Security Analyst

Göteborg, Västra Götaland
den 26 augusti 2016
den 26 november 2016

Position Overview

When working as a Security Analyst you will conduct real-time monitoring and analysis of security threats against our customers IT and information systems. You will work in a Security Operations Centre where you will receive, interpret and analyze alerts from security devices like IDS and IPS, based on network packet captures, firewall logs, application logs, network flow data and other relevant sources.

NTT Security offers customers 24/7 real-time security monitoring, and therefore, as a Security Analyst you will be required to work as part of a shift pattern.

In the role of Security Analyst you will work independently as well as a member of a highly-skilled team of security experts, who will also coach you initially. During the introduction period you will work alongside a Senior Security Analyst to give you the best on-the-job training available. You will initially work as a Security Analyst, but gradually you will be given greater responsibility based on your skill and area of interest. Long-term there may be the opportunity to move on to become a Senior Security Analyst with a specific area of expertise, like advanced malware analysis, for example.

Key Accountabilities

 As a Security Analyst you will be accountable for:

  • In real-time receive and analyze alarms from intrusion detection and other systems
  • Conducting analysis of logs from a wide range of systems, such as firewalls and applications, to detect various types of IT-related threats
  • Alerting and assist customers when incidents occur
  • Follow the changing threat picture
  • Report Writing

Experience Skills and Qualifications

As a Security Analyst your skills and qualifications will include:

  • A genuine interest in IT and information security
  • Experience of open source platforms such as Linux
  • Analytical with an aptitude for finding significant patterns in large amounts of data.
  • Calm and controlled during periods of high workload.
  • You have the ability to focus and prioritize under stressful conditions
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience of IT operations or being skilled in TCP/IP and the networking field is considered an advantage
  • A pre-requisite is a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, IT, or similar, but recent graduates are welcome to apply
  • Excellent verbal and written skills in English and Swedish.
  • Due to governmental customer requirements working in our Security Operations Centre require you are a Swedish citizen.
  • Participation in community interest forums, special projects, personal hobbies etc. within this field is considered a merit

About us

NTT Security seamlessly delivers cyber resilience by enabling organizations to build high-performing and effective security, and risk management programs with controls that enable the increasingly connected world and digital economy to overcome constantly changing security challenges. Through the Full Security Life Cycle, we ensure that scarce resources are used effectively by providing the right mix of integrated consulting, managed, cloud, and hybrid services – delivered by local resources and leveraging our global capabilities. NTT Security is part of the NTT Group (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation), one of the largest information and communications technology (ICT) companies in the world. 

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NTT Security is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Successful candidates may be subject to background and security checking.