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Cybersecurity Analyst

Company:
TMH Solutions
Location:
Columbus, Ohio, United States
Posted:
December 09, 2018

Description:

Job Summary

Contract position as a Cyber Security Analyst in Columbus, OH for a State of Ohio government client. As a member of the Security Incident Response team, you will enjoy an exciting and challenging work environment.

Job Responsibilities and Duties

- Coordinates with enterprise-wide cyber defense staff to validate network alerts.

- Determines tactics, techniques and procedures for intrusion sets.

- Provides cybersecurity recommendations to leadership based on significance of threats and vulnerabilities.

- Works with stakeholders to resolve computer security incident and vulnerability compliance.

- Characterizes and analyzes network traffic t identify anomalous activity and potential threats to network.

- Documents and escalates incidents that may cause ongoing or immediate impact to the environment.

- Performs cyber defense trend analysis.

- Performs event correlation using information gathered from a variety of sources within the enterprise.

- Provides cybersecurity situational awareness and determines the effectiveness of an observed attack.

- Provides daily summary reports of network events and activities relevant to cyber defense practices.

- Receives and analyzes network alerts from various sources within the enterprise to determine possible causes.

- Uses cyber defense tools for continual monitoring and analysis of systems activity to identify malicious activity.

- Analyzes identified malicious activity to determine weaknesses exploited, exploitation methods, effects on systems and information.

- Identifies and analyzes anomalies in network using metadata

- Conducts research, analysis and correlation across a wide variety of all source data sets.

- Monitors external data sources to maintain currency of cyber defense threat condition and determines which security issues may have an impact on the enterprise

- Work with team lead, assist other staff, and performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Skills

Knowledge

- Network traffic analysis methods

- Information technology security principles

- Host/network access control mechanisms

- Encryption algorithms

- Cyber threat and vulnerabilities

- Computer networking concepts and protocols

- Network security methodologies

- Cyber security and privacy principles

- Incident response methodologies

- Defense in depth and layered security strategies

- Operating systems

- OSI model and underlying network protocols

Skills

- Using protocol analyzers

- Using incident handling methodologies

- Collecting data from a variety of cyber defense resources

- Conducting trend analysis

- Appling cybersecurity and privacy principles to organizational requirements

Abilities

- Apply techniques for detecting host and network-based intrusions using intrusion detection technologies

- Analyze malware

- Accurately and completely source all data used in intelligence assessment

- Interpret the information collected by network tools

- Apply cybersecurity and privacy principles to organizational requirements

Other Job Requirements

- Job location at client site in Columbus, OH. No remote work

- U.S. Citizenship required

- Contingent upon successfully passing pre-employment drug testing, criminal background check and general reference check

- 1st and 2nd shift positions available