Job Description

TCI has an immediate need for an Information Technology Security Analyst in Melbourne, FL.  This is not a Corp2Corp opportunity.  This is a contract-to-hire opportunity. In addition to competitive, market-rate based pay, TCI provides all our Consultants with Comprehensive Medical/Dental Insurance, 401k, Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability benefits.
THIS POSITION REQUIRES A PUBLIC TRUST SECURITY CLEARANCE PRIOR TO START.
THIS POSITION IS ON-SITE; NO REMOTE AVAILABLE.
SUMMARY
The Information Technology (IT) Security professional to join the Security Operations Team as a Security Analyst. This is an operations center staff IT Security position that supports the Enterprise Security Operations Center (SOC). Accordingly, applicants must be willing to work shift periods that includes evening and weekend rotations.
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Responsible for Tier 1 security configuration hardening, incident detection/ investigation and reporting to management and customer security contacts.
  • Monitor security events to identify anomalies for possible incidents within the network.
  • Manages Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) infrastructure and applications, including workflow management, threat hunting assignments, threat intelligence ingests, rule/alert creation and operational maintenance.
  • Use developed skills, tools, and external resources to validate security-related events to determine validity, exposure or false positive conditions.
  • Ability to retrieve, correlate and analyze event history, configuration files and system logs to assess presence of anomalous events.
  • Produce time-critical, technical reports to management outlining incident and potential mitigation.
  • Communicate with SOC and Network Operations Center (NOC) staff about potential incidents, indicators and/or warnings.
  • Troubleshoot and effect restoration of service-impacting issues affecting customer VPN performance.
  • Handle trouble calls from customers and internal network users.
  • Apply baseline security configurations to network equipment to harden or update to meet approved requirement baselines.
  • Must be able to provide on-call support on a rotational basis as needed
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced operational environment to maintain availability and resiliency of network security services to customers.
REQUIREMENTS
  • 2+ years of related experience with a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology/Computer Information Systems or Cyber/Information Security OR 4+ years related experience and an Associate’s Degree is a relevant field.
  • Previous experience performing Tier 1 Security Information Configuration hardening and incident detection/ investigation.
  • Understanding of various Operating Systems.
  • Understanding of system logs and be familiar with log analysis.
  • Understanding of system vulnerabilities and exploitation.
  • Understanding of vulnerability mitigation; Ability to prioritize vulnerability mitigation efforts based on risk assessments.
  • Must have strong written and oral communication skills, be self-motivated and a self-starter, maintain a curiosity and desire to learn, and be able to work well in a team environment.
PREFERRED TECHNICAL SKILLS
  • CompTIA Security+ Certification highly preferred.
  • Knowledge of SIEM functions threat hunting, correlation of events, dashboard creation, metrics development, and creating alerts based on threat intelligence and other Indictors of Compromise (IOC)s.

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