Associate Analyst I On-site, Bangalore



Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Sunday, June 16, 2024

The Associate Threat Analyst will provide intrusion/incident monitoring and detection utilizing customer provided data sources, audit, and monitoring tools at both the government and enterprise level. The Threat Analyst will work closely with our Technology Analysts and Architects to service customers.

How you’ll make an impact

  • High-level professional writing experience regarding documenting and reporting on potential security incidents identified in customer environments and timeline of events.

  • Work with partners to maintain an understanding of security threats, vulnerabilities, and exploits that could impact systems, networks, and assets.

  • Act as a coordinator for security events that require urgent response, containment, and remediation.

  • Provide analysis on various security enforcement technologies including, but not limited to SIEM, anti-virus, content filtering/reporting, malware prevention, firewalls, intrusion detection systems, web application firewalls, messaging security platforms, vulnerability scanners etc.

  • Perform knowledge transfers, document, and train clients regarding mitigation of identified threats.

  • Provide ongoing recommendations to other peers and customers on tuning and best practices.

  • Actively research current threats and attack vectors being exploited in the wild

  • Actively work with other analysts and perform investigations on escalations.

What we’re looking for

  • one plus years of full-time professional experience in the Information Security field

  • Experience working in a Security Operations Center (SOC) or enterprise network environment

  • Excellent time management, reporting, and communication skills

  • Ability to generate comprehensive written reports and recommendations

  • Write professional emails

  • Coaching and training experience

  • Previous experience as a point of escalation in a technical environment

  • Customer interactions and creation of executive presentations

  • Understanding of contemporary security architectures/devices such as firewalls, routers, switches, load balancers, remote access technologies, anti-malware, SIEM, and AV

  • Ability to troubleshoot technical problems and ask probing questions to find the root cause of a problem

  • This role demands the availability during US working hours (5PM (IST) to 3AM (IST))

  • This role is Work From Office role

What you can expect from Optiv

  • A company committed to championing Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion through our Employee Resource Groups.
  • Work/life balance
  • Professional training resources
  • Creative problem-solving and the ability to tackle unique, complex projects
  • Volunteer Opportunities. “Optiv Chips In” encourages employees to volunteer and engage with their teams and communities.
  • The ability and technology necessary to productively work remotely/from home (where applicable)

EEO Statement

Optiv is an equal opportunity employer (EEO). All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, status as an individual with a disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

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