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SIEM Security Analyst #2011

Austin, Texas · Information Technology
SIEM Security Analyst
Contract: 6-12 months (+potential extension)
Location: Austin, Texas (ONSITE)

Our client is looking for a SIEM Security Analyst to administer and operate an RSA Netwitness Platform. The ideal candidate will also possess the Netwitness XDR Specialist Administrator Certification and be responsible for evaluating and reviewing the existing SIEM platform capabilities to determine current system state.  A variety of activities to include benchmarking current hardware, storage and virtualization features, evaluating overall system performance, investigating log and packet ingestion will be required.

  • BS/BA in Computer Science or a related field
  • At least 4+ years of experience working in a Security Analyst or similar role
  • Strong knowledge of SIEM cyber security tools, especially the RSA Netwitness Platform
  • Possess the Netwitness XDR Specialist Administrator Certification
  • Good knowledge of systems requirements gathering
  • Prior state or federal government experience is highly desirable 
  • Experience with general IT SDLC processes and Agile methodologies
  • Must possess good communication and organizational skills
Daily Duties:
  • Responsible for administering and operating the RSA Netwitness Platform
  • Design, prepare, and present status reports, upgrade/optimization suggestions, project plans, briefings, and presentations, to stakeholders
  • Interact extensively with stakeholders, including CSOC Team, Perimeter network teams, Application and Database administrators and developers
  • Fulfill basic project management duties to ensure the successful completion of CSOC short-term engagements with vendors (creation of project plans and change tickets, communications management with team.
  • Present findings on current RSA Netwitness SIEM usage, performance and utilization
  • Troubleshoot, research and resolve systemic issues in the RSA Newitness SIEM system and supporting software and hardware, providing short, medium and long term solutions to improve and maintain desired performance levels.

Genius Road, LLC is proud to be a Certified Women’s Business Enterprise, an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

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