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Automation Analyst

  • Location: Irving, Texas, 75063
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 14 days ago

Terrific 12+ month contract opportunity in Irving, Texas for a TInformation Security Analyst. Will serve as the liaison between Level 2 operations and other teams across the enterprise for procurement of externally and internally developed products which enhance the team’s capabilities while reducing manual tasks. Responsibilities include interfacing with team leads to identify areas where automation can be inserted into the operational process, documenting requirements, representing the team’s needs to external engineering and development groups, evaluating delivered products, and integrating viable automation solutions into the operational process. This resource will also be responsible for augmenting the L2 team when assistance is needed completing critical and/or bulk changes.
  • Bachelor's Degree or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related fields preferred.
  • 5-8+ years’ operational experience managing security infrastructure.
  • Programming skills: Python, REST API.
  • Desired platforms and technical experience with one or more of the following: experience with PERL, Visual Basic for Applications, Java development.
  • Experience with PERL, Visual Basic for Applications, Java, & Python development.
  • Familiarization with navigating Linux/Unix file systems.
  • Experience with TCP/IP networking and routing with BGP.
  • Strong understanding of Enterprise Change, Incident and Problem Management.
  • Experience utilizing ServiceNow is a plus.
  • Traffic analysis: TCPDUMP/PCAP/Wireshark.
  • CheckPoint Secure Platform Pro & GAIA, Juniper SRX and Juniper Net screen firewalls, Palo Alto Networks firewall and intrusion detection devices.
  • BlueCoat Proxy.
  • Relevant Certifications: Checkpoint, Juniper firewalls, ITIL, CISSP or CCNA/CCNP as a plus.
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