Incident Response Analyst

Location: Atlanta, Georgia Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Retail and Distribution Type: Contract
Reference #: CR/059510_1552579255

Title: Incident Response Analyst

Location: Atlanta, GA

Industry: Retail

Type: 6 month + Contract or Permanent

Rate/Salary: Negotiable


Located in Atlanta, GA, this position is responsible for monitoring, detecting, and responding to cybersecurity activity across telecommunication and data computing infrastructure.

Response could include but is not limited to:

troubleshooting, analysis, diagnosis, communicating with stakeholders, and resolution or coordination of resolution via support groups or business units.

This position is requires the ability to think analytically, work collaboratively, and document all work being performed.

Responsibilities " Monitor incoming event queues for potential security incidents; identify and act on anomalous network activity

Detailed analysis, documentation, and strong understanding of the attack vectors, persistence mechanisms, and detection avoidance tactics

Develop innovative monitoring and detection solutions using client tools and other skill sets such as scripting

Collaborates with technical and threat intelligence analysts to provide indications and warnings, and contributes to predictive analysis of malicious activity s

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience

6 years of relevant work experience within security information technology "

Prior experience in Computer Incident Response team(CIRT)/Computer Emergency Response team(CERT), or a Security Operations Center(SOC)

Extensive experience in network security monitoring, network packet analysis , host and server forensics

Prior SIEM experience Security Information & Event Management system, log aggregation and event notification tool such as IBM QRadar

Familiarity with regulatory requirements such as NERC/CIP, NIST, SOX etc.

Extensive experience in industry well-known as well as open source Network and/ or Host forensic tools Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Strong networking knowledge TCP/IP protocols, OSI model, Firewalls and other networking devices