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IT Security Monitoring Analyst
Columbia, South Carolina  |  Onsite
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Applied on October 18, 2021
Job Id #50629 Posted September 16, 2021

IT Security Monitoring Analyst


  • Evaluates existing and planned technology environments for compliance with information security polices and standards.
  • Recommends information security measures and practices in accordance with applicable federal, state and industry policies, standards and best practices.
  • Administration of Security Operations Center (SOC) security systems and platforms.
  • Ability to tune, configure and implement detection logic in security platforms.
  • Supports customers at the highest levels in the development and implementation of doctrine and policies.
  • Analyzes security requirements for the management and administration of security technology.
  • Designs, develops, engineers, and implements solutions that meet security requirements.
  • Analyzes general technical problems and provides basic engineering and technical support in solving these problems.
  • Evaluate that all information systems are functional and secure.
  • Installation, configuration, support and security implementation of tools & services.
  • Participates in reviews and updates of security policies, standards, procedures.


  • Infrastructure support for Security Operation Center (SOC) operations
  • Have working administrative knowledge with vulnerability management(Tenable)
  • Administration experience with Snare log management solution
  • Hands on experience with security log collection and enterprise SIEM solution
  • Perform administrative and engineering work on Security Operation Center tools
  • Knowledge of security administration in one or more of the following areas of technology: network devices/next-generation firewall, EDR, email protection, data security, privileged user management, PKI system and SIEM
  • Automation of repeatable tasks with the help of scripting (Python, Linux scripting or Windows Powershell scripting)
  • Developing strategies to improve operational workflow
  • Updating security tools on Linux and Windows systems
  • Provide recommendations to overall system deployment and design
  • Develop detailed supporting documentation regarding technical projects
  • Write detailed security documentation on technical security assessments, policies and procedures
  • Manage customer expectation and attend all mandatory review / regulatory discussions related to the specific project being delivered
  • Knowledge and understanding of information risk concepts and principles as a means of relating business needs and security controls
  • Ability to communication with audiences with varying levels of technical knowledge
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships to effectively perform job duties


  • Possesses and applies expertise on multiple complex work assignments.
  • Hands-on technical IT and security system administration experience
  • Knowledge of information security principles and practices
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and administer new systems and tools
  • Assignments may be broad in nature, requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks.
  • Operates with appreciable latitude in developing methodology and presenting solutions to problems
  • Contributes to deliverables and performance metrics where applicable.
  • Advanced experience in networking (TCP/IP) protocols, computer/network security, firewalls and system administration.
  • Background in INFOSEC operations, vulnerability assessment, and security-scanning tools.
  • Expert in Linux and/or Windows System Administration.
  • Expert in Linux shell scripting, Windows Powershell, Python, or Perl.
  • Experience with storage systems including SAN, NAS etc.
  • Significant experience in system architecture and design techniques.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Knowledge of data center, cloud-based environments, or Security Operations Center (SOC).
  • Ability to interpret customer requirements and develop solutions to meet these requirements
  • Have relevant industry IT and/or security certifications. RHCE, Security+
  • Security certification desired


  • 3+ year of IT Security experience with Masters Degree
  • 5+ year of IT Security experience with Bachelors Degree
  • SANS, ISC2 or relevant industry recognized certifications

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

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