Job Description

Security Analyst

Location:

BostonMassachusetts

Date Posted:

12/6/2021

Employment Type:

Consulting

Recruiter:

Clayton Minnich

Recruiter Email:

clayton.minnich@avidtr.com

Job ID:

JN -122021-14819

Job Description

Job Summary:

We are looking for a highly motivated candidate for the role of Information Security Analyst for a contract term. This individual reports directly to the CISO and will ensure the delivery of the Information Security Program services to achieve both business and security objectives.

Job Responsibilities:
  • In collaboration with team members, perform cyber security monitoring, incident response, forensic analysis, and resolution of cyber security incidents.
  • Maintain situational awareness of on-going cyber security threats in the broader community via mailing lists, chat channels, blog posts, social media, and news sources.
  • Independently examine a wide range of data, including Qradar events, Microsoft Security events/data, to detect cyber security incidents with broad supervision.
  • Identify non-compliant or vulnerable systems and conduct outreach to system owners to work through resolution, or engage other IT staff for assistance.
  • Develop high quality documentation of technical systems, policies, processes, and procedures for use internally within the group, throughout the IT organization, and externally by partner organizations.
  • Assist with changes to cyber security infrastructure, including network devices, tap aggregation equipment, commodity servers, and specialized appliances.
  • Develop tools, scripts, or reports to enhance productivity of Incident Response and Threat Hunting.

Job Qualifications:
 
  • A Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or relevant technical field experience in a security domain
  • Experience in different security domains such as Network/Application/Data Security, Vulnerability Management, Client and Cloud Security
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, especially in conveying technical concepts to a non-technical audience
  • Experience with contributing to the creation of reports, dashboards, and presentations
  • Familiar with risk assessment best practices, effective security metrics, and cybersecurity frameworks
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