Senior Cyber Security (SOC) Analyst

information security, malware analysis, virus exploitation, mitigation, crisis management, network containment, segregation techniques, Unix, Windows, security monitoring, incident response, SIEM, log management tools
Contract W2
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description


Our client has an immediate need for a Senior Cyber Security Analyst (SOC), to supplement the firm’s growing cyber security monitoring function.


  • 5+ years of experience in information security or related technical experience

  • 3+ years of security monitoring experience and incident response activities; preferably within a professional services firm or similar environment

  • Experience with SIEM technologies, log management tools, security analytics platforms, and forensic offerings

  • Business communication skills, with the ability to translate technical requirements for executive-level consumption

  • Experience with malware analysis, virus exploitation and mitigation techniques

  • Strong knowledge of incident response and crisis management

  • Good understanding of network, desktop, and server technologies

  • Experience with network intrusion methods, network containment, segregation techniques, and technologies (such as: Intrusion Detection Systems and Intrusion Protection Systems)

  • Knowledge of Unix

  • Experience/knowledge in Windows

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related discipline, or equivalent work experience required

  • CISSP or GCIH certifications are a plus

  • Experience in Security or Financial services industry is a plus

  • Experience with fraud monitoring, data leakage prevention, and privileged access monitoring is a plus

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Involved in providing first-level response for security events, including but not limited to, intrusion detection, malware infections, denial of service attacks, privileged account misuse, and network breaches

  • Improve the service-level for security operations and monitoring

  • Create and maintain system documentation for security event processing

  • Configure and monitor Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) platform for security alerts

  • Leverage existing technologies within the organization to expand the scope of cover of the security monitoring service

When Hired:

  • ConsultUSA will invest in you by providing training to enable you to grow and diversify your skill set to keep abreast of the latest technologies

  • ConsultUSA will work closely with you to develop an exciting career path of your choosing, focusing on your key strengths

  • You will work within a dynamic team environment gaining invaluable experience

  • You will be a part of a growing organization focused on success and empowerment

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Position Id : 11894VA
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