ArcSight Information Security Consultant

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This is our direct-client opening for an ArcSight Information Security Consultant located in Columbus, GA. This is a 3+ month contract-to-hire position and the salary upon conversion to a full-time employee will range depend on experience level, but should be no more than 150K as a max.
The candidate will provide technical\consultative support for the companys Arcsight SIEM solution, to include management and maintenance of the current system, provide input on performance\stabilization improvements, created and maintain use cases supporting our SOC and other groups within the company, and guide management and team members with SIEM's best processes and practices. The job includes leading projects, managing relationships with other areas, processing security model updates, monitoring and reviewing access violation and security maintenance reports, and other duties as assigned. They will also analyze business and/or technical requirements to formulate a project plan. This includes risk assessments and scenarios to mitigate risk while still meeting required timelines. Lastly they will perform analyses and issues resolutions of business and project requirements.
Deploying and maintaining ArcSight SIEM systems
Coordinating and conducting security event collection, using log management tools, initiating event management, enhancing compliance automation, and leveraging identity monitoring activities using the SIEM platform.
Advising leadership on monitoring and reporting best practices and develops use cases on how to use SIEM technologies to achieve end state requirements
Interfacing with the business units, corporate functions, and security and risk personnel.
Provides technical administration services for the ArcSight ESM, Logger and Connectors deployed in our environment.
Providing requirements for custom development of Connectors (Agents) using the ArcSight FlexConnector
Customizing security content including filter/rule/report creation, signature categorization, vulnerability mapping
Responsible for configuration files, database tuning, configuration changes, sizing, and troubleshooting
Collaborating with IT resources on troubleshooting and configuring networking devices, various platforms
Developing integration capabilities with 3rd party systems including network management and trouble ticketing applications
Responsible for upgrades and patches for all components of the ArcSight SIEM platforms
Has overall responsibility for being the subject matter expert on SIEM software
Developing standards and methodologies within the Information Security team
Discovering, categorizing, and analyzing vulnerabilities, recommend/develop remediation/mitigation strategies, and escalate security events to the appropriate support team
Security integration services including firewall, IPS, SIEM, multi-factor authentication, mobile security, routing, switching, servers, workstations, etc.
Other duties include but are not limited to: participating in network, security hardware engineering and troubleshooting efforts, technical writing, as well as, mentoring peer engineers, and special projects as assigned by management.
Four year college degree and 4 or more years professional experience or 6 or more years professional experience is required.
We require a strong technical background in various information security and related products and concepts including some of the following areas: Arcsight, Systems design and integration, WAN Administration, Strong network administration skills, extensive customer relations experience, or customer Help Desk support experience.
Professional certification(s) preferred: AEIA, AESA, Security +, SANS, CISSP

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