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Information Security Analyst

Information Security Analyst

Job Description

Security Analyst 2




Type: Direct Hire

Pay Rate: $80,000 – $100,000 Annually
Shift: Days - 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F - 
The client is flexible on arrival/departure times to accommodate traffic.

Location: North Phoenix

To be considered: Send resume and salary requirements to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]



Operations Center (SOC) is searching for an incident response expert with experience in forensic analysis of compromised networks and systems.  The preferred candidate should also be able to formulate and direct incident response efforts and prioritize those response efforts.  Candidate must be able to work with a team and coordinate work actions with that team.


Candidates should possess the following skills:


  • 3+ years experience performing forensic analysis of network logs and packets to identify compromise artifacts
  • Ability to identify actionable indicators of compromise based upon analysis of network forensic data
  • Experience in building sandbox/test lab environments to evaluate malicious code
  • Scripting and programming experience (e.g., Python, Perl, C, C++, Java, Assembly Language,  Shell Scripting)
  • Strong research background and an analytical approach, especially with respect to event classification, event correlation, and root cause analysis preferred

Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum three years experience performing incident response with an emphasis on system compromise analysis
  • Ability to analyze captured data to perform incident response and identify potential compromises to customer networks
  • Ability to perform health checks of the company Appliances to verify that there are no hard or soft faults impacting the collection, processing or analysis of data.
  • Possesses a solid understanding of the TCP/IP protocol suite, security architecture, and remote access security techniques/products.
  • Experience with enterprise anti-virus solutions, virus outbreak management, and the ability to differentiate virus activity from directed attack patterns.
  • Ability to perform network based forensics and log analysis
  • Strong understanding of incident response methodologies and technologies
  • Willingness to serve as a member of a Incident Response Team (IRT) and respond to emergency calls during non-business hours, as needed
  • Ensure the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of SOC data sources
  • Candidate should be able to react quickly, decisively, and deliberately in high stress situations
  • Strong verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills are required to document and communicate findings, escalate critical incidents, and interact with customers
  • Highly motivated individual with the ability to self-start, prioritize, and multi-task
  • Participate in on-call rotation

Job Requirements

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $85,000.00 - $100,000.00 /Year
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Information Technology
Education None
Experience At least 3 year(s)
Manages Others No
Industry Computer Hardware, Computer Software
Required Travel None
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Information Security Analyst

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