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Network Security Analyst

Network Security Analyst
TN, Nashville

Job Description

Job Description

This position performs technical and professional duties involved in the design, installation, and support of Metro’s enterprise-wide, multi-layered threat protection, specifically support of Metro’s endpoint anti-malware solution, vulnerability management solution, Metro’s URL filtering solution and support of various remote access solutions.

ITS is a 24x7 information technology shop. Applicant must be willing and available to perform duties as required by the job. This may include work on nights, weekends and holidays and may include overtime hours but only as necessary.

Major Job Responsibilities

Ensures the overall health of network security infrastructure and maintains all components at optimal operating level

Administration and support of security and threat monitoring infrastructure

Administration and support of antimalware infrastructure

Virtual Private Network and remote access solutions implementation, administration, and support

Implements business continuity and disaster recover processes for all technologies and services that fall under this functional area

Monitors and secures supported systems in accordance with industry standards and institutional directives

Identifies, diagnoses, and resolves problems and issues

Coordinates third-party and vendor activities

Change control (coordination, request, preparation, approval)

Manages access to principle of least required

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

5+ years of experience working with and architecting Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solutions, such as LogRhythm or Splunk

5+ years of experience working with and architecting End Point Detection and Response solutions, such as CrowdStrike or Trend XDR

3+ years of experience working with anti-malware solutions

3+ years of experience working with and architecting remote access solutions, such as CheckPoint, Cisco and NetMotion

Ability to exercise independent judgment in interpreting and applying procedures to specific cases

Ability to analyze complex information and solve difficult problems

Ability to deal with management, vendors, and others effectively in situations requiring tact and discretion, persuasion, and working through difficult issues

Ability to implement solutions based on established processes, guidelines and best practices

Ability to troubleshoot end-to-end issues

Ability to provide remote or on-site support to diverse systems using available tools

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

Ability to effectively apply time management skills toward consistently completing assigned tasks with a minimum amount of supervision

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships

Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Knowledge of Information Security best practices (e.g., ITIL)

Knowledge of WAN/LAN technologies and TCP/IP

Exposure to server implementations of various operating systems, including Linux, Windows (on premise and hosted in Azure).

Background in writing and implementing network security designs

Excellent written and verbal communication skills; interpersonal and collaboration skills

Related industry standard certifications preferred

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