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Company : Optghar
Req/job Title : Senior Security Analyst
Job Ref No : 6107
Post Date : 07/11/2022
Country : USA
Job State/Province : New York
Job City : Purchase
PrimarySkill : SECURITY Jobs
Experience :
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Subject : Senior Security Analyst // NY; NJ;PA; NYC, NC // Looking only local consultant
Description :

This position is responsible for the analysis and containment of security incidents in our network using a range of tools: EDR, logs, netflow, and other data sources. The analyst collaborates with other IT teams to complete the eradication of threats during the Incident Response process. This role serves as a point of escalation and review for complex and high-severity cases referred from the 24x7 SOC and other analysts. This role uses the insights gained through those other activities to tune existing detections and develop new threat identification techniques tailored to our environment.
Analyze security incidents. Research and resolve or engage subject matter experts
Collaborate with other IT teams to eradicate threats and to optimize our systems for prevention
Develop new threat detection techniques using the log and reference data available in our SIEM
Support other IT teams in the tuning and integration of security tools
Collect forensic data for in-house investigations

Familiarity with SIEM (preferably Splunk), EDR (preferably CrowdStrike) and other analytical tools
Familiarity with incident response protocols and tools (RTR, KAPE, etc.)
Strong understanding of Windows and Active Directory permissions, common exploits, and log data
Familiarity with Linux permissions, common exploits, and log data
Strong understanding of SMTP, HTTP, and TCP/IP traffic management and analysis
Working knowledge of common diagnostic tools like nmap, procmon, bind, etc.
Knowledge of fundamental security technologies such as firewalls, anti-malware agents, security logging/tracing, encryption and signatures, PKI
Proficiency with Excel, pivot tables, PowerQuery, and other ad hoc analytical tools
Familiarity with scripting in Powershell and/or Python, desired