24 days old

Security Analyst

Boston, MA 02125
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  • Payrate
    $55 To $57

(SIEM and Security Monitoring)

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  1. Help to automate manual process currently done in the Cyber Security Department.
  2. Take ownership of the SIEM platform deployment, general documentation, log sources documentation and maintenance of the platform itself.
  3. Generate figures, reports and dashboards regarding SIEM platform.
  4. Generate and maintain scripts for automating SIEM server tasks.
  5. Provide additional inputs for further investigations based on logs collected in the SIEM platform.
  6. Generate baseline of normal behavior of data to detect anomalies on the data collected.
  7. Provide guidelines and recommendations to the SIEM and Big Data platform based on industry best practices.
  8. Respond to security incidents across a wide array of technologies, mitigate and contain impacts, coordinate remediation efforts, summarize and make recommendations for improvements
  9. Provide up-to-date reports on security incidents and task progress, and centrally track, in a timely fashion, incoming and existing problems.
  10. Provide expertise, guidance, recommendations and documented security configurations for implementation of security tools and processes.
  11. Maintain documentation to support security strategy by outlining the requirements and benefits of specific security tools and/or solutions.
  12. Interface with groups and individuals to resolve security issues related to implementation of network and security products.
  13. Efficiently manage multiple simultaneous tasks across new projects and existing systems, including management of on-call duties.
  14. Highly proactive. Self-starter, able to work with limited supervision. It is a must.
  15. Must have passion for Information Security and have a desire to learn new things.


  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, systems engineering, computer science, computer engineering, information technology, management information systems or equivalent.
  • Solid analytical/problem-solving skills with capability to identify solutions to unusual and complex problems.
  • The ideal candidate will have knowledge and experience with SIEM or analytics solutions (Splunk, ELK, Logrhythm, etc) .
  • Must have understanding of information systems security; network architecture; network security; general database concepts; document management; hardware and software troubleshooting; electronic mail systems, such as Exchange and GroupWise; Microsoft Office applications; intrusion tools; and computer forensic tools. Experience conducting security assessments, penetration testing, and ethical hacking are desirable.
  • Certifications as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or GIAC Certifications are a plus.
  • Must have SQL commands/language knowledge.
  • Python programming, bash scripting and PowerShell is also a must.
  • 6+ years Security Analyst experience in a corporation or service firm.


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