Security Analyst, Professional Service Specialist 3

Security Analyst, PSS3

Reporting to the Associate Director of Security Operations, the Security Analyst serves as a security subject matter expert of Network and System Services projects and implementations.

Assists in the management of security and access controls systems across the Enterprise. Areas of concentration include, but are not limited to: Security Information and Event Management solutions (SIEM), endpoint protection management, surveillance system administration and maintenance, incident response, and vulnerability management. Knowledge of intrusion detection, security system scanning, and network and Web application based vulnerability scanning is preferred.

Requires a high level of technical expertise in systems administration and industry standard security tools, combined with knowledge of security practices and procedures.


  • Assist in the administration of the Enterprise McAfee EPO platform including the entire McAfee Endpoint Protection suite
  • Assist in the implementation and administration of the enterprise surveillance system
  • Generating reports within our Splunk environment
  • Assist in the implementation and administration of an enterprise vulnerability program using the Tenable SecurityCenter suite of products
  • Monitor, identify, investigate, and resolve issues related to security breaches, unauthorized access, or potential security risks.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, run books with a focus on security


All applicants must have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Two (2) years of professional experience (preferably working in a security operations setting)
  • Demonstrated experience with the Tenable suite of security tools
  • Demonstrated experience deploying and managing McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator infrastructure and associated McAfee products
  • Experienced with Splunk or equivalent log aggregation toolset
  • Technical knowledge of Linux (Red Hat, CentOS) along with related configuration and management toolsets
  • Technical experience with advanced firewall technologies including but not limited to Web filtering, application filtering, ACL management, Intrusion detection, sandbox analysis(Palo Alto ”Panorama/Wildfire”, Cisco, Fortinet, Juniper, etc) is preferred.
  • Ability to use detailed knowledge of Microsoft and Linux systems to effectively troubleshoot system level issues
  • Demonstrated knowledge of industry standard security tools such as Snort, nmap, etc.
  • Understanding of industry best practices surrounding proper maintenance and support of an environment requiring 24x7 availability
  • Strong analytical problem solving skills
  • Ability to quickly grasp technical issues and offer solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to write logical and comprehensible procedures and forms
  • Professional business demeanor
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills for communicating to Application owners, management, Internal Audit, user community, and security violators
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Organizational skills for planning and prioritizing work
  • Ability to read and create comprehensive Visio diagrams
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience with intrusion detection, security system scanning, password auditing, network based and vulnerability scanning
  • McAfee MVision experience
  • Higher Education work experience
  • Desktop support (Tier 1 & 2) and networking experience

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