Security Analyst Senior
Company: Clovis Unified School District
Posted on: June 17, 2022
Must apply at:
Analyst, Senior is responsible for monitoring district networks,
devices, and applications for security issues. Conduct initial
assessment of security alerts. Work with network team, desktop
team, application team, or outside security company to remediate
issues. Perform tests to identify vulnerabilities. Prepare reports
that document security incidents or detected vulnerabilities.
Recommend security enhancements to IT management. DISTINGUISHING
CAREER FEATURES The Security Analyst, Senior is expected to work
closely with multiple teams within the IT department to ensure the
security of the district's computer networks and systems. The
incumbent should be able to identify actionable alerts, quickly
determine the severity, and initiate remediation individually or as
part of a team. They should stay up to date with security and
malware trends and make recommendations to reduce the impact of
recent vulnerabilities or related attack vectors. ESSENTIAL DUTIES
- Analyze malware detections.
- Determine malware severity and remediation actions.
- Monitor and fine-tune malware alerts.
- Refine anti-malware software policies.
- Research unknown files to update allow/deny lists.
- Perform routine vulnerability scans of internal and external
- Work with network and desktop teams to keep systems patched and
up to date.
- Monitor security sites for applicable vulnerability disclosures
- Test internal applications for security best practices.
- Recommend changes to prevent security incidents. QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge and Skills: Foundational understanding of Cyber Kill
Chain or MITRE ATT&CK framework. Familiar with common security
standards and frameworks. Must have in-depth knowledge of Microsoft
operating systems including built-in security features. Knowledge
of Linux operating systems is desirable. Familiarity of firewalls,
web filters, anti-malware products, SPAM filters, wired networks,
and wireless networks. Requires an understanding of network
topologies. Familiar with multi-factor authentication (MFA),
conditional access controls, virtual private networks (VPN), public
key infrastructure (PKI), single sign-on (SSO), encryption, and
service hardening. Know how to secure cloud services including
Microsoft 365, Google Workspace, and Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Requires advanced problem solving and analytical skills. Requires
well-developed communication skills to convey highly technical
concepts with a wide range of internal and external contacts.
Abilities: Requires the ability to perform all the relevant duties
of the position with only general supervision. Can work effectively
in a team environment. Requires the ability to install, configure,
and troubleshoot networked computer workstations, systems, and
programs used by the District in both instruction and
administrative areas. Must be able to prioritize multiple tasks and
be able to delegate work to other members of the team. Must be able
to read, interpret and apply complex technical information. Must be
available to provide support services after hours and during
non-normal work hours. Physical Abilities: Incumbent must be able
to function effectively indoors engaged in work of primarily a
sedentary nature. Requires the ability to sit for extended periods
of time to accomplish data entry and desk work. Requires sufficient
arm, hand, and finger dexterity in order to use a personal computer
keyboard, multi-media presentation, and other office equipment.
Requires normal hearing and speaking skills to communicate with
staff in one-on-one and small group settings, and distinguish sound
prompts from equipment. Requires visual acuity to read printed
materials and computer screens. Requires the ability to lift, push,
and pull objects of heavy weight (less than 75 lbs.) on an
occasional basis. Requires the ability to work in confined areas
with noise variations, dust, and limited ventilation on an
occasional basis. Education and Experience: Requires a bachelor's
degree in Computer Science or related technical field and six years
of experience in security operations, network administration, and
personal computer support. Two of the six years must be in a
security-related capacity. Some experience may substitute for
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