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Remote Sr Network Security Analyst / Blue Team Engineer

Glenmont, NY, US, 12077


American National is an established, stable, and successful multi-line insurance corporation that has provided financial strength and a sense of security to employees, customers and business partners since 1905.  We’ve been recognized by Forbes as one of America’s most trustworthy financial companies and best mid-sized employers. With focus on our organization’s values and cultural richness: Financial Strength, Integrity, Respect, Service and Teamwork (FIRST) and Agility, Collaboration, and Engagement (ACE) we continue to pursue our vision to be a leading provider of financial products and services for current and future generations.

 

What’s in it for you?

American National supports a comfortable, diverse, and inclusive work environment, following a casual dress code and focus on healthy work-life balance. We understand that comprehensive benefits are important which is why we offer a generous package that includes: medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, matching 401(k), paid time off, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, health-wellness initiatives, and a volunteer program where employees are provided PTO for giving their time to a charity of choice, and referral bonuses! We also offer a comprehensive wellness program that includes onsite fitness centers and classes or discounted gym memberships, free health screenings, free flu shots, and more.

Job Posting

 

PURPOSE OF THE JOB: 


The Sr. Network Security Analyst serves as the escalation point for the defense and security of American National’s network. The position provides day-to-day proactive and active threat hunting using multiple security tools to detect unusual and malicious traffic. The individual will work with other analysts to research and triage potential security threats. Reporting to the Network Security Manager, they will work on threat intelligence, forensics, and incident responses that adhere to best practices and recognized control frameworks.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

 

  • Analyzes security logs and related security events (security information and event management (SIEM) monitoring).
  • Assist in incident response activities such as host triage and retrieval, malware analysis, remote system analysis, end-user interviews, and remediation efforts
  • Track threat actors and associated tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs)
  • Capture intelligence on threat actor TTPs and develop countermeasures in response to threat actors
  • Maintain and monitor company’s perimeter, platform, and endpoint feeds into the SIEM
  • Serves as the Tier III for triage escalation.
  • Installs, configures, and troubleshoots security infrastructure devices.
  • Administers and supports the enterprise’s automation tools, and Cisco security suite.
  • Develops background on intelligence topics.
  • Uses advanced analytical tools in multiple operating system environments.
  • Reviews and maintains documentation.
  • Conducts independent research and coordinates results with other analysts in other disciplines across the enterprise.
  • Analyzes network infrastructure and makes recommendations for improvement.
  • Prepares and presents cybersecurity findings to help satisfy business and customer requirements.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

 

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • 10 or more years of Network Security experience.
  • Supervisory/management experience not required.

 

Additional Qualifications:

 

  • Equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • One or more of the following certifications required
  • GIAC Defensible Security Architecture
  • ISACA Certified Information Security Manager
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer: Security
  • (ISC)2 CISSP
  • (ISC)2 ISSAP
  • Must be able to work occasional night and weekend hours when required. On-call rotation is required

 

PREFERENCES: 

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Math, Science, Computer Science, or related field. Equivalent work experience may be considered
  • 5+ years as a Threat Hunter
  • In-depth knowledge of MITR ATT&CK matrix
  • In-depth knowledge of PC, server, and network technologies.
  • In-depth knowledge of all security areas of significance to IT (e.g. servers, desktops, voice, internet, and web technologies) 
  • In-depth knowledge of and experience with security subsystems (e.g. firewalls, VPN servers, IDS/IPS, etc.) 

Salary for this position can range from $97,740 for candidates who are minimally qualified through $146,610 for more highly qualified candidates. Candidates outside of the range are encouraged to apply, and will be considered based on experience, skill and education.

 

Hiring Practices

The preceding job posting was designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not intended to be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.  We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

 

American National’s recruitment policies help us place individuals in a timely and efficient manner. Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted by our recruiting team. Candidates may check the status of their application(s) by logging into our Career Portal.

 

Learn more about our company, by following us on social media: LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter: @CareerswithAN

 

American National is an equal opportunity employer, committed to enhancing a diverse and inclusive environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories.


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“If you believe you can make a difference in the lives of our clients, if you’re willing to work hard, if you want a fulfilling career, and if your values match ours, then I want you to work for American National. ” – James Pozzi, Former President and CEO.

 

 

 


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