June 10, 2019

*Position Title:

Security Operations Threat Analyst

*Position Type:

3-year contract


Salaried plus full-benefit plan

*Start Date:



Madison, WI

*Job Requirements

*Job Description

Security Operations Analyst focus on the security aspects in the design of systems that need to be able to deal robustly with possible sources of disruption, ranging from natural disasters to malicious acts.

This role will use various tools to monitor the environment for signs of suspicious behavior.  The Analyst will:

• Monitor security tools to detect signs of suspicious behavior and manage those risks

• Manage Phishing incidents, alerts and emails

• Work Security Change Management Alerts (FIM)

• Respond to incidents and alerts as they are detected, and take appropriate actions to protect the environment, including endpoint investigations, user contact and remediation activities

• Work to improve the environment following a lean methodology

* Skills & Qualifications:

3 - 5 years of relevant experience

• Technical proficiency in SIEM tools (Security Information Event and Management software), such as Splunk.

• Experience with Antivirus and encryption tools

• Experience with ServiceNow and the Security Operations Module (Threat and Security Incident Response)

• Technical proficiency for creating standard operating procedures

• Ability to work calmly under pressure in the face of adversity and threat activity

• Ability to manage expectations, bring together and align different points of view

• Ability to establish positive working relationships and garner influence with other functions

• Strong technical competence up and down the technology stack - user interface, applications, communications, infrastructure, database, network, storage, etc.

• Strong desire and aptitude for continuous learning and keeping abreast of new and emerging technology and cyber threats.




Required: None

Desired: None



*Contact Information

Job Reference:


*Contact Name:

Jackie Falch

Email Address:





Company Information:

Smart Solutions is the largest privately owned, local IT consulting firm in Madison, WI servicing the surrounding area for over 20 years! We are dedicated to cultivating quality, happy, and engaged people. Which is why we appreciate our people and believe in building personal, transparent, and authentic relationships with both employees and customers.

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