Security Operations -Incident Response Analyst

Smartronix - Herndon, VA4.2

Full-timeEstimated: $96,000 - $130,000 a year
Skills
Smartronix, Inc., is an information technology and engineering solutions provider specializing in Cloud Computing, Cyber Security, Health IT, Network Operations, and Mission-Focused Engineering.

Smartronix, Inc. is currently seeking an Cloud Security Engineer to support our cloud security team responsible for the managed security services and maintenance of our customer’s cloud-based infrastructures. Candidate will need to guide/assist individuals as they evaluate the overall cyber security posture and develop security compliance and advisory alerts based upon emerging threats. The right candidate will contribute to system design, capacity planning, operations and maintenance, implementation and sustainment activities across development, staging and production environments and work closely with operations, engineering and Program Managers to ensure proper and timely service delivery of customer’s solutions and services. #CJPOST

Additional responsibilities include:
Develop, implement, and continually improve system and network monitoring and alerting capabilities and procedures
Provide support of applications including escalation and system performance of production platforms
Perform systems analysis and tuning to ensure optimal operating systems response for multi-user applications
Support operational threat analysis based upon log correlation tools
Support contingency and incident response activities
Develop monthly and quarterly reports based upon system and network monitoring and alerting capabilities
Develop risk management framework information assurance documentation
Recommend improvements; maintain/monitor production and non-production systems to ensure infrastructure performs at maximum efficiency
Write knowledge base documents to improve operations, SOP and contribute to IT organization

Required Skills
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing from a technical perspective
Ability to work with customer stakeholders and analyze vulnerability scan data
Nessus, Acunetix and DBProtect installation, configuration, scanning, and management abilities
Demonstrable understanding of common enterprise applications
Ability to analyze emerging cyber security threats and applicability to customer environments
Proactive, self-motivated target driven for service delivery
Skills in presenting and communicating with customers
Ability and willingness to continually learn and enhance capabilities

Required Experience
  • Must possess 3-5 years cyber security or information assurance experience, with a preference for supporting a Security Operations Center
  • Must possess 3-5 years of experience with Risk Management Framework and compliance activities (FISMA, FedRAMP, PCI DSS, HIPAA)
  • At least 2 years prior experience using vulnerability scanning tools: Nessus, Acunetix and DBProtect
  • At least 2 years of experience with vulnerability/risk analysis
  • Experience with Unix, Linux or Windows operating systems; comfortable on the command line interface
  • Cloud or virtualization experience is preferred but not required
  • Sumo Logic or Splunk experience is preferred but not required