Senior Information Security Analyst


: $76,265.00 - $187,860.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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trustaff is currently seeking a Sr. Information Security Analyst for a full-time, direct-hire position on Long Island.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Security event monitoring using existing security tools
  • Detecting and identify security threats and providing thorough assessments
  • Tuning of Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) rules for optimization
  • Network and host analysis
  • Management, administration & maintenance of security devices/appliances
  • Communicating objective findings (written and oral) to both technical and business orientated teams
  • Process adherence and improvements where identified

Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in a Computer Sciences. (Computer Security/Information Security degree preferred)
  • GCFE, CEH, GCIH or similar security related certifications. CompTIA Security+ certification should be accompanied with another security certification. Certification can be substituted by experience and having a Computer Security/Information Security degree.
  • SIEM application tuning and maintenance
  • Proficiency in Wireshark, network protocols and ports. (You will be asked questions during interview. A failure to be proficient in this area will result in your application not being considered)
  • Candidate should know the difference between TCP/UDP/ICMP, etc.
  • Should thoroughly understand the OSI model
  • Should be able to identify key system ports both by name and port number
  • Should be able to review packet captures in Wireshark and communicate findings clearly.
  • Malware techniques, detection and mitigation
  • Should understand cross site scripting and sql attacks
  • Should have a thorough understanding of hacking techniques and detection methods
  • 4-7 years of security, network or systems operations combined
  • Python or Perl scripting
  • Ability to work in Linux

Associated topics: attack, cybersecurity, forensic, identity, information assurance, information security, leak, security officer, threat, vulnerability * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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