IT Information Security Analyst
Job LocationSilver Spring, MD
Eagle Bancorp, Inc. headquartered in Bethesda, MD, was incorporated in 1997 to serve as the bank holding company for EagleBank. Eagle Bancorp is a publicly traded company under the symbol EGBN. EagleBank commenced banking operations on July 20, 1998, and currently operates 20 banking offices: six in Suburban, Maryland, five located in the District of Columbia; and nine in Northern Virginia. The Bank was founded to specifically address the business and personal needs of local business owners. It has been answering and exceeding those needs for over 20 years, providing custom financial solutions, local access to senior management, quick response, local decision-making, and a deeply-rooted dedication to the local community.
Our Mission is to be the most respected and profitable community bank by putting relationships first to the delight of our customers, employees, and shareholders, and relentlessly deliver the most compelling service and value. Eagle Bank’s Values are: Relationships F·I·R·S·T: Flexible, Involved, Responsive, Strong, and Trusted.
The Information Security Analyst is responsible for monitoring, analyzing and maintaining EagleBank’s technical security controls in support of EagleBank’s Information Security Program. This role will be focused on performing triage and analysis of security events of EagleBank’s technology environments and integrating risk-based threat intelligence into the operational environment. The role also supports the ability to maintain assurance in our technical security controls so that risks to the confidentiality, integrity and availability of EagleBank’s information systems and infrastructure are sufficiently mitigated which in turn, supports the bank’s operational goals. Assists with end user support as needed.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Monitors the day-to-day operation of Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) and Network Anomaly Detection and other security control tools. Prepares a daily security SOC report.
- Works on alerts assigned to the Eagle Bank Security Team from our outsourced managed SEIM monitoring provider as a Tier-2 support person and on ServiceNow tickets sent to the security helpdesk.
- Assists in ensuring effective network monitoring, log management and log analysis from a variety of network sensors to investigate suspect network activity.
- Interpret raw network traffic (e.g. packet capture) and determining whether activity is legitimate.
- Provides technical security assistance, where required.
- Assist in operating all technical security systems and their corresponding or associated user/analyst interfaces, including web proxy filtering systems, host and client based firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, endpoint security systems, ant-malware and anti-virus software to monitor network activity.
- Conducts investigations and prepares comprehensive reports with timely escalations to Network or Security Engineer, for review.
- Remain informed on trends and issues in the security industry, including current and emerging technologies.
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Systems, Information Technology or related focused technical training or in lieu 4 additional years of engineering and project management experience.
- 2 year of related experience in Information Security.
- 4 years of Security Engineering or Security Administration preferred
- Familiarity with security tools (Vulnerability Management, SIEM, Network Anomaly Detection, Endpoint Security, Web proxies, email gateway, etc.)
Required Certifications, Licenses or systems needed:
- CompTIA Security+
Preferred Certifications, Licenses or systems:
One of the following certifications (or equivalent) preferred:
- SANS GIAC Certifications such as
- GISF: GIAC Information Security Fundamentals
- GSEC: GIAC Security Essentials Certification
- GPPA: GIAC Certified Perimeter Protection Analyst
- GCIH: GIAC Certified Incident Handler
- GPEN: GIAC Penetration Tester
- GOEC: GIAC Operations Essentials Certification
- Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (CCNA Security)
- Certified Network Defender (CND) or Ethical Hacker (CEH) or Certified SOC Analyst (CSA)
Required Knowledge & Skills:
- Knowledge of TCP/IP networking: networking topology, protocols and services.
- Familiarity with security best practice standards such as the Center for Internet Security (CIS) Top 20 Critical Security Controls, NIST Cybersecurity Framework or equivalent.
- Working knowledge of SEIM, NBA or UEBA tools.
- Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and other software applications as required.
- Knowledge of Microsoft and Linux operating systems.
- Broad knowledge of computer networking technology.
Preferred Knowledge & Skills:
- Knowledge and experience of Unified Threat Management, SIEM technologies, Virtualization, Windows Desktop and Server operating systems, firewall technologies, application layer security controls, and IDS/IPS technologies.
- Familiarity with security best practice standards such as the ISO27001, PCI-DSS, FFIEC Regulatory Cybersecurity Standards, FIPS, ITIL and COBIT or equivalent.
OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:
- Ability to work extended hours, when necessary, to support operational requirements.
- Availability for participation in on-call rotation