Senior SIEM Analyst

Our growing cyber security company is seeking a talented SIEM Security Analyst to join our team for a one-year contract. In this role, you’ll play a vital role in keeping our clients’ data safe by configuring, maintaining, and optimizing our SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) platform.

What You’ll Do:

  • Configure data parsers to transform raw log data into a usable format for analysis across Splunk, Qradar, and Arcsight.
  • Develop and maintain security correlation rules to identify potential security incidents and anomalies hidden within log data.
  • Manage user roles and permissions within the SIEM platform, ensuring secure access for authorized personnel.
  • Define log retention policies and ensure data archiving for compliance and forensic investigations.
  • Keep the SIEM software up-to-date with the latest patches and security updates.
  • Integrate the SIEM with other security tools to create a comprehensive security ecosystem.
  • Continuously monitor and fine-tune the SIEM to minimize false positives and maximize threat detection accuracy.
  • Generate reports and alerts to ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations.
  • Manage the addition of new log sources as our clients’ IT environments evolve.
  • Develop and test disaster recovery plans to guarantee SIEM availability during critical situations.
  • Monitor SIEM performance and scalability to ensure it can handle ever-increasing data volumes.
  • Manage log data storage infrastructure, including backups and data retention policies.
  • Integrate threat intelligence feeds to enhance the SIEM’s ability to detect emerging threats.
  • Coordinate with SIEM vendors and support providers for technical assistance and updates.
  • Ensure the SIEM actively enforces security policies and compliance requirements.
  • Analyze and enhance log data quality from various sources.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Minimum 2 year of experience working with SIEM solutions (Splunk, Qradar, Arcsight preferred).
  • Strong understanding of security concepts, log analysis, and incident detection.
  • Experience with writing and maintaining SIEM correlation rules.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with data parsing and normalization techniques.
  • Proficiency in working with scripting languages (Python, PowerShell) is a plus.
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Why Join Us?

  • Opportunity to work with cutting-edge security technologies.
  • Dynamic and fast-paced work environment.
  • Gain valuable experience in a leading cybersecurity company.
  • Make a real difference in protecting our clients’ data.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package (for contract positions).