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Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst


Company : Nuspire, LLC


Location : Commerce, MI


Created : 2020-10-24


Job Type : Full Time


Job Description

Security Operations Center(SOC) Analyst /careers About Nuspire: Nuspire is a leading managed security services provider (MSSP) founded over 20 years ago to revolutionize the cybersecurity experience by taking an optimistic and people-first approach. Our deep bench of cybersecurity experts use world-class threat intelligence and 24x7 security operations centers (SOCs) to detect, respond and remediate advanced cyber threats. Position Description: The SOC Analyst (DETECT & RESPOND) performs in-depth computer security investigations and required actions per the documented incident response lifecycle. This position requires knowledge and experience in areas including security threats and tools, attack methodologies, operating systems, networking, and incident response (containment, eradication, and recovery of affected assets). This candidate determines and pursues course of action necessary to obtain desired results and makes recommendations and changes to departmental policies and procedures. As a SOC Analyst, you will be responsible for monitoring, detecting and responding to security events and incidents across a broad range of equipment and system types. Utilizing an advanced SIEM with integrated threat intelligence enrichment, you?ll use both orchestrated workflows as well as your own experience and intuition to identify and mitigate security events before customer impact occurs. The SOC Analyst position is also involved with vulnerability scanning and analysis, conducting security assessments and working directly with customers to implement security solutions. This opportunity is in a 24x7x365 environment, requiring availability for all shifts including nights, weekends and holidays. Responsibilities: + The primary function of the SOC team is to identify and investigate anomalous host and network activity through continuous monitoring + Conduct triage/categorization of potential Events and Incidents + Conduct initial evidence collection, case creation, and coordination/hand-off to other teams as necessary + Respond in a timely manner (within documented SLA and Run Book) to support tickets. + Configure various security systems to aid in the discovery of Indicators of Compromise (IOCs) + Use threat intel and hunting without IOCs + Contribute to SOC documentation such as standard operating procedures, playbooks, briefings and executive reports + While the focus of this position is the corporate network, SOC Analyst may occasionally contribute to the security of classified environments + Utilize SIEM for detection and documentation of security events and incidents + Perform threat mitigation as required + Participation in the Incident Response process + Analyze vulnerability scans and recommend resolutions + Participate and collaborate with cybersecurity threat hunting + Support troubleshooting of advanced security device problems + Conduct periodic customer security reviews + Participate in Red Team security preparedness evaluation exercises + Respond to customer requests for security investigations + Firewall, IPS/IDS, Endpoint Protection and other equipment configuration support Required Skills and Experience: + This position, located in Commerce, MI or Centennial, CO, requires 2-5 years of direct Security Operations experience, and may be filled at the Mid or Senior level, depending upon qualifications. + Experience with Firewalls, Intrusion Prevention and Intrusion Detection Systems + Experience with Security Incident Event Management (SIEM) Systems + Experience with Vulnerability Scanners, including analysis and interpretation of results + Experience with common Endpoint Protection, including AV and ATP solutions + Experience with event/workflow ticketing systems + Experience working in Unix, remote, command line and virtualized environments. + Working knowledge of common TCP/IP protocols, OSI Layers 1-4 Preferred Skills: + Ability to review packets with tools such as Wireshark. + Operating Virtualized Environments including HA Clusters + Understanding of MITRE ATT&CK and Cyber Kill Chain frameworks + Basic understanding of secure connectivity including SSL and IPSEC + Cybersecurity Threat Hunting + Developing security processes and procedures + Scripting with languages such as Python, JavaScript, VBS and PowerShell Education/Certifications/Training Required: + Basic industry certification such as CompTIA Security+, CySA+ or GIAC + Associates or Bachelors? Degree in Information Technology, or equivalent experience Education/Certifications/Training Preferred: + ITIL Foundations certification + Vendor security certifications including Microsoft, Cisco, Palo Alto Networks, Fortinet, et.al. + Advanced industry security certifications such as CISSP a plus! Work conditions/environment: + Great experience and growth with a global leader in network security + Locations in: Commerce Twp., MI ? Walled Lake, MI ? Centennial, CO + Nuspire provides a top work environment, as recognized by Crains Detroit, Golden Bridge "Best and Brightest," Corp! Magazine and The Detroit News. + Full benefits including but limited to: 6 different Blue Cross Medical HMO and PPO Options, Mutual of Omaha Dental, Vision, Short-term and Long-term disability, Life Insurance, 401k and Monthly PTO accrual from your first day of employment, along with many opportunities to earn additional PTO through monthly employee awards and participation in ?Nuspire Good Time? Events. + ?Nuspire Good Time? events 2x per month to build team cohesion. + Nuspire is an Equal Opportunity Employer Awards & Recognition + MSSP Alert listed Nuspire in the Top 30 of their Top 200 MSSPs of 2019 + Best & Brightest Places to Work in Metro Detroit 8-time Winner 2011, 2014 ? 2020 + Best & Brightest Places to Work National 4-time Winner 2011, 2017 - 2019 + Cyber Security Excellence Award Winner for Best Cyber Security Company 2017 - 2019 + Gartner Inc. included Nuspire in ?2010 & 2011 Magic Quadrant for MSSPs, North America? + Selected as a ?Top Workplaces? winner in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2015 + INC Magazine ?One of America?s Fastest-Growing Private Companies? + Nuspire was highlighted as a "Michigan's key IT story? in its 'Upper Hand' commercials featuring Jeff Daniels. + Tech Culture Award, 2016 + Corp! Magazine?s ?Economic Bright Spot? winner, 2017 About Nuspire Employee Culture:Nuspire has signed managed services solutions contracts in South America, Europe and Asia while continuing to expand its network operations centers and data centers in North America. This continued growth over 20 consecutive years allows employees to have constant opportunities to expand their role and responsibilities within the organization. At the core of Nuspire's business model is its emphasis on the human component of business. Nuspire provides network management, monitoring, and security as a service to large organizations and the people, expertise, and experience are critical to our success. This ideal is not only reflected in how Nuspire delivers services to its customers but also in how it treats its employees. The culture is focused on building team cohesion and employee career growth through a blending of traditional programs and unique outside of the box experiences. Nuspire strives to be an industry leader; the employees it hires have the drive and talent to be leaders in their field. Nuspire's employee culture reinforces these ideals; rewarding excellence while providing a unique and exciting business environment. To find out more, please visit .