Added Jul 14, 2021 Security Analyst (22628) Lake Zurich, IL | Permanent Apply

Job Description

Looking for more than just another assignment? We're looking for you! This isn't
just another assignment, but a real opportunity and a challenge for the right
person. LRS Consulting Services is seeking a Security Analyst for a Direct Hire Opportunity
with our client in Lake Zurich, IL!

Essential Functions:

Proactively identify and analyze internal and external threats, malware, and unauthorized access.
Perform root cause analysis, make and implement recommendations on improvements.
Work with other business and IT functions involved in security and privacy matters.
Reviews security and network events that are populated in a security information and event management (SIEM) system.
Analyze a variety of network and host-based security appliance logs (Firewalls, NIDS, HIDS, Sys Logs, etc.) to determine the correct remediation actions and escalation paths for each incident.
Documents all activities during an incident and provides leadership with status updates during the life cycle of the incident.
Assist with the development of processes and procedures to improve incident response times, analysis of incidents, and overall SOC functions.
Provide written confirmation and documentation of completed research and outcomes.
Perform all other responsibilities and duties as deemed necessary

Required Qualifications:

- Effective verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated ability to interact in a positive and professional manner at all times with all levels of both internal and external audiences, including the ability to - ---
- BS in Computer Science and/or related technical field or equivalent experience and at least one CISSP, CEH, SANS and/or similar professional security certifications required.
- Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail/accuracy.
- Strong desire to learn new security tools and technology.
- Working knowledge of Windows Server and Desktop Operating Systems, Active Directory, Linux and SQL databases, Virtualization, encryption and PKI.
- Understanding of SANS Critical Security Controls or ISO Computer Security Standards.
- Knowledge of TCP/IP, switching, routing, VLANs and VPNs, Firewalls and Unified Threat Management (UTM) technologies.
- Understanding of Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM).
- Experience with Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS) technologies, Snort, Wireshark, Security Onion.
- At least one CISSP, CEH, SANS and/or similar professional security certifications required.

LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive
consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion,
creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity,
domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship
status or protected veteran status