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Cyber Security Analyst

Date: April 5, 2022 2:10:37 PM UTC

Description:

GENERAL FUNCTION:

Monitor our client’s networks for security issues, install security software, and respond to mitigate the impacts of security incidents.

Work to ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the company’s computer systems, network and security devices and data.

Analyze data from various security systems and applications to determine potential vulnerabilities and anomalies.

Provide documentation and evidence to maintain compliance to NERC’s Critical Infrastructure Protection Standards.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Support the IT Security Engineer and the Director – CIP and Security in the execution of our client’s security function, including NERC CIP standard implementation.

2. Monitor, analyze, and update security products such as vulnerability scanning, endpoint protection, SIEM, MDR, email security, web filtering, etc. to optimally protect our clients information systems and networks,

3. Monitor computer networks and systems for security threats and breaches.

4. Assess risk potential and vulnerabilities in real-time and report these issues immediately to security team members and management.

5. Mitigate detected vulnerabilities and remediate issues that threaten the security of our our client’s information systems and networks.

6. Perform analysis of network, server and host security needs, provide input to assist the IT Security Engineer as needed to design, integrate, and install hardware and software components.

7. Work with the security team to perform tests to identify potential vulnerabilities.

8. Identify, assess and verify new security related updates and patches for Microsoft OS and third-party applications for both Server and Client operating systems.

9. Prepare daily reports of systems and network health to the security team and management.

10. Be a participating member of the enterprise Incident Response Team.

11. Communicate and interact effectively with all levels of the organization and partners with the business on providing technical security solutions across organizational lines.

12. Work collaboratively with cybersecurity compliance and security team members.

13. Develop, create, maintain, and update policies, standards and procedures.

14. Assist in development of information security systems and solutions such as dual factor authentication, password security, SIEM/SOC, endpoint protection, and monitoring/alerting systems.

15. Understands security methods and practices and stays current on technology trends and security standards.

16. Participates in information security reviews and audits.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

1. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (or related field) or equivalent work experience.

2. A minimum of three years related work experience.

3. CSAT, CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst or CISSP certifications a plus.

4. A broad understanding of security technologies including firewalls, proxies, SIEM, antivirus software, and IDPs.

5. Experience working with Microsoft Operating systems and applications, patch management systems (Ivanti and KACE preferred), endpoint protection systems, MDR/IDR, etc.

6. Experience with change management process and documentation as related to government regulations and quality assurance.

7. Ability to work in a team-oriented environment with many internal customers, as well as work independently.

8. Must possess excellent interpersonal communication skills.

9. Proven ability to handle demanding workload and work on multiple projects/tasks simultaneously.

10. Knowledge of NERC CIP standards compliance a plus.

11. Experience working in a Security Operations Center is also preferred

Company:Methodical Search

Location: Charlotte Metro, US

Job Type: FULL_TIME

Experience Requirements: 3 Year

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