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Posted: Friday, May 12, 2017 11:55 AM


The Information Security Analyst will participate in the identification of data sources, analytic capabilities and reporting tools. This individual will investigate and quantify long running trends in the enterprise environment; implement and maintain analytic methods and techniques; develop and maintain consistent repeatable methodologies for detecting complex phenomenon; and assist in all development, data gathering and data analysis tasks.

Primary functions include, but not limited to:

  • Perform hunting in available data sources to identify patterns of misuse, and recommend areas for coverage and data feed improvements.
  • Analyze sensitive authentication activities and privilege combinations that could lead to abuse; monitor privileged access activity for possible abuse; monitor suspicious and/or inappropriate web activity; assess data leakage vulnerabilities; and establish baseline usage information and trends.
  • Create and review reports on event anomalies.
  • Investigate and respond to security events.
  • Perform historical analysis of defined security devices and logs to look for threat trends (past 7 days, past 30 days, past 90 days).
  • Evaluate the quality of provided data sources and recommending improvements to the sensing capabilities and coverage.
  • Perform triage activities on potential threats discovered during historical analysis.
  • Appropriately apply proprietary and public threat intelligence to enhance the analytic model(s) and security of the enterprise.
  • Perform root cause analysis on security incidents and provide recommendations for containment and remediation.
  • Execute on the strategy of the data security analytics program.
  • Assist in delivering timely and accurate reporting to executives.


Required Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field

2+ years working within the information security field with emphasis on security event analysis and cyber forensic investigations

Experience with scripting/programming language development and best practices

Knowledge of Incident Management processes

Experience with SIEM technologies such as HP ArcSight, RSA NetWitness/Security Analytics, and/or Splunk

Understanding of cyber-attack patterns and vectors, as well as compensating controls and mechanisms.

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• Location: Boston

• Post ID: 39211468 boston
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