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Technical Security Analyst in Salt Lake City, UT at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 5/21/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our client, a large investment firm in Salt Lake City, UT is seeking a Technical Security Analyst. 

The Internal Threat team is seeking an experienced security analyst with operational experience responding to security incidents in a production environment with a focus on Data Loss Prevention (DLP.  The successful candidate must be able to capture/document and review complex DLP requirements, implement system alerts against these requirements and performing in-depth forensics upon alert review to identify data exfiltration violations, behaviors and patterns.  This role will involve working closely with security engineering, architecture and incident management teams to help mitigate risk across our client’s computing environment.  

Primary Responsibilities
  • Participate in Insider Threat triage and escalation oversight bringing Insider Threat incidents to complete mitigation and closure
  • Responsible for high quality architecture, implementation and analysis of Insider Threat detection, response and remediation technologies – unifying and standardizing Cybersecurity Insider Threat policies and practices across the enterprise
  • Be instrumental in technology and policy implementation, tuning and oversight of Insider Threat processes across all insider threat technologies executed in the firm, particularly in cutting edge analytics space
  • Engage investigative computer forensics where required, continuously enhancing our client’s DLP Insider Threat detection capabilities
  • Document and maintain insider threat alerts, procedures, analysis and investigations accurately
Education and Experience
  • Degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline
  • 3-5+ years operational experience responding to security incidents in a production environment
Required Technical Skills and Knowledge
  • Expert skills and knowledge of cyber security threats and attacks, incident response, network and host based control technologies.
  • Experience administering at least one enterprise endpoint or infrastructure DLP solution.
  • Knowledge and experience with systems administration and automation with modern scripting languages and environments such as Python, Perl, PowerShell and others.
  • Knowledge of Data Repository Architecture (EDMS, SharePoint, O365, OneDrive, etc)
  • Knowledge of the security threat landscape, especially network and server threats
  • Strong knowledge of TCP/IP
  • Strong knowledge of the Windows and / or Linux operating systems
  • Log & data analysis and reporting
  • Knowledge of Active Directory – Security and Group Policy Design
Required Behavioral Attributes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong in problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to work on multiple projects by prioritizing and results oriented approach
  • Good team player with flexibility required for support operations
  • Must be a quick learner and adapt to new tools and technologies

Keywords: Security Analyst, Security, DLP, SharePoint, Python, Agile, PowerShell

Job ID: 319488

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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