Security Analyst

Security Analyst

222 W Adams St, 11th Floor
Chicago, Illinois, 60606
United States

West Monroe isn’t a start-up firm, but we act like one. From day one, our people have the opportunity to make a definitive personal impact for their clients and their careers. What does this mean? It means we seek out the best of the best, and then we challenge them to make us better.

If you are looking to be a “behind the scenes” technologist, this isn’t the place for you. We celebrate driven professionals who thrive in a collaborative environment. Our Performance Services team executes our “run” offering on behalf of our clients. We are a team of enthusiasts always focused on improving our execution and our client’s performance. Sound interesting? Then West Monroe Partners just might be the place for you. Think you’re up for the chal lenge?

West Monroe Partners is currently seeking a Security Analyst to perform Security Incident Ticket Management, Security Monitoring and Vulnerability Management for West Monroe Partners and our Clients. This role will assist our Clients in maintaining their security operations program and be responsible for coordinating response to Security Incidents and Vulnerabilities.

Qualifications:
* Demonstrate an understanding of security technology and ability to apply commonly known security practices and possess a working knowledge of applicable industry controls such as the NIST cyber security framework. Candidates should be familiar with security services such as vulnerability management, incident response, event monitoring, threat management, and others.

Specific skills include, but are not limited to, the ability to:
* Incident/Ticket queue management
* Monitor the queue and assign tickets
* Match Incidents to similar, review existing and generate new knowledge base articles
* Ensure that tickets are worked and resolved within service level targets
* Ensure that work is documented and Clients are updated
* Serve as a Security Team’s communication, coordination and escalation point for the Performance Services technology towers. This function may involve off-hours engagements.
* Coordinate with other queue managers to ensure handover, continuity and consistency
* Ensure that WMP policies and procedures are followed
* Perform Reporting and Analytics on security incident response related tasks
* Security Monitoring
* Operate SIEM in order to monitor the environment for events of interest
* Serve as liaison between Clients and external security services providers. This function may involve off-hours engagements
* Research external trusted intelligence sources and leverage knowledge to detect events of interest
* Perform analysis of security logs in an attempt to detect unauthorized access
* Correlate vulnerability assessment data to pinpoint potential points of attack
* Coordinate incident response process with Technology Towers when a security incident has been declared
* Plan and coordinate implementation of security measures in order to protect Client's information and infrastructure
* Document and present Security Incident analytics to management, suitable for Client's consumption

General
* Thoroughly and accurately understand issues and analyze the problem expeditiously in a systematic fashion
* Assist with Client’s change management processes
* Strong desire to independently handle challenging Client situations
* Understand Client’s culture, security strategies, security goals, security objectives, security capabilities, and security budget
* Strong desire to advocate for Cyber Security cause

Requirements:
* 2+ years of similar work experience in security
* Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills
* Knowledge of security strategy and risk management
* Experience with Incident Handling, Threat Intelligence, and Vulnerability Management
* Ability and willingness to travel nationally up to 10% and be able to travel to Chicagoland area clients

Preferences:
* Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, or equivalent
* Experience with a major ticketing system and a SIEM portal and/or reporting system
* Understanding of Firewalls, Intrusion Detection Systems, Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Web Application Firewalls, Advanced Malware Defense Appliances, DDOS Prevention, Application Whitelisting, and Network Packet Capture Solutions.
* CISSP, CEH, SANS GIAC series and other certifications that demonstrate a commitment to continued professional information security advancement are expected, but not required
* Experience with Information Security Compliance Frameworks like HIPAA, SOX, ISO 27001, ISO 27005, NIST 800-53, NIST 800-30, and PCI DSS is desired.
* Ability to read/translate IDS/IPS, syslog & firewall logs, rules and configuration
* Project management experience preferred
* Previous consulting experience and strong soft skills (active listening, problem solving, conflict resolution, etc.)

West Monroe Partners is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer -
We believe in treating each employee and applicant for employment fairly and with dignity. We base our employment decisions on merit, experience, and potential, without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, religion, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law.

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Location

222 West Adams Street , Chicago, IL 60606

An Insider's view of West Monroe Partners

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

West Monroe's collaborative culture allows you to grow professionally by working across practices, industries and offices - all while creating value for the client.

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What makes someone successful on your team?

If you refuse to shy away from a challenge and enjoy working with an intelligent group of people that genuinely care about those around them, your success will be imminent at West Monroe.

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What are West Monroe Partners Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

Where you decide to build your career is one of the most important decisions you will make. Our hope is you see the value of building it here at West Monroe Partners. As a firm, we strive to provide a total rewards model that illustrates our commitment to our people and their growth, creating value today, tomorrow and well into the future.

We invest in you. At West Monroe Partners, we don't just give lip service to the philosophy that people matter. We invest in it, through an attractive package of rewards that promotes your health and well-being, your financial future, your development, and your satisfaction and enjoyment at work.

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