SCI Shared Resources LLC Corporate - Cyber Security Analyst in Houston, Texas
Overview & Responsibilities
As a true SOC Analyst, the ideal candidate will be able to protect the organization's sensitive data; monitor network alerts and analyze for potential compromise; initiate immediate action to contain; develop plan to eradicate delivering rapid time to value impact; and continually enhance cyber vulnerability and optimization by collaborating with system owners to develop tools and reports to close gaps.
Respond to Cyber Incidents 60%
Initiate immediate actions to c ontain identified cyber security issues detected from a variety of platforms and operating systems. Perform forensic collections, intrusion correlation/tracking, threat analysis, and direct system remediation to contain threat. With a sense of urgency, work with IT colleagues on containment and a plan to eradicate vulnerability.
Write technical reports on incident findings
Monitors a variety of platforms, operating systems and security technology software for security alerts. Logs, document, review, and assess alerts. Identify intrusion artifacts at the host and network level. IT Security technology software may include Email SPAM filtering solutions, vulnerability scanning solutions, Intrusion Detection Systems, anti-virus software, Internet web filtering solutions.
Respond to Cyber Security calls when on rotational 24x7 support, taking appropriate urgent action
Vulnerability Management 20%
Correlate multiple data sources to identify vulnerabilities, make recommendations and work with system owners to expedite remediation
Manage and enhance vulnerability scanning tools and capabilities
Manage and influence system owners to adopt enhancements or remediation
Investigates false positives and assesses possible enhancements to eliminate
Enhance cyber vulnerability tools, software platforms, processes, and procedures to continually optimize cyber security programs
Additional responsibilities as assigned or requested
Requirements & Qualifications
Education & Licenses
- High School Diploma or equivalent required
Prefer at least one of the following certifications
CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst+ (CySA+)
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Experience & Knowledge
- At least three (3) year’s experience addressing cyber security escalated alerts, preferably in a Security Operations Center (SOC) environment
Prefer experience with the following:
Threat intelligence platforms (AlienVault USM, FireEye iSIGHT, open source, etc.)
Security compliance frameworks (NIST, CIS, etc.)
IT discipline (server/virtualization, network, DevOps, etc.)
Background in foundational IT infrastructure concepts (network, server, virtualization, data center)
Demonstrable knowledge of the following:
network security concepts
modern threat actors, malware, and TTPs
Scripting abilities (PowerShell, Python, etc.)
Vulnerability Management Platforms (Qualys, Tenable, Nexpose, etc.)
Skills & Abilities (not listed within Competencies):
- Computer literate and proficient with MS Office, Word, Excel, and Power Point
Standards describing how work is accomplished, performance expectation is Proficient
Build Trust – interacts with others that establishes confidence in one’s intentions and that of the organization
Communicate Effectively – clearly conveys information and ideas through a variety of media that engages the audience and assists the audience understand and retain the message
Contribute to Team Success – actively participates toward completion of goals
Drive for Results – effectively self-manages time and resources ensuring work is efficiently completed
Focus on the Customer – effectively meets customer needs; building productive customer relationships; taking responsibility for customer satisfaction and loyalty
Make Sound Decisions – identifies and understands issues, problems and opportunities; comparing data from different sources to draw conclusions; using effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; taking action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences
Understand the Business – demonstrates a satisfactory level of technical and professional skill or knowledge in discipline; keeping up with current developments and trends in areas of expertise
When considering the work environment associated with this job, the following factors may apply:
Environment - Work is primarily indoors; professional attire required when in contact with families
Postures – Frequent continuous period of time sitting or standing up to 6 hours per day; frequently climbing stairs to access buildings
Physical Demands – Physical effort requiring manual dexterity is required, includes paperwork, calculators, computers and phone usage
Hours – May work beyond standard hours or schedule as business needs arise; limited amount of local and/or multiple location travel required
Rotational on-call responsibilities
Who we are. What we do.
We’re more than North America’s largest provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services. We are mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, sons and daughters who are devoted to the communities where we live and work. We are more than 20,000 dedicated individuals who provide caring assistance to families in need, honor veterans and public servants and deliver lifesaving programs to help keep children and seniors safe.
We operate under the umbrella of the Dignity Memorial network of 1,800 funeral homes and cemeteries. Dignity Memorial providers care for more than 300,000 families each year and understand the importance of thoughtful, personalized arrangements. We believe creating meaningful ways to pay tribute to a loved one begins with compassion and is shaped by the understanding that each life is truly unique. For us, there is no greater responsibility than honoring and preserving the story of one’s life.
Health benefits (medical, dental, vision, life)
401K Retirement Savings Plan with company match
Vacation and sick time
Funeral discounts, and more
SCI offers advanced on-line training resources, career advancement opportunities in the largest organization in the industry, attractive benefits, and a wonderful community to serve with plenty of culture and personality. For additional information regarding our company, please visit our corporate site at www.sci-corp.com .
As used herein, “SCI” refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliated companies.
Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V
Job Locations US-TX-Houston
Associate Requisition ID Req.80689
# of Openings 1
Category (Portal Searching) Information Technology