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Job ID: 156769

Temporary Information Security Analyst SIEM lead
North Carolina A & T State University

Date Posted Apr. 1, 2021
Title Temporary Information Security Analyst SIEM lead
University North Carolina A & T State University
Greensboro, NC, United States
Department VC for Human Resources
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Part-Time/Temporary Staff
  • Information Technology

The Information Security Analyst SIEM-lead will build and manage NC A&T’s production and development Security Incident and Event Management system. This position will provision log collection and configuration, enrichment, and standardization of various systems log data. These support services include installation, configuration, hosting, troubleshooting, technical testing, updates, and integration of a SEIM solution into the university’s IT infrastructure. This position provides technical leadership, planning, and guidance for the implementation or upgrade of applications, and the design and development of new applications or interfaces. The SIEM-lead may provide oversight and support to other support for staff members who are SIEM specialist or principal subject-matter experts for systems to be including in the SIEM.

The Information Security Analyst SIEM-lead reports to Director of Network and Systems Administration. The SIEM-lead works with the leadership of Information Technology Services (ITS) to provide the campus SIEM and technology support required to fulfill the university’s mission, and provide applications support for other departments within the division.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

  • 3 to 5 years Linux management skills
  • 3 to 5 years hands-on experience with security systems like firewalls, IDS/IPS, SIEM, EDR, Vulnerability Management Systems and other solutions.
  • A demonstrated understanding of application logic flow
  • A demonstrated understanding or background in application development
  • Experience working in a Security Operation Center
  • Extensive knowledge of Windows OS platforms, Windows Security Log and Group Policy Audit facilities
  • Extensive knowledge of Firewall, router, switch, and other network device logging from various vendors
  • Extensive knowledge of logging various other security logs such as Intrusion Prevention Systems, Anti-Virus Software, web server logs, etc.
  • Knowledge of networks technologies (protocols, design concepts, access control)
  • Knowledge of security technologies (encryption, data protection, design, privilege access, etc.)
  • Knowledge of network design and engineering
  • Demonstrated ability to investigate and recommend solutions with little direction, priorite needs, and deliver results in dynamic environments with minimal supervision.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills and ability to find creative solutions with a focus on delivering results
  • Organized and strong attention to detail.
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Power Point, etc.).
  • Effective communication, organization, and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education:

  • Prefer experience working in a Managed Security Services environment
  • Prefer experience administering SIEM solutions
  • Prefer MS Windows Management skills
  • Prefer scripting experience (Python, PowerShell, Linux Shell scripting, etc.).
  • Prefer SIEM Production Certification (LogRhythm, Security Analytics, QRadar, etc.)
  • Prefer appropriate security certifications CISSP/CISA/Security+/OSCP/CEH or other security certification (or be actively pursuing related professional certifications).

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