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Senior Analyst, Cyber Security Monitoring and Incident Response

Requisition Number:  13815
Contract Type:  Permanent
Location(s): 

Betzdorf, LU Emek Ha'ela, IL Manassas, VA, US Bucharest, RO

ROLE DESCRIPTION SUMMARY

 

The position is responsible for the proactive monitoring and analysing security events from multiple sources and for autonomously managing security incidents to ensure a coordinated, timely and effective response. He/she ensures SES security incident response readiness and drives the definition, implementation and continuous improvement of SES’s security incident response framework. He/she operates and continuously improve the vulnerability management process across SES as well and support key security management processes by collecting, creating and disseminating threat intelligence within the organization as well as with partner organizations.

 

Extended Job Description:

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES / KEY RESULTS AREAS

 

  • Perform 2nd level security monitoring and analysis of security alerts to identify security incidents
  • Maintain an effective log parsing and detection rule base by performing regular rule reviews to improve the false-negative and false-positive rates
  • Ensure the technical infrastructure supporting security monitoring and incident response are healthy and continuously improved
  • Improve detection capabilities by defining new use-cases, implementing corresponding rules and ensuring necessary logs are collected by the SIEM
  • Autonomously work with departments across SES to ensure relevant systems and logs are onboarded to the SIEM
  • Manage security incidents autonomously following the established incident response framework to ensure a coordinated, timely and effective response to security incidents.
  • Perform in-depth technical analyses of security threats and incidents, including malware analysis, network and system forensic analyses
  • Ensure SES security incident response readiness by driving the definition, implementation and continuous improvement of SES’s security incident response framework, including: relevant policies, processes and procedures, incident response tools, and training of actors in the response process
  • Collect and analyse security information from different information resources to identify relevant threats and vulnerabilities in order to improve security monitoring and incident response
  • Create SES-specific threat intelligence from various data sources, such as managed security incidents, quarantined malware, etc.
  • Disseminate synthesised intelligence information within the organization as well as external organizations, such as CERTs, ISACs or partner organizations.
  • Manage the vulnerability management process to identify and prioritise vulnerabilities in SES’ systems, applications and services and communicate these to system owners
  • Identify and disseminate information on critical vulnerabilities within the organization and propose mitigation plans
  • Create and maintain policies, processes, procedures for all cyber security monitoring functions.
  • Automate, maintain, and tune the infrastructure and tools of the cyber security operations function (including but not limited to SIEM platform regarding log sources onboarding, log parsing, rules/alerts/reports definition, SOAR platform, sandboxes, EDR tools, forensics workstations)

 

COMPETENCIES

 

  • Very good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Autonomous with strong self-management skills
  • Good coordination and project management skills
  • Innovative mind
  • Stress resistant and able to manage multiple incidents and tasks at the same time
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent team player
  • Ability to effectively interact with all organization stakeholders

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

 

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 6 to 7 years of experience in Cyber Security, Computer Science, Information Technology, or similar field (a combination of experience and education will be considered)
  • Knowledge of computer forensics, security vulnerabilities and exploits
  • Knowledge in cloud security, system security, application security and network security 
  • Knowledge of security technologies, such as Antivirus, Network and Host Intrusion Detection Systems, Web Proxy/Content Filtering, Authentication technologies, Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
  • Experience programming and scripting skills in different languages such as C, SQL, and Python
  • Ability to work on-call
  • Fluency in English, any other language is considered as an asset
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally 10% of the time
  • Ability to undergo security clearance process

 

Preferred:

  • Security certifications such as GCIH, GCFE, GCFA, GREM, or GCIA
  • Experience in malware analysis and reverse engineering
  • NATO/EU SECRET clearances

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