Sr Security Operations Center Analyst
- Dallas, TX
As the healthcare industry continues to rapidly transform, our IT team conceives, develops and delivers impactful technology solutions to support access to quality, affordable healthcare for our members. We are driven by our collective company purpose: To do everything in our power to stand with our members in sickness and in health®. Our IT team unleashes the power of this purpose through technology. We come to work every day to make a difference, and we deliver the highest quality and best solutions to our members.
Job Purpose: This position is responsible for monitoring multiple feeds in a 24/7 environment to immediately detect, verify, and respond swiftly to cyber treats, e.g. vulnerability exploitation, malware, cyber-attacks, etc.; serving as a technical escalation resource and provide mentoring for Tier 1 Security Operations Center (SOC) analysts; working collaboratively with multiple teams and personnel; working with other SOC analysts as well as subject matter experts within the larger distributed Cyber defense team including; cyber threat hunters, threat intelligence analysts and forensic investigators; participating and take active role in red-team/blue-team simulated attacks and table top exercises; partnering with Security Design and Architecture Engineers to implement and improve technology and process to enhance SOC monitoring, investigation, and response capabilities.
Required Job Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree and 3 years' work experience in a relevant role, i.e. SOC Analyst, Incident Response, Cybersecurity Threat Analyst OR seven years of related experience.
Problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment.
Oral and written communication skills
Attention to detail in conducting analysis combined with an ability to accurately record full documentation in support of their work.
Log parsing and analysis skill set and previous experience developing and refining correlation rules
Experience with NIDS/HIPS/EDR infrastructure & tools.
Experience with Signature development/management (e.g. Snort rules, Yara rules)
Experience with protocol analysis and tools (e.g. Wireshark, Gigastor, Netwitness, etc.)
Experienced in mentoring and training junior analysts
Working knowledge of current cyber threat landscape (e.g. threat actors, APT, cyber-crime, etc.)
Working knowledge of Windows and Unix/Linux
Working knowledge of Firewall and Proxy technology
Knowledge of malware operation and indicators
Knowledge of Data Loss Prevention monitoring
Knowledge of forensic techniques
Knowledge of networking fundamentals (TCP/IP, network layers, Ethernet, ARP, etc.)
Knowledge of penetration techniques
Knowledge of DDoS mitigation techniques
Preferred Job Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems.
Experience in an enterprise environment with any of the following: ArcSight, Sourcefire, TrendMicro DDI, Splunk, Hadoop
Experience in System or Network Administration, Penetration Testing or Application Development
Security Certifications Preferred (Including but not limited to the following certifications):
Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX) Practitioner
Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Certified Intrusion Analyst (GIAC)
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
Certified Expert penetration tester (CEPT)
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Networking Certifications (CCNA, etc)
Platform Certifications (Microsoft, Linux, Solaris, etc).
HCSC is committed to diversity in the workplace and to providing equal opportunity and affirmative action to employees and applicants. We are an Equal Opportunity Employment / Affirmative Action employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug-free and smoke-free workplace. Drug screening and background investigation are required, as allowed by law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Expertise Information Technology Job Type Full-Time Regular Location TX - Dallas
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