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Security Analyst Contract

Company: Transaction Network Services
Location: Reston
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

An extraordinarily talented group of individuals work together every day to drive TNS' success, from both professional and personal perspectives. Come join the excellence!OverviewWe are looking for a Security Analyst to join our team. You will gain both on the job experience while also studying towards a higher level qualification linked to this area.

The role involves being part of the Global Security team, with responsibility for monitoring the company`s networks for security issues, assisting with vulnerability scanning and security incident response.

The purpose of the role is to ensure that the company`s information and systems are protected, in accordance with the needs of the business and according to Information Security principles of availability, integrity and confidentiality. The Security Analyst Apprentice will work with the local Security team on a daily basis.ResponsibilitiesAs a Security Analyst, your job includes:

  • Monitor the company`s networks for malicious activity using Security processes. This will include responding to and investigating alerts and ensuring all investigative activity is properly documented in our ticketing systems and followed up with relevant support teams.
  • Assist the Global Security Team in developing and maintaining documentation and processes.
  • Assist the Global Security Team in monitoring potential security threats against the company, and ensure appropriate defensive actions are taken with respect to these.
  • Form part of the company`s Security Incident Response team, assisting with whatever activities are deemed necessary by the incident leader.
  • Provide support to projects undertaken by the company`s Information Security function.
  • Working closely with other departments and other team members on various projectsQualifications
    • Enrolled in an accredited institution
    • Highly motivated individual with a genuine enthusiasm for information security and technology
    • Sound understanding of information security principles and best practices
    • Ability to prioritise workloads and to know when to seek guidanceIf you are passionate about technology, love personal growth and opportunity, come see what TNS is all about!TNS is an equal opportunity employer. TNS evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.

Keywords: Transaction Network Services, Reston , Security Analyst Contract, Professions , Reston, Virginia

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