Cyber Security Analyst

at Robert Half
Published May 7, 2022
Location Dulles, VA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Ref ID: 04837-0012279185

Classification: Systems Engineer

Compensation: $120000.00 to $155000.00 yearly

Our client is looking to hire a Senior Cybersecurity Analyst working a hybrid schedule out of their Ashburn, VA office.

[Core IR]

Mitigate and contain identified threats using approved incident response methodologies. Initiate escalation procedures and incident response processes as defined in operational plan. Perform analysis of security alerts to evaluate risk, determine containment action and identify required preventative measures. Support Cyber Incident Response actions to ensure proper assessment, containment and mitigation step is taken.

[SME support and Mentoring]

Provide SME support and operational guidance in daily security incident response operation. Provide mentorship to improve technical capabilities of entry level analysts within the sub-function. [Threat Hunting and Case Analysis] Perform threat hunting and alert trend analysis to find inconspicuous threats. Identify trends, potential new technologies, and emerging threats which may impact the business. Operationalize actionable Threat Intelligence reports from internal and external sources.

[Improve Security Posture and Detection Capabilities] Manage the security monitoring enrollment process to ensure adequate coverage and effectiveness of all new and existing cloud and on premise-based applications, services, and platforms. Facilitate the development and tuning of SIEM rules to support enrollments and ensure high fidelity alerting. Work closely with other cross-functional teams within Cybersecurity to identify gaps and improve cybersecurity posture

[Contribute to IR Playbook and SOP] Develop and review Incident Response Playbooks and SOPs to streamline incident response strategy and action across IR team.

[Partnership with Engineering and Business]

Act as a liaison between cyber-defense, engineering, security architecture, network & system operations, and functional project teams to ensure effective project. Work with colleagues in other technology departments as well as the business and product offices to establish effective, productive business relationships. This is a hybrid position. Hybrid employees can alternate time between both home and office. Employees in hybrid roles are expected to work from the office three days a week, Monday (Sunday in some countries where Sunday is the start of the week) and Wednesdays. Wednesdays are designated as in-office collaboration days. The third day in the office will be decided based on team needs and determined in partnership with senior leadership.