Security Analyst

AlienVault, HIPAA, HITEC, Security, Active Directory, Scripting, SIEM, Networking protocols
Full Time, Full-time
$70,000 - $85,000
Telecommuting not available Travel required to 10%.

Job Description

Paranet Solutions is seeking a talented Security Analyst (SA) to join our team.  The SA will work as the first responder to security alerts and is responsible for security log management/analysis. The SA must have experience with AlienVault, enjoy working in a team environment, and be an organized multi-tasker.



  • Monitor all data network activities including anomaly and security log analysis
  • Analyze and respond to alerts and incidents
  • Generate and maintain documentation of security systems architecture, troubleshooting and support guidelines, system metrics, project information and plans
  • Participate in development of best practices including security monitoring, capacity planning, network monitoring, configuration, security, historical metrics, recovery strategies, and migration strategies
  • Evaluate and recommend patch level and security updates per policy and analyze network - and security - related needs and recommend and design optimum hardware and software solutions
  • Perform regular vulnerability scanning and advise engineering teams/customers on findings/remediation
  • Perform regular reporting as required
  • Ensure technical deployments meet security policy, baselines, and standards
  • Identify opportunities for process and technical improvement
  • Help educate and provide end user awareness as required
  • Other duties as assigned


Qualifications and Skills:

  • 4+ years hands on security experience
  • Experience with SIEM monitoring tools (AlienVault)
  • Knowledge of HIPAA and HITEC
  • Working knowledge of core internet and networking protocols (DNS, DHCP, TCP/IP, ARP, HTTP, HTTP/S, SSH), IP communication, OSI layers, packet structure and troubleshooting
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory key security features including GPOs, ACLs
  • Very good analytical skills, logical thinking, diagramming capability
  • Strong scripting skillset
  • Understanding of REST and SOAP
  • Experienced in usage of security tools (nmap, tcpdump, metasploit, nexpose, etc.)
  • Detail and deadline oriented
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask in a fast pace environment
  • Commitment to excellence


Preferred Qualifications:

  • AlienVault Certification
  • ISC2 certificates such as the CISSP, CCSP, HCISSP, etc.
  • GIAC certificates such as the GSE, GSLC, GSNA, etc.
  • Offensive Security certificates such as the OSCP, OSCE, etc.
  • ISACA certifications such as the CISA


Why should you work at Paranet?

  • Competitive compensation
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Product training and testing

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Dallas, TX, 75244

Dice Id : RTX1a913S
Position Id : 251116
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