Security Analyst in Heredia at TradeStation

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

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Security Analyst
Heredia, Costa Rica
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TradeStation is an on-line brokerage firm seeking to level the playing field for self-directed investors and traders, empowering them to claim their individual financial edge.  At TradeStation, we're continuously pushing the boundaries of what's possible, encouraging out-of-the-box thinking and relentless search for innovation.  We offer a collaborative and flexible work environment, competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits and a generous PTO policy.


POSITION SUMMARY:

The Information Security Analyst is part of a team that is responsible for the prevention of Cyber Security Incidents utilizing monitoring, detection, and analysis of potential intrusions in a multi-platform environment, including using troubleshooting tools to review and respond to cyber threats, handling or escalating security threats as needed.  The position interacts with IT peers to collect and analyze information, maintains system documentation and monitors security vulnerabilities, escalating issues when needed to team members or management.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Daily review of Security Alerts, Security Dashboards, SEIM systems
  • Respond to and triage security events for criticality
  • Validate suspicious events and escalate as needed
  • Analyze logs and identify, recommend, and improve current logging requirements
  • Identify and report any gaps in log collection or reporting, as soon as possible
  • Collaborate with SOC to eliminate recurring false positive events
  • Execute and validate monthly security solutions validation process
  • Collaborate with the InfoSec Technologies Director for monthly metrics reporting
  • Assist with the evaluation of new and existing security tools, platforms, and technologies
  • Keep up to date with information security news, techniques, and trends
  • Assist with other security related initiatives as they arise
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Background in Information Security, Systems Administration, or Information Technology
  • Solid understanding of computer networking
  • Knowledge of Operating Systems
  • Experience with some or all of the following:  Email Analysis, Host Forensics (Windows), Virtualization (VMWare, VirtualBox)
  • Able to multitask and prioritize in a dynamic environment with continuously shifting priorities
  • Strong analytical skills are a must
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly motivated and able to commit to our team
  • A thirst for knowledge and self-improvement
EDUCATON AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in Cybersecurity technology or a related technology field role associated to the responsibilities above
  • One or more of the following certifications strongly preferred:
    • SSCP or CompTIA Security +
    • SANS GSEC
    • Other industry recognized certifications or accreditations