[Owasp-boston] [jobs] Boston SOC Analyst Position

Mike Perez mike.perez at owasp.org
Thu Mar 29 13:28:21 UTC 2018


*Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst* Cygilant - Boston, MA 02109

*About the team*

The Security Research team is part of the larger, Global Products and
Solutions Team. Security Research works across development and Global SOC,
bringing deep and current threat intelligence to aid with technology
enhancements, team, customer, and community education.

*About the Role*

Part of the Security Research Team, the SOC Analyst will assist with
Cygilant service delivery by identifying, minimizing, and monitoring attack
surfaces through vulnerability management, patch management and security
monitoring services. Ideal candidates can identify key data points on
systems which may be indicators of an attack.


   - Work as a security consultant with team members and clients
   - Troubleshoot SIEM data collection, notification tuning and alerting
   - Investigate and troubleshoot delivery issues and service interruptions
   - Investigate activities and validate accurate and complete information
   is passed along to clients
   - Prepare and review reports that promote constant security enhancements
   - Maintain an open communication channel with clients to assist with
   deployments, alerts, identified vulnerabilities and patch management
   - Create and enhance service deliverables with client deadlines through
   - Identify process and service enhancements and make recommendations to
   product and service development teams
   - Educate and influence system stakeholders on security best practices

*Required Skills*

   - Solid background in network and systems administration as they relate
   to security best-practices
   - Familiarity with troubleshooting network communication and system
   configuration issues
   - Comprehension of top security threats (OWASP Top 10, SANS 25, NVD,
   etc.) and their remediation techniques
   - Familiarity with tools such as nmap, wireshark, psexec, nessus or
   similar solutions
   - Comfortable working with command-line interfaces and with cloud
   environments such as AWS and Azure
   - Ability to influence customer actions while maintaining focus on
   customer satisfaction


   - Educational background in IT security with 1+ years of IT security
   - Experience identifying and recommending security solutions with
   technical and non-technical clients
   - Technical expertise in common network devices & security products.
   Specifically, in perimeter technologies, implementation, configuration and
   troubleshooting network related issues
   - Operational experience with the following preferred: Firewalls,
   Vulnerability scanners, Intrusion Detection/Prevention systems, End Point
   Protection Systems, SIEM Log Management Systems
   - Demonstrated enthusiasm about cybersecurity through collaboration or
   contributions to the InfoSec space

Job Type: Full-time


   - Bachelor's (Required)

Job Location:

   - Boston, MA 02109 (Required)
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