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UL Digital Security Analyst - 2019-15600 in Northbrook, Illinois

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UL has a great opportunity for a Digital Security Analyst in Northbrook, IL. The Security Analyst serves part of the Security Operations Center team and will support incident response utilizing the latest in network security technology while providing support to ULs internal network. This role will report to the Information Security Director.



The successful candidate will have natural intellectual curiosity with a strong analysis and technical background. This person must be a driven self-starter; who has a sense of urgency; who can meet deadlines despite obstacles. This person will have previously demonstrated an ability to handle multiple priorities and responsibilities. The successful candidate will have strong multi-tasking skills; be detail-oriented; be able to communicate effectively (frequently, unambiguously, and professionally) with both technical and non-technical people. Being a willing and effective team player is a must.

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Responsibilities

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+ Reviews security and network events that are populated in a Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) system.

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+ Provides network intrusion detection expertise to support timely and effective decision making of when to declare an incident.

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+ Conducts proactive threat research.

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+ Analyzes a variety of network and host-based security appliance logs (Firewalls, NIDS, HIDS, Sys Logs, etc.) to determine the correct remediation actions and escalation paths for each incident.

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+ Documents all activities during an incident and provides leadership with status updates during the life cycle of the incident.

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+ Provides information regarding intrusion events, security incidents, and other threat indications and warning information.

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+ Assists with the development of processes and procedures to improve incident response times, analysis of incidents, and overall SOC functions.

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+ Performs other duties as directed.




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Qualifications

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+ Qualified and successful candidates will have at least 3 years of experience working extensively within cyber security.

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+ Experience implementing and maintaining information security technologies, such as: IDS/IPS, malware prevention, end-point protection, multi-factor authentication, security information and event management (SIEM), web content filtering, encryption, network access control (NAC), data loss prevention (DLP), firewall administration and vulnerability scanners.

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+ Experience being involved in Incident handling and incident response.

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+ Experience with tools that perform vulnerability assessment and patching.

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+ Demonstrate the initiative to continuously stay apprised of emerging security threats and the general information security landscape.

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+ Experience in performing log collection, correlation, and reviews of automated alerts for items such as, and not limited to: malware alerts, change detection alerts, and security system health alerts, exploit attempt alerts, etc.

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+ In-depth understanding of a variety of network and application attacks; must be able to demonstrate a minimum level of familiarity with well-known vulnerabilities and exploits.

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+ Knowledge of LANs, WANs, SANs, Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft Windows server and desktop operating systems, Linux operating systems, Microsoft IIS, Microsoft SQL, and the management of firewall technology.

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+ Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication ability.

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+ Excellent problem-solving ability.

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+ 4-year degree in technical field or equivalent work experience with a college degree.

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+ Security certifications are preferred

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+ This position requires some weekend and evening assignm nts as well as availability during off-hours for participation in scheduled and unscheduled activities.




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