Robert Half Technology Security Engineer w/ Splunk Experience in Houston, Texas

A Robert Half client in the Houston Downtown area is seeking a Security Analyst with experience in utilizing Splunk to join their organization, interviews being conducting this week! The incoming Security Analyst will be responsible for analyzing the health of the network and perimeter of the infrastructure. The incoming Security Analyst will also monitor, review and tune the IDS/IPS systems or any other relevant security technologies. The Security Analyst will act as a coach (subject matter expert) to the rest of the team on any networking / security related issues. Will perform network captures and packet analysis as required by the business. Will perform a periodic security review of network devices configuration for compliance with business needs, industry best practices, and any other applicable standards or laws.

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Req ID: 04340-9500271491

Functional Role: System Analyst

Country: USA

State: TX

City: Houston

Postal Code: 77081

Compensation: DOE

Requirements: Working knowledge of IDS/IPS, firewalls, SIEM, and other security-related technologies. Hands on Experience working with, setting up or configuring Splunk rules. 3+ years in a production support role Demonstrate effective leadership and influencing skills and practices. Knowledge required in the following security related areas: o Advanced malware analysis and remediation o Forensic investigations o Risk mitigation techniques o Incident response o Vulnerability Assessment tools and techniques Knowledge preferred in the following security related areas: o Penetration testing experience Nice to have: CISSP - Certified Information Systems Security Professional (preferred) CEH Certified Ethical Hacker (preferred) ENSA Network Security Administrator (preferred) Any advanced or expert GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) certification (plus)