Cyber security Analyst

at Cogent Infotech.
Location Austin, TX
Date Posted March 19, 2020
Category Default
Job Type Contractor


Title: Cyber security Analyst
Location: Austin TX 78703

Duration: 6+ Months

Job Description:

·         Maintains and operates a variety of security measures and software that perform cyber security functions such as access control, monitoring or vulnerability assessment. 

·         Provides support to the end-user community and ensures they have up-to-date protection from malicious software and other cyber threats. 

·         Provides reports and other information related to information security issues as requested by management and other groups. 

·         Performs evaluation and analysis of security applications and systems and makes recommendations to management. 

·         This position utilizes in-depth knowledge of best practices and experience in own discipline to provide and improve services. 

·         Works independently and receives minimal guidance.  Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. 

·         Monitors security systems for possible intrusion. - Interacts with end users concerning malware, spam, vulnerabilities and any other cyber security issues.

·         Reviews and creates audit reports on user and system activities. - Reviews system generated logs for anoma-lies and takes appropriate actions.

·         Actively probes the network for new threats and risks. - Documents, deploys, reviews and maintains cyber security policies, standards, guidelines and procedures.

·         Plans and implements cyber security technology projects.

·         Provides business continuity/disaster recovery and risk analysis expertise. - Monitors security alerts on internet and other intelligence feeds and determines whether reported threats could impact  information technology or operational technology systems.

·         Implements and ensures technical security systems including SIEM, VAT, network IDS, antivirus, web and email filters and firewalls.