1901 Group, LLC Audit Logging Analyst in Fort Collins, Colorado

DescriptionJob Title: Audit Logging AnalystLocation: Fort Collins, CO / St. Louis / Kansas City (will considercandidates willing to work in any of these locations)Clearance Required: Eligibility for a Security ClearancePURPOSE OF JOB:Serve as Tier II support for the monitoring team to assist in researchinginformation in the logging tools. Document activities using the approvedtracking tools. If warranted, escalate to the Incident Handling team foraction.Monitor the logging status of all log sources continuously. Record any logginginterruptions/daily.Document and report anomalies in log settings, configurations, and processes.Manage log storage levels to ensure retention requirements are met.Assist in prioritizing log collection requests. Design the infrastructure andlog storage placement to optimize the environment.Maintain the list of events that are logged. Establish thresholds to triggerresponse on abnormal activities. Utilize alert process to notify team membersto behavior that requires swift action.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:Provide reports for audits and investigations within 3 days of the request.This may include hands-on demonstration of the audit program.Update tracking tool to document any log disruptions and anomalies inconfiguration or processesDocument research on anomalies and suspicious behavior, if performedCreate and distribute program reports providing a review of activity for themonth.REQUIRED SKILLS:3 yrs Audit Logging experience.2 years Security Analyst experience.1 yrs hands-on with the Splunk Audit Logging SystemBackground in understanding log data from network devices, securitydevices, and servers (Windows & Linux operating systems).Proven experience providing Tier II support for security operations.1 yr experience in utilizing basic Linux commands.Three years OF experience in mid- to large-scale enterprise network operationsExperience using the appropriate presentation materials to cover technical andnon-technical information across all levels of an organization - technical andbusinessExposure to networking fundamentals (OSI, TCP/IP, ARP, Ethernet,switching and routing, etc)Knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systemsDESIRED SKILLS:Experience in United States Department of Agriculture.Ability and experience with Regex and Boolean search syntax.Python and other scripting experience.Network+, CCNA, Platform Certifications (Microsoft, Linux, Solaris, etc)Software Certifications (Splunk)MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED: High School Diploma; AAS and/or BS college degree or equivalent years ofexperience in the field of Audit Logging, and/or use with SplunkPHYSICAL REQUIREMENT STATEMENT: None specified1901 Group provides IT services through the use of an integrated cloud-basedplatform that enables monitoring, management, and optimization of ITenvironments that span on-premise, co-location, and cloud computingenvironments. Our "as a service" model (XaaS) embeds all of thepeople, processes and technology necessary to deliver highly efficient ITservices on a 24x7x365 basis.This position profile incorporates the core responsibilities of the job. Itis recognized that other related duties not specifically mentioned may also beperformed, and that not all responsibilities may be carried out depending onoperational needs. Nothing in this profile restricts management's rights toassign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.1901 Group is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer1901 Group offers a full package of benefits and competitive salary,excellent group medical, vision and dental programs, life insurance andshort term/long term disability coverage, 401K savings plan; employeetraining, development and education programs; advancement opportunities;and mu1901 Group "Contingent" offers for employment may stipulate that one ormore requirements be satisfied before final commitment between candidate and1901 Group is established; namely, award of contract to the 1901 Group.Contingent req