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IT Security Analyst
Ref No.: 18-29791
Location: Painted Post, New York
Position Type:Contract
Skill Type
Skill Type:Information Technology
Candidates must sit on site. Location is flexible. Must sit at a client site, not necessarily the Painted Post, NY location (although it is much preferred).

This is a Department of Defense position so candidates must be U.S. Citizens.

The ideal candidate will possess analytical, critical thinking skills to provide analysis and investigation of security related events. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required, including the ability to communicate technical issues to a non-technical audience.

A successful candidate should have a thorough understanding of Enterprise IT systems and services as well as threats/risks thereto.

Daily tasks and knowledge required:
- Performs triage and investigation into security alerts
- Understands security automation, scripting, and systems management
- Managing and prioritizes incidents based on risk
- Deep understanding of security principles surrounding confidentiality, integrity, and availability
- Partners with other Cyber Security staff members to provide incident response capability
- Researches threats/risks to IT technologies and services
- Partners with other IT staff members to analyze, improve, and enhance daily security operational procedures
- Thorough understanding of Infrastructure and end point security principles

Desired:
Comfortable and familiar with multiple operating systems and security hardening procedures
Experience with Cyber Kill Chain and Intelligence driven response

Education:
Required: Bachelors degree Cyber Security, Forensics, or an Information Technology related field

Experience:
5 years of experience in enterprise IT or Cyber Security