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Network Administrator (Operations Support Analyst)

Location: Herndon, VA
Job # 8856176
Date Posted: 03-24-2017
Our client is seeking an Operations Support Analyst, Security Operations to join their Global Information Security and Privacy organization located in Northern Virginia, just outside of Washington, DC. This position will report to the Manager, Security Operations - Infrastructure Team, and be a part of the Security Operations team that will provide design, engineering, implementation and 24x7 support of the technology infrastructure that supports a global incident response team.  The Security Operations team is a pivotal part of Sony’s program to secure its information assets, services, and the products that depend on them, building trust with customers and stakeholders and protecting the privacy.
Job Responsibilities
  • Perform system administration support of security infrastructure including SIEM; network and system forensics solutions; malware detection; IDS/IPS; other detection, monitoring, reporting, and administrative solutions. Testing and coordination of system updates including
  • Application upgrades
  • OS patching
  • Firmware updates
  • Collaborate with teams in other locations to ensure ongoing, reliable performance of integrated security solutions across the Sony operating companies
  • Evaluate and improve on operational process, procedure manuals, and documentation
  • Manage operations support for VM environment, storage, and Dell hardware
  • Working with stake holders to provide timely support in event of outages
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
Job Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, cyber security, information technology or related subject matter
  • Previous experience through work or internship required within the following areas: information security, network operations, or system administration with a significant security element
  • Have a solid working knowledge of networking technology and protocols; and the OSI Model, including TCP/IP protocols and standards
  • Hands on experience in troubleshooting & administration network/security devices
  • Hands on experience with McAfee’s NITRO SIEM platform is a plus
  • Familiarity with Windows, UNIX and Linux Operating Systems, as well as the protocols and systems calls with ability to demonstrate in-depth knowledge in at least one of these areas
  • Experience as a system administrator (either Linux or Windows),  VMWare or other virtualization, Storage arrays, SAN fabric, or Dell hardware is a plus
  • Hands on experience with scripting languages (perl, php, python, etc.) is a plus
  • Experience with Atlassian products Jira and Confluence is a plus
  • Experience with LDAP or Active Directory is a plus
  • Ability to work on multiple programs simultaneously, with strong ability to prioritize multiple tasks and respond to emergencies, organize and schedule work effectively
  • Ability to effectively communicate in a professional environment to executive level and junior level personnel
  • Ability to work and make objective decisions independently
  • Strong report writing skills
  • Eligible to work in the USA
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