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Incident Handler - Ashland Inc. - Covington, KY or Lexington, KY

Company Name:
Ashland Corporate
In more than 100 countries, the people of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) provide the specialty chemicals, technologies and insights to help customers create new and improved products for today and sustainable solutions for tomorrow. Our chemistry is at work every day in a wide variety of markets and applications, including architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, food and beverage, personal care, pharmaceutical, tissue and towel, and water treatment. Visit to see the innovations we offer through our four commercial units - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, Ashland Water Technologies, Ashland Performance Materials and Ashland Consumer Markets.
At Ashland our vision is to be a leading, global specialty chemicals company whose inspired and engaged employees add value to all we touch. In fact our people, employees, customers and vendors define who we are. They are the driving force behind everything we do.
Not only do we value our customers but we value our employees, and we work to offer them a dynamic and challenging environment. We hold ourselves to high standards at Ashland, and we value integrity and honesty.
The Incident Handler will be responsible for:
Identifying compromised computers (utilizing threat intelligence, log analysis, host analysis, malware analysis, open source research)
Responsible for applying threat intelligence within the security tool landscape including signature development and management
Responsible for detection assurance, capabilities, and improvements
Responsible for automating detection processes
Continuously identify root cause of incidents and improve security capabilities related to those incidents
Coordinate incidents and drive improvements in incident response processes
This position has the flexibility to be located in Covington, KY or Lexington, KY
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related field of study
2 years experience in scripting or development
2 years experience within cyber security or 5 years within information technology
Experience automating processes with scripting, development, and information technology systems
Experience with IT Security systems (including network intrusion detection systems, anti-virus, host based detection systems, systems architecture)
Experience in implementing new computer applications and systems
Working knowledge of computer networks and operating systems
Strong oral, written, and organizational skills
Proven problem solving skills
Proven ability to learn and apply new knowledge at an accelerated rate
Experience with log aggregation and search technologies
Results oriented
Experience with documenting computer incidents and attacks
All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States
Ashland has a history of attracting the best people and keeping them. The reasons are simple: industry competitive salary and benefits, pay-for-performance incentive plans and a diverse work environment where employees feel challenged and valued. People come to Ashland and stay. As a growing Fortune 500 specialty chemicals company, we offer opportunities for development and advancement throughout our global organization. Our values define who we are and what we care about as a company. If you are looking for a relationship with a company instead of simply a job, this may be a great fit.
Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, please select the Apply button. If no Apply button is provided, please visit Ashland''s Career Center. Once there, enter job number 4501 in the Keyword Search field to find this posting and apply online.
We do not accept resumes from external staffing agencies or independent recruiters for any of our openings unless we have a signed recruiting agreement in place to fill a specific position
Date: 2014-05-02
Country: US
State: KY
City: Covington

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