IT Security Analyst - Linux / Chef
Posted: November 04, 2016
Reference ID: 160017YQ
The Oracle Cloud Security organization is tasked with providing expert security knowledge and operational assessment of the various cloud systems. This includes security policy/standards definition, operation/monitoring of security infrastructure in the cloud, regulatory compliance, and security testing for various systems that comprise the cloud environment. Experienced technical professional of configuration management systems (e.g. Chef, Puppet, etc.)
This is a technical security engineering and operations role within Oracle cloud delivery. Focus will be on managing and monitoring security infrastructure and performing information security related tasks. Assist with compliance of internal and external audits. Candidate should have knowledge in information security, advanced systems administration and a thorough understanding of operating systems and configuration management tools/systems.
This is primarily an operational role responsible for builds, maintenance and support of our configuration management system for application hosts. Beyond configuration management systems knowledge, a good understanding of both Linux and Windows operating system functionality, scripting and patching is important.
Role will work as part of a team managing security operating policies, procedures and other documentation. Will assist with compliance of internal and external audits. Running multiple time sensitive projects and communication with other internal security staff will be key.
Ideally, candidate will have experience in Internet facing systems management and assessing cross-platform potential infrastructural security vulnerabilities.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Background
Experience with scripting languages (e.g. Perl, Python, Ruby, etc.)
Working technical knowledge of various OS shell scripting languages
Expected to design, install, configure and maintain applications and hardware in a highly available and scalable environment
Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining OS services and networking
Specific knowledge of Microsoft Windows 2008-2012 R2 platforms
Specific knowledge of Oracle, RedHat and CentOS platforms
Familiarity with TCP/IP protocols
Hands-on hardware and software troubleshooting experience
College diploma or university degree in the field of computer science and/or 5 years equivalent work experience
Required Personal Attributes
Strong understanding of the organization's goals and objectives
Good written and oral communication skills
Good interpersonal skills
Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language
Highly self-motivated and directed
Keen attention to detail
Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
Strong customer service orientation
Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Background
Certification(s) in Windows and/or Linux administration
Prior experience in mission-critical support role
Experience with Windows, Oracle Linux
Experience with virtualization frameworks such as VirtualBox, KVM, and/or XEN
Experience with various security appliances such as ids, proxy, taps, siem
On-call availability for seven days per month
Shift schedule may require office work outside of standard business hours
Sitting for extended periods of time
Travel for extended periods of time each month, approximately 1 week/month
Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and other computer components
Lifting and transporting of moderately heavy objects (50 lbs), such as servers and peripherals
Executes security controls to prevent hackers from infiltrating company information or jeopardizing e-commerce programs.
Researches attempted efforts to compromise security protocols. Maintains security systems for routers and switches. Administers security policies to control access to systems. Maintains the company's firewall. Uses applicable encryption methods. Provides information to management regarding the negative impact on the business caused by theft, destruction, alteration or denial of access to information.
Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. Prefer 8 years relevant experience and BA/BS degree.
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