Security Analyst with risk/vulnerability assessment, intrusion detection, firewall, Nessus, Forescout, data classification/management tools, incident management and POAM experience

Request ID: BL-9017-1 (99091017)

Security Analyst with risk/vulnerability assessment, intrusion detection, firewall, Nessus, Forescout, data classification/management tools, incident management and POAM experience

Location: Columbia SC
Duration: 12 Months Hrs/Wk: 37.50

DAILY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. CONFIGURE, OPTIMIZE, AND MAINTAIN CURRENT SECURITY TOOLS TO INCLUDE NETWORK AND SERVER MONITORS AS WELL AS VULNERABILITY SCANNERS AND INTRUSION DETECTION.
2. REVIEW FIREWALL REPORTS AND CREATE REPORTS OF ATTACK METHODS AND THEIR RISK TO THE AGENCY.
3. REWORK OUR VULNERABILITY SCANNING TOOLS TO BETTER ALLOW US TO IDENTIFY RISK.
4. RESEARCH CURRENT SECURITY INITIATIVES AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO MANAGEMENT

Required Skills (rank in order of Importance):
• Nessus vulnerability scanner
• Configuration and maintenance
• Forescout automation
• Assistance with windows updates and patches as required
• Vulnerability analysis and remediation methods
• Data classification and management tools
• Incident handling experience
• Security policy and procedures

PREFERRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):
POAM EXPERIENCE
SECURITY PROCEDURE DOCUMENTATION

REQUIRED EDUCATION:
PREFER BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY RELATED DISCIPLINE WITH 3 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE OR MINIMUM 5 YEARS RELATED EXPERIENCE.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS:
NOT REQUIRED BUT SECURITY CERTIFICATIONS WILL BE FACTORED IN THE SELECTION PROCESS

Experience
IT Administration Patch Management Yes 1
Miscellaneous Configuration management Yes 1
Network Security information security principles and practices Yes 1 Advanced Currently Using 4 – 6 Years
Network Security risk/vulnerability assessments Yes 3 Intermediate Currently Using 4 – 6 Years
Network Security Tenable Security Center Administration Yes 1 Advanced Currently Using 4 – 6 Years
Networking & Directories INCIDENT MANAGEMENT Yes 2 Advanced Currently Using 4 – 6 Years
Specialties Experience in developing and maintaining documentation for policies, procedures, and best practices Yes 4 Intermediate Currently Using 4 – 6 Years
Specialties Experience with security and data classification related to CDC, HIPAA, and CJIS Yes 2 Advanced Currently Using 4 – 6 Years
Specialties Vulnerability Scanning Yes 1

Remote Work Availability: 0%

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