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Security Analyst Full-time

at Symantec Corporation in Chennai (Published at 16-06-2017)

The Security Analyst position in Symantec's Managed Security Services is responsible for assessing security threats and risks involving client infrastructure. The Security Analyst works within a 24x7x365 team to further support the timely delivery of monitoring services and support across multiple customers. This includes troubleshooting and resolution of security issues on behalf of clients. The senior analyst addresses complex or difficult problems as needed, or in conjunction with other team members. This position may be assigned to a shift schedule.
This position will also involve responsibilities within Symantec’s Cyber security services. Symantec helps customers align their risk mitigation strategies with the shifting threat landscape by providing tailored information and analysis, including mitigation strategies and recommended best practices, for known and emerging vulnerabilities and current threats. The Security Analyst provides Remote Expert Analyst services to Platinum DeepSight customers.

Responsibilities
• Responsible for understanding the global threat landscape and tracking changes in this area, as well as understanding the direct or indirect impact to the global customer base of Symantec MSS.
• Conducts research on and maps out response to emerging threats, including understanding the level of impact and exposure to our customers, proactively communicating to internal business unit staff and customers on a regular basis updates on emerging threats, and ensuring Symantec MSS has thorough detection capabilities in place for emerging threats.
• Equips MSS Security Analyst with insight on the threat landscape and direction on how threats should be treated, as well as guidance for customer interaction when dealing with emerging threats.
• Perform triage of service requests from internal teams, act as a subject matter expert for advanced technology, architecture and threat-related questions from internal staff.
• Function as a liaison between MSS and other groups within Symantec. These teams include, but are not limited to, additional internal MSS teams such as MSS Development, as well as non-MSS teams such as DeepSight and Security Response.
• Lead and/or coordinate projects that extend beyond the scope of the regional analysis teams, specifically those that impact our global customer base or how analysis is performed globally.
• Provide training on a consistent basis to internal teams such as MSS Analysis, Services Management, Technical Operations, and Global Engineering.
• Participation in customer conference calls, presentations, and on-site SOC Tours/Demonstrations.
• Perform routine audits of work completed by MSS Analysis including incident handling/commentary and service cases.

Qualifications
• 2-4 years of experience delivering security solutions to an enterprise or with a security services organization
• Proven ability to execute projects with defined scope, deliverables and timelines.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Proven technical writing experience.
• Detail-Oriented, proven attention to detail in past projects.
• Candidate must have a firm grasp on SQL technologies and database architectures.
• Security certifications, especially GCIA, GCIH, or CISSP, are a plus. The Security Analyst position in Symantec's Managed Security Services is responsible for assessing security threats an additional internal MSS teams such as MSS Development, as well as non-MSS teams such as DeepSight and Security Response.
• Lead and/or coordinate projects that extend beyond the scope of the regional analysis teams, specifically those that impact our global customer base or how analysis is performed globally.
• Provide training on a consistent basis to internal teams such as MSS Analysis, Services Management, Technical Operations, and Global Engineering.
• Participation in customer conference calls, presentations, and on-site SOC Tours/Demonstrations.
• Perform routine audits of work completed by MSS Analysis including incident handling/commentary and service cases.

Note:
Candidate should be willing to relocate to Chennai.
Candidate should be willing to work in shifts including night shifts.


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