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Security Operations Analyst

Minneapolis, MN 55423
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Position Overview:

Responsibilities/Deliverables that the resource will be responsible for:

  • Configuring and maintaining monitoring, correlation, and alerting solutions to ensure that relevant security issues are identified, alerted on.
  • Administering and maintaining the underlying infrastructure
  • Aggregating logs from different sources into the security logging tier
  • Validating that required log sources are reporting to the SIEM and working with internal teams to resolve issues when systems are not reporting properly
  • Creating and maintaining information security monitoring dashboards for the information security team and management in order to provide varying levels of visibility of the security and health events within the environment
  • Suggesting and implementing process improvements to the monitoring and alerting environment based on best practices and lessons learned

Skills Overview:

What are the MUST have skills that you are looking for in a candidate?

Basic Qualifications

  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Comfortable working with Windows and Linux platforms
  • Familiarity with incident management and security operations best practices
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience working in the information security field
  • Completion of a Bachelor's degree in an area such as Computer Science, Information Security, Information Technology or equivalent work experience

Preferred Skills

  • Previous experience working in a Security Operations Center or similar environment
  • One or more of the following industry certifications: Security+, Network+, SSCP, CISSP, GSEC, GCIA, GCIH

What are the technologies and the depth of the technologies that a candidate must have in order to be successful in this role?

  • Windows and Linux Platforms
  • ArcSight
  • ELK Stack
  • Hadoop would be a nice to have as they will be using this in the near future
  • C++ and Python scripting would be helpful, open to other Scripting experience

What are the soft skills that you feel candidates must-have in order to be successful in this role?

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills


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