Sr Information Security Analyst (Sr SOC Analyst)
OVERVIEW AND REPORTING RELATIONSHIP
With direction from senior Information Security leadership and using independent judgment and discretion, this position acts as a technical resource reviewing, configuring, and responding to security incidents and events consoles that are detected in the environment using established playbooks and designated procedures. The resource will serve as a liaison between Information Security and Information Technology to ensure appropriate incident response activities are performed to manage and address detected threats.
REPORTING STRUCTURE & WORK SETTING
This position typically performs work in a company office and reports to a senior leader with responsibility for the organization's Information Security program.
PRIMARY FUNCTIONS AND SKILLSET
Experience or knowledge to evaluate security alerts, events, and incidents detected by automated logging and Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) tools
Provide analysis and trending of security log data from a large number of heterogeneous security devices, including firewalls, email secure gateway, servers, endpoints, and various monitoring log sources.
Perform vulnerability testing, risk analyses and security assessments using standard tooling. Examples include: Rapid7 Nexpose, Qualys, Nessus, OpenVas
Worked in or direct familiarity with internally managed or co-managed 24x7 Security Operation Center (SOC) environment.
Strong problem-solving and ability to work independently to identify appropriate IT personnel and contact them using a methodical and structured approach. Ability to identify response and remediation actions based on threats.
Scripting skills using powershell, python, bash and other languages to support API integration and automation, highly desirable.
Establish plans and protocols or familiarity with protecting digital files and information systems against unauthorized access, modification and/or destruction for purposes of chain-of-custody and digital forensics.
Minimum of 5 years' experience in information technology that includes a minimum of 3 4 years information security administration experience. Experience is an ASP environment is preferred.
SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Strong working knowledge of information security practices in an ASP environment and a strong technical knowledge of networked information services and infrastructure components is required.
Excellent oral and written communication skills are required to assist in the development of information security policies and programs, relay technical information to non-technical stakeholders. Incumbents must have the ability and skill to effectively present technical information to audiences as described.
Must be proficient in using business and communications software (preferably Word, Excel, PowerPoint, common Windows operating systems, and Outlook). Must have an extensive working knowledge and understanding of PCs and various software applications, especially those involving information security activities including but not limited to Firewall, VPN and Wireless Security technologies; cloud, hybrid, and on-premise infrastructure deployments; host and network based Intrusion Detection and Prevention systems; Encryption technologies AES, RSA, API Security; Virtualization technologies; Unix/Linux Server, Windows Server and Desktop Operating Systems; and Windows Active Directory, Kerberos, LDAP.
TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS & CONDITIONS
Travel is limited in this role 0%-10%. Travel to field offices and off-site locations may occur on-occasion. Trips may span 2-5 days and are determined by business needs.
Knowledge of computer science and/or information technology as normally obtained through a Bachelor's Degree in Business Computer Science or a closely related field of study.
A Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) designation is preferred.
Irving, TX or Tempe, AZ
Build Your Career at WageWorks!
WageWorks enables millions of people to save money on critical expenses like healthcare, dependent care, and commuting, through Consumer-Directed Benefits, such as Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs) and Commuter Benefits. WageWorks is a leader in the industry serving more than 6.5 million people for over 100,000 employers, including 63% of the Fortune 500 and numerous public sector clients.
WageWorks believes that our success is achieved by its People. Values describe how we work together to achieve our success. It is our employees that drive results through living our Company Values. Every employee at WageWorks is expected to uphold and demonstrate the six Company Values listed below as an additional component of the job description and as a standard of individual performance.
Customer-Centric: Our Customer comes first. We aim to serve our Clients and their employees, our brokers and partners, as well as our internal customers.
Caring: People are at the heart of our company. We care about people: our Clients, our Clients' employees and their families, our partners, and local communities, and our fellow employees at WageWorks.
Passionate: We love what we do and are passionate about delivering Consumer-Directed Benefits that save people money and enrich their lives.
Accountable: We are dedicated to making our team and the company succeed, and we are open, honest, ethical and conscientious, as we deliver on our commitments.
Leading: Our actions inspire new ideas and drive change each and every day.
Respectful: We value the diversity of our people, treat them with dignity and respect, encourage their development and reward their performance.
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Employment will require successful completion of a background check.
Equal Opportunity for Disabled Veterans, Recently Separated Veterans, Other Armed Forces Service Medal Veterans.
Drug free workplace.