ArcSight Security Engineer

Location: Herndon, VA, United States
Date Posted: 07-01-2015
Security Clearance is required, Public Trust, Secret or Top Secret Clearance can be required. Must have an active clearance to be considering for the role.
Responsibilities:
The Security Analyst position for Managed Security Services is responsible for assessing security threats and risks involving client infrastructure. The security analyst works within a 24x7x365 team to further support the timely delivery of monitoring services and support across multiple customers. This includes troubleshooting and resolution of security issues on behalf of clients. The security analyst works among a team of skilled analysts to address complex or difficult problems as needed. Monitors client networks for security events and alerts clients to potential (or active) threats, intrusions, and/or compromises Responsible for understanding the global threat landscape and tracking changes in this area, as well as understanding the direct or indirect impact to the Enterprise customer base. Conducts research on and maps out response to emerging threats, including understanding the level of impact and exposure to our customers, proactively communicating to internal business unit staff and customers on a regular basis updates on emerging threats, and ensuring thorough detection capabilities in place for emerging threats. Perform triage of service requests from internal teams, act as a subject matter expert for advanced technology, architecture and threat-related questions from internal staff.

Example of tools utilized:
HP ArcSight
McAfee ePO
HP TippingPoint
IBM ISS
Qualifications:
Education and Experience Preferred:
BS/BA degree or equivalent combination of related work experience desired.
1-2 years of experience delivering security solutions to an enterprise or with a security services organization.
Prior security analysis experience is desired.
Desirable certifications include, Security+, CEH, GCIA, GCIH, CISSP or similar.
Knowledge and Skills Preferred:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in language to be supported
Experience in troubleshooting in a technical environment
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
Software and hardware knowledge of computing, storage and peripheral devices
Proficiency with case management and ticketing systems
Superior customer service skills
Phone and remote support experience. knowledge and resolution ability
Ability to solve and document solutions for usage of other technicians and customers
Ability to mentor new analysts
Experience in analyzing security logs generated by Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS), firewalls, Anti-Virus, and/or other security logging sources.
Experience performing security analysis utilizing SIEM technologies
Experience performing analysis utilizing IDS consoles
Strong understanding of networking and associated protocols
ArcSight experience is highly desirable
 

 
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