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IBS is seeking a Security Specialist. The candidate will be part of the Security Solution Center with focus on Security Incident Management. This unit provides expertise, solutions and support in Technical Security for the whole organization.
The Security Specialist proactively manages security events and activities to reduce the impact of security incidents and system compromises.

The analyst will provide security monitoring, threat analysis, trend analysis, configuration and troubleshooting of security incidents and their investigation using infrastructure and applications logs from across the enterprise.

Security Specialist conduct tests on different systems to determine weak areas, which are vulnerable to an attack. After evaluating those systems, the Specialist prepares reports and recommends solutions. The Security Specialist may conduct regular tests to ensure security measures are in place to protect the business.

Furthermore the Specialist must discover areas for improvement. Market trends and solutions must be assessed to provide possible recommendations for improvements. New market strategies like Cloud computing must be considered and adopted to our business strategy in the sense of Information Security.

What we offer

  • Monitor and analyze security events using a SIEM solution
  • Coordinate the containment and eradication of malicious activities with internal and external parties
  • Cooperate with providers on identified risks for resolution, establish and maintain controls in an outsourced environment
  • Analyze a variety of application, network and system security logs to determine the correct remediation actions
  • Develop plans to safeguard environment against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction or disclosure
  • Review industry and vendor security alerts for vulnerabilities and security issues
  • Work with other internal and external teams to mitigate solutions based on vendor advisories and best practices
  • Research and identify key indicators of malicious activities on the network and end user workstations
  • Implements security improvements by assessing current situation, evaluating market trends and anticipating requirements
  • Take project lead for implementing new solutions or products on a worldwide base

Who we are looking for

  • Master degree in IT or other relevant field
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written are required to interface with other employees who are both technical and nontechnical
  • Expertise in Security Information and Event Management tools
  • English language skills - excellent written and verbal communication is a must
  • Exceptional service skills, including the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of internal customers and providers
  • Experience working within a Security Operations Center or equivalent experience performing computer security incident detection & response activities
  • Working knowledge in area of infrastructure security tools such as firewalls, network security monitoring, anti-malware, OS hardening, etc.
  • Knowledge of common application/system vulnerabilities, threat actors and mitigations
  • Strong understanding of TCP/IP and common protocols (HTTPS, SSH, FTP, etc.)
  • Familiar with Unix and Windows systems

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