Sr. Security Analyst
NSS Labs - Austin, TX

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The NSS Labs Security Analyst is passionate about security, research and providing advisory services to our enterprise clients.Job Description:- Maintain current technical knowledge of the threat environment, cybercrime and various industry solutions- Collaborate with research team to develop and drive research ideas and priorities - Engage with clients during testing projects- Execute accurate and repeatable real-world tests of leading information security products across various research categories using leading-edge testing tools to measure security, performance and other product attributes as needed- Analyze test data and create reports for clients and managementJob Requirements:- 5-10 years minimum hands-on security applications, including firewall, endpoint, network security management; IDS/IPS tuning; vulnerability assessment/patch management- Self-starter, capable of demonstrating high levels of initiative. Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential.- Solid understanding of network protocols, applications, routing and switching in typical data center environments-Thorough understanding of and ability to manage network devices and common security products- Detailed knowledge of common testing tools such as BreakingPoint, Spirent, Ixia, Metasploit, Backtrack, Wireshark, etc., including the ability to design and implement custom test scripts (BreakingPoint, Spirent)- Competent in working with evasion and obfuscation techniques and advanced exploitation practices- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and comfortable interacting with senior executives internally and externally- Penetration testing experience, signature writing and exploit development or some combination thereof is a bonus- Experience in a testing or lab environment is a bonus.- Overtime may be required to meet project deadlines.- Excellent time management is essential