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Sr. Security Analyst - Threat Prevention

Company: Rkon
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 17, 2022

Job Description:

SOC Threat Protection Sr. Security Analyst

RKON has focused on providing cutting-edge IT services to clients across the US since 1998. Our team has become an established and prominent force in the IT industry through thought leadership and consistent client successes, and by delivering innovative solutions for modern IT problems.

We take pride in our cohesive and creative work environment. RKON is recognized by Oktas Core Value Awards as having the best company culture in the industry, and by Computerworld as one of the top 100 best places to work in IT. Weve attentively built our company culture from the beginning to foster an environment that promotes collaboration, ingenuity, and imagination. RKON operates with the knowledge that our solutions are only as good as our team.

Job Description:

Security Analyst key responsibilities will include onboarding, configuration, management, alerting, reporting of our Endpoint Threat Protection with Cylance Protect, & Email Threat Protection with Mimecast Email Security and Security Awareness Training managed services. The person in this role will be part of a newly created SOC Threat Protection team.

A background in Exchange administration and Mimecast (or similar email security; Proofpoint, ATP, Symantec, AppRiver, etc...) will be needed in this role.


  • Administration/Configuration/Management for Cylance Endpoint Protection (to include anti-virus anti-malware, web content filters, data loss prevention and endpoint firewalls).
  • Managing Email Gateway platform & policies in Mimecast including vendor management.
  • Monitoring email phishing mailbox and reacting to/analyzing requests submitted including the engagement of the end user for any additional inputs or inquiries.
  • Working in Service Now to manage incidents for the tracking of efforts around email phishing analysis.
  • Administrator for identity management in an MSP capacity.
    • Tools include Okta, Duo, Microsoft AD, Azure
    • Assist administrator for Okta management in an MSP capacity (upgrades, process improvements and support)
    • Assist with the installation and management of security infrastructure components, ensuring both system reliability and peak performance.
    • Investigate and stay abreast of technical and practical industry information related to vendor sites, bulletins, and notifications for security information.
    • Escalation support utilizing ServiceNow Ticketing system.

      • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, Information Systems or engineering fields, or equivalent experience
      • Industry certification, a plus. (Cylance Security Professional preferred)
      • 3-5 years in any of the following: Endpoint Security Administration/Email Security Administration/AD or Exchange Administration. (MSP experience highly preferred)
      • As required, work after-hours and during maintenance periods

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