Jr. Security Analyst

Santa Monica, CA 90404

Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Security Job Number: 20145

Job Description

Job Functions:
  • Work closely within the Security Operations team to help manage, maintain, design, configure, and document security tools, systems, and processes including, but not limited to, the following:
  • Administer security tools and technologies
  • Maintain systems (Linux, Windows, etc.) E.g. install security patches, OS updates, etc.
  • Collect and analyze systems and application security logs
  • Ensure compliance with internal policies, standards and regulatory requirements
  • Perform forensics activities and root cause analyses
  • Review security monitor logs from all systems (Firewalls, OS’, Email, IDS, Splunk etc...), and take action to mitigate any threats based on findings
  • Participate in architecting design, development, and implementation of any new application or service
  • Conduct vulnerability assessments, review and confirm vendor suggested vulnerability remediation as needed
  • Assessing and triaging potential security incidents. Coordinating and leading response to high impact security incidents.
  • Lead efforts to detect and analyze malicious software and work with vendors and teams
  • Lead projects, planning, controlling, executing and closing assigned projects to produce required deliverables.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements:
Skills/Abilities:
  • Strong desire to perform as an incident responder and handle investigating, triaging, analyzing and reporting
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • The ability to learn new technology and concepts quickly
  • Knowledge about exploits, vulnerabilities, network attacks
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented with analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Good working knowledge of security operations, safety practices in a business environment and enforcement of procedures.
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple projects with tight deadlines across a global enterprise
  • Experience with information security SIEMs, vulnerability scanners and application scanners
  • Must be proficient with Linux administration
  • Ability to construct basic Boolean logic and regex search strings
  • Programming and scripting using Python, Linux shell scripts, regex, a plus

Experience:
  • 2+ years of systems engineering experience and cybersecurity work, preferably in an entertainment industry
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Prioritization and problem-solving skills

Education:
  • Four-year degree preferred, Associate Degree in Information Security, industry certification, or work equivalent

 

 

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