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  • Principal Security Analyst, Security Operations Center

    Sony Corporation of America

    Sony Corporation of America (SCA), is seeking a highly motivated, self-driven Principal Security Analyst, Analysis & Response to join the Global Security Incident Response Team (GSIRT) Security Operations Center (SOC), responsible for security event analysis, incident response, and related activities. This position will be based in Herndon, VA and will report to the Senior Manager, Analysis and Response.

Description

Sony Corporation of America, located in New York, NY, is the U.S. headquarters of Sony Corporation, based in Tokyo, Japan. Sony's principal U.S. businesses include Sony Electronics Inc., Sony Mobile Communications (USA) Inc., Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC., Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc., Sony Music Entertainment, and Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC. With some 900 million Sony devices in hands and homes worldwide today, a vast array of Sony movies, television shows and music, and the PlayStation Network, Sony creates and delivers more entertainment experiences to more people than anyone else on earth.



Position Summary:
Sony Corporation of America (SCA), is seeking a highly motivated, self-driven Principal Security Analyst, Analysis & Response to join the Global Security Incident Response Team (GSIRT) Security Operations Center (SOC), responsible for security event analysis, incident response, and related activities. This position will be based in Herndon, VA and will report to the Senior Manager, Analysis and Response.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s in information technology, Engineering, Cybersecurity or related field
Minimum of 7 years of experience in Information Technology with at least 5 years of experience in Information Security
Experience working remotely full time or experience working with a geographically dispersed team
Hands-on experience in a Security Operations Center environment conducting network, host, or threat analysis
Experience analyzing raw log files, particularly logs from network or host-based security tools
Experience analyzing packet captures
Deep understanding of network defense principles, common attack vectors, and attacker techniques
Advanced technical skills and the ability to develop a mastery of network and host security technologies
Strong work ethic and commitment to accomplish assigned tasks with a sense of urgency
Strong aptitude for continuous learning and growth
Experience teaching yourself technical subjects
Comfort with using the Linux command line
Experience with at least two programming or scripting languages
Experience with the following technologies or concepts: SIEM or other security/log management platforms, Host-based forensics analysis, Static and dynamic malware analysis, Email analysis, Regular expressions, IDS/IPS, Firewalls, Virtualization, Common TCP and UDP protocols
Strong soft skills, including: Written, Verbal, Problem solving, Decision making, Task prioritization
All candidates must be authorized to work in the USA

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, status in the U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information or membership in any other legally protected category.


Responsibilities

  • Operate independently in a geographically dispersed team, while maintaining situational awareness and keeping the team up to date
  • Perform security monitoring and incident response activities across the Sony Group’s global networks, leveraging a variety of tools and techniques
  • Detect incidents through proactive “hunting” across security-relevant data sets
  • Thoroughly document incident response analysis activities
  • Review investigations conducted by more junior analysts to ensure quality standards are met
  • Develop new, repeatable methods for finding malicious activity across the Sony Group’s global networks
  • Provide recommendations to enhance detection and protection capabilities
  • Regularly present technical topics to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Write high-quality incident reports for executives
  • Develop and follow detailed operational processes and procedures to appropriately analyze, escalate, and assist in the remediation of information security incidents
  • Prioritize multiple high-priority tasks and formulate responses/recommendations to customers and team members in a fast-paced environment
  • Provide assistance to other security teams
  • Continually develop new technical skills and push overall team capabilities forward
  • Mentor junior team members
  • Work with other teams on major engineering and architecture initiatives related to Sony’s enterprise security
  • Perform other duties, as assigned

Details

  • Travel No travel
  • Incentives Not provided
  • Clearance & Citizenship No requirements
  • Remote Work Remote occasional
  • Education No requirements
  • Salary Range Not provided

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