JVT Advisors

Security Operations Analyst

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Location: Weston, Massachusetts 02142
Employment Type: Contract

Job Description

Contract Length:  3 months


Job Summary:  The IR Ops Incident Response Analyst plays an important role in supporting day-to-day security operations and conducting information security investigations through forensic analysis of data and indicators of compromise (IOCs) using a Splunk based SIEM and execution of appropriate response procedures. Implements and manages security incident response procedures using a variety of tools and technologies in order to rapidly identify and respond to threats.



  • Proactively analyze alerts and data from systems and responds accordingly, including documentation and escalation.
  • Participates as part of response teams during security incidents (phishing, ATP, DDOS, malware, etc) through resolution and to lessons learned stage.
  • Assists in developing tactical response procedures for security incidents
  • Solid understanding of core security technologies – Firewalls, IDS/IPS, SIEM, APT monitoring and prevention, endpoint protection
  • Participates in product selection, vendor evaluations, and implementations of security technologies
  • Recommends security and process enhancements to management
  • Participate in red team activities to identify risks not found by existing security tools
  • Provide recommendations in tuning and optimization of security systems, SOC security process, procedures and policies.



  • 2-4 Years of experience in Information Security
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience acting in a security incident response role with responsibility of analyzing and investigating alerts/threats, and execution of remediation
  • Solid understanding of the TCP/IP protocol suite, security architecture, and endpoint security
  • Understanding of core security concepts and technologies related to incident investigation
  • Previous experience using Splunk and Splunk ES to analyze and correlate activity
  • Experience with various Operating Systems such as Windows, Mac, UNIX, Linux




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