Security Operations Analyst

Baltimore, Maryland, United States Full-time

Security Operations Analyst

Venable LLP is seeking an experienced Security Operations Analyst to join our Baltimore, MD office. As part of our Security Operations Team, the Analyst will primarily be responsible for monitoring, triaging, and documenting security events; investigating and containing incidents; and writing after action reports.

The ideal candidates will be responsible for... 

  • Documenting and escalating incidents that may cause ongoing and immediate impact to the firm
  • Performing analysis of log files from a variety of sources to identify possible threats to network security
  • Receiving and analyzing network alerts and performing containment activities on confirmed security incidents
  • Tracking and documenting security incidents
  • Using firm’s security alerting tools to monitor and contain malicious activity
  • Isolating and removing malware
  • Writing and distributing after action reports

The successful candidates will demonstrate...

  • 2 - 4 years of experience working in security operations
  • Experience with Splunk
  • Skill of identifying, capturing, containing, and reporting malware
  • Skill in recognizing and categorizing types of vulnerabilities and associated attacks
  • Skill in using security event correlation tools
  • Skill in collecting data from a variety of IT security resources
  • Desired certifications include: CISSP, SSCP, CISM, CISA, CEH, GIAC
  • Strong focus on client service and responsiveness
  • Strong focus on managing priorities, meeting deadlines, and collaborating with team members
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills to compose outgoing notifications, technology communications, and executive level reporting and summaries


If you have a can-do attitude and are looking to be part of a highly motivated team of individuals that are naturally ambitious and driven, we’d love to hear from you.

Apply today!


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