Deloitte Fusion Level 2 SOC Analyst in Houston, Texas
Are you interested in improving the cyber and organizational risk profiles of leading companies? Do you want to be involved in delivering Fusion Managed / Security Operations Center (SOC) Services including identifying unauthorized activities and intrusions in their networks in real time? Are you excited about rapidly changing operational environments, learning what you need to get the job done, and producing accurate and timely results?
If yes, then Deloitte's Fusion Managed Services (FMS) team could be the place for you! Transparency, innovation, collaboration, sustainability: these are the hallmark issues shaping cyber initiatives today. Deloitte's FMS business is passionate about making an impact with lasting change. Delivering our industry leading services requires fresh thinking and a creative approach. We collaborate with teams from across our organization in order to bring the full breadth of Deloitte, its commercial and public sector expertise, to best support our clients. Our aspiration is to be the premier integrated services provider in helping to transform the cyber security services marketplace.
Our team is client focused and mission driven. As a Cyber Risk Fusion Level 2 Analyst in Deloitte's Fusion Managed Services, you'll work with our diverse teams of passionate professionals to help solve for some of today's toughest cybersecurity challenges to enable or clients to achieve business growth and manage risk.
Work you'll do
As a Fusion Level 2 Analyst you will support the Security Operations Center (SOC) as the first line of defense to identify potential information security incidents.
Monitor client sources of potential security incidents, health alerts with monitored solutions and requests for information. This includes the monitoring of real-time channels or dashboards, periodic reports, email inboxes, helpdesk or other ticketing system, telephone calls, chat sessions
Follow client and incident-specific procedures to perform triage of potential security incidents to validate and determine needed mitigation
Escalate potential security incidents to client personnel, implements countermeasures in response to others, and recommend operational improvements
Keep accurate incident notes in case management system
Maintain awareness of the client's technology architecture, known weaknesses, the architecture of the security solutions used for monitoring, imminent and pervasive threats as identified by client threat intelligence, and recent security incidents
Provide advanced analysis of the results of the monitoring solutions, asses escalated outputs and alerts from Level 1 Analysts
Perform web hunting for new patterns/activities
Advise on content development and testing
Provide advice and guidance on the response action plans for information risk events and incidents based on incident type and severity
Ensure that all identified events are promptly validated and thoroughly investigated
Provide end-to-end event analysis, incident detection, and manage escalations using documented procedures
Devise and document new procedures and runbooks/playbooks as directed
Assist the Shift Leads and fulfill Shift Lead responsibilities in their absence
Maintain monthly Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
Maintain compliance with processes, runbooks, templates and procedures-based experience and best practices
Assist Cyber Hunting team with advanced investigations as needed
Provide malware analysis (executables, scripts, documents) to determine indicators of compromise, and create signatures for future detection of similar samples
Continuously improve the service by identifying and correcting issues or gaps in knowledge (analysis procedures, plays, client network models), false positive tuning, identifying and recommending new or updated tools, content, countermeasures, scripts, plug-ins, etc.
Perform peer reviews and consultations with Level 1 analysts regarding potential security incidents
Serve as a subject matter expert in at least one security-related area (e.g. specific malware solution, python programming, etc.)
Actively seek self-improvement through continuous learning and pursuing advancement to a SOC Shift Lead
Provide shift status and metric reporting
Support weekly Operations calls
Adhere to internal operational security and other Deloitte policies
Perform light project work as assigned
Bachelor of Science with a concentration in computer science, information systems, information security, math, decision sciences, risk management, engineering (mechanical, electrical, industrial) or other business/technology disciplines or equivalent work experience
2+ years working in a SOC and/or strong security technology operations experience
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certification in Certified Intrusion Analyst (GIAC), Continuous Monitoring (GMON), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) or equivalent
Able to work shifts on a rotating basis for 24/7 support of clients
Experience in security technologies such as: Security information and event management (SIEM), IDS/IPS, Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Proxy, Web Application Firewall (WAF), Endpoint detection and response (EDR), Anti-Virus, Sandboxing, network- and host- based firewalls, Threat Intelligence, Penetration Testing, etc.
Knowledge of Advanced Persistent Threats (APT) tactics, technics and procedures
Understanding of possible attack activities such as network probing/ scanning, DDOS, malicious code activity, etc.
Understanding of common network infrastructure devices such as routers and switches
Understanding of basic networking protocols such as TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP
Basic knowledge in system security architecture and security solutions
Travel up to 25% (While 25% of travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice)
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Self-motivated to improve knowledge and skills
A strong desire to understand the what as well as the why and the how of security incidents
Deloitte Advisory's Cyber Risk team helps complex organizations more confidently pursue their growth, innovation and performance agendas through proactive management of the associated cyber risks. Our professionals provide advisory and implementation services that integrate risk, regulatory, and technology skills to help clients transform their legacy programs into proactive Secure.Vigilant.Resilient. TM cyber risk programs. Join the team developing the future state of cyber risk solutions. Learn more about Deloitte Advisory's Cyber Risk Services practice.
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