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Cybersecurity Specialist

  • Location: California
  • Salary: US$63 - US$65 per hour + full medical
  • Job type: Contract

Job Description

Location: Concord, CA

Rate: W2 $63 per hour + Full Medical

Working Hours: Mon-Fri (8am-5pm PST)

Job Description

TOP THREE:

  1. Prior Incident Response experience
  2. Memory forensic analysis experience
  3. Strong networking skills

Currently located in Concord, CA, this position is in our Security Intelligence and Operations Center and is responsible for monitoring, detecting, and responding to cybersecurity activity across "Client's" telecommunication and data computing infrastructure. Response could include but is not limited to: troubleshooting, analysis, diagnosis, communicating with stakeholders, and resolution or coordination of resolution via support groups or business units. This position requires the ability to think analytically, work collaboratively, and document all work being performed.

  • Monitor incoming event queues for potential security incidents; identify and act on anomalous network activity
  • Perform thorough analysis of APT/nation state attack, anomalous network behavior
  • Detailed analysis, documentation, and strong understanding of the attack vectors, persistence mechanisms, and detection avoidance tactics
  • Perform proficient forensic analysis using security tools and monitoring systems to discover the source of anomalous security events
  • Perform hunting for malicious activity across the network and digital assets
  • Perform detailed investigation and response activities to assist in identification, containment, eradication and recovery actions for potential security incidents
  • Analyze complex malware analysis through endpoint and network traffic forensics to determine if systems are impacted.
  • Develop innovative monitoring and detection solutions using "Client" tools and other skillsets such as scripting
  • Work with Security engineering team to analyze SIEM use cases
  • Recommend implementation of counter-measures or mitigating controls
  • Ensures all pertinent information is obtained to allow for the identification, containment, eradication, and recovery actions to occur in a time sensitive environment
  • Collaborates with technical and threat intelligence analysts to provide indications and warnings, and contributes to predictive analysis of malicious activity
  • Mentor junior staff in cybersecurity techniques and processes
  • Create and continuously improve standard operating procedures used by the SIOC
  • Monitor external event sources for security intelligence and actionable incidents
  • Establish and maintain excellent working relationships/partnerships with the cyber security and infrastructure support teams throughout the IT organization as well as business units
  • Must comply with any regulatory requirements

Oscar Associates Limited (US) is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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  • Matt Lindsay
    Resource Consultant - Network and Infrastructure
    Call:+1713 568 1968

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