• Senior Security Analyst

    Location US-IL-Northbrook
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    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Contribute to a safer, secure and more sustainable World! At UL, we know why we come to work. Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with one common purpose – to make the world a safer, more secure, and more sustainable place to live. We clear the way for our customers to introduce the latest products, technological advances, and systems in an increasingly complex world so they can provide peace of mind to the market. Our integrity is woven throughout our company and shapes the way we approach and deliver our solutions. We are proud that the work we do every day has a meaningful contribution to society. We continue to build upon our legacy of trusted expertise and partnership to keep our communities safe and secure as we march forward into the future. This helps us to sleep better at night, and we are confident that the millions of people we touch rest easier too.




    As a Senior Security Analyst, you will develop and execute security controls, defenses and countermeasures to intercept and prevent internal or external attacks or attempts to infiltrate company email, data, e-commerce and web-based systems. Researches attempted or successful efforts to compromise systems security and designs countermeasures. Maintains hardware, software and network firewalls and encryption protocols. Administers security policies to control physical and virtual access to systems. Provides information to management regarding the negative impact on the business caused by theft, destruction, alteration or denial of access to information and systems

    • Reviews security and network events that are populated in a security information and event management (SIEM) system.
    • Investigates intrusion attempts and performs in-depth analysis of exploits.
    • Provides network intrusion detection expertise to support timely and effective decision making of when to declare an incident.
    • Conducts proactive threat research.
    • Analyzes a variety of network and host-based security appliance logs (Firewalls, NIDS, HIDS, Sys Logs, etc.) to determine the correct remediation actions and escalation paths for each incident.
    • Independently follows procedures to contain, analyze, and eradicate malicious activity.
    • Assists with the development of processes and procedures to improve incident response times, analysis of incidents, and overall SOC functions.


    • University Degree (Equivalent to Bachelor’s degree) in Computer Science, Information Systems Security, or a related disciplines or equivalent four years of experience with security operations, computer network defense, or intelligence analysis.
    • Minimum two years of experience in NID monitoring and incident response.
    • Industry recognized professional certification such as CISSP, GCIH, GCIA, Security+.
    • Past experience with or current understanding of government intelligent processes and systems.
    • Direct experience with Malware analysis techniques and methodologies.
    • Working knowledge of the Linux Operating system (CentOS, Red Hat, Ubuntu).
    • Scripting Skills (e.g. PERL, Python, shell scripting, VBS).
    • Familiarity with network security methodologies, tactics, techniques and procedures.
    • Experience with IPS/IDS, SIEMS, and other computer network defense security tools.
    • Experience reviewing and analyzing network packet captures.
    • Experience performing security/vulnerability reviews of network environments.
    • Possess a comprehensive understanding of TCP/IP protocol, security architecture, and remote access security techniques/products.
    • Experience with enterprise anti-virus solutions, virus outbreak management, and the ability to differentiate virus activity from directed attack patterns.


    Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis without sponsorship both now and in the future.


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