Sr. Analyst - Managed Security Services

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Sirius Computer Solutions Inc
Engineering, Computer Science, Technology
Full Time
Depends on Experience

Job Description


Position Summary: 

The Sr. Analyst provides second-level technical client support such as: cyber security analysis of detected anomalies; deep analysis of the operating system; dealing with system crashes and bug fixes; handling troubleshooting; packets captures; configurations; restoring from back up; repair for appliances, networks, and infrastructure, and other system issues. 

This role upholds defined service level agreements (SLA) and customer service excellence. The Sr. Analyst continues to develop a platform of technical expertise.  

For this particular role, we're seeking an individual with certification in and strong skills with Palo Alto, Check Point and/or QRadar.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities: 

24x7 Support – 70% job weight 

  • Monitors and resolves support requests. Escalates unresolved issues to senior team members and/or manager(s) 
  • Performs deep analysis of the operating system. Handles Cyber incidents, system crashes and bug fixes. Handles troubleshooting, packets captures, configurations, restoring from back up, and repair for appliances, networks, infrastructure, and other system issues. Issues may multiple interactions with clients and/or vendors to resolve 
  • Identifies efficiencies and improvements in workflow, thus reducing false-positives in client environments 
  • Performs root cause analysis and collaborates with Consultants and other Analysts to solve repetitive system performance or configuration problems 
  • Provides technical knowledge transfer to clients and internal department on low complexity problems 
  • Identifies, records, and escalates service performance trends, anomalies, and SLA breaches to senior leadership 
  • Applies Trusted Advisor techniques to build up client trust and influence loyalty 

Professional Development – 30% job weight 

  • Provides mentorship and guidance to less senior resources as a trusted advisor in the application of Sirius methodologies and the use of tools and templates to troubleshoot client requests 
  • Attends training sessions or shadowing activities, and obtains industry related certifications as determined by the Manager 


Basic Qualifications: 

-Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) or 3-year diploma in Engineering, Computer Science, or a Technology related field 

-Has one of the following required combinations of technical certifications and experience: 

  • Holds at least three (3) technical certifications from the below listed technologies for which Sirius provides managed security services* and has at least one (1) year of IT Support experience in a client-focused environment, and/or working in a security operations center,  OR 
  • Holds at least two (2) technical certifications from the below listed technologies for which Sirius provides managed security services* and has at least two (2) years of IT Support experience in a client-focused environment, and/or working in security operations center, OR 
  • Holds at least one (1) technical certification from the below listed technology for which Sirius provides managed security services* and has at least four (4) years of IT Support experience in a client-focused environment, and/or working in security operations center


* Managed Security Services technical certifications may include: Check Point (e.g. CCSA, CCSE), Palo Alto (e.g. ACE, PCNSE), and/or IBM QRadar


 Other Position Requirements

  • Positive influence on the floor
  • Is approachable, helps teammates 
  • Willing participant in coaching system, always learning
  • Experience with direct call handling/ticket management in a client-based support environment 
  • Experience with direct system engineering or support involving hardware, software and services at an enterprise level for at least one product line in Managed Security Services
  • Direct experience working with internal and external teams to troubleshoot simple configuration hardware, software, and services
  • Demonstrated understanding of company products and services and IT infrastructure systems
  • Demonstrated ability to investigate less complex problems where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors from multiple IT infrastructure systems
  • Demonstrated ability to establish positive working relationships and contribute to measurable team and/or organizational objectives in a consulting environments
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve high level of Customer Satisfaction on all engagements
  • Demonstrated good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for meeting technical requirements within the context of best practices, and making recommendations necessary to achieve targeted objectiveProven ability to set and prioritize goals and pursue them to completion
  • Proven ability to collaborate, ensuring that others input is gathered and discussed
  • Demonstrated ability to provide technical guidance to less experienced team members
  • Demonstrated ability to work under minimal supervision, using latitude for independent judgment
  • Demonstrated resourcefulness in working with disparate clients and internal departments to deliver technical services
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, and Outlook skills 


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • SIEM tool experience, preferably with Splunk and/or IBM QRadar
  • Firewall configuration experience, preferably with Palo Alto, Cisco ASA, and/or Check Point
  • Networking experience
  • Previous work experience in a Managed Services Security Operations Center 


Data Privacy and Security: 

  • All Sirius employees are responsible to safeguard the information and information systems that they use or handle in the execution of their duties. Employees are obligated to know and perform their duties in accordance with Sirius policies, standards, and procedures related to security and report security violations to the appropriate Sirius authority. 
  • Participate at hire and annually in the Information Security Awareness training as well as other required training identified by the Human Resources department. Other data privacy and data security related regulatory training may be required based on your role or assignment. 


Essential Functions: 

The position is part of a 7 day per week, 24 hour per day managed services operations. To provide the required coverage, must be willing to work weekends, holidays, and overtime. 

The above primary duties, responsibilities, and position requirements are not all inclusive. 



Customer Focus - Gains insight into customer needs. Identifies opportunities that benefit the customer. Builds and delivers solutions that meet customer expectations. Establishes and maintains effective customer relationships 

Decision Quality - Makes sound decisions, even in the absence of complete information. Relies on a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment when making decisions. Considers all relevant factors and uses appropriate decision-making criteria and principles. Recognizes when a quick 80% solution will suffice 

Situational Adaptability - Picks up on situational cues and adjusts in the moment. Readily adapts personal, interpersonal and leadership behavior. Understands that different situations may call for different approaches. Can act differently depending on the circumstances. 

Communicates Effectively - Is effective in a variety of communication settings: one-on-one, small or large groups, among diverse styles and position levels. Attentively listens to others. Adjusts to fit the audience and the message. Provides timely and helpful information to others across the organization. Encourages the open expression of diverse ideas and opinions. 

Action Oriented - Readily takes on challenges, without unnecessary planning. Identifies and seizes new opportunities. Displays a can-do attitude in good and bad times. Steps up to handle tough issues. 

Self Development - Shows personal commitment and takes action to continuously improve. Accepts assignments that broaden capabilities. Learns from new experiences, from others, and from structured learning. Makes the most of available development resources. 

Company Information

Join the Brightest Minds in the Business. Love your work. Build experiences and solutions that matter.

As a nationally recognized IT solutions provider with over three decades of success, Sirius is known for cultivating the best talent, providing a positive work environment, and offering a compensation and benefits package designed to help our employees thrive both personally and professionally.

We hire passionate, talented team members to design, deliver, and maintain solutions across IT Security, IT Strategy, Cloud, Data, Digital Transformation, and Managed Services. As a Sirius employee, you will:
• Affect business outcomes at the world’s largest organizations, while being a valued member of our smaller community of thought leaders and innovative problem-solvers
• Grow your expertise and capabilities through our commitment to professional development
• Achieve a work and life balance that fits your personal and professional goals
• Collaborate as part of an entrepreneurial team that values creativity, quality, and is always looking around the corner at what comes next

Sirius Core Values

Sirius was built on a foundation of core values that reminds us that our success is measured by our clients, valued partners, our employees, and the communities where we live. We live these core values every day - in the way we work with our clients, our partners, and each other.
• Respect for the individual
• High client satisfaction
• Excellence in everything we do
• True partnerships with our suppliers and partners
• Sound economics in all we do
• Community service

If you’re ready to work with the Brightest Minds in the Business, contact us today.

Sirius is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. As a government contractor, Sirius takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans; maintains a drug-free workplace; and participates in E-Verify.

Dice Id : SCSITX
Position Id : SRANA04433
Originally Posted : 3 months ago

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