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Information Security Operations Analyst II in Shaker Heights, OH at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/12/2019

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Job #:  940414

Information Security Operations Analyst II

Position Summary:

Provides application level support and manages vendor relationship for enterprise security applications.

Identifies, researches, and resolves technical problems that arise within enterprise security applications.

Essential Duties:

-Recommends, tests, schedules and implements upgrades and patches that may affect UH as well as the enterprise security applications and the servers they reside on.

- Design and optimize Active Directory components including script generation, evaluation, and organizational adherence to policies.

- Coordinate with system and application owners to remediate threat vulnerabilities and develop methods to measure and report on remediation progress.

- Experience developing identity management strategies, architectures and implementation plans.

 - Hands-on security applications tool management, and security policy administration.

 - Review IPS and Network Monitoring alerts. Initiate Incident Response Team as needed and coordinate with teams as necessary. Perform forensic research and images as needed.

 - Monitor security events daily, performing investigations and working with appropriate team members, business teams and Technology teams to develop solutions that address critical security concerns.

 - Analyze system logs and other event logs to detect nefarious activity.

- Research and resolve first tier problems via Service Desk Trouble Tickets.


 - Document processes for IT security operations (IDS/IPS, firewall changes and maintenance, etc).

 - Serve as a liaison to UHs IT&S network security, applications support, operations support, new project development teams, as well as its change control committee, etc.

 - Track reports, including computer security incidents and guides the investigation and resolution of such incidents.

 - Design and implement processes to monitor and manage server security, from file sharing to remote console access to application security.

 - Hours commensurate with standard system administration responsibilities including 24 x 7 production support on a rotating basis. Performs occasional night/weekend work as assigned/needed.

- Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner. Partner with other teams as needed.

- Contribute to the vision of information security tools and processes with an eye toward the future Education.

- Associates or Bachelors Degree with a focus in Information Technology preferred. Credentials, Licensure or Certification (i.e. RN, RRT): Microsoft (MCP, MCSE), Citrix, CISSP, Cisco, VMWare, A+, Security+, or similar preferred but not required.

 Experience & Knowledge:

- Five years IT experience and two year of IT security required.

- Prior experience working in a security operations center environment

- Prior experience analyzing security events (IPS, NAC, email security, NGAV, Vulnerability Management DLP, URL filtering SIEM

- Strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills required to work effectively with IT&S, Law, Compliance, and clients

- Ability to effectively document processes required.

- Must be self-starter who is inspired by technology, highly organized, and ability to work with minimal supervision

- Strong background in maintaining operational computer and network security, scripting languages, and Active Directory.

- Excellent skills with Microsoft Office Suite required.

Special Skills & Tools Knowledge:

- Strong knowledge of Active Directory required.

- Previous experience with Active Directory auditing tools and alerts preferred.

- Experience with scripting languages (e.g. Powershell, VB, C#) preferred.

- Previous experience with end point protection tools (e.g. Antivirus, Antispam) preferred.

- Previous experience with IPS, network monitoring tools, and FW rule sets preferred

- Previous experience with Web Filtering products preferred.

- Experience with Windows Server and Unix preferred.

- Previous experience with BES and other mobile device management environments preferred.