Security Analyst

Employer
Transaction Network Services
Location
Reston, VA
Posted
Sep 14, 2018
Closes
Sep 17, 2018
Industry
Security
Hours
Full Time
Security Analyst Position Description Overview: The Security Analyst's role is to ensure the secure operation of the in-house computer systems, servers, and network connections with a primary focus on both corporate and production assets. This includes monitoring system alerts, analyzing IDS alerts, checking server and firewall logs, scrutinizing network traffic, establishing and updating vulnerability scans and troubleshooting. Responsibilities: Monitor server logs, firewall logs, intrusion detection logs, and network traffic for unusual or suspicious activity. Interpret and respond to security incidents in a global network which supports Financial, Telecom, and Payment Card Industry Data related services Conduct security monitoring, forensic analysis, incident response and cyber-crime investigations Manage security incident response and escalation procedures Assist in the coordination and escalation of security issues Work closely with the other team members on various projects in the Global Security department, many compliance driven Establish and communicate with various remediation groups within TNS Other duties as needed Qualifications Bachelor's degree or equivalent job experience Cisco/Sourcefire IDS experience IT audits Team player who can work in a dynamic environment Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Experience with Splunk a plus Good report writing and presentation skills Highly self-motivated and directed Analytical thinker with excellent attention to detail Maintain unquestionable standard of integrity and confidentiality Keen learner with a commitment to presenting high quality deliverables within agreed timescales 3-5 years relevant work experience We have been delivering industry-leading solutions for the payments, financial and telecommunications industries since 1990. We are the preferred supplier of networking, integrated data and voice services to many leading organizations in the global payments and financial communities, as well as a provider of extensive telecommunications network solutions to service providers. We are a privately held company with a healthy balance sheet, secure assets and a loyal customer base that includes some of the largest global blue-chip companies in the world. Many of the world's leading companies continue to count on us as their primary provider of a range of networking and communication services, enabling them to expand regionally, nationally and globally. We provide services to customers in over 60 countries throughout the world. We manage some of the largest real-time community networks in the world, enabling industry participants to simply and securely interact and transact with other businesses, to access the data and applications they need, over managed and secure communications platforms. Our existing footprint supports millions of connections and provide access to critical databases. Our network securely blends private and public networking to enable customers to utilize a single connection for "one-to-many" and "many-to-many"connections over a global platform. Since our launch we have helped our customers and communities of interest, requiring secure and reliable communications solutions, to evolve from legacy to leading-edge technologies. Today the company provides a full range of services from dedicated connections to managed IP network solutions, providing local support and global reach to medium and large enterprises and service providers. Application Instructions Applicants are encouraged to submit an electronic resume when applying for our positions. Job postings are open until filled, unless otherwise specified.

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