Business

Cyber Security Analyst

Division: Howard Technology Solutions
Location: Mobile, AL
Equal Opportunity Employer Vet/Disabled

Job Description

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.

Responsibilities

  • PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
    • 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

Skills/Qualifications

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

    SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS
    • 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

Benefits

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K Retirement
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
Salary Dependent upon experience
Career Level Required Experienced (Non-Manager)
Experience Required 2+ to 5 years
Education Required Bachelor's Degree
Job Type Employee
Job Status Full-Time
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