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Information Security Operations (SOC) Analyst

Long Island City, NY 11101
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Monitor the Credit Unions information security event detection and response platforms. Act as the front line defense to UNFCUs systems by ensuring that security alerts are reviewed, remediated, or escalated with appropriate urgency and all response actions are documented accurately. Maintain an understanding of the threat landscape and UNFCUs risk surface. Pro-actively monitor, address, or escalate any alerts related to the health of UNFCUs Information Security platforms. This is a foundational role in protecting the information assets of the organization by effectively identifying and responding to potential indicators of compromise or attack.


  • Monitor alerts, detections or other indicators of compromise/attack from UNFCUs information security solutions, including:
    • Intrusion Prevention Systems
    • Network Detection Response
    • End-point Detection Response
    • Secure Email Gateways
    • Anti-Malware Platforms
    • Identity and Access Management
    • Data Leak Prevention
    • Network Access Control
    • DDoS Prevention
    • Web Application Firewalls
    • Digital Rights Management
  • Investigate, contain, eradicate, and/or escalate security detections as appropriate
  • Document and generate reports of detections and response actions for review by management and other stakeholders
  • Assist in the analysis by Threat Intelligence and Management team to create adversary profiles and enhance situational awareness of the attack vectors leveraged against UNFCU
  • Monitor security platforms health for errors, misconfigurations or performance alerts
  • Leverage SIEM platform by creating and executing search queries to perform threat hunting or conduct forensics analysis of detections
  • Support end users and other stakeholders requests related to information security services
  • Additional responsibilities include:
    • Participate in red team-blue team exercises and other offensive testing
    • Perform control testing and other risk management activities
    • Provide information in response to assessments and audits
    • Review and update information security policies, standard and procedures
  • Maintain an understanding of all the systems, solutions, and technologies administered and implemented by the Credit Union for the purpose of Information Security
  • Serve as a resource to the organization in the realm of information security by maintaining a dedication to continuous learning and growth
  • Perform additional tasks as assigned by Management

  • Qualifications


    • 3 years experience in Information Technology or Security in an operations or support role
    • Bachelors degree in Information Technology or Information Security a plus
    • CompTIA Security+ or similar certifications a strong plus
    • Experience troubleshooting and/or securing computer systems and networks
    • Experience reviewing logs, scripting tasks or creating structured queries/regex searches
    • Experience supporting information security solutions like firewalls and anti-malware a plus


    • Strong understanding of computer systems and networking principles
    • Ability to parse logs, create queries, and perform root cause analysis of events
    • Familiarity with information security platforms, including firewalls and anti-malware software
    • Understanding of logical security, user access and identity management
    • Familiarity with adversary tactics and techniques leveraged against computer systems
    • Awareness of Information Security best practices and regulatory requirements


    • Detail oriented and process focused with a strong appreciation of completeness and accuracy
    • Ability to independently prioritize work and complete assignments with minimal oversight
    • Energized by problem solving, finding solutions and conceptualizing complex ideas
    • Dedication to continuous learning related to emerging technologies, threat actors, tactics and techniques and other topics within the Information Security field
    • Strong sense of ethics and dedication to operating above board in all activities
    • Ability to thrive in an environment with the open sharing of knowledge and ideas
    • Team player interested in finding solutions to problems together
    • Professional communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Ability to manage relationships at all levels throughout the organization


    • Standard office conditions
    • Position may require extended hours or ability to be on call during off-hours, as needed

    In addition to any specific job requirements in connection with Bank Secrecy Act and/or OFAC (BSA), employee must (i) be aware of BSA matters commensurate with the position; (ii) report any suspicious activity to the manager or compliance department; and (iii) satisfactorily complete any required BSA training.

    Posted: 2020-05-21 Expires: 2020-06-22

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