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IT Security Analyst

Pune, India JR008706

IT Security Analyst

Job Profile:  1109404

Job Description Summary

You will help operate and maintain security tools enabling better prevention, monitoring, detection, and response toolsets. You will play a pivotal role in understanding security changes needed to help facilitate smooth running of security operations toolsets thereby protecting system boundaries, computer systems and network devices against attacks and securing highly sensitive data. You will be working with other departments in ensuring right security measures are implemented.


  • Monitoring security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks and information.
  • Facilitate project teams in new security solutions in a highly operational environment.
  • Support security infrastructure and liaise with system and network administrators to assist with implementation and problem resolution for managed security solutions.
  • Assist with the use of controls, tools, and best practices to identify anomalous events and security infractions.
  • Test security controls and manage the operational aspects of security infrastructure.
  • Maintain knowledge and expertise in current and advanced security threats, acting as an Information Security Analyst subject matter expert.
  • Research emerging technologies in support of security enhancement and development efforts.
  • Assist in formalizing and updating security policies, procedures and technical standards and auditing/monitoring compliance with those standards.
  • Run security incident investigations.
  • Assist in developing responses to internal & external audits, penetration tests and vulnerability assessments
  • Prepare and document standard operating procedures for all SOC guides on a regular basis.
  • Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and always finds innovative ways to automate repeatable tasks.
  • Ensure that the company knows as much as possible, as quickly as possible about security incidents.
  • Write comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes and propositions for further system security enhancement
  • Understand SOC changing requirements and be proactive in fine-tuning  security tools in preventing, monitoring & responding to security incidents
  • Help promote awareness of security throughout the organization.

Qualification, Education Experience Requirements

  • Problem solving skills and ability to work under pressure
  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or Security
  • Experience troubleshooting and resolving application and network problems
  • Knowledge of database and operating system security.
  • Thorough understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and protocols
  • Familiarity with security-related technologies in all OSI stack (Web applications, Web Services, Service Oriented Architectures) and of network/web related protocols.

Would be advantageous to have the following:

  • Hands on experience in security systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, log management, content filtering, etc
  • Knowledge of common security device functions, such as IDS/IPS, Network and Host-based firewalls, DLP (Data Leakage Protection), Advanced Threat, etc.
  • Knowledge of common network device functions, such as routers, switches, hubs, etc.
  • Knowledge of common and/or advanced attack vectors and threat landscapes such as botnets, watering holes, spear phishing, DDoS, and advanced malware
  • Passionate about technical writing a must
  • As part of the role we will expect you to be involved in continuous professional development with a view to working towards industry certifications:
  • GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC)
  • Global Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
  • GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
  • Microsoft, Linux, Unix, and Cisco certifications
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

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