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8/22/2017
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Synergis | Atlanta, Georgia
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Job Description

This position is in our Security Operations Center and is responsible for monitoring cyber security activity across our client's telecommunication and data computing infrastructure; detecting, and responding to any activity found. Response could include but is not limited to: troubleshooting, analysis, diagnosis, communicating with stakeholders, and resolution or coordination of resolution via support groups or business units.
This position works with our infrastructure, desktop support, and business unit operational centers to ensure the protection of Southern Company's cyber-related assets.

This position is for the night shift Sun - Web (10PM - 7:30AM) EST

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be capable of utilizing information security and monitoring tools
  • Substantial knowledge of IT core infrastructure and cyber security components//devices preferred
  • Minimum 1 year experience with TCP/IP Networking and knowledge of the OSI model preferred
  • Minimum 1 year experience with OS management and Network Devices preferred
  • Minimum 1 year experience with Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems preferred
  • Minimum 1 year experience with Antivirus Systems preferred
  • Minimum 1 year experience monitoring threats via a SIEM console preferred
  • 1+ years performing analysis of log files from a variety of sources, to include individual host logs, network traffic logs, Firewall logs, or intrusion prevention logs
  • Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and analytical skills - ability to de-construct problems preferred
  • Strong customer service skills and decision-making skills
  • Exhibit initiative, follow-up and follow through with commitments
  • Ability to support and work in a team environment
  • Strong documenting and oral communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a high pressure environment
  • Understanding of IT Security and the ability to apply risk management principles in all aspects IT Security
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of data
  • Must be able to work shifts including nights or overnight
  • A formal education in Computer Science or a related field; or equivalent experience in IT Security related roles is required
  • Formal IT Security/Network Certification such as CompTIA Security +, Cisco CCNA, SANS GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA) preferred
  • Experience with packet analysis (Wireshark) and Malware analysis a plus
  • Experience working in a Security Operations Center environment is a plus
  • Working knowledge of Southern Company infrastructure is a plus
  • HP ArcSight experience is a plus
  • Splunk experience is a plus

MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Monitor incoming event queues for potential security incidents; Identify and act on anomalous network activity
  • Perform hunting for malicious network activity
  • Perform initial investigation and triage for potential security incidents
  • Provide accurate & priority driven analysis on cyber activity/threats
  • Perform payload analysis of packets
  • Detonate malware to assist with threat research
  • Resolve or coordinate the resolution (escalate) of cyber security events
  • Create, manage, and dispatch incident tickets
  • Monitor external event sources for security intelligence and actionable incidents
  • Maintain shift logs with relevant activity
  • Document investigation results, ensuring relevant details are passed to senior analysts and stakeholders
  • Participate in root cause analysis or lessons learned sessions
  • Write technical articles for knowledge sharing
  • Establish and maintain excellent working relationships/partnerships with the cyber security and infrastructure support teams throughout the Information Technology organization, as well as business unit operation centers
  • Must comply with any regulatory requirements

Qualifications

Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

About Synergis

Synergis' programming team develops solutions that help integrate applications, reduce repetitive or time consuming tasks by understanding the unique challenges of leveraging technology to your advantage. Are you looking to improve your design time? Or reduce design errors and revisions? Or gain a competitive edge? How about eliminating redundant, value diminishing work processes? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then why not let Synergis Technologies develop a solution to automate your sales or drawing creation. Our experts understand that each design environment is unique and sometimes requires more than an "out-of-the-box" solution. Therefore our programming services are designed to leverage your existing software tools, and streamline your work processes. Synergis Technologies' process automation experts have a proven track record for developing solutions that provide the following results: Lower labor costs by improving efficiency Provide faster delivery of proposals and detailed drawings Reduce errors and revisions in documentation and drawings Increase production capacity without increased labor force Leverage existing software and technologies Retain and document product knowledge Eliminate duplicate data entry by integrating multiple software packages To speak to our process automation experts, please call 800-836-5440.

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