IT Cyber Security Analyst

  • location: San Antonio, TX (remote)
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $95,000 - $110,000 per year

job description

IT Cyber Security Analyst

job summary:
Our client is seeking a Remote IT Cyber Security Analyst who has a background in Network Systems Administration. This person will be a critical part of protecting their business and technology operations. In this role you will be accountable in securing the enterprise technology and operations against ever evolving and growing threats. If you are an experienced security analyst looking for an exciting remote opportunity please apply!

location: SAN ANTONIO, Texas
job type: Permanent
salary: $95,000 - 110,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Associates
This person should have a broad security background with hands on network administration and configuration skills on the following:

  • Cisco ASA Firewalls
  • Cisco Proxy Servers
  • Other Network Devices
  • Operating Systems
  • SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) Systems
  • Active Directory Architecture and Management
Other Resposibilities

  • Analyze, report and action security alerts within the various IT technologies and global locations
  • Proactively remediate information technology security threats as a member of the security team
  • Assist in the designing, documenting, architecting and implementing IT security measures and controls
  • Understand the Cyber Kill Chain and what defensive options are available at each step
  • Provide support through 'Threat Hunting' against anomalous behavior within the enterprise
  • Manage, architect and implement security-specific technologies (Firewalls, IDS/IPS, Web and Email Security, SIEM, Network Access Controls, etc.)
  • Anticipate security alerts, incidents and disasters in order to reduce their likelihood
  • Conduct risk and security assessments through vulnerability analysis and testing
  • Perform mitigation support for both internal and external security audits
  • Investigate, analyze and document security breaches to identify and document the root cause
  • Partner with the server and network teams to remediate network and system vulnerabilities
  • Remediate detected vulnerabilities to maintain a high-security standard
  • Develop and document company-wide best practices for IT security
  • Research security enhancements and make recommendations for improved policy and process
  • Analyze IT requirements and provide objective advice on the use of new IT security offerings
  • Stay up-to-date on information technology trends and security standards
  • Other IT Security-related duties as required
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Education: Associates (required)
  • Cisco ASA Firewalls (5 years of experience is preferred)
  • Active directory (5 years of experience is preferred)
  • SIEM (5 years of experience is preferred)
  • IDS
  • IPS
  • Network Access Controls
  • GSEC
  • CISA
  • CISM
  • ITIL
  • System Admin (5 years of experience is preferred)
  • Network Administration (5 years of experience is preferred)
  • Firewall (1 year of experience is required)

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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