Soc analyst level 1Posted: Sept. 28, 2023, 12:24 p.m. - Full Time - Chennai
Job Description: As a Security Operations Center Level 1 Analyst at Exela Technologies, you will be an integral part of our cybersecurity team, responsible for monitoring and analyzing security alerts, incidents, and threats to protect our clients' digital assets. You will work closely with experienced SOC professionals and use cutting-edge tools and technologies to detect, analyze, and respond to security incidents effectively. Key Responsibilities: 1. Alert Monitoring: Continuously monitor security alerts and events from various sources, including intrusion detection systems, firewalls, and SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) solutions. 2. Incident Triage: Assess the severity and credibility of security incidents and escalate them to higher-level analysts or incident responders as necessary. 3. Investigation: Conduct preliminary investigations of security incidents to gather relevant information, document findings, and determine the scope and impact of the incident. 4. Documentation: Maintain detailed incident records and documentation, ensuring that all incidents are properly recorded and tracked. 5. Threat Intelligence: Stay informed about the latest cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities by actively monitoring threat intelligence feeds and industry reports. 6. Security Policies: Assist in the development and enforcement of security policies, procedures, and best practices to improve the overall security posture of our clients. 7. Collaboration: Collaborate with other team members and departments to share threat information, coordinate incident response, and implement security improvements. 8. Reporting: Prepare and deliver clear and concise reports on security incidents, including incident timelines, impact assessments, and recommended remediation actions. 9. Continuous Improvement: Participate in ongoing training and skill development to enhance your knowledge and capabilities in the field of cybersecurity. Qualifications: 1. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field (or equivalent work experience). 2. Entry-level candidates are welcome, but some experience or coursework related to cybersecurity is preferred. 3. Basic understanding of cybersecurity concepts, tools, and methodologies such as SIEM, firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and vulnerability scanners 4. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills 5. Ability to work independently and as part of a team 6. Effective communication skills, both written and verbal. 7. Certifications such as CompTIA Security+, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) are a plus but not mandatory. Additional Information: • This position may require working in shifts, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, as SOC operations run 24/7. • Exela Technologies offers competitive compensation packages and opportunities for career advancement within the cybersecurity field.