Cyber Security Analyst

at Kforce Technology
Location Miami, FL
Date Posted January 3, 2019
Category Default
Job Type Full-time

Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Kforce has a client in search of a Cyber Security Analyst in Medley, Florida (FL).

Summary:
The security analyst position leverages emerging threat intelligence (IOCs, updated rules, etc.) to identify affected systems and the scope of the attack. The ideal candidate reviews and collects asset data (configs, running processes, etc.) on these systems for further investigation. The Cyber Security Analyst determines and directs remediation and recovery efforts.

Duties and responsibilities:
Primary:

  • Monitor and analyze security information and event management SIEM for remediation of security issues
  • Monitoring and analyzing network traffic, Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), security events and logs
  • Prioritizing and differentiating between potential intrusion attempts and false alarms
  • Creating and tracking security investigations to resolution
  • Advising incident responders in the steps to take to investigate and resolve computer security incidents
  • Staying up to date with current vulnerabilities, attacks, and countermeasures
  • Continually evaluating system vulnerabilities and protection measures against dynamic threat scape
  • Assist in development of risk assessment and gap analysis, identifying and prioritizing impact and reporting to senior management
  • Assist in identifying data breaches in tracking sources for discovery and being a critical part of incident response plan (IRP)
  • Create risk mitigation and reduction proposals for IT Security Group
  • Ensure compliance of patch management for all enterprise systems and necessary business applications
  • Manage and collaborate with Managed Security Service Provider MSSP or SOC as service model
  • Responsible for maintaining cyber audits and visibility into security events
  • Recommend improvement in all elements of IT security; network security, identity management and logging
  • Communicate alerts to agencies regarding intrusions or breaches