Cyber Security Analyst

at BCforward
Location Peoria, IL
Date Posted October 21, 2020
Category Default
Job Type Full-time

Description

Cyber Security Analyst

BCforward is currently seeking highly motivated Cyber Security Analyst for our client based in Peoria, IL.

  • Position Title: Cyber Security Analyst
  • Location: Peoria, IL
  • Anticipated start date: 10/26/20
  • 15 months

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Perform vulnerability scanning & assessments of systems and networks and identify where those systems or networks deviate from acceptable technical security baselines and enterprise vulnerability management policy requirements.
  • Interface with IT operational teams to influence and prioritize remediation of identified vulnerabilities
  • Provide support of operational tools and methods for identifying and communicating vulnerable items for Vulnerability Management.
  • Provide input and support to leaders and peers from architecture, engineering, and IT operations on architecting tools and solutions related to vulnerability and secure configuration management.
  • Obtain and maintain knowledge on existing security procedures and directives related to vulnerability management
  • Provide direction and support of operational tools and methods for identifying and communicating vulnerable items for Threat and Vulnerability Management (TVM).
  • Provide input and support to leaders and peers from architecture, engineering, and IT operations on architecting tools and solutions related to vulnerability and secure configuration management.
  • Obtain and maintain knowledge on existing security procedures and directives related to vulnerability management
  • Provide overview of services and status of key project to stakeholders and security leadership
  • Act as technical stakeholder on key projects. Provide oversight for TVM activities such as; new tool implementation/investigation, significant architectural changes, and process improvements to vulnerability management.
  • Maintenance and configuration of API's for creating vulnerability groups in ServiceNow

Education Requirement

  • Bachelor (4 year) degree in Security Engineering/Architecture, Computer Science, Cybersecurity or a related field
  • 5 years of Cybersecurity, Information Technology, military cyber position, or Risk Management
  • 5-8 years of Information Technology experience

Technical Skills Required/Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor (4 year) degree in Security Engineering/Architecture, Computer Science, Cybersecurity or a related field
  • 3-5 years of Cybersecurity, Risk Management, Information Technology experience preferably with an Enterprise Vulnerability Management Team
  • Strong/proficient knowledge of Qualys, including configuration and maintenance, scan execution, cloud agent deployment and oversight. Also, knowledge of Kenna and the creation of dashboards
  • Detailed knowledge of the Vulnerability Management process including vulnerability identification, false-negative/positives identification & elimination

    Ideal Candidate Will Also Have:

  • One or more professional information security certification from an accredited institution (CISSP, CCSP, CSSLP, CISM, GISCP, GWAPT, GWEB etc.)
  • Other vendor certifications such as Qualys are preferred, but not required.
  • 5+ years of Information Security Knowledge of Information Security, IT Risks and Controls assessment.
  • Knowledge of information security frameworks, ISO 27001, 27002, NIST CSF, NIST 800-82.
  • Knowledge of Cybersecurity risks associated with vulnerability testing, patch management, and secure configuration management.
  • Superior Knowledge of CVSS vulnerability metrics
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to adjust to multiple demands, changing priorities, ambiguity, and rapid change, while multitasking effectively.
  • Exhibit strong influencing / negotiation skills as well as written/verbal communication skills and presentation skills.
  • Self-motivator possessing a high sense of urgency and a high level of integrity.
  • One or more professional information security certification from an accredited institution (CISSP, CCSP, CSSLP, CISM, GISCP, GWAPT, GWEB etc.)
  • Other vendor certifications such as ServiceNow and Qualys are preferred, but not required.
  • 5+ years of Information Security Knowledge of Information Security, IT Risks and Controls assessment.
  • Knowledge of information security frameworks, ISO 27001, 27002, NIST CSF, NIST 800-82.
  • Knowledge of Cybersecurity risks associated with vulnerability testing, patch management, and secure configuration management.
  • Experience with vulnerability scanning tools & technologies such as Qualys.
  • Experience with Vulnerability Response Module in ServiceNow or other ServiceNow module experience
  • Linux or Windows administration experience.
  • Good knowledge of REST API integration

About BCforward:

BCforward began as an IT business solution and staffing firm. Founded in 1998, BCforward has grown with our customers' needs into a full-service personnel solution's organization. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, BCforward also operates numerous delivery centers across North America and India. We are currently the largest consulting firm and largest MBE certified firm in Indiana. Our uninterrupted growth has allowed BCforward to deliver uniquely configured IT staffing and project solutions for over the years of catering to our customers' specific needs. BCforward currently maintains a team of over 5000 global resources. With our additional brand, Stafforward, together we have the capabilities to deliver services for a variety of industries in both public and private sectors which allows us to address your most challenging needs.
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