The Network Security Analyst duties include planning and implementing security measures to protect computer systems, networks and data. Information security analysts are expected to stay up-to-date on the latest intelligence, including hackers' methodologies, in order to anticipate security breaches. Self-driven and able to work well as part of a team or individually, a successful Network Security Analyst is an analytical thinker with a drive to solve problems. They think well on their feet and can be proactive in challenging situations.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Network Security Analysts conduct network monitoring and intrusion detection analysis to determine if there have been any attacks on the system. They analyze network traffic to identify anomalies, and test the information security controls for weaknesses.
If malicious activity has been detected in the system, the Network Security Analyst takes mitigating actions to contain the activity and minimize damage. They may also facilitate forensics analysis to determine the source of the threat.
Network Security Analysts design and implement new safeguards to protect the system. They work with other IT teams to implement the new safeguards, whether it is in the form of software, hardware, or new operating procedures.
The Network Security Analyst works with stakeholders at all levels of the organization to communicate the state of information security, inform of possible risks, and suggest ways to improve security.
Network Security Analysts must stay on top of emerging threats and vulnerabilities in IT security. They conduct research, and attend conferences, professional association meetings and technical symposia to gain awareness of the latest information security technological developments.
Demonstrates the ability to deal with pressure to meet deadlines, to be accurate, and to handle constantly changing situations.
Demonstrates the ability to deal with a variety of people, deal with stressful situations, and handle conflict.
BA/BS degree in a technology field or suitable work experience as an analyst.
1-3 years of information technology experience.
Knowledge of network topology and network security fundamentals.
Experience with incident response handling
Ability to lead audits for improving security and remediating gaps.
Certification through an organization such as the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (CISSP/HCISPP), Cisco (CCNA/CCNP), or privacy certification (CIPP/CIPM/CIPT).
Knowledge of JSON, YAML, and Python.
Experience with SIEM and the following is preferred ELK, Cisco, Tenable, Varonis.
Knowledge of auditing and utilizing Cybersecurity frameworks a plus (NIST)
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