SOC Analyst (Excl)

Location: Malvern, PA
Description: Our client is currently seeking a SOC Analyst
Sunday-Tuesday from 6:00AM-6:30PM.  There needs to be flexibility to change days/hours/shifts, if needed.  
DescriptionsBriefly describe the duties and responsibilities1. Provides first-level response and support within the department and partners with other members of Information Security, Identity Access Management, Fraud, Information Technology, and other departments as necessary to assist with identifying and resolving security issues. This includes primary responsibility for the Information Security Hotline, the Information Security Requests e-mail inbox, service ticket queue, and other channels of communication as may be used periodically.2. Monitors security tools alerts and reports. Responds or elevates issues to appropriate crew if anomalies are identified or actions warranted. Monitors service level of contracted monitoring services.3. Monitors environment for malicious code and other policy violations as directed. Assigns and tracks serious violations to appropriate department and members. Logs information security incidents or potential incidents and violations. Logs potential intrusion alerts for analysis. Prepares various activity reports for departments.5. Investigates potential or actual information security violations or incidents and identifies areas or issues requiring IT security related research and development efforts, under the direction of an Information Security Supervisor or Manager.6. Interprets policy relating to Information Security functions and provides guidance, as required. Assists other department members in response to various security incidents or investigations as required.7. Tests, analyzes, and reports websites for blocking as appropriate. Composes, submits, and monitors service requests to IT departments for action as required. Supports security awareness programs and special events or activities.8. Maintains group and departmental documentation and communications as determined or requested by Information Security, especially content in the Information Security Database, Information Security Department Manual.9. Handles requests, approvals, and maintains logs of user requests for modem lines, proxy usage, spam filter configuration, and other processes as appropriate. Performs quality assurance checks of processed requests, documents results, and provides recommendations for improvement or action as appropriate.10. Establishes and maintains effective service relationships with other groups and departments by keeping them informed of the status of requests, meeting team and departmental service levels and objectives, and providing answers to routine security questions. Represents as a member of a team, when interacting with industry security groups, service providers, clients and other financial institutions concerning information security matters and the certification and accreditation of  Information Systems.11. Maintains records and files for department dashboard and other metrics. Looking for automation capabilities in this space.

  • Experience with working Incident Response in a 24/7 SOC environment desirable, but not required.
  • Experience with Network Security, Endpoint security or Cloud Security.
  • Experience with Email Security and Data Loss Prevention. 
  • Experience with security technologies including Intrusion Detection & Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS), Firewalls & Log Analysis, Web Application Firewall (WAF) and SIEM. 
  • Ability to clearly and concisely document Cybersecurity incident details and escalate appropriately, as required. 
  • Resolves security issues to determine root cause and implements corrective action with appropriate level of assistance. Where necessary, partners with other members of Information Security, Information Technology and business departments.
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP communications and how common protocols and applications work at the network level. 
  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned. 
  • Ability to learn and operate in a collaborative environment. 

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The Judge Group
Full time
Malvern, PA 19355, US
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