Robert Half International Cyber Security Analyst in New York, New York


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Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States. No C2C.


  • Documenting differentiated log content quality standards (bronze, silver, gold, platinum content sets)
  • Influencing application and infrastructure teams to produce high quality logs for Security Monitoring purposes, and to deliver a copy of those logs to the Security Monitoring Program.
  • Providing internal customer-facing service to answer questions from application and infrastructure teams, and connect them with Splunk engineering resources for onboarding.
  • Ensuring the data quality of logs received by the Security Monitoring program by performing a prescriptive and rigorous log quality analysis.
  • Tracking, dashboarding, and reporting on log production, collection/delivery coverage, and quality.
  • Document field-level log content in ?Data Dictionaries? per log source for use by SIEM Engineers and SOC Analysts as an Information-Model enabler.
  • Creating and maintaining documentation for log onboarding and data quality review processes.
  • Leveraging existing technologies within the organization to expand the scope of coverage of the log onboarding review team.

Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Ensures security logs are generated, collected, correlated, and monitored.
  • Runs log quality review processes, including:

  • querying Splunk SIEM to identify garbage data, badly parsed logs, or possible misconfigurations in log reporting.

  • Reviewing available logs to confirm there are adequate quantities and content to usefully provide Security Monitoring.

  • Development of Data Dictionaries for log sources to confirm which fields and values are needed or useful for Security Monitoring.
  • Review current tooling to identify incremental monitoring opportunities, and communicate needs to engineering teams that support SOC

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Salary: $60.00 to $65.00 per hour

Location: New York, NY

Date Posted: December 7, 2018

Employment Type: Consulting

Job Reference: 04860-9501654682

Staffing Area: Technology & IT