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Cyber Security Analyst
Ref No.: 18-07821
Location: Houston, Harris, Texas, Texas
Job Title:        Cyber Security Analyst
Location:        Houston, Harris, Texas, 77019
Duration:        03 + Months Contract (Temp to Hire Opportunity)
 
Description:
  • The Information Security Analyst is a member of the team who analyzes and responds to real time alerts, serves as the primary responder to security related incidents, and manages security applications.
  • The ideal candidate will have hands-on experience identifying key security events and responding with a sense of urgency. 
 
Job Duties & Responsibilities:
Qualifications:
  • Analyze and respond to security incidents.
  • Aid in the ongoing optimization of Security Information and Event Management software.
  • Ability to manage, monitor and support IT Security technologies, including but not limited to Email SPAM filtering solutions, vulnerability scanning solutions, Intrusion Detection Systems, anti-virus software, Internet web filtering solutions.
  • Ability to identify organizational risk and escalate appropriately.
  • Assist in developing and implementing information security compliance policies, standards and procedures
  • Participate in rotational on-call duties in support of a 24x7 security operations center (SOC) escalation team.
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned.
 Candidate attributes:
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong data analysis skills, both quantitative and qualitative.
  • Team player with ability to build strong cross-functional relationships.
Requirements:
  • 5+ years-experience in IT Security.  
  • Certifications preferred: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).