Information Security Analyst I

The Macalan Group Colorado Springs, CO

Seeking motivated individuals who have solid backgrounds in the IT security field.

The information security analyst will be responsible for performing daily analysis of log data and correlating that information to identify signs of malicious or anomalous activity. Your salary or pay for this position will be commensurate with skills and experience. The analyst will be responsible for protecting customer data across the managed security services realm. We are looking for candidates to fill level I and II roles as Information Security Analysts, see additional requirements and responsibilities below:

* Serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for various security related technologies

* Perform initial incident response and triage for customer incidents

* Maintain SLA for responding to customer incidents

* Be proficient at writing scripts in Python or BASH environments. Knowledge of JAVA programming is acceptable as well

* Capable of analyzing IDS log events

* Understanding of malware and various attack vectors commonly employed by hackers

* Strong knowledge of Linux/UNIX operating system environments

* Strong knowledge of Windows system internals

* Solid understanding of general information security principles

* Ability and willingness to serve as mentor to junior staff

* General knowledge or experience reverse engineering malware

* Light knowledge of various governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) policies such as PCI, HIPAA, or GLBA

* Firm understanding of various attacks such as phishing, SQLi, XSS, buffer overflow techniques, and data leakage

* At least 2+ years in the information security arena or a related field

* Provide tier one and two support to Security Operations Center (SOC) customers

* Be willing to work in a 24x7 SOC environment in 10 to 12 hour shifts

* Eligible and willing to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance