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We have big plans for continued global growth, and we’re looking for people who are creative, flexible and dedicated to helping us build something great – something that matters.

Sr. Information Security Analyst (Incident Response)

IT Services 

Columbia, Maryland, United States

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We have big plans for continued global growth, and we’re looking for people who are creative, flexible and dedicated to helping us build something great – something that matters.

Sr. Information Security Analyst (Incident Response)

Columbia | Maryland | United States

Tenable is more than ‘just’ the creator of Nessus. Our security solutions - including the first cyber exposure platform for modern assets, Tenable.io - are transforming global vulnerability management. We’re a global team, powered by creative thinkers who are wired for action, focused on delivering results and collaborating to enable decisive actions to protect what matters most. We’re in this together - colleagues, customers and partner communities working as One Tenable.

Can you join Team Tenable? Yes you can - if you’re excited by the thought of working with over 800 colleagues, 23,000 customers and a range of revolutionary products that are shaping cybersecurity in 150 countries. Being valued for who you are as well as what you do, you can embrace the pace (we’re recognized as one of the fastest growing security product companies by SC Magazine, Red Herring, Info Securities, Deloitte and E&Y) as well as enjoy a superb rewards package (we’re seen as a Best Places to Work by Glassdoor, The Washington Post, The Baltimore Sun, The Baltimore Business Journal and Expert Marketplace). The key question is: Is This You?

Your Opportunity:

  • Lead day-to-day security operations function
  • Participate in incident handling and response initiatives
  • Document, prioritize, and analyze security threats, incidents and key metrics
  • Review daily and periodic data to identify, report and remediate vulnerabilities
  • Work closely with Security Engineering group, provide recommendations for additional security solutions or enhancements to existing controls to improve overall enterprise security infrastructure
  • Coordinate day-to-day security tasks with IT and end users while minimizing disruptions and protecting Tenable assets
  • Maintain detailed knowledge of the IT security industry including awareness of new or revised security solutions
  • Identify technical opportunities and risks to improve the overall security, quality, and resiliency of systems and applications
  • Provide and review metrics with InfoSec Director
  • Establish and maintain a strong working relationship with all team members
  • Provide off-hours support on an infrequent but as needed basis
  • Mentor junior security staff

What you'll need:

  • Technical understanding and experience with network security technology including IDS and IPS, Firewalls and network traffic analysis
  • Understanding of the TCP/IP protocol stack and application protocols such as SNMP, SMTP, DNS, and DHCP
  • Experience with authentication protocols for network resources including 802.1x, SSH, TACACS+, LDAP
  • Experience with security controls for WAN, LAN, WLAN, VPN and Cloud architectures
  • Hands-on experience with 5 of the following: vulnerability scanning, firewall, antivirus & malware analysis, IDS/IPS, log correlation tools, SIEM, VMWare, NAC
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field or a combination of education and experience
  • Minimum 7 years experience as an analyst
  • Minimum 5 years experience with incident response and handling and forensics
  • Security and/or network certifications: CISSP, SANS GIAC, CEH, Network+ are preferred
We’re committed to promoting Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) at Tenable - through all equal employment opportunity laws and regulations at the international, federal, state and local levels.

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