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IT Security Analyst (Incident Response)
Allen, TX

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Job Description

IT Security Analyst (Incident Response)

The Security Analyst, Incident Response will be responsible for handling, and escalation of incidents which require highly technical analysis, such as potential network intrusions, malware infections, and internal security violations. Additionally, they may assist with digital forensics activities and help support corporate investigations.

Job Responsibilities and Duties:

* Identify and investigate events using enterprise security monitoring technologies.
* Provides first-level information security incident response support and incident handling utilizing established procedures.
* Escalates and assigns security incidents to responsible teams and second level analysts.
* Assist security engineers with the enhancement of security tools through automation and improving analytics.
* Participate in rotational, after hours support.
* Assists forensics engineers with the collection and analysis of data captured from logs, applications, and devices.
* Monitor and analyze security events and identify trends, attacks, and potential threats.

Education / Experience:

* Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education.
* 2 yrs experience in handling security events in mission critical environment.
* Hands-on troubleshooting, analysis, and technical expertise to resolve incidents and service requests.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Organizational and time management skills a must.
* Demonstrated understanding and experience with current Incident Response best practices.

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