IT- Cyber Security Threat Analyst - 9615

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  • Bachelors in Computer Science, or related discipline, or equivalent experience
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification
  • Experience in Information Technology (IT),
  • 6yrs Extensive experience in analyzing network packet capture data using tools such as Wireshark
  • Experience performing computer forensics and memory analysis using industry standard and open source tools

Desirable:  Prior experience working in a 24x7 security operations center

Keywords and experience in candidates resumes:

  • Prior SEIM experience
  • Security event and information management system, log aggregation and event notification
  • Network packet analysis(PCAP analysis)
  • Analyzing network packet for malicious / suspicious activity Wireshark experience and WCNA( a plus) 
  • Open source network packet analysis tool , WCNA - wireshark certificate.
  • Endpoint forensics – Ability to perform full investigation / forensics of endpoint / end user machine as a result of a security alert.
  • Memory analysis – Ability to analyze physical memory collected from computer using open source or paid application
  • Good analytical skills – ability to analyze and think out of the box when working a security event
  • Experience with IBM QRadar a plus – IBM QRadar is the SEIM PG&E has deployed and is using.
  • Good networking knowledge – Good knowledge of TCP / IP protocols, ability to differentiate various layers in networking.
  • Any GIAC certifications a plus – These are SANS( industry well known security course provider) certs such as GMON, GSEC, GCIH etc.
  • Tools( experience with the below tools will be a huge plus, at least one of these are need to have)-  IBM QRadar SEIM Encase – Forensics analysis tool ProofPoint IDS / IPS Palo Alto Firewalls Open source security tools such as Suricata, SANS SIFT workstation, Open source forensics tools – Volatility etc.


  • Acts as a subject matter expert in area of field.
  • Leads moderately to complex projects which may be cross functional.
  • Analyzes complex malware/exploits through forensics, observation of network traffic and using other tools and resources to determine if systems are vulnerable.
  • Leads development of framework for implementing tools and processes to improve quality and timeliness of reports.
  • Expert in area of field and applies extensive knowledge of concepts, principles, and practices.
  • Codes complex tasks that integrate systems, produce reports or provide output that can be leveraged by other team members or systems.
  • Performs proficient forensic analysis using security tools and monitoring systems to discover the source of anomalous security events.
  • Assists in performing basic research internally and externally.
  • Performs complex system administration tasks (e.g. customization, cross-tool integration) for security tools.
  • Develops a strategy to implement work in department.

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PLEASE NOTE: Our client manager is looking for good process documentation skill / experience. NERC access is required for this position. No in-person interview needed.

Location: Concord, CA
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