Pearson Associate Information Security Analyst in Colombo, Sri Lanka
Associate Information Security Analyst - ( 2008949 )
The Security Operations Centre delivers multiple Managed Security Services, both leveraged and dedicated, to a large number of accounts.
The role is to provide analysis of information from a myriad of events generated by Application, Networking and Security tools globally, to pass that information to designated escalation points and advise on remediation where appropriate. Candidates need to have a good understanding of Operating System Technologies and/or network technologies. A knowledge of security fundamentals is essential along with an overall appreciation of Security technologies and how they are used.
The main responsibilities of a Security Specialists are as follows:
Operation and optimisation of security tooling/products, including anti-virus, encryption technologies, network security (IDS/IPS/Firewalls), logging and auditing, event and incident management, privileged access management.
Attend and ensure all security tools, devices and services available as order.
Makes suggestions on tuning IPS Platforms, Firewall Policies, and other security devices and be innovative on their use.
Making recommendations to improve operational effectiveness
Accountable for Security infrastructure change
Documentation creation and review
Oversee and monitor routine security administration
Research and recommend security upgrades
Able to make independent contributions to improve BAU by introducing automation
Any other duties designated by the Manager or their authorised deputies.
Ability to develop custom code (perl / shell scripting etc.)
Ability to work well in a Team
Methodical and disciplined work approach
Good analytical skills
Good interpersonal skills
Skills and competencies (one or more)
Fair knowledge and demonstrable experience of information security technologies and methods
Security event log collection and analysis
Experience in systems (Linux/Unix) and networking
Experience of Intrusion detection and prevention systems
Experience of Cloud systems and their Architecture (AWS, Azure, Google)
Experience of working in a 24/7 Security Operations Centre environment or similar
Experience of Incident Handling processes and procedures
Experience with Chef, Python, Puppet, Salt, or Ansible in production environments at scale
Experience with StackStorm or Rundeck
Bachelor’s degree or appropriate combination of education and experience
1 years in technology, 1 years in security
Formal education or equivalent experience (note: this is the minimum requirement. Equivalent experience in lieu of a formal degree should be listed.)
Bachelor’s degree or appropriate combination of education and experience.
One of or combination of: CCSP, ISACA CSX, CompTIA Security , GISF-GIAC, CEH
Splunk Core Certified Power User
AWS / Azure / GCP Fundamentals
Other qualifications helpful such as CCNA, MCSE, RHCE, CCSA
Primary Location : LK-1-Colombo
Work Locations :
LK-Colombo-Orion City Rigel Bldg
Orion City Rigel BldgNo 752 Dr. Danister De Silva Mawatha
Job : Technology
Organization : Technology & Operations
Employee Status : Regular Employee
Job Type : Standard
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Shift : Day Job
Job Posting : Oct 28, 2020
Job Unposting : Ongoing
Schedule: : Full-time Regular
Req ID: 2008949