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CW DLP Security Analyst
Ref No.: 17-18043
Location: Plano, Texas
Immediate need for a CW DLP Security Analyst with experience in the Banking & Financial Industry. This is a 12 month’s contract opportunity with long-term potential located in Plano,TX. Please review the job description below:
 
Job ID: 17 - 18043
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • The key objectives for this Threat Analyst position are to expand threat detection and prevention capabilities in existing and future Security tools. The Analyst must be able to identify gaps in existing security configurations and provide effective recommendations to improve, remediate, and expand controls against cyber threats.
  • Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) software
  • Host and Network based Data Loss Prevention (DLP) software
  • Email encryption software
  • Anti-malware/Anti-virus software
  • Other security applications
  • Conduct analysis, troubleshooting, and trending of incidents/events detected from Endpoint security solutions, DLP, and other security applications
  • Manage various deployed DLP technologies and their integration points with Configuration Management Database (CMDB), Email infrastructure, LDAP (e.g. Active Directory), etc.
  • Create custom rules and tune existing rules, policies, alerts, etc. within various security applications based on stakeholder needs or situational conditions
  • Conduct ongoing Threat Hunting exercises using existing security applications
  • Perform Level 2 & 3 triage and handling of security events (escalated from Level 1 Security Analysts or other); includes but is not limited to identification, containment, remediation, and reporting activities.
  • Create new and enhance existing procedures to improve operational efficiencies and reporting accuracy
  • Develop detailed technical recommendations to solve current and future security issues; identify protection gaps and propose effective mitigating solutions
  • Maintain awareness of emerging threats to data protection, system integrity, and network availability
  • Evaluate, design, architect, implement, and configure new security products and technologies
  • Develop, review, and maintain documentation for security systems and procedures
  • Expand Threat Intelligence program through integration, automation, and enhanced workflows
  • Analyze, evaluate, and communicate Threat Intelligence notifications to reduce risk exposures and to defend against cyber attacks.
  • Take on new responsibilities and influence others as needed to deliver consistent results Demonstrate strong analytical skills under varying conditions.

Key Requirements and Technology Experience:
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Coding/Scripting experience (e.g. Python, Perl, PowerShell)
  • Proven experience with creating Regular Expressions
  • Experience with RESTful APIs and automation
  • 1 Year of Symantec and/or McAfee DLP operational experience is required; must have implemented and managed DLP; must possess strong technical knowledge of DLP architecture, system policies, rules, etc.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills; must be able to effectively communicate technical details and thoughts in non-technical/general terminology to various levels of management.
  • Work well in team environments with internal and external resources as well as work independently on tasks
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and time management skills
  • CISSP, CISA, CEH, OSCP, or other industry recognized security certification(s)
  • Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) implementation and/or management experience
  • Next Generation Anti Malware implementation and/or management experience
  • 1 Year of Threat Intelligence administration experience; have used or implemented the above program in some capacity, understanding incident response, analysis, rules, etc.

Our client is a leading Banking & Financial Industry and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. Qualified candidates should apply online for immediate consideration.