Cyber Security Threat Analyst (Security Operations Center) REMOTE

Quadrant Information Security
Jacksonville, FL



Asymmetric Talent Solutions has been partnered with QIS for many years and as the exclusive talent partner of QIS we have assisted with hiring the majority of their staff. We firmly believe Quadrant to be the premier security company in Jacksonville, FL and one of the best places for Security Analysts to kick off and mature their career path in this skill set and discipline of work. They have a fantastic and collaborative culture with invested leadership in their SOC that maintains a deep focus on training and development. The exposure and experience you will gain in the SOC is unparalleled. Employee support is top tier and the growth outlook with the acquisition completed in 2021 by Worklyn Partners is is strong. Read more HERE.


If you have been putting in the work in school, on your own, or developing your current IT career and looking to transition to Cyber Security, look no further. Apply and we will connect as soon as we possibly can.



Quadrant Information Security

HQ @ 4651 ste. 315 Salisbury Road Jacksonville, FL 32256

https://quadrantsec.com/


About

Quadrant Information Security is a “full stack” security and development company and a growing managed detection and response (MDR) provider. We serve as Jacksonville Florida’s leading hub for cybersecurity talent, technology, and capabilities. Quadrant’s is a team-first, mission-driven culture, and we built our own SIEM – Sagan, which allows our SOC team to drive technology innovation while also defending high-value customers, from publicly-traded technology companies to large hospitals and schools. Quadrant has a 24/7 SOC to assist our clients with their security needs (monitoring, IR, etc). We are a group of security professionals first, not auditors.  Our people + product approach delivers state of the art technologies with true security expertise. 


Location:  Jacksonville, Florida (Hybrid-Remote) or full time remote outside Jacksonville 


Security Operations Center (SOC) Threat Analyst

Quadrant Information Security is always looking for SOC analysts. Due to our focus on training and employee development, the upward mobility in our SOC is fluid. We provide our analysts with a roadmap of success and support their growth to become a senior level analyst on an average time of within a year while earning industry-relevant certifications. Through proven performance and an exceptional track record, we will always seek to promote from within to teams that include but are not limited to engineering, development, threat intelligence, and penetration testing.


THIS IS A LINUX-BASED POSITION THAT OPERATES HEAVILY IN THE CLI


What we are looking for:

  • Self-starters who practice security at home
  • Application, knowledge, or exposure to Linux, IDS/IPS tools, SIEM tools, basic networking, log analysis, packet inspection, vulnerability management, scripting and/or development languages, penetration tools, understanding of vulnerabilities and/or exploits, penetration testing, etc.
  • Proficient Linux terminal and command line experience
  • Prior experience in information systems preferably working in an enterprise/corporate environment
  • Ability to work off core business hours (our analyst shifts start on nights, likely for your entire first year)
  • Certifications or efforts toward certifications
  • Community participation
  • Conducted prior research on Sagan (Check out their Github)


Collaboration

  • This role reports to our SOC manager
  • Partner with a 24/7/265 team of SOC analysts as well as interface with teams that include but are not limited to engineering, security operations, reporting, and clients


Responsibilities

  • Eyes on target monitoring and resolution of security incidents within established customer Service Level Agreements.
  • Performing real-time monitoring and analysis of security events from multiple sources, including but not limited to, events from Security Information Monitoring tools, network, and host-based intrusion detection systems, firewall logs, system logs (Unix & Windows), mainframes, applications, and databases.
  • Performing documentation review and improvement, serve front line response for troubleshooting low-level engineering issues as needed.
  • Communicating and escalating issues and incidents as required by process and management.
  • Specializing in-network and log centric analysis.
  • Using IDS, IPS, and/or other signature matching technology.
  • Responding to telephone calls or emails following the provided protocols

 

Expectations

  • Remaining current on security threats, viruses, and exploits/vulnerabilities
  • Developing skills relevant to computer security by reading the provided material and attending company meetings where such issues will be discussed


Tools/Technology (helpful but not required)

  • Linux
  • CLI
  • Splunk/SIEM
  • Snort/Suricata
  • Wireshark
  • TCPdump
  • nMap
  • DNS
  • Understanding of traffic/data flow
  • Public vs Private IP
  • Subnetting
  • PIE & LAE
  • NAT/SNAT/DNAT
  • Scripting – Bash, PowerShell, Python
  • Pen testing
  • Windows OS
  • Active Directory


The career path is to become a Senior Threat Analyst which will allow you to continue to carve your career into a number of available disciplines to include engineering- security, Linux, detection, ELK, testing, auditing, and more.


Benefits:

  • Flexible PTO/Sick policy (124 hours year 1)
  • 12 Holidays with paid PTO
  • Hybrid/Remote work schedule
  • 3% simple IRA matching plan
  • 100% employee paid medical/dental/vision with premium OOP options
  • Training, certification, tuition coverage


Schedule:

This position requires night shift work. Please note that a day shift position will open but our SOC runs 24x7x365 and our focus right now is to hire during the night shift(s). THIS POSITION will fulfill the following shift: 4x10, Wed-Sat 6pm-4am


On boarding & schedule:

This position requires night shift work.


Please note that a day shift position will open but our SOC runs 24x7x365 and our focus right now is to hire during the night shift(s).


Upon training being completed you will then move to a 4-day, 10 hour per day schedule.


SOC Analysts are required to be on site their training period which is based on performance but lasts on average 6 weeks. Quadrant will accommodate travel and board for beginning of your training (estimated two weeks).

 

Salary ranges from $45,000 - $60,000

There is a $1,000 bonus paid to you upon completion of training


Quadrant Information Security will be hiring a Senior Threat Analyst as well. If this role is a lateral or step backwards, let us know and we can structure a conversation about the senior position, pay, and daytime shift.


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US work authorization is required.

US Citizen, Green Card, Perm Resident Preferred.

We are not accepting candidates that require sponsorship at this time.