Security Operations Consultant

Aflac   •  

Columbus, GA

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 30 days ago

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

Aflac

 

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

Qualifications

 

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

Basic

Intermediate

Advanced

Networks (TCP/IP)

 

X

 

Schematic Architecture Design

 

X

 

Data Access and User Administration

 

X

 

Data Security

 

X

 

Development Requirements Definition

 

X

 

Network Security

 

X

 

Malware Analysis

X

 

 

Threat Analytics / SIEM Management

 

X

 

Security Risk Management

 

X

 

Server Hardware + O/S Management

X

 

 

Systems Security and User Administration

 

X

 

Systems Security Maintenance

 

X

 

Systems Security Policies and Procedures

 

X

 

Systems Security Testing and Auditing

 

X

 

Information Security Technology

 

X

 

 

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

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