Friday, November 25, 2016

Wanted: Wicked Smaat Cyber Security Operator/Analysts

Wapack Labs seeks two people for opportunities as Cyber Security Analysts with strong network security skills. 

What’s that mean? You should be able to break down TCP/IP, author Python scripts to manipulate network captured data, read PCAP, and correlate events.

  • Have you always wanted to be a cyber intelligence analyst?
  • When you see a ‘wet paint sign’ what do you do? 
  • Can you interface with non-technical type “A” personnel who rely on you to be their expert but may have egos like fighter pilots?
  • Can you break down network security indicators and use that data to compare to, and create intelligence?
  • Do you enjoy (we mean, take immense pleasure in) hunting and stopping bad guys on big networks.

If you’re this person. Please continue reading.

Wapack Labs is looking for a Cyber Intelligence Operator and Analyst to work onsite at a VERY cool customer location in Concord, NH. 

The person selected for this position will be called upon for day-to-day operations of the in-place security solutions and the for the identification, investigation and resolution of security breaches detected by those systems.

This may include involvement in the implementation of new security solutions, participation in the creation and or maintenance of policies, standards, baselines, guidelines and procedures as well as conducting vulnerability audits and assessments. The IT Security Analyst is expected to be fully aware of the enterprise’s security goals as established by its stated policies, procedures and guidelines and to actively work towards upholding those goals.

Position Responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for monitoring security in a large enterprise environment. You’ll will be expected to have an understanding of up-to-date knowledge of the IT security industry including current attack TTPs and how they can be stopped.

  • You will interface with Wapack Labs Intelligence operations with this knowledge, you will be called on to recommend additional security solutions or enhancements to existing security solutions to improve overall enterprise security.

  • The Cyber Security Analyst may be called on to perform deployment, integration and configuration of new security solutions or enhancements to existing security.

  • More… as directed.

Knowledge & Experience

You must have a working technical knowledge of the following:

  • Security solutions including Anti-Virus, Firewall, Malware, Intrusion Prevention, etc.

  • Computer hardware including desktops, laptops, smartphones (preferably iPhone), servers, storage, removal media, printers, faxes, and other storage or communication devices

  • Strong understanding of TCP/IP and other network protocols
  • Strong understanding of Microsoft and Linux Operating Systems

  • Strong network skills from a Security Operations perspective. What’s that mean? You should be able to break down TCP/IP, author Python scripts to manipulate network captured data, read PCAP, and correlate events.

  • Written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills; you will be required to write reports. Your ability to translate technical observations and analysis into actionable reports is critical. If you hate writing, stop here. This job is not for you. (This cannot be emphasized enough. All Wapack Labs positions include writing.)

Personal Attributes

  • No criminal record; a security clearance may be required
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Ability to conduct research into IT security issues and products as required
  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language
  • Highly self-motivated and directed
  • Team-oriented and skilled in working within a collaborative environment

Work Hours and Location

  • This is a full time onsite position. You will conform with the client’s normal business hours. 
  • Location: Concord, NH

Education and Certifications

Wapack Labs hires transitioning Veterans, Law Enforcement and First Responders first. Veterans, especially wounded warriors, service connected disabled, or those in an occupational transition program with IT or cyber skills are strongly encouraged to apply. 

BS/BA or equivalent work experience is required. Certifications will be accepted with 3+ years of demonstrated work experience as an operating IT or Information Security team. 

Interested? Shoot us a resume.