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IT Services Specialist (Cyber Security)

    • Job Tracking ID: 2020.6.25.60
    • Job Location: Islandia, NY
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: June 25, 2020
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • SAP Category: Experienced Professionals
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Job Description:

  • 75% cyber security
  • Monitoring the IT and OT (Operational technology) infrastructure for attacks using a SIEM tool in cooperation with the managed security provider.
  • Responding to security incidents by developing, coordinating and applying suitable countermeasures in cooperation with the system administrators concerned.
  • Further improvement of the ability to detect cyber security incidents in time by integrating new log sources into the SIEM system in cooperation with the system owners and the managed security provider.
  • Management of existing log sources in cooperation with the system owners and the managed security provider.
  • Development of new and further development of existing detection rules and Use Cases together with the managed security provider.
  • Analysis of security events for suspicious activities in the SIEM system regardless of security incidents (Threat Hunting). 
  • Be available one weekend a month for on call security support
  • 25% Second/Third level IT operations support dealing with escalated issues in the client and infrastructure areas

Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Management, or equivalent
  • Several years of professional experience in the field of IT Operations (e.g. IT network, Identity & Access Management, server management, client management)
  • Advanced knowledge of current technology and IT architectures
  • Basic knowledge in the areas of cyber defense and security incident response
  • Ideally recognized certifications (GSEC, CEH, CIPP, CISSP, SSCP, CFSSP) or equivalent industry certifications a plus
  • Enjoys collaborating with team members and experts from various areas of global IT, as well as independently

Festo Corporation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and those laws, directives, and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies. For your reference: EEO is the Law Poster