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  • Security Analyst

    Sony Corporation of America

    Sony Corporation of America (SCA), is seeking 2 Security Analysts 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 report to the Manager, Analysis & Response and is located at the SOC headquarters in Herndon, VA, just outside of Washington, DC. One position is responsible for covering a weekend night shift and one is a weekday afternoon to early evening shift.

Description

Please apply online at the following sites:
Weekend analyst: https://careers.sony.com/sony/?offerid=1917
Weekday afternoon analyst: https://careers.sony.com/sony/?offerid=1920

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 Security Analyst 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 report to the Manager, Analysis & Response and is located at the SOC headquarters in Herndon, VA, just outside of Washington, DC. This position will be responsible for covering a weekend night shift or a weekday afternoon shift.

Job Qualifications

Bachelors in Information Technology, Engineering, Cybersecurity or related field
Minimum of 3 years of experience in Information Technology with at least 2 years of experience in Information Security
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
Technical baseline skills and the ability to acquire in-depth knowledge 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:
IDS/IPS
Firewalls
SIEM or other security/log management platforms
Host-based forensics analysis
Static and dynamic malware analysis
Email analysis
Regular expressions
Virtualization
Common TCP and UDP protocols
Strong soft skills, including:
Written
Verbal
Problem solving
Decision making
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

  • 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
  • Develop new, repeatable methods for finding malicious activity across the Sony Group’s global networks
  • Provide recommendations to enhance detection and protection capabilities
  • 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
  • Mentor other team members
  • Perform other duties, as assigned
  • Ability to work a weekend night shift or a weekday afternoon shift

Details

  • Travel No travel
  • Incentives Not provided
  • Clearance & Citizenship No requirements
  • Remote Work No remote work
  • Education Bachelors Degree
  • Salary Range Not provided

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