Security Analyst at CapTech (Richmond, VA)

| Richmond, VA
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Company Description

CapTech is a team of master builders, creators, and problem solvers who help clients grow efficient, successful businesses. We unite diverse skills and perspectives to transform how data, systems, and ingenuity enable each client to advance what’s possible in a changing world.

As perceptive partners, our U.S-based consultants find inspiration in the unknown and enjoy getting our hands dirty solving our clients’ myriad of challenges. Across industries and business goals, we fuse technical depth and analytical prowess with creative savvy to move clients forward. This drive helps each organization use technology, management, and insight to turn ideas into action. Together, we create outcomes that exceed the expected — which is one of the reasons we’ve been on the Inc. 500/5000 list for over a decade.

Job Description

  • Review of security logs from a variety of sources.
  • Coordinate the analysis of security alerts between multiple stakeholders.
  • Ensure timely proactive identification and reporting of security incidents, gaps, and vulnerabilities of our critical business information, systems and network infrastructure.
  • Assist with security compliance audits to verify completeness of required configurations and verify system hardening.
  • Perform proactive maintenance, upgrades and enhancements of security tools.
  • Perform configuration updates, such as modifying configurations, signature definitions or implementing new policies on various security tools, as directed.
  • Heavy use of Critical and Analytical Thinking skills.
  • Some after-hours and on-call duty required.
  • Other duties as assigned. 



Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years of work experience in Information Security, or a Bachelors of Information Security degree, computer science, or related field.
  • One or more of the following certifications: SANS GIAC (any), SySA+, Security+, CISSP, SSCP, Microsoft Certified: Security Operations Analyst Associate, or other security certifications.
  • Demonstrated understanding of network architecture and services (subnetting, DNS, DHCP, HTTPS, etc) and IAM concepts.
  • Proficiency in one or more scripting languages (Python, Bash, etc).
  • Experience identifying phishing emails and performing remediation.
  • 3 or more years of direct Incident Response experience.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal oversight.
  • Ability to work under pressure during incident response events.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of information security methodologies.
  • History of Windows, Mac, and Linux administration and troubleshooting.
  • Ability to identify, recommend and implement necessary security controls to meet business and security requirements.
  • In-depth troubleshooting with proven analytical and problem solving ability.
  • Understanding of Active Directory, Azure Active Directory, and other IAM security concepts and best practices.
  • Basic understanding of Encryption; both conceptual and applied.
  • History of Security Awareness Training program and management.
  • Hands-on experience with commercial security appliances or equivalent open source technologies (IPS, Vulnerability Management, Packet Capture, SIEM, host monitoring, configuration management).
  • Understanding of networking concepts, including: IP Addressing, routing, switching, load balancing, DNS, DHCP, NAT rules.
  • Understanding of TCP/IP and UDP/IP protocols and network packet analysis.
  • Experience analyzing Netflow logs.
  • Experience with EDR technology.
  • Familiarity with Data Loss Prevention Concepts, management, and alert triage.
  • Experience with Static and Dynamic Malware Analysis processes, tools, and determining sample posture.
  • Hands-on experience with Unix or Linux systems in secure environments.
  • Experience with firewall rule configuration and troubleshooting.
  • Fundamental understanding of Cloud Architecture and Cloud Security best practices.
  • Familiarity with security-specific console areas of AWS, Azure, GCP, or others.
  • Understanding of 3rd Party Risk Management, Compliance, and GRC processes.
  • Must understand ITIL practices such as incident, problem and change management.
  • Comfortable with interfacing with other internal or external organizations regarding failure and incident response situations.
  • Purple or Red Team experience particularly with an understanding of attacker TTP's

Additional Information

Additional Information

We want everyone at CapTech to be able to envision a lasting and rewarding career here, which is why we offer a variety of career paths based on your skills and passions. You decide where and how you want to develop, and we help get you there with customizable career progression and a comprehensive benefits package to support you along the way. Alongside our suite of traditional benefits encompassing generous PTO, health coverage, disability insurance, paid family leave and more, we’ve launched extended benefits to help meet our employees’ needs. 

  • CapFlex – Employee-first mentality that supports a remote and hybrid workforce and empowers daily flexibility while servicing our clients
  • Learning & Development – Programs offering certification and tuition support, digital on-demand learning courses, mentorship, and skill development paths
  • Modern Health –A mental health and well-being platform that provides 1:1 care, group support sessions, and self-serve resources to support employees and their families through life’s ups and downs
  • Carrot Fertility –Inclusive fertility and family-forming coverage for all paths to parenthood – including adoption, surrogacy, fertility treatments, pregnancy, and more – and opportunities for employer-sponsored funds to help pay for care
  • Fringe –A company paid stipend program for personalized lifestyle benefits, allowing employees to choose benefits that matter most to them – ranging from vendors like Netflix, Spotify, and GrubHub to services like student loan repayment, travel, fitness, and more
  • Employee Resource Groups – Employee-led committees that embrace and incorporate diversity and inclusion into our day-to-day operations
  • Philanthropic Partnerships – Opportunities to engage in partnerships and pro-bono projects that support our communities. 
  • 401(k) Matching – Generous matching and no vesting period to help you continue to build financial wellness

CapTech is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culture of equality, inclusion and fairness — each foundational to our core values. We strive to create a diverse environment where each employee is encouraged to bring their unique ideas, backgrounds and experiences to the workplace. For more information about our Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging efforts, click HERE. 

At this time, CapTech cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position. Applicants must be authorized to work directly for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

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More Information on CapTech
CapTech operates in the Consulting industry. The company is located in Richmond, VA, Reston, VA, Wayne, PA, Charlotte, NC, Atlanta, GA, Colombus, OH, Chicago, IL and Denver, CO. CapTech was founded in 1997. It has 1100 total employees. To see all 192 open jobs at CapTech, click here.
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