Security Analyst II in Short Hills, New Jersey at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 10/25/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We offer a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all of our contractor and consulting employees and their family members. Here is a listing of what our company offers: 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical and Prescription Drug, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance. 

THE TEAM YOU WILL BE JOINING:

  • Fortune 500 Company
  • World leader in commercial data and insight
  • Constantly expanding the size and improving the quality of their global database; currently exceeding 280 million businesses worldwide
  • Focus on valuable relationships allowing customers to succeed

WHAT THEY OFFER YOU:

  • Culture: Energetic, forward thinking individuals, passionate about compliance, risk assessment and management
  • Growth: Partake in a learning program with robust curriculum that will enhance the value you bring to your team and the company
  • Opportunity: Extensive international network with offices on five continents
  • Stability: A storied and commanding brand with almost two centuries of experience

WHERE THE POSITION IS LOCATED:

  • Short Hills, NJ

WHY THIS ROLE IS IMPORTANT:

  • Alert handling: Analyze and tune security alerts and interpret security events which may led to incidents 
  • Incident Response activities: identify, investigate and respond to potential security incidents in order to minimize the operational and organizational impact 
  • Threat hunting: Actively pursue abnormal activity on assets that may be signs of compromise 
  • Threat Intelligence: Leverage various threat intelligence sources and capabilities to enable intelligence driven response 
  • Malware Analysis: Analyze and interpret malware, exploit, and insider threat activities. 
  • Forensics: Perform forensic analysis on memory, disk, and other system and network artifacts to identify indicators of compromise. 
  • Identify Gaps: Investigate and document gaps in controls, event data, and work with internal teams to resolve 
  • Process Improvement: Execute, develop and document Incident Handling Guides and processes. 

THE BACKGROUND THAT FITS:

• Minimum 5 to 7 years of information security experience; specifically, around incident response, malware analysis, and technical investigations 
• Working knowledge of common operating systems (Windows, Linux, etc.) and basic endpoint security principles. 
• Knowledge of common networking services and protocols. 
• Experience with common security technologies (EDR/Endpoint technologies, IDS/IPS, Firewall/Proxy, SIEM, etc.) 
• The ability to self-organize and prioritize activities independently 
• Manage time and uncertainty well – able to navigate complex corporate environments and drive projects with good enough, but imperfect or incomplete, information 
• Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to explain technical ideas to non-technical individuals at any level