Title: Security Event Analysis EngineerEstimated Length of Assignment: 3 Months *Assignment may end at any time.

Overview:
The Security Event Analysis Engineer is responsible for analyzing, monitoring, tracking and reporting behavior/tasks logged by assets (ie, applications, systems, networks) in the form of incidents to ensure all data and network is protected from any potential leaks of malicious activities. S/he will perform routine actions of analyzing correlated event logs to help identify normal versus malicious activity in the network/domain. S/he is responsible to proactively monitor cyber security and information technology infrastructure, including hardware, software, networks, applications and services.

Job Responsibilities:

Monitor activities and events to ensure that anomalous behavior is detected, identified, classified and acted upon where appropriate.Perform system and network analysis of suspected or potential security incidents and escalate the incident to management team.Perform system/network defense incident triage, to include determining scope, urgency, and potential impact; identifying the specific vulnerability; and making recommendations that enable expeditious remediation.Use skills and external resources to validate those events as valid or false positive.Create, develop, and maintain standard practices and procedures to respond appropriately to internal and external threats.Assesses potential risks and vulnerabilities in the network by establishing status quo for the networks and recognizing any deviations in order to provide actionable recommendations in the event of malicious activity.Performs risk and security assessments of applications, databases, and servers and supports networking technologies, such as routers, switches, access points, in order to determine if these assets have any vulnerabilities to potential internal or external threats.Perform other security related activities as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required:

At least 3-5 years of proven work experience as an IT Security Event Analyst/Engineer/Specialist.Experience with determining appropriate courses of actions in response to identified and analyzed anomalous network activity.Ability to work in fast paced, rapidly changing environment and a strong desire to learn.Experience in vulnerability Management on the Tenable Security Center and Nessus platformsDetailed technical knowledge of database, application, and infrastructure security.Hands on experience in security systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, SIEM, content filtering, etc.Experience with network security and networking technologies and with system, security, and network monitoring tools.Excellent oral and written communication skills.Problem solving skills and ability to work under pressure.BS degree in Computer Science or related field.One of industry professional certification is preferred.

The Screening Process:
At least one onsite technical screening with FCDC Director of Security Engineering. This will include a technical assessment.

- provided by DiceIT Security Event Analysis, Vulnerability Management, Firewalls, Instruction Detection Systems, SIEM, Content Filtering
Associated topics:
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