IT Cyber Security Analyst

Post Date

Aug 22, 2023


New Jersey

ZIP/Postal Code

Jul 19, 2024 Insight Global

Job Type



Security Engineering

Req #


Pay Rate

$112k - $168k (estimate)

Job Description

IT Cyber Security Analyst role will monitor and help ensure the confidentiality and integrity of our clients IT infrastructures, data and devices. The primary role will be to monitor day to day security operations. The IT Cyber Security Analyst will be expected to monitor, investigate, and work within security related programs and tickets. The position requires a high attention to detail and the ability to respond quickly within the defined parameters should an incident arise.

Monitors infrastructures, servers, web connected devices and data connections. Typical duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

* Monitor predefined security parameters and respond to open tickets assigned by Director of IT.

* Investigate patterns out of the defined norms and recommend if action is needed.

* Investigate any potential or known breaches.

* Understand how to monitor SEIM products and adjust sensor alerts if needed.

* Perform forensics of attack and document all processes where a breach may have occurred during the attack, as well as what was done to mitigate the attack.

* Recommend security tightening for new zero-day attack types.

* Perform vulnerability and pen tests on environments.

* Research and recommend any additional best security practices as known flaws are published by CISA and CERT.

* Verify hardware is properly configured from a security standpoint before assignments to users are completed.

* Aid in patch management.

* Participate in Red / Blue team activities.

* Confirm security platforms are up to date and monitor new live updates.

* Perform monthly audits of users, file permissions, Azure sign in access, VPN access, and web browsing abuse and publish a monthly security activity report to the Director of IT.

* Install security measures for physical infrastructure and software related systems.

* Audit systems for potential vulnerabilities and report any known risks found.

* Perform other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills & Experience

Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field

10+ years working in related field

SEIM platform experience required

Network penetration test experience required

Experience monitoring and securing firewalls, IPS and IDS systems

Ability to detect and mitigate malware and ransom attacks

Patch management experience

Documentation experience related to incident response

Ability to pass a Hair follicle tests

Nice to Have Skills & Experience

MBA in security or information systems

CCNA or CISSP certification

Benefit packages for this role will start on the 31st day of employment and include medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as HSA, FSA, and DCFSA account options, and 401k retirement account access with employer matching. Employees in this role are also entitled to paid sick leave and/or other paid time off as provided by applicable law.