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IT Security Analyst

Midlothian, VA

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Our client has an immediate need for an IT Security Analyst. This is an onsite, contract to perm position.  Hours are Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.


Job Requirements/Expectations:


  • Safeguard information system assets by identifying and solving potential and actual security problems. 
  • Protects system by defining access privileges, control structures, and resources. 
  • Recognizes problems by identifying abnormalities, reporting violations. 
  • Implements security improvements by assessing current situation; evaluating trends; anticipating requirements. 
  • Determines security violations and inefficiencies by conducting periodic audits. 
  • Upgrades system by implementing and maintaining security controls. 
  • Keeps users informed by preparing performance reports, communicating system status. 
  • Maintains quality service by following organization standards. 
  • Maintain and implement physical security and identity and access systems 
  • Ensure compliance with PCI level one, CCPA, GPDR requirements. 

Job Requirements

Qualifications /Skills: 


  • System administration 
  • Network security 
  • Problem solving 
  • Information security policies 
  • On-call network troubleshooting 
  • Firewall administration 
  • Network protocols 
  • Routers, hubs, and switches 
  • Informing others 
  • Process improvement 


Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements: 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent education or work experience 
  • 2+ years of prior relevant experience 
  • Advanced certifications such as SANS GIAC/GCIA/GCIH, CISSP or CASP and/or SIEM-specific training and certification 
  • Advanced understanding of TCP/IP, common networking ports and protocols, traffic flow, system administration, OSI model, defense-in-depth, and common security elements. 
  • Hands-on experience analyzing high volumes of logs, network data (OP Manager), and other attack artifacts in support of incident investigations 
  • Experience with vulnerability scanning solutions 
  • Familiarity with the DOD Information Assurance Vulnerability Management program. 
  • Proficiency with any of the following: Anti-Virus, HIPS, ID/PS, Full Packet Capture, Host-Based Forensics, Network Forensics, and RSA Security 
  • In-depth knowledge of architecture, engineering, and operations of enterprise SIEM platforms (Manage Engine products) 
  • Experience developing and deploying signatures 
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