Apex Systems Inc Lead Security Analyst 1129586 in Saint Charles, Missouri
Lead Security Analyst job FunctionsAssist in the monitoring and enforcement of security policies and programs.Assist with the identification of security procedures to support business objectives.Establish, foster, and maintain relationships within the Global Cyber Security team as well as with other IT teams, business teams, and vendors.Will often represent the team in meetings outside of department.Provides instruction and guidance to less senior team members on new tasks and assignments.May provide direction to the team in leadership absence and participates in providing performance feedback for team members.As an Incident Response Security Analyst you will be responsible for:Working in a fast-paced environment utilizing a set of security related tools (e.g. WAF, SOAR, SIEM, UBA, IDS/IPS, anti-virus, firewalls, etc.)Developing new team processesVerifying/testing new monitoring toolsWorking with internal/external teams on security issues, including communication to various levels of management.Qualifications Required:4 or more years of related experienceMust have displayed team-centric and leadership skillsSubject matter expert in multiple areas of responsibility, including incident responseStrong documentation, analytical and reporting skills ability to present to all levels of staff and leadershipExperience responding to current security incident types, such as DDOS attacks, anomalous activity, malware infections, APT activity, unauthorized access, data extraction, etc.Ability to analyze forensic and log data to identify root cause and or indicators of compromiseAdvanced Knowledge of Network Protocols, Packet Captures, Security Controls, Scripting, SIEM, standard ticketing systems, Open Source Tools, Web Application Firewalls, PKI, vulnerability scanningProven expertise in sound investigative techniques for suspected and confirmed incidentsAbility to gather all relevant incident information, accordance with incident management and response processes, and analyze incident information to understand the scope of the incidentExperience with task automation and developing new and improved processesMust have a strong solution orientationMust be committed to incorporating security into all decisions and daily job responsibilitiesPreferred:Bachelor's degree in Cyber Security, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or related field preferredSecurity related certifications such as: CISSP, CompTIA Security +, GCIH, security tool certsLinux Shell Scripting (Python Shell Scripting preferred)Experience conducting data analysisVEVRAA Federal ContractorWe request Priority Protected Veteran and Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the state.We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is availablehere.