Security Operations Consultant

Aflac   •  

Columbus, GA

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


5 - 7 years

Posted 97 days ago

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We are the Duck. We inspire and are inspired, listen and respond, empower our people, give back to our community and, most importantly, celebrate every success along the way. We do it all – The Aflac Way. 


Aflac, a Fortune 500 company, is an industry leader in voluntary insurance products that pay cash directly to policyholders and one of America's best-known brands. Aflac has been recognized by Fortune magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America for 19 consecutive years, one of the Best Workplaces for Millennials for the past two years and one of America's Most Admired Companies for 16 consecutive years.


Our business is about being there for people in need. So, ask yourself: Are you the Duck? If so, there’s a home — and a flourishing career — for you at Aflac.


The Company



The Location

Columbus, GA or Atlanta, GA


The Division

Global Security/Security Operations


The Opportunity  

Security Operations Consultant


Job Summary

Serves as the subject matter expert supporting multiple disciplines of information security. Handles development of standards/procedures in compliance with policies, state and federal regulation, and security best practices; manages the secure operation of the company’s computer systems, firewalls, servers, and network connections; provides security solutions to internal customer and constituents; partners with project teams to ensure that security is designed in to all technology initiatives; recognizes areas of improvement within the environment, and balances those initiatives with organizational goals.


Principal Duties & Responsibilities

Assists in monitoring network and systems security events received from monitored infrastructure, systems and applications


Oversees and escalates the resolution of logging and agent software issues


Works with the threat management team to identify trends in monitoring, including identifying gaps in visibility or improvement opportunities in correlation or analytics


Conducts ancillary research and ad-hoc searches to determine validity of alerts or suspect activity


Responsible for providing feedback to security administration team pertaining to tuning data sources that may be producing superfluous logs or false alarms


Responsible for carrying out all activities regarding SOC policies and procedures


Performs other related duties as required



Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in computer science or information systems and six to seven years related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience


Knowledge of common security technologies and controls such as firewalls, intrusion detection systems, EDR, email security and sandboxes


Job Knowledge & Skills

Understanding of common network services (web, mail, FTP, etc.) network vulnerabilities, and network attack patterns


Experience with systems administration


Knowledge of Windows systems


Strong analytical and problem solving skills


Knowledge or Skill




Networks (TCP/IP)




Schematic Architecture Design




Data Access and User Administration




Data Security




Development Requirements Definition




Network Security




Malware Analysis




Threat Analytics / SIEM Management




Security Risk Management




Server Hardware + O/S Management




Systems Security and User Administration




Systems Security Maintenance




Systems Security Policies and Procedures




Systems Security Testing and Auditing




Information Security Technology





Core Competencies

Action Oriented, Customer Focus, Adaptability, Listening, Ethics and Values, Integrity and Trust


Functional Competencies

Business Acumen, Functional/Technical, Learning On The Fly, Interpersonal Savvy, Planning, Problem Solving, Time Management, Drive for Results