Information Security Analyst

  • Company: Adecco
  • Posted: November 12, 2016
  • Reference ID: 1852225537
An Information Security Analyst position is available through Adecco Engineering & Technical for a direct-client of ours. We are seeking an Information Security Analyst who will work with the InfoSec and Infrastructure teams to develop, support, be accountable for and continuously evolve our Information Security Operations practice for North America. The successful candidate will work with a team of globally positioned Security Analysts to identify, respond to and correlate threat information, own regional incident response planning and support and provide forensic support . Candidate will also contribute and represent Security Operations for several business and operational projects and tasks. This will be a direct placement opportunity with the company in San Diego, CA.

Works with Global Security Analysts and promotes Global situational awareness and knowledge sharing
Keeps up to date on the latest security news and monitors for threats and zero day and other exploits followed by action and communication
Monitors information security related websites (US-CERT, SANS, Internet Storm Center, etc.) and other sources to stay up to date on current attacks and trends
Monitors and works Security Operations ticket queue
Monitors and investigates alerts generated from our MSSP
Monitors and investigates alerts generated from our security appliances, cloud services and various technologies
Compiles and analyzes data for management reporting and metrics
Covers non-Americas regions during their off-hour periods
Analyzes potential impact of new threats and communicates risks to stakeholders
Incident Response Role:

Responds to computer security incidents according to the computer security incident response plan (CSIRP)
Provides guidance to Infrastructure and Service Desk personnel for handling information security incidents
Coordinates efforts across multiple global regions during incident response episodes
Provides timely and relevant updates to appropriate stakeholders and decision makers
Validates and maintains incident response plan and processes to address potential threats

Provides investigation findings to relevant business units to help improve information security posture
Investigates security incidents by utilizing numerous forensics tools and contributes to evolution of forensics practice
Contributes to security related business and InfoSec projects in both an advisory and hands on capacity
Contributes to various InfoSec documentation and ensures that library maintains relevance
Attends change management meetings and reviews security impact of proposed changes such as firewall ACL submissions, network changes, solution/application architecture etc.


Demonstrates the ability to work extremely well under pressure while maintaining a professional image and approach
Able to perform independent analysis and distill relevant findings and root cause
Strong analytical writing skills to articulate complex ideas clearly and effectively
Team player with proven ability to work effectively with other business units, IT management and staff, vendors, and consultants
Strong communication skills such as planning and leading effective meetings and conducting structured interviews to collect information
Advanced presentation skills to provide relevant and timely information to stakeholders and/or decision makers in an effective and professional manner
Required experience with the majority of the following tools and technologies:

RedHat Linux OS, Windows OS, Mac OS, Mobile devices, Cisco ASA, Cisco Networking, Palo Alto, Network Architecture, WAN, PKI, Systems Administration, Penetration testing, Server hardening/templates
Experience or familiarity with the following tools or relevant technologies:

AirWatch, CipherCloud Gateway and Discovery, Nexpose, Tibco, Cylance Next-Gen AV, Trend Micro AV, MSSP management, SIEM management, Splunk, ServiceNow, F5 load balancer and WAF, IBM Privileged Identity Management and Identity Management, Active Directory, WebSEAL, EnCase, Forensics, Riverbed, , VMware, EMC, vBlock, physical security


Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science or a related discipline preferred; advanced degree a plus; equivalent combination of education or experience will be considered
CISSP certified/qualified or ability to pursue obtaining these certifications within six months of hire

SANS GCIH or GCFA, CISA, CISM, EnCER certification(s) preferred but not required
Minimum of five years of technical experience in the information security field required
Minimum of three years of practical experience in an incident response role required
Experience working with security regulatory requirements and standards (such as NIST 800 series, ISO 2700x series, GLBA, FFIEC)
Advanced knowledge and experience with the Windows and Linux operating systems required

Certificate programs in relevant areas that demonstrate analytical writing preferred

Working knowledge of and experience in investigating malicious code required

If you are interested in this Information Security Analyst job then please contact Joshua Kinney at 858-812-9812 and email an updated resume to For other opportunities available at Adecco Engineering and Technical go to
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