Network Security Specialist II

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Job Summary

Responsible for protecting Sprint’s information assets, data, and other information through enforcement of Sprint’s Information Security Policy. Responsible for research, design, development, implementation, and operation of complex security solutions. Responsible for identifying potential information and network security risks and vulnerabilities. Provides consultation on possible solutions to mitigate risks and enhance Sprint’s security posture.
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Cyber Incident Response I/Network Security Specialist II (Second shift)

responsible for aspects of the incident response team including analyzing data to look for indications of security events, coordinating remediation actions with other IT groups, and responding to incidents. Cyber Incident Response analysts are first responders for the proper handling of Information Security incidents. They identify, isolate, investigate, inform, and coordinate efforts to protect information assets across a wide spectrum of source types and locations. Analysts provide timely updates to multiple business units during response activities as well as provide recommendations as required. Analyst is required to validate suspicious events or reports and determine if the event constitutes an incident. Incident Response Analyst will ensure incidents are properly entered into the appropriate automated reporting system and determine the severity of the incident. Our Analysts have experience in security aspects of multiple platforms, operating systems, software, communications, and network protocols.
Responsibilities include (but not limited to) the following:

  • Monitor SIEM and other security devices for anomalous events and respond in a timely manner
  • Respond appropriately to security events. Coordinate with other teams for investigation and remediation
  • Stay current with security threat landscape and identify threats that may impact the company.
  • Identify, coordinate, and correct users in security policy violations
  • Manage personal project work
  • Scheduling Security Vulnerability Assessments
  • Validate suspicious events or reports and determine if the event constitutes an incident and properly enter associated data into the appropriate automated reporting systems.
  • Work independently or among team members to ensure incident procedures address the objectives of the security incident response program, and review required documentation for adherence to the department standards and process
  • Effectively respond to case work relating to computer security vulnerabilities, phishing, and malware.
  • Ability to anticipate and respond to changing priorities, and operate effectively in a dynamic demand-based environment, requiring extreme flexibility and responsiveness
  • Investigate network anomalies and other cyber security events to determine the cause and extent of exposure and overall risk to the environment
  • Preserve, harvest, and process electronic data according to company policies and regulatory requirements
  • Produce high quality oral and written work, presenting complex technical matters clearly and concisely with audiences ranging from peers to Sr. Management
  • Development and upkeep of standard operating procedures with the insight to know when new ones need to be developed
  • Be familiar with current and proposed laws, regulations, industry standards, and ethical requirements related to information security and privacy
  • Recommend effective process changes to enhance defense and response procedures.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and two years related work experience or six years related work experience post high school
  • U.S. Citizenship (without dual citizenship)
  • One year network security experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Security SIEM technology
  • Incident response and analysis
  • Windows networking, workstation, server technologies
  • Malware, worms, and other security threats
  • Security vulnerability and threat management
  • UNIX and related technology
  • Firewalls, networking devices, NetFlow’s, network architecture, sniffers, network analyzers
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Five years experience with law enforcement, intelligence, or public/private sector security organization

At Sprint, we’re more than just talk. We’ve changed the way people communicate, how they work and how they stay connected on the go. Sprint is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; offering industry-leading mobile data services, leading prepaid brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Behind every decision we make, there is a passion and drive to develop technologies to enhance and simplify our customers’ lives.
Are you ready for the big time?

Sprint is a background screening, drug screening, and E-Verify participating employer and considers qualified candidates with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Protected Veterans.

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