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Senior Information Security Analyst
Ref No.: 17-07843
Location: San Jose, California
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 08/25/2017
Senior Information Security Analyst
Location: San Jose, CA
Duration: Permanent/Direct-Hire


Description
Our Client is seeking a Senior Information Security Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in support of our Cyber Defense mission. This position will be located at the Corporate HQ in San Jose, CA. The qualified applicant will become part of Corporate Security Team. This is a critical role responsible for providing program support & leading a global and cross-functional team to identify & drive remediation of security vulnerabilities. As leader of the Corporate Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT), the priority is protecting our client's corporate environment by ensuring highest level of security scrutiny.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Candidate will work as a member of the Corporate Security Team and assist in various day to day operational activities such as:
  • Drive Corporate Security Program based on the NIST CSF – Identify, Detect, Protect, Respond and Recover.
  • Identify and Monitor Corporate Networks to determine if there have been any attacks. Analyze network traffic to identify anomalies and test information security controls for weaknesses.
  • Design and implement safeguards to protect the system with the help of network engineers and other members of the Technology Services team.
  • Respond to threats by taking mitigating actions to contain the activity and minimize damage. Participate in risk assessments and breach readiness exercises for incident management.
  • Facilitate forensics analysis to determine the source of the threat. Document lessons learned as well as identify process improvements.
  • Communicate security issues to management via reports, dashboards. Provide weekly metrics on overall security posture.
  • Research emerging threats and work with the Security Operations Center (SOC).
  • Drive the Vendor Security Program including annual self-assessments.
  • Participate in the security toll-gates on SSDLC projects. Qualifications Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Computer Science or in a STEM major (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math).
  • Industry Certifications – Network Security or Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) with professional experience in Network Security.
  • Knowledge of software development, computer networks and Internet threat activity.
  • Knowledge of Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) tools (Splunk, Qualys).
  • Previous enterprise or platform/cloud vulnerability management experience.
  • Previous experience leading an information security program in large, national or international enterprise a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including experience engaging with executive and technical audiences.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced, high profile environment.