SOC (Security Operations Center) Analyst – Onsite

Irvine Technology Corporation

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This Job Pays: $120k – 175k per year

SOC (Security Operations Center) Analyst – Onsite

We have an immediate need for a Security Operations Center Analyst to join a leading international tax specialty services provider. The Security Operations Center Analyst will be responsible for day-to-day security monitoring of both the corporate and customer networks. This individual will review, escalate, or receive escalated security alerts from other SOC staff or customers, perform the triage analysis necessary to identify if the alert is a false positive and determine whether or not the related event(s) represent a security incident.

Location: Houston, Texas (Onsite)

This Job Pays: $120,000 – 175,000 annually

What You Will Do:

  • Operational security monitoring to include: review security alerts, conduct triage analysis of related security events, make true/false positive decisions, make escalation decisions (to senior analysts or to the Incident Response process), and make initial severity determinations
  • Manage and administer a SIEM, develop reports and other capabilities to support the needs of our clients
  • Identify data sources and analytics for inclusion into SIEM
  • Conduct trending analysis of security alerts and events to identify patterns indicative of new unauthorized activity
  • Develop new signatures and correlated searches based on a variety of requirements
  • Identify log and event sources including Active Directory event logs, Routers, Switches, Firewalls, PCAP/Flow data, DNS, audit and authentication logs, VPN, IDS, and other sensor field tools and technologies
  • Make recommendations on new threat feeds and tools to help evolve automated threat detection capabilities as well as aid in computer forensic and historical investigations

What Gets You The Job: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Information Security / Cybersecurity , preferably as a SOC Analyst
  • One or more relevant Cyber Security certifications
  • Knowledge of security monitoring technologies and cored security principles
  • Direct experience with any SIEM or log aggregation system
  • Ability to review captured network traffic, and compare against the contents of a security alert to verify the nature of the detection
  • Experience analyzing Firewall, IDS, IPS, DNS, DHCP, Web Proxy, Anti-Virus and SMTP data for security-related concerns and events

Please send your resume to Chad Turki, Senior Technical Recruiter for immediate consideration.

Irvine Technology Corporation (ITC) is a leading provider of technology and staffing solutions for IT, Security, Engineering, and Interactive Design disciplines servicing startups to enterprise clients, nationally. We pride ourselves in the ability to introduce you to our intimate network of business and technology leaders – bringing you opportunity coupled with personal growth, and professional development!  Join us. Let us catapult your career!

Irvine Technology Corporation provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Irvine Technology Corporation complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

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