Cyber Security Analyst

at Howard Technology Solutions
Published September 14, 2023
Location Mobile, AL
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


*This is position requires you to provide service to a client near Mobile, AL. Must be currently located or willing to relocate to the Mobile, AL area.


Howard Technology Solutions is a premier retailer of brand name computers, consumer electronics, computer-related accessories, technology supplies and complete technology solutions. Our talented team is our driving force behind our world class customer service, our continuous growth, and our increasing success. With the backing of our parent company, Howard Industries Inc., which includes over 4000 team members and generates $1 billion in revenue, and partnering with great brands such as HP, Lenovo, Cisco, Microsoft and Epson, we have rapidly gained market share in the industry and are looking to expand our team to help us take our company into the future.


Howard Technology Solutions is looking for a highly qualified Cyber Security Analyst to provide onsite Cyber Security services for a client near Mobile, AL. This is an onsite position and the candidate must reside in the South Alabama area. Remote work is not supported and there is no relocation benefit available. The ideal candidate will have a very detailed understanding of network security principles and fundamentals. He/she should be able to clearly explain complex security topics to both technical and non-technical personnel. The ideal candidate will also have extensive/documented experience with the different types of network and cyber security software.


  • Be a subject matter expert on information security technologies and concepts
  • Design, build, and maintain information security systems
  • Monitor computer and network systems for suspicious behavior
  • Pro-actively identify and resolve system vulnerabilities
  • Design and implement security controls
  • Create, Review, Maintain and Update IT Security Policies and Incident Plans


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 2 years of experience in Palo Alto, Cisco ASA, Fortinet required


  • At least five years of information technology experience
  • At least two years of experience managing security solutions within an education environment
  • At least two years of experience managing Microsoft Active Directory
  • At least two years of experience mitigating viruses, malware and spam
  • Experience with penetration testing is a plus
  • Security+, CISSP, GSEC, CEH, or other security related certifications are desired
  • ITIL training and certification is a plus
  • Strong understanding of information security systems such as firewalls, IDS/IPS, SIEM, vulnerability management, antivirus, disk encryption
  • Strong understanding of network technologies and concepts
  • Strong understanding of Microsoft Windows operating systems and Microsoft Active Directory
  • Comfortable working with Linux operating systems
  • Comfortable working with virtualization technologies
  • Comfortable working with electronic certificates and PKI
  • Strong technical acumen and ability to troubleshoot complex problems
  • Familiar with encryption and hashing standards
  • Familiar with NIST Cybersecurity Framework, SP 800 series, and CIS Critical Security Controls
  • Work well as part of a team
  • Comfortable multitasking
  • Self-motivated
  • Require little supervision


  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K Retirement
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations