Job Summary

Security consultant

  • Location:
    Columbus , Ohio
  • Category:
    Information Systems
  • Contract Type:
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Job reference:

My client is seeking experienced information risk management professionals for the Security Operations Center (SOC). This is a fortune 100 company that the position will be based at there headquarters downtown Columbus, OH.
This hands-on operational role supports real-time security event analysis to provide information security and assurance by leveraging SIEM technology and other security platforms. Role will primarily monitor, assess, triage IT security events, anomalies and/or trends in threat landscape using internal and external logging and monitoring sources.  Analysts evaluate the type and severity of security events by making use of packet analyses, log analysis, troubleshooting and understanding of exploits and vulnerabilities. Validate issues and take the appropriate corrective action, or follow the appropriate escalation procedures.
- Ability to quickly resolve issues and strong communication skills
-  Ability to maintain professional demeanor in stressful situations
-  Understanding of packet analysis and networking
- Familiarity with incident response lifecycle
- Ability to be part of on-call rotation
- Previous Information Security experience
- Analytical and detail oriented – individuals must have passion and initiative
- Independent-thinker and self-starter, who still can work well within team environment
- Follow-up and attention to detail with great customer service skills.
- Understanding or experience with Security Event Information Management tools
- Understanding of TCP/IP, UDP, DNS, FTP, NetBIOS, and other protocols.
- Understanding of log analysis tools (Log Logic, Splunk, or similar)
- Understanding of Linux, UNIX, Windows, and mobile operating systems
- Understanding of basic network services, vulnerabilities and attacks
- Understanding of exploits and vulnerabilities
- Understanding of malware and eradication
- Understanding of programming and  shell scripting
- Certifications: CCNA, CISSP or similar
Typically college graduate, or entry 0-3 years of IT experience with 1 year in solution area.
SHIFT: WEEKEND DAYS - Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays 8am - 8pm STANDARD HOURS - 36 per week

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