May 19, 2022

Security Operations Analyst

Job Title: Security Operations Analyst

Location: Pune, India

About This Role:

Comscore’s security operations analyst is an important member of the information security team responsible for selecting, supporting, and using security technologies that ensure incidents are promptly detected, investigated, and remediated. The security operations analyst collaborates with stakeholders within application development, infrastructure, and operations to develop and maintain security solutions.

What You’ll Do:

  • Plan and administer security technology platforms, such as Firewall, Endpoint Protection, Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR),Intrusion Detection/Prevention (IDS/IPS), Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM), Cloud Workload Protection (CWP), Web Application Firewall (WAF), Vulnerability Assessment (VA), Application Security Testing (xAST).
  • Monitor security events. Promptly contain and remediate security incidents to support a 24x7 Security Operations Center.
  • Develop playbooks to ensure a thorough and speedy incident response.
  • Perform threat and vulnerability assessments, followed by appropriate remedial action, to ensure that systems are protected from known and potential threats and are free from known vulnerabilities.
  • Collaborate with Comscore's IT department and members of the information security team to research, evaluate, recommend, and implement information security solutions that protect against threats and monitor compliance with company policies.
  • Harden and audit application, operating system, and network devices in accordance with the company’s defined policies, standards and procedures, industry best practices, and vendor guidelines.
  • Recommend and schedule application and system security patches.
  • Develop standard operating procedures to support security infrastructure.
  • Maintain security/network architecture diagrams and other documentation.

What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor's degree in information systems or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of three years' IT security or network security experience.
  • Industry Certifications (e.g. CISSP, SANS, CompTIA/Security+/Linux+, CISA).
  • Knowledge of information security principles, including risk assessment and management, threat and vulnerability management, incident response, and identity and access management.
  • Technical proficiency with security-related systems and applications, especially Endpoint Protection (AV), Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR), Intrusion Detection/Response (IDS/IPS), Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM), Web Application Firewall (WAF), Denial of Service (DOS) prevention capabilities.
  • Experience in ‘pentesting’ and application security testing.
  • Experience in developing, documenting and maintaining security procedures.
  • Knowledge of network infrastructure, including routers, switches, firewalls, and associated network protocols and concepts.
  • Working technical knowledge of current systems' software, protocols and standards.
  • Strong knowledge of TCP/IP and network administration/protocols.
  • Excellent technical knowledge of mainstream operating systems and a wide range of security technologies, including firewalls (Palo Alto Networks preferred), vulnerability scanners, anti-malware solutions, SIEM, intrusion detection and prevention, application security testing, Web Application Firewall, identity and access management systems.
  • Experience with Python, PowerShell, or AWS CLI required.
  • Experience with Kali Linux, WireShark, or other security tools.
  • Experience in developing, documenting, and maintaining security procedures.
  • Experience with frameworks, such as ISO 27001, the National Institute of Standards Technology (NIST), or ITIL desirable.
  • Ability to work in meetings during US hours as needed (Pacific and Eastern Time)

Soft Skills:

  • Goal-driven personality.
  • Continuous improvement mindset.
  • Ability to learn quickly and work well under minimal supervision.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong collaboration skills.
  • Strong customer/client focus, with the ability to manage expectations appropriately, provide a superior customer/client experience and build long-term relationships.
  • Ability to interface effectively with a broad range of people and roles, including senior leadership and technical personnel.
  • Ability to work under stress and handle multiple high-pressure situations simultaneously.

Shift Timing:

This position requires flexibility to work off-hours shifts every few weeks to support our 24x7 Security Operations Center and the to meet with U.S.-based personnel on US Eastern and Pacific Time as required (a few times a week).

Benefits:

  • 13 days of privilege leave and 12 days of casual leave, earned on an accrual basis
  • 12 days of paid sick leave per annum
  • 10 days off for National Holidays and Festival, which ones are communicated by HR early in the calendar year
  • Overtime pay and double wages for working a minimum of 3 hours on Public Holidays
  • Default one day a week off
  • Medical insurance through Care Health Insurance Limited
  • Internal Career Development Opportunities (minimum of 6 months tenure in current position and in discussion with supervisors)
  • Access to hundreds of professional e-learning courses, specifically created for Comscore
  • Be creative: You don’t have to follow the norm to be successful – we encourage you to think outside the box. Our culture is built on encouraging innovative ideas, communication, and joint success.
  • Informal Work Atmosphere: We believe in getting the job done in a comfortable, casual environment!
  • The ability to become a truly global analyst, with exposure to markets across the world. With more than 30 offices around the world, many Comscore teams work together across locations.
  • Competitive salary & benefits

About Comscore:

 

At Comscore, we’re pioneering the future of cross-platform media measurement, arming organizations with the insights they need to make decisions with confidence. Central to this aim are our people who work together to simplify the complex on behalf of our clients & partners. Though our roles and skills are varied, we’re united by our commitment to five underlying values: Integrity, Velocity, Accountability, Teamwork, and Servant Leadership. If you’re motivated by big challenges and interested in helping some of the largest and most important media properties and brands navigate the future of media, we’d love to hear from you.   

Comscore (NASDAQ: SCOR) is a trusted partner for planning, transacting and evaluating media across platforms. With a data footprint that combines digital, linear TV, over-the-top and theatrical viewership intelligence with advanced audience insights, Comscore allows media buyers and sellers to quantify their multiscreen behavior and make business decisions with confidence. A proven leader in measuring digital and set-top box audiences and advertising at scale, Comscore is the industry’s emerging, third-party source for reliable and comprehensive cross-platform measurement. To learn more about Comscore, please visit Comscore.com.

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