Job Description :
Short Description:
Monitor and advise on information security issues related to the systems and workflow at an agency to ensure the internal IT security controls for an agency are appropriate and operating as intended.

Complete Description:
Years of Experience:
8 or more years of experience in the field.

Job Description:
Member of the client''s Security Operations Center and will focus on Incident Response.
Identify security issues and risks associated with security events and manage the incident response process.
Participate in the incident response and investigation process for identified security events.
Use the Security Incident Event Management (SIEM) platform (IBM’s QRadar) to perform Incident Response identification and response.
Perform network and system forensics in response to security incidents.
Optimize and customize security-monitoring tools to improve detection.
Hunt for signs of APT activities.
Maintain and update the security operational workflow.

Skills:
· In-depth knowledge of security monitoring and incident response – Required – 5 Years
· Knowledge of conducting security investigations. – Required – 5 Years
· Experience with using and customizing SIEM products. – Desired – 5 Years
· Solid understanding of network protocols and architecture. – Required - 5Years
· Demonstrated experience with performing digital forensics and incident response using industry leading tools. – Required – 5 Years
· Experience with network intrusion detection and analysis tools such as Bro, Suricata, Sourcefire, Snort and Wireshark. – Required - 5Years
· Experience solving problems with scripting languages such as Perl, Python, PowerShell or Bash. – Required – 5 Years
· Demonstrated experience operating information security tools is required. – Required – 5 Years
· Demonstrated experience integrating information security tools is required. - Required – 5 Years
· Understanding of the tactics, techniques and procedures of advanced attackers – Required – 5 Years
· Ability to leverage multiple forms of communication to articulate complex concepts to technical and non-technical staff, including senior management – Required – 5 Years
· SANS Training - Desired
· EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE) - Desired
· Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP) - Desired
· CISSP - Desired
· 5 years of experience in Security Operations and Incident Response Required – 5 Years