Security Analyst - Detection and Response - Entry-level

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Salary: US$40000 - US$60000 per annum + competitive
Job Type: Permanent
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A great security consulting company is looking to bring on a few RADAR Analysts to their team in the Philadelphia area. You'll work with different clients to identify and investigate threats and respond to security incidents.

You'll use technologies to perform intrusion detection, endpoint process tracking, full packet captures, analyze firewall events, and monitor system and application logs. You'll be responsible for interacting with clients when a security incident is found and provide guidance to respond.


  • Working knowledge of TCP/IP protocols
  • Conceptual knowledge of network and systems architecture
    • Network segmentation (DMZ)
    • Intrusion detection systems
    • Web application architecture
    • Active Directory
  • Solid understanding of major application layer protocols (HTTP, SMTP, DNS)
  • Knowledge of categories of malware and how they function (rootkits, Trojans, adware)
  • Conceptual understanding of vulnerabilities and attack vectors
    • SQL injections
    • Brute force attacks
    • Portscans
    • Malware infection vectors
    • Phishing attacks
    • Driveby / Redirection attacks

Preferred skills:

  • Security certifications (CISSP, GCIH, GCIA, GSEC)
  • Programming / scripting background (Perl, Python, Ruby)

Selling points:

  • Cross training opportunities with Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Assessment teams
  • Roadmap for career growth within the company
  • Great resume builder as you'll get your hands on a variety of technologies
  • Up to $60K total compensation

Note: you will be on a Panama schedule (7am-7pm, 7pm-7am; 2 days on, 2 days off)

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