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Network Security Analyst - Project Based

Keywords / Skills : basic, VMware, WINS, TCP IP, server, routing, LAN, Linux, Cisco, DHCP, Citrix, Antivirus software, WAN, Internet, DNS, software, firewalls, firewall, IP, intrusion detection, VPN, TCP, networking

5 - 10 years
Posted: 2017-09-08

Security Analyst
Posted On
8th Sep 2017
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Job Description

*Candidates must be amenable to 6-12 months contract
*Mid-shift or Night-shift based on assigned region to support

1. Monitor network security systems status.
2. Implement approved changes to security devices.
3. Assist in the installation and maintenance for security infrastructure systems.
4. Ensure a stable environment for FMC’s infrastructure services.
5. Participate in periodic security audits to maintain appropriate levels of security at FMC.
6. Contribute to IT security awareness program
Job Responsibilities:
• Accountability:
o Monitor and maintain the performance and status of the following security systems:
 Firewalls and VPN gateways
 Security management and monitoring systems
 Antivirus & Personal software firewall
 Content Filtering
 Intrusion Detection
 DNS (internal and public)
 Wireless networks
 Internet access circuits
o Contribute to the implementation and maintenance of security infrastructure systems.
o With guidance and support from the department manager develop expertise in FMC’s security technologies.
o Generate manual and automated reports for security systems as scheduled.
o Make changes to internal and external name resolution services.
o Complete change requests for network security systems as directed.
o Review audit logs, identity security related events and respond to security incidents
o Conduct vulnerability assessments of systems
o Report security anomalies to senior level staff for further investigation.
o Ensure backups for security devices are performed successfully and as scheduled.
o Participate in on-call rotation.
• Maintenance and support:
o Diagnose and troubleshoot basic connectivity problems related to security technologies.
o Install, upgrade, and patch security technology equipment to maintain current security levels.
• Project Management
o Participate in security and infrastructure related projects.
o Assist in the evaluation of new security technology.
o Manage small-scale security projects.
o Perform project-related tasks as assigned.

Required Experience:
Minimum of 5 years in a relevant IT-related field.
• Minimum of 3 years experience in networks and operating systems.
• Minimum of 2 years experience with firewalls and network security technologies.
• Infrastructure experience:

o Working knowledge of networking including; TCP/IP protocols, switching, routing and general LAN/WAN technologies.
o Working knowledge of computer operating systems; servers, workstations, mobile
o Working knowledge of infrastructure services including DNS, WINS, and DHCP.
o Working knowledge of security technologies including: firewalls, DMZ networks, intrusion detection systems, content filtering, personal firewall software, VPNs, and PKI.
o Working knowledge of Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) Systems
o Working knowledge of Endpoint Security tools like Anti-malware and host based intrusion detection systems
o Working knowledge of virtual technologies; VMware, Citrix (Netscaler/XenApp)
o Working knowledge of vulnerability management systems and functionality
• Operating Systems experience:
o Experience with Microsoft server and workstation operating systems.
o Experience with Linux operating systems.
o Experience with FortiOS appliance operating systems a plus.
o Experience with Citrix Netscaler appliance operating systems a plus.
• Demonstrates the ability to complete assigned tasks in an efficient manner.
• Experience with computer security incident response (CIRT) functions and teams a plus
• Ability to work under directed supervision.
• Combination of formal education and relevant field experience.
• Professional security technology certifications, such as Cisco, Fortigate, Citrix, preferred.

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