CIRT Analyst II
Conduct daily incident response activities, including possible incidents during weekends and evenings.
Supervise other CIRT analysts in day to day duties, and provide leadership by example and initiative.
Tune and create signatures in Security Tools, SIEM.
Serve as a technical escalation point for complex security problems.
Perform a variety of Security Operations Functions such as alert triage and end user communications as needed.
Maintain and create metrics for CIRT functions.
Monitor and check work products to verify consistency and policy compliance.
Create reports from various IT Security systems for the purpose of monitoring critical activities and providing security metrics to IT Security management.
Participate in security analysis and review as part of the Life Cycle management of IT projects, and in particular, security risk analysis.
Participate in assessment of compliance with security regulations such as PCI, GLBA, FFIEC. Coordinate external assessment teams to complete audit and security assessments.
Respond to requests for information in support of internal and external audits and examinations.
Evaluates industry best practices relative to PenFed security requirements.
Recommend software tools and/or other solutions for technical challenges involving IT Security processes.
Bachelor’s Degree in information technology or equivalent experience required.
Minimum of two (2) years’ of experience in Incident response and/or security operations is recommended.
Broad knowledge of security concepts, especially attack mechanisms, is required.
Experience with SIEM tools such as ArcSight and/or Splunk is preferred.
Tactical leadership skills for small teams preferred.
IDS Monitoring and Signature writing experience preferred.
Malware Analysis skills preferred.
YARA, Security Onion or Snort experience preferred.
This position will mentor and supervise employees.
GIAC Certifications such as GCIA Preferred.
PenFed will maintain and observe personnel policies which will prohibit discrimination or harassment against a person because of race, color, creed, age, sex, gender, religion, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status or obligation, the presence of a physical and/or mental disability and all other statuses protected by applicable state or local law in all recruiting, hiring, training, compensation, overtime, position classifications, work assignments, facilities, promotions, transfers, employee treatment, and in all other terms and conditions of employment. PenFed will also prohibit retaliation against individuals for raising a complaint of discrimination or harassment or participating in an investigation of same.PenFed will also reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with a disability so that they can apply for a job or perform the essential functions of a job unless doing so causes a direct threat to these individuals or others in the workplace and the threat cannot be eliminated by reasonable accommodation or if the accommodation creates an undue hardship to PenFed. Contact human resources (HR) with any questions or requests for accommodation at 703-838-1568.