Job ID:Req-0092
Job Title:Senior Windows Security Analyst
Description:My client is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services.

TIR's mandate is to enable the Firm to manage its technology and data related risks through implementing proactive, comprehensive, and consistent risk management practices across the Firm to protect the franchise while capturing business opportunities. The TIR team partners with the business by ensuring that Technology and Data understands how to manage, escalate and monitor risk.

Job Description
The Senior Windows Level 3 (L3) Analyst required to work in the L3 Platform Security Operations team, providing highest level of security consultancy and operational support of platform security infrastructure components. The role is based around operational stability and development of a large global environment of 10K+ Microsoft Windows servers and 85K+ Microsoft XP/Win7 Desktops. The role will focus on the security products and tooling utilized to manage the platform. The role is suited to an experienced Windows Systems Administrator or Platform Engineer with a proven understanding in enterprise platform security. An additional key component of this role is project based, with numerous activities to expand and enhance the services provided within the environment.

The Platform Security Operations group provides a stable, yet agile and dynamic infrastructure platform to support the business functional requirements whilst managing associated risks. The role in question concentrates on the provisioning of security tools and services to internal client groups. Tool development experience is essential to assist the global teams in developing and deploying technology solutions to automate tasks

The candidate must demonstrate strong technical qualities - preferably in a global environment, ideally within the finance industry.
Analysis and development of platform security initiatives
Provide consultancy services to other IT Security teams
Provide architecture assurance on security platform initiatives
Maintain security infrastructure, providing stability by following and using the tools, policies, processes and procedures available
Provide a secure environment, managing and mitigating risks
Provide reporting and metrics
Resolve Incidents impacting hosts or environment
Create, review, maintain and update documentation including Documenting & Publishing fixes in central knowledge base
Work with global colleagues to provide globally consistent processes and procedures and provide innovative ideas
Undertake problem ownership
Investigate & Troubleshoot root causes when escalated from
Escalate and liaise with additional internal/external groups when required, resulting in satisfactory resolution
Active participation within and amongst teams and colleagues, providing constructive feedback when necessary
Regularly re-evaluate processes and procedures and Instigate service improvement initiatives
Identify areas for automation and scripting wherever possible
Maximize the use of existing resources, skills and technologies for the greatest benefit
Responsibility for the planning and controlled execution of releases into the managed environment
Input into Business Continuity Planning and Practices

Required Skills:
Interpersonal Skills - Communication, flexibility, self-driven, team player
Project Management Skills
Scripting and Development Skills (powershell, vbscript,
Windows Operating Systems (up to and including debugging)
Microsoft Active Directory, LDAP, Group Policy
General networking (Firewalls, Routing, NAT, OSI Model, packet trace and analysis, etc.)
MSCS Clustering and/or Symantec SFW/VCS
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Hardware Vendor software & toolsets (HP/Dell/IBM)
Plus at least one of the following:
- Archer
- Avecto
- Microsoft Certificate Services and Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
- Symantec CSP
- Symantec DLP Endpoint
- Hitachi Privileged Password Manager
- Symantec Endpoint Encryption
- Symantec Endpoint Protection
- Varonis Data Privilege
- Mandiant

Desired Skills
Platform build tools (for example, Altiris, Bladelogic, etc)
Basic web development skills (HTML, JavaScript)
Operations Manager 2007
Windows 2008 & HPC
Working knowledge of Red Hat Linux