Job Description :
IDEALFORCE has a CONTRACT position available immediately for a Information Security Systems Administrator to join our customer in Phoenix AZ. This is an ONSITE position. Please find below additional details about this job. Kindly respond with your most up to date resume if you would like to pursue this opportunity. Only Local Candidates are considered for this role.

Description of Duties:


Will be responsible for the execution of incident handling functions as well as direct response to security incidents affecting DES.
Propose and coordinate incident response plans
Correlate incident data to identify specific vulnerabilities and make recommendations that enable containment of the threats and an expeditious remediation
Clearly document/communicate processes and findings to both technical and executive audiences
Identify gaps and bottlenecks in remediation processes, develop metrics around and provide process improvement recommendations.
Support security reviews/vulnerability risk assessments of network environments
Conduct host forensics, network, forensics, log analysis, and malware triage in support of incident response investigations.
Recognize and organize attacker tools, tactics, and procedures (TTPs) and indicators of compromise (IOCs) that can be applied to current and future investigations.
Conducts as needed ad-hoc incident analysis
Provide timely detection, identification, and alerts of possible attacks/intrusions, anomalous activities, and misuse activities, and distinguish these incidents and events from benign activities
Periodically assess the limitations of the existing methods and tools in the hunter/responder toolset and propose enhancements.
Leverage threat intelligence, document threats as needed and share intelligence from analysis to further enhance service quality and delivery
Coach less experienced members of the team in threat hunting and incident response topics


REQUIRED SKILLS:

Minimum 8+ years’ experience in Information Technology
Minimum 5+ years’ experience in Information Security
Strong research background and an analytical approach
Analytical security certification or demonstrable equivalent experience required
Proven experience analyzing pen test findings
Strong vulnerability scanner background and experience such as Qualys or Nessus.
Develop and improve KPIs, metrics, and trending for vulnerability management functions.
This role requires experience effectively communicating event details and technical analysis to technical audiences and stakeholders on the client side.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload
Solid understand of the TCP/IP protocol suite, security architecture, and security techniques/products.
Experience with various security management tools (Vulnerability Management, Configuration Management, SIEM, etc
Ability to analyze captured data to perform incident response and identify potential compromises to customer networks
Experience with various security monitoring and endpoint security tools
Good understanding of the components of a threat intelligence capability
Experience with a scripting language such as Perl, Ruby, Python, and BASH

THIRD PARTY CANDIDATES:
Email your candidate/s resume to joseph dot shelton at along with the following details: Rate, Current location and Availability.


Disclaimer :
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.