IT Security Operations Analyst

  • Reference: CJ46694
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Cork, Cork City, Munster
  • Category: Information Technology

IT Security Operations Analyst

Permanent

Cork

 

Role Purpose:

 

The IT Security Operations Analyst is responsible for Daily monitoring of IT security events, including incident and vulnerability management. This role monitors and analyzes security events relative to the infrastructure of the company. The IT Security Operations Analyst should have familiarity with the principles of network and endpoint security, current threat and attack trends, and have a working knowledge of security principles such as defence in depth.

 

Role Responsibilities:

 

  • Perform real-time security log and event analysis taking appropriate action within defined parameters
  • Monitor and proactively execute the vulnerability management plan to prevent or reduce issues from impacting production systems
  • Assist with security investigations to determine root cause, impact and remediation steps
  • Maintain security toolsets and reporting dashboards
  • Identify and analyze malware including global trends
  • Assist in security solution design in support of business initiatives and the IT Security Strategy
  • Provide support to other IT teams with regard to security design or functionality
  • Work to continuously improve security operations procedures supporting the IT Security Strategy
  • Serve as escalation point for security incidents
  • Manage with highest regard sensitive and confidential information and situations
  • Research and analysis of security vulnerabilities and industry trends
  • Regular report out of IT security events along with remediation activities
  • Preserving evidence gathered during incidents and investigations

 

Role Requirements:

 

  • Practical experience in vulnerability management and incident handling
  • Practical experience working with varied vulnerability management, SIEM and ticketing solutions
  • 5+ years IT Experience with at least 3-5 years in IT Security capacity
  • At least 3+ years of security technology and/or compliance experience supporting production system management in a UNIX, Microsoft Windows, or another industry-leading technical environment

 

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Phil on 021 4911064 or email phil.burchell@collinsmcnicholas.ie

 

For more information on our Recruitment and HR Services and to see a full list of our available jobs across Ireland, please visit our website www.collinsmcnicholas.ie

 

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