Participates on corporate project teams as an Information Security expert resource

Preferred Skills:

  • Knows and applies the fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of Information Security
  • 2+ years Information Security experience, familiar with:

    • Cisco devices log analysis
    • Firewall log analysis
    • SQL Server log analysis
    • Syslog analysis

  • Experience with a vulnerability scanning tool
  • Experience with a malware cleaning tool
  • Understands virus definitions and malware families
  • Familiar with patching updates and CVE/Vulnerability reviews
  • Industry Certification (CEH and/or CISSP)
  • Penetration testing experience
  • Forensic investigation experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in any Computer area of study


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