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Cyber Defense Response Center - Security Analyst II

Core Business Services
ALP0028N Requisition #
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Your key responsibilities
  • Respond to network and host-based security events
  • Participate in detecting, investigating, and resolving security events
  • Capable of working independently while supporting CDRC Analyst I as necessary
  • Identify and propose areas for improvement within the Cyber Defense Response Center
  • Provide documentation and project support
  • Act as second and/or third-tier support for the CDRC Analyst I
  • Act as a peer group leader to help train support staff
  • Serve as an escalation point for difficult problems and complex inquiries
  • Server as shift lead when necessary
  • Conduct detailed security event analysis from network traffic attributes and host-based attributes (binary analysis, etc) to identify information security incidents
  • Provide feedback on security control capability gaps based of security intrusion trends
  • Develop and maintain analytical procedures to improve security incident identification efficiency
  • Demonstrate ability to drive process improvements and identify gaps 
Skills and attributes for success
  • Information Security Principles, Technologies, and Practices
  • Proven experience with multiple security event detection platforms
  • Thorough understanding of TCP/IP
  • Understand basic IDS / IPS rules to identify and/or prevent malicious activity
  • Demonstrated integrity in a professional environment
  • Good social, communication and technical writing skills
  • Comfortable navigating and troubleshooting Linux and Windows system issues 
To qualify for the role, you must have
  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Security or 3-4 years of related work experience. 
  • Minimum of 3-4 years of experience in one or more of the following:
  • Working in a Security Monitoring/Security Operations Center environment (SOC)
  • Experience investigating security events, threats and/or vulnerabilities
  • Understanding of electronic investigation and log correlation Proficiency with the latest intrusion detection platforms; working knowledge of Linux and/or Windows systems administration (Including AD).
  • Scripting or programming (Shell scripting, Python, PowerShell, Perl, Java, etc.)
  • Conduct detailed security event analysis from network traffic attributes and host-based attributes (memory analysis, binary analysis, etc) to identify information security incidents 
Ideally, you’ll also have
  • Desired skill: Previous leadership experience as a team lead or supervisor.
  • Desired Certifications: GCIH, CEH, GCFA, GCIA, GSEC, GIAC,SSCP, Security+ 
What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you 

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.


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