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IT Security Operations Analyst II

Company: U.S. Cellular
Location: Schaumburg
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

IT Security Operations Analyst II - INF001619

The Security Operations team is responsible for operational management of all Security tools, executing the Security Incident Response process for any alerts or events found within their tools set or from additional sources as well as identifying and scoring risk related to the Enterprise. The role of the IS Security Operations Analyst II is to contribute to the efforts of safeguarding the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the enterprise infrastructure and information assets across US Cellular. The scope of the position involves configuration updates of key enterprise security tools and initiatives. Additional responsibilities include routine incident investigations and proactive "hunting" through Security tools and logs for potential threats. Included are key security tool such as Web Application Firewalls, WIPS, DLP, File Integrity monitor, Firewall Rule Auditor, Forensics Tools, Vulnerability Scanning Tools, and Key Encryption as well as other security devices and operations.

Essential Functions

  • Proactively manages, monitors, and supports enterprise Security Tools with some direction from Security Engineers.
  • Participates in the security incident response process including security response team activities.
  • Actively protects the availability, confidentiality, and integrity of customer, employee, and business information.
  • Provides vulnerability and threat management monitoring and mitigation response.
  • Participates in tactical and operational planning of vulnerability assessment activities.
  • Promotes Enterprise security team efficiency by accomplishing additional security related results as needed.
  • Acts in a supporting role in the execution of EIS projects and initiatives.
  • Participates in operations and tactical planning.
  • Performs change control and some device configuration management activities.
  • Helps Identify events of interest and investigate them for signs of abuse or misuse.
  • Provides management level reporting of all critical intrusion or vulnerability detection tools.

    Required Experience
    • College degree in related technical/business areas or equivalent work experience required
    • Good understanding of IT operations: help desk, end-point management, and server management
    • Ability to communicate: write clearly and speak authoritatively to different kinds of audiences
    • Change management skills: Proven change agent
    • Flexible and able to adapt to change with some direction
    • General knowledge and understanding of UNIX / Linux operating systems.
    • Familiarity with common UNIX and Windows utilities, diagnostic and monitoring tools.
    • Understanding of technology, operations and key business processes
    • Good verbal and written communication skills
    • Good organizational and interpersonal qualities
    • Great teammate with collaboration skills
    • Good understanding of network protocols, LAN, WAN, SSL, Firewall, Load Balancer, and DMZ configurations.
    • Problem solving skills
    • Knowledge of content filtering technologies, application firewalls, vulnerability scanners, LDAP, SAML, forensics software, security incident response
    • Understanding of Linux (Red Hat, SUSE), Windows Desktop (Win10) and Server (2012, 2016, & 2019), UNIX (HP/UX, AIX, etc.)
    • Familiar with Firewall and Switching technologies (Cisco Firepower 9K, Juniper SRX, Checkpoint, etc.) OSI Model, VPN, IDS/IPS, Proxy/Reverse Proxy, WAF, Two Factor Authentication, RADIUS, Netflow, Anti-SPAM.
    • Knowledge of Perl, PowerShell, Python, SQL: Scripting experience with Perl, PowerShell and/or Java is a plus
    • Anti-Malware, HIPS, Client based firewall, Whitelisting/Blacklisting technologies, GPO, WMI

      Preferred Qualifications
      • Minimum 3 years relevant work experience preferred
      • Member of SANS or other leading security organizations preferred

        Job : Information Technology

        Location(s) : Illinois-SCHAUMBURG_IL Wisconsin-MADISON_WI, Oklahoma-TULSA_OK, Illinois-CHICAGO_IL, Iowa-MARION_IA, Tennessee-KNOXVILLE_TN

        U.S. Cellular is an EEO employer and gives consideration to qualified applicants without regard to race/color/age/religion/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/national origin/disability/veteran status, pregnancy or genetic information. Associated topics: cybersecurity, forensic, identity, iam, information technology security, phish, security analyst, security engineer, violation, vulnerability

Keywords: U.S. Cellular, Schaumburg , IT Security Operations Analyst II, Professions , Schaumburg, Illinois

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