Security Analyst II in Short Hills, New Jersey at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 11/1/2019

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:

WHERE THE POSITION IS LOCATED:

  • Short Hills, NJ

WHY THIS ROLE IS IMPORTANT:

We are looking for experienced Incident responders to join our growing Security Operations Center. The Incident response team is one of several teams that make up the Security Operations Center which is part of a larger Global Security & Risk (GSR) function. With extensive experience as an incident responder along with your inquisitive nature, you will have the opportunity to leverage the latest innovative technologies to detect and respond the cyber threats and adversaries.

  • 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