Posted 4 days ago

Security Analyst

Company: Sentinel Technologies
Category: IT

 Downers Grove

Type: Full Time

Sentinel is seeking a Security Analyst to join their team. The Associate Security Analyst will be responsible for planning and implementing security measures to protect computer systems, networks, and data. This person will act as a first responder to cyber-incidents. They report cyber threats and then implement changes to protect our Customers’ environments. Your ability to analyze real traffic and associated artifacts: malicious, normal, and application traffic; and demonstrate the ability to differentiate malicious traffic from false positives will be critical in this position. Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years’ experience in a security related position
  • Certifications preferred: CCNA, Security+, GCIA, Certified Ethical Hacker, and CISSP
  • Experience performing threat hunting on enterprise level SIEM’s (Splunk and AlienVault preferred)
  • Experience performing daily system monitoring and health checks for various security products
  • Confident triaging alerts and reports of security incidents
  • Confident analyzing real traffic and associated artifacts: malicious, normal, and application traffic; and demonstrate the ability to differentiate malicious traffic from false positives
  • Ability to provide remediation guidance on security incidents along with providing security best practices to our customers
  • Understanding of how DNS works for both legitimate and malicious purposes
  • Understanding basic network protocols and traffic flow in an enterprise environment
  • Knowledgeable in Splunk searching (SPL) and Linux data retrieval using GREP commands
  • Assist with maintaining and improving our alarming logic for new and existing log sources with our development team