Security Advisor - Vulnerability Management/Incident Response - Qualys

Chicago, Illinois 60661

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Date Added:
June 30, 2015

Security Advisor - Vulnerability Management/Incident Response

Palace Gate Corporation is currently seeking a Security Advisor - Vulnerability Management/Incident Response for our premier client in Chicago, IL near trains. This is a full-time direct position in the financial industry.

This team is responsible for monitoring the environment for events and traffic indicators that signal intrusion. This includes monitoring alerts from various intrusion detection systems and performing traffic analysis using various packet capture tools.


  • Building scalable use case modeling in existing SIEM platforms.
  • Creation of rules based on IoCs aligned with industry threats.
  • Define countermeasures and automation based on threat modeling and incident patterns
  • Synthesizing data into meaningful insights that are actionable.
  • Monitoring the environment for events and traffic indicators that signal intrusion. This would include monitoring alerts from various Intrusion Detection systems, SIEM, and performing traffic analysis.
  • Execute incident response processes to respond to security threats and attacks such as viruses and denial-of-service attacks.
  • Monitoring Threat Intelligence Feeds and other sources of threat data to identify and apply countermeasure to combat these threats.
  • Analyzing and assessing vulnerabilities in the infrastructure using automated tools.
  • Participating in Red Team activities to identify exploitable vulnerabilities within our environment.
  • Assisting in the evaluation, design and implementation of new technologies to enhance security capabilities.


  • Qualys experience critical
  • Bachelor’s degree in either Mathematics/Statistics or an IT related field and 7+ years' of Information Security experience
  • Experience with SIEM and Analytic technologies such as ArcSight, Splunk and RSA Secure Analytics (Netwitness)- Need deep experience in one of the three
  • Experience with big data tools, analytics platforms and large datasets -Plus

Palace Gate Corporation is an information technology consulting firm that provides innovative staffing solutions to industry leading companies across the United States. Our experienced team uses new and unique approaches to deliver the right technology solutions and meet the most demanding enterprise needs. We strive to enable our clients to continue their success and achieve their business objectives by providing expert IT consultants. Our company approach is simple: match the right people with the right opportunity.

Palace Gate Corporation offers full medical and dental insurance, 401K, as well as weekly direct deposit. For more information or to view all our open jobs, please visit

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