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Security Operations Analyst

St. Louis, MO 63017

Posted: 04/29/2019 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Infrastructure Technologies Job Number: 12412

Job Description

Adaptive Solutions Group is a premier provider of information technology personnel. We provide a variety of technical professionals available for contract, contract to hire, or direct placement positions to companies in and around the St. Louis, Kansas City, and Denver Areas.


We are currently looking for a Security Operations Analyst to join our team.


Position Responsibilities
  • Ensure information security performance is monitored on an ongoing basis.
  • Assess the efficiency, relevance, and integrity of collected data.
  • Perform daily/weekly/monthly/annual support and execution of a range of information security metrics and performance reports.
  • Assist stakeholders in identifying, initiating, and tracking corrective actions to address anomalies.
  • Operate and maintain monitoring systems and programs used to detect and report security violations.
  • Maintain familiarity with industry trends and security best practices.
  • Contribute to the team’ s continuous improvement efforts.
  • Oversee and monitor risk mitigation and coordination of policies, standards and controls with the security senior staff.
  • Perform data security event correlation between various systems.
  • Support the vulnerability life cycle management.
  • Provide incident response functions when appropriate and coordinate activities with other information technology teams.
  • Assist with the evaluation of new information security technologies with recommendations to management on the different products.
  • Review alerts and data collected from data security systems on a daily basis and report findings.
  • Contribute to the development of information security policies and procedures designed to meet the changing needs of the business.
  • Prepare documentation to support the development of information security policies, standards, guidelines, procedures and awareness training.
  • Evaluate current information technology systems for information security gaps, identify, and implement remediation solutions.
  • Perform special projects as assigned.


Required Qualifications
  • Bachelors or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years in a technology related field.
  • 3+ years in information security specific experience.
  • Working knowledge of Information Security tools, practices, policies and processes in a multi-vendor environment with an emphasis on risk analysis, risk assessment and risk management.
  • Experience with Vulnerability scanning tools (Qualys)
  • Experience with configuration management tools (SCCM, SCOM, OEM, Satellite, etc)
  • Experience in automation and scripting
  • Comprehensive understanding of the regulatory environments
  • Knowledge of operations and maintenance of:
    • Security incident and event management (SIEM),
    • local area networks and firewalls,
    • Active Directory, group policy objects, scripting, vulnerability scanning, encryption, IDS/IPS, web filtering, LDAP,
    • multi-factor authentication systems,
    • exploits and hacker techniques,
    • network and operating system security principles.
  • Strong verbal and written communication and organizational skills
  • Interpersonal and negotiating skills
  • Foster/promote a professional image
  • Works well independently or on multiple projects as a project team member


Preferred Qualifications
  • Banking industry experience is desirable.
  • Knowledge of any of the following is desirable:
    • Privilege Access Management systems,
    • Security Incident and Event Management systems
    • Identity and Access Management solutions
    • Log monitoring software
    • Vulnerability Management tools
    • Database vulnerability and monitoring tools
    • VMware (virtual machine software)
    • Firewall, Encryption software, Anti-malware and anti-virus detection software, VPN Technologies
    • Event Collection software, Event Correlation software,
    • Snort, Nmap, Snoop, Tcpdump, Wireshark, Arcsight, Tripwire


Adaptive Solutions Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

Adaptive Solutions Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes medical, dental, STD/LTD, life insurance coverage, 401k, paid vacation and holidays.

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