Information Security Analyst III

Job Locations US-Remote | US-Remote
Requisition ID 2020-57853
Posted Date
5 days ago(11/19/2020 3:45 PM)
# of Openings
Job Function
Information Technology
Job Schedule
Regular Full-Time

Job Description Summary

The Information Security Analyst will be a key member to the Information Security team responsible for various security functions to include, but not all:

• Operating SEIM (AlienVault, McAfee ESM, Splunk Enterprise Security, and ELK) consoles in order to monitor the environment for events of interest
• Performing analysis of security events and logs in an attempt to detect unauthorized access, intrusion events, malware compromises and other events of interest
• Participating in Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT) as needed
• Responding to Data Loss Prevention (DLP) events and identify possible data exfiltration events
• Documenting security incidents within case management tool
• Solving complex security problems with engineering and developing automated solutions
• Researching external trusted intelligence sources and leveraging knowledge to detect events of interest

The ideal candidate will have:

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required in the field of Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, or equivalent field of study with a minimum of 5 years of related experience; or 3 years of related work experience with a Master’s degree
• Certifications: ECIH, GCIA, GCIH, or similar
• Advanced knowledge and demonstrated experience with Python, PowerShell, or similar coding language
• Experience performing security analysis utilizing Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) technologies.
• Knowledge of attack methodologies and tactics, system vulnerabilities and ley indicators of attacks and exploits
• Working knowledge of LINUX, Windows, and Network Operating Systems
• Familiarity with industry-standard frameworks (NIST, ISO, PCI, etc.)
• Demonstrated written and oral communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with information technology professionals as well as senior management and auditors, assessors, and consultants
• Demonstrated personal integrity, the ability to professionally handle confidential matters and exhibit the appropriate level of judgment and decision making commensurate with the position and responsibilities
• Demonstrated initiative, dependability, and ability to work with little supervision
• Demonstrated the ability to be results driven and manage assignments based on criticality, in a timely and professional manner


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Part of the rotational 24x7 operations of the SOC.
- Manage, implement and monitor the strategic security monitoring and operation program to ensure that confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information owned, controlled or processed by the organization.
- Understand a variety of network protocols including TCP/IP, UDP, DHCP, FTP, SFTP, ATM, SNMP, SMTP, SSH, SSL, VPN, RDP, HTTP, and HTTPS.
- Operate SEIM (Trustwave) consoles in order to monitor the environment for events of interest.
- Perform analysis of security logs in an attempt to detect unauthorized access.
- Use vulnerability assessment data to pinpoint potential points of attack.
- Document and contain security incidents detected on the network.
- Execute incident response process when a security incident has been declared.
- Participate in the creation, modification and maintenance of all SOC policies and procedures.
- Travel required up to 15% of the time.
- Other duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Requirements:
- Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; or 3 years and a Master's degree; or a PhD without experience; or equivalent work experience.
- Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.
- Demonstrates good judgement in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
- Networks with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise.

MAXIMUS Introduction

Since 1975, Maximus has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. Maximus delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, Maximus is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit


EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies Maximus deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. Maximus is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Maximus provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.


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