Security Analyst - Level III

Zones
Full time Full day
Islamabad

Zones Introduction

For over 30 years, Zones has worked with industry-leading partners to offer comprehensive IT solutions to clients around the world. As a rapidly growing global provider of IT solutions, we’ve expanded from Seattle to Sydney, Islamabad to New Delhi, and beyond – with reach in over 120 countries around the world. Our Workplace Modernization, Network Optimization, Data Center Transformation and Security Fortification solutions lead clients through their digital transformations, and our services offer support every step of the way. Follow Zones, LLC on Twitter @Zones, and LinkedIn and Facebook.




Title:
Security Analyst - Level III







Reports to: Manager, Security Architecture




Description:


The Security Analyst - Level III will be responsible for responding to incident escalations from the Zones SOC team. The escalations will need to be evaluated and the appropriate response action sent forward to the appropriate team. The role will also be responsible for developing runbooks and SOPs to shorten time to resolution and for providing guidance to the SOC on best practices and recommended configurations/responses. The Security Analyst - Level III will also lead efforts to optimize vulnerability management and response/remediation for newly discovered vulnerabilities. Additional functions will be to work with peers on the security architecture team as well as others in the systems and networking teams to respond to events and escalations as well as working to ensure the company's security posture and processes are improving







Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Provide direction and governance to the Zones SOC team on incidents and events as well as advise them on operating procedures and process automation

  • Optimize the vulnerability detection efforts for the organization and initiate mitigation tickets for the appropriate teams

  • Track and follow up on the mitigation efforts and escalate as needed to ensure that the corporation's security is not compromised

  • Assist in planning and implementing an identity governance and entitlement management strategy

  • Assist in analyzing and defining security requirements for new technologies or development efforts

  • Participate in assessments of Software as a Service (SaaS) products for security compliance

  • Monitor system logs, SIEM tools, and other security tools for unusual or suspicious activity

  • Monitor internal control systems to ensure appropriate information access levels and security is maintained

  • Implement or coordinate remediation required by policies, standards, reviews, and audits, documenting exceptions as necessary

  • Conduct audits and reviews of endpoint, network, and system security controls and manage remediation efforts

  • Conduct risk analysis, threat, and vulnerability assessments

  • Perform other duties as assigned





Position Requirements:




Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related technical field


Creditable Experience in Lieu of Education: Equivalent technical training and/or IT certifications required as related to IT Security/IAM




Knowledge & Experience:


  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in information security, cybersecurity, compliance, vulnerability management, or related security fields (5+ years of experience preferred)

  • Strong technical skills to implement Identity and Access Management services with hands on experience

  • Azure related certification such as AZ 104 or SC-300: Microsoft Identity and Access Administrator

  • Experience in process documentation and improvement

  • Information security related certificate such as CISSP, CCNP, CySA+, Security+, SANs

  • Knowledge and experience with the M365 security tools such as Defender and Sentinel

  • Experience with industry standards such as HIPPA, ISO 27001, ISO 31000, NIST

  • Knowledge and experience with identity and cloud security technologies

  • Strong technical knowledge of end point security systems

  • Strong understanding of IP, TCP/IP, and other network administration protocols.

  • Familiarity with Windows and Linux operating systems

  • Experience working on large-scale projects

  • Experience scripting using:


    • PowerShell

    • Azure Cloud shell






Personal Attributes:


  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

  • Good written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills

  • Ability to conduct research into IT security issues and products as required

  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language

  • Highly self-motivated and directed

  • Keen attention to detail

  • Team-oriented and skilled in working within a collaborative environment


Job Timings:



Zones offers a comprehensive Benefits package

At Zones, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace. We provide comprehensive benefits to support our employees, including health insurance coverage for parents, spouse, and children, life insurance, pension fund scheme, EOBI, and on the house free quality food, gym, and much more. We embrace equal employment opportunity, free from discrimination based on various characteristics, and offer an exciting career immersed in an inventive, collaborative culture.

If you are enthusiastic about working on the cutting edge of IT innovation, sales, engineering, and operations, Zones is the perfect opportunity for you.

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