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Security Analyst

Company: Global Data Consultants
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:


GDC IT Solutions is currently seeking a Security Analyst in the Harrisburg, PA area.

Position Overview

The Systems Security Analyst III role is responsible for incident response, vulnerability management, product support/deployment, and more. This role is ideal for candidates seeking to gain strong exposure to multiple areas of Information Security. Candidates for this position must enjoy working as a member of a technical team, be innovative, and have the ability to strategically problem solve.


  • Incident Response: Perform incident response via levering security solutions deployed within organization and its counterparts. The analyst shall be able to leverage solutions such as our SIEM, SOAR EDR, Anti-virus, NDR, email filters, web filters and more. This role, will require an understanding of basic static /dynamic malware analysis along with packet analysis. A successful candidate must be able to correlate events from solutions in order to successfully respond to an incident.
  • Vulnerability Management: Conduct a variety of vulnerability management duties while working in conjunction with other staff members and departments for proper resolution. A successful candidate must have a strong understanding of vulnerability scanning and managing the assignment vulnerabilities in an automated manner. Experience with Tenable.io or similar, ServiceNow Vulnerability Response, or patch management experience is a plus.
  • Product Support: Provide support for a variety of Information Security assurance and forensics tools such as SIEM, SOAR, EDR, Anti-virus, NDR, email filter, web filter, etc for the purpose of general administrative maintenance and configuration maturity.
  • Security Assurance: Conduct a variety of assurance activities including being involved with external and internal audits. Participating in security policy, standards, and procedure meetings for purpose of continued security maturity.
  • Security Maturity: Analyze manual Information Security functions and provide recommendations for automated improvements to Information Security management.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field; and a minimum of 5 years IT experience; or an equivalent combination of experience and education
  • Hands on experience with the following:
  • Incident response best practice and the MITRE attack framework
  • FireEye product line or similar solutions such as or CrowdStrike is a plus
  • Packet capturing and analysis
  • Basic static and dynamic malware analysis
  • Vulnerability scanners such as Tenable.io/Nessus or similar
  • Vulnerability management solutions such a ServiceNow Vulnerability Response or similar
  • Exploit frameworks such as Metasploit, Cobalt Strike / Armitage

  • Ability to identify obfuscation and perform de-obfuscation in various forms
  • Analyze, validate, and maintain security controls put in place as a result of ongoing evaluations, including maintenance and monitoring, metrics, vulnerability analysis, patch management, logging, and identity management
  • In depth technical understanding and work experience in support of security assurance tools such as logging and monitoring, URL Content Filtering, Web Application Scanning, Federated Identity Management, etc.
  • Knowledge of recommended information security controls including HIPAA, HITECH, SASAE, SB712
  • Networking background (CompTIA Network + or similar)

What We Do

GDC is a full-service IT Staffing and Solutions company specializing in the areas of IT talent placement, application development, multilingual service desk, networking and infrastructure, business intelligence, and project management.

Why Work for GDC?

  • Cutting Edge Technology and Innovation
  • Career Growth Opportunities
  • Employee-Centric Environment
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Holiday and Vacation

Equal Opportunity Workplace:

GDC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

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Keywords: Global Data Consultants, Harrisburg , Security Analyst, Other , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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