Full Job Description
The security analyst, Level 1, works within the SOC (Security Operations Center) and is responsible for the monitoring of systems, investigating root causes, and coordinating with Level 2 and 3 engineers for analysis and response.
The security analyst works using log data as well as many security tools, and ticketing systems.
Responsibilities & Duties:
Monitor alerts automatically generated by security systems
Monitor threats and new attack techniques being disclosed in the wild
Investigate events to determine if they are true events or false positives
Communicate policies with end-users
Create new ways to search for potentially suspicious events on systems
Participate in projects to improve security monitoring toolkits as well as to improve defensive controls
Provide different types of data to measure security and compliance
Education: Degree preferred
Experience : 0+ years
Shifts : 24*7
Basic understanding of security concepts on networks, Window, Linux, web applications.
Basic understanding of networking concepts
Ability to multi-task under strict deadlines.
Professional, writing and interpersonal skills.
Ability to learn, work effectively and contribute within a team environment.
A demonstrated passion towards information security.
Experience with some security tools.
Knowledge of a variety of Internet protocols and/or operating systems
Track record of acting with integrity, taking pride in work, seeking to excel, being curious and adaptable, and communicating effectively.
Past information security monitoring and response or related experience is a plus.
Programming experience and certifications can be considered a plus if applicable
This job may be for you if...
You manage pressure well
Can work on a shift
Don't always need a lot of well-established procedures and runbooks before you can make a decision
A typical day
50%, Triage : Handle security alerts queue, make first assessment, decide if false-positive, more investigation needed, or escalation needed
20%, Processing alerts : Analyzing security alerts and events logfiles, packet captures, system logs...
20%, improve, threat hunting: Research undetected attacker , Educate and improve security awareness of internal staff, New ideas
Within one, three, six and twelve months...
You will get your access, shadow team, present an astonishment report
Handle alerts, play in wheel of misfortune (tabletop) exercises
Contribute to the continuous improvement of SOC
Make the SOC a great place to work and detect & respond alerts.
A note on experience
We understand that experience and educations come in different forms. Many skills are transferable, and passion goes a long way. We want you to show us your dedication, impact and teamwork. We want you to learn new things too.
We encourage you to apply if your experience is close
Nuance offers a compelling and rewarding work environment. We offer market competitive salaries,
bonus, equity, benefits, meaningful growth and development opportunities and a casual yet technically
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