Job Title: Security Analyst - Threat Monitoring L 1

Job Summary

• IT/Computers - Hardware & Networking • IT/Computers - Software
Metro Manila / NCR
Job Category:
Years of Experience
1 - 4 years
Posted On
19th Dec 2019

Job Description:

• Candidates must possess at least a Bachelor’s/College Degree, Computer Science/Information Technology, Engineering (Computer/Telecommunication), Science and Technology or equivalent.
• At least 2 year(s) of working experience in the related field is required for this position.
• Preferably 1-4 Yrs. experienced Employees specializing in IT/Computer – Network/System/Database Admin or equivalent.

• Full- time position(s) available.

Why IBM Security Services?

IBM Security has 10,000 clients in 133 countries, 6,000 researchers, developers, and SMEs focused on security, 3,700 security-related patents, and 36 IBM Security locations across the globe.

High-growth areas are security analytics/SIEM (10%); Threat Intelligence (10%+); Mobile Security (18%); and Cloud Security (50%)

IBM Security QRadar is again a leader in Gartner’s 2015 Magic Quadrant for SIEM.

Key Responsibilities:

The SOC Threat Monitoring Analyst role is part of the SOC. Candidates in this role will monitor computer security events according to documented procedures and industry best practices and are the first line of defense in protecting the information systems from internal and external threats. Ideal candidates should be experienced in the areas of networking, client/server technologies, and analyzing log files. Candidates must have strong multitasking capabilities and be able to evaluate threats, vulnerabilities, and risk while under pressure. Candidates must display enthusiasm and interest in Information Security.

Job Requirements:
  • Monitoring of security events received through alerts from SIEM or other security tools
  • Review alerts escalated by the Help desk
  • Performing Level 1 triage of incoming issues
  • Performing initial assessment of the priority of the event (Classification)
  • Performing initial determination of incident to determine risk and damage (Triage)
  • Performing appropriate routing of security or privacy data request and notifying appropriate contact for security events and response (Escalation)
  • Monitoring of alert and downstream dependency’s health
  • Takes an active part in the resolution of incidents, even after they are escalated
  • Work assigned via ticket queue
Technical Competencies
  • Process and Procedure adherence
  • Hands-On experience on SIEM tools
  • General network knowledge, TCP/IP Troubleshooting
  • Ability to trace down an endpoint on the network, based on ticket information
  • Familiarity with system log information and what it means
  • Understanding of common network services (web, mail, DNS, authentication)
  • Knowledge of host based firewalls, Anti-Malware, HIDS
  • General Desktop OS and Server OS knowledge
  • TCP/IP, Internet Routing, UNIX / LINUX & Windows NT


Security Essentials – SEC401 (GSEC certification) or equivalent

Intrusion Detection In Depth – SEC503 (GCIA certification) or equivalent


Continuous Monitoring and Security Operations (optional GMON certification)

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