Cyber Security Analyst

at Insight Global
Location Golden, CO
Date Posted January 8, 2019
Category Default
Job Type Contractor


An employer is looking for a Cyber Security Analyst to join a team of members in supporting the defense and protection of government customers by providing creative and innovative cyber-security solutions, security awareness, readiness and response to cyber incidents. The individual will have the opportunity to sit in Colorado Springs, CO while working the night shift on the security defense team alongside engineers, IA engineers and Sys Admin. The individual will be responsible for monitoring client networks to detect suspicious activity that would jeopardize the security of the customer's information systems. Net Defense Analysts are responsible for reviewing logs from various security tools and network traffic analyzers, and then providing detailed security incident reports based on intrusions and incidents that are detected. You must be able to compile information and prepare computer security incident reports based on intrusions, events, and incidents that are detected. The Main will include:

Monitoring of intrusion detection systems, alerts and logs in order to identify intrusions and vulnerabilities from various sources (such as Host Based Security System (HBSS) malware alerts and Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) scan results)

Monitor and detect cloud hosted systems for misconfigurations, possible intrusions, suspicious activity via Amazon Web Service (AWS), Microsoft Azure and Oracle Cloud API and flow logs

Work alongside the IAM team in order to assist in troubleshooting a wide variety of client issues

Modify/Create Intrusion Detection System (IDS) signature based rule sets

Conduct open source and commercial threat intelligence research for IOCs, new vulnerabilities, and other attacker TTPs

Assist senior level members in modifying or creating monitoring content within SEIMS and other monitoring devices

Assist with the development of Network Defense workflows and SOPs