100% Remote Cyber Security Analyst

Steven Douglas Associates

Responsibilities will include:

  • The qualified candidate will assess network threats such as computer viruses, exploits, and malicious attacks;
  • Determining true threats, false positives and network system misconfigurations and provide solutions to issues detected in a timely manner;
  • Monitor for potential compromise, intrusion, deficiency, significant event or threat to the security posture and security baseline;
  • Develop, update and maintain standard operating procedures and other technical documentation;
  • Train and mentor mid-level and junior analysts;
  • Participate in customer calls and meetings on a regular basis.

Required Skills:

  • 8+ years in Information Technology;
  • 5+ years concentration security operations and analysis;
  • Prior experience working in three of the following:
  • Security Operations Center (SOC)/Network Operations Center (NOC) experience
  • Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT) experience
  • Knowledge of and practical experience of integration of COTS or open source tools
  • Experience in the detection, response, mitigation, and/or reporting of cyber threats affecting client networks and one or more of the following:
  • Experience in computer intrusion analysis and incident response
  • Working knowledge of Intrusion detection/protection systems
  • Knowledge and understanding of network devices, multiple operating systems, and secure architectures
  • Working knowledge of network protocols and common services
  • System log analysis
  • Current experience with network intrusion detection and response operations (Protect, Defend, Respond and Sustain methodology)
  • Experience responding to and resolving situations caused by network attacks
  • Ability to assess information of network threats such as scans, computer viruses or complex attacks
  • Working knowledge of WAN/LAN concepts and technologies
  • SIEM content Analysis, Development and Testing
  • Familiarity with packet analysis to include:
  • HTTP Headers & Status codes
  • SMTP Traffic & Status codes
  • FTP Traffic & Status Codes

Certifications/Soft Skills:

  • At least 1 of the following certifications CISSP, PMP, CCNP or related advanced IT certification
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Personality traits: Naturally curious and inquisitive nature; persistent and determined; loves solving problems and puzzles; analytically rigorous; uncompromising integrity.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with firewalls, routers or antivirus appliances a plus;
  • Experience working on a 24x7x365 watch desk environment;
  • Experience with industry standard help desk tools.

    • provided by Dice Cybersecurity, Information Assurance, Threat and Vulnerability Assessments
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