Our client is seeking a Cyber Security Analyst to join their team. You will partner closely with the CISO and IT staff to maintain and enhance the company’s data and network cyber security programs. In this position you will analyze all relevant cyber security event data and other information sources for suspicious network traffic, attack indicators and potential security breaches; produce reports and assist in coordination during incidents and remediation efforts. The ideal candidate thrives in fast paced and dynamic environment that is solution oriented.
Cyber Security Analyst Responsibilities
Perform security analysis of phishing and impersonation emails, alerts from MSSP, logs and various internal systems. Escalate security events to appropriate team members and/or leadership as necessary.
Perform and support vulnerability management, investigation and remediation efforts, risk assessments and security architecture reviews.
Actively identify security risks, recommend remediation and mitigation techniques, clearly articulate the issues to impacted teams, and work with them to resolution.
Manage and support ongoing security-related compliance activities such as user re-certification and penetration testing.
Provide security best practice recommendations in strategic projects to improve security, risk and compliance posture.
Prepare, review and deliver concise, well-written security recommendations and communications for members of the cyber security team, including Senior Executives.
Assist in the selection, design, implementation, and tuning of security tools.
Become subject matter expert on assigned security tools and technologies.
Cyber Security Analyst Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology; Cyber Security is preferred.
2+ years of experience working experience in information technology environments with a focus on cyber security in application security or penetration testing, security assessment or incident response.
2+ years of experience with Security Operations Center (SOC) tools, SIEM, DLP, firewalls, endpoint protection, MDM, log correlation and packet analysis tools, among others.
Working familiarity with NIST Cyber Security framework.
Solid and thorough analytical, and problem-solving skills.
Strong time management and organizational skills with an eye for detail.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills including presentation skills.
Ability to establish cross-functional and collaborative relationships.
Ability to be on call.
Hands on experience working with secure software development.
Working knowledge and experience with GLBA data safeguard rules, SOC 1, SOC 2, SOX and various State cyber security standards.
Certifications: CISSP, OSCE, OSEE, OSCP or GDSA.
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