Center for Internet Security, Inc.

Security Operations Center Analyst II - Remote

Job Locations US
ID
2022-1641
Category
Cybersecurity Operations
Type
Regular Full-Time
Remote?
Yes

Overview

The Center for Internet Security (CIS) makes the connected world a safer place for people, businesses, and governments through our core competencies of collaboration and innovation. We are a community-driven nonprofit responsible for industry leading best practices for securing IT systems and data. We lead a global community of IT professionals to continuously evolve these standards and provide products and services to proactively safeguard against emerging threats.

 

The Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst position is assigned to the Security Operations Team. The primary purpose of this position is to help coordinate and report on cyber incidents impacting State, Local, Tribal and Territorial (SLTT) governments. This position involves critical duties and responsibilities that must continue to be performed during crisis situations and contingency operations, which may necessitate extended hours of work.

What You'll Do

  • Responsible for working in a 24x7 Security Operation Center (SOC) environment
  • Provide analysis of network and host-based security events and trends of security log data from a large number of heterogeneous security devices
  • Provide Incident Response (IR) support when analysis confirms actionable incident
  • Provide threat and vulnerability analysis as well as security advisory services
  • Analyze and respond to previously undisclosed software and hardware vulnerabilities
  • Investigate, document, and report on information security issues and emerging trends
  • Coordinate with Intel analysts on open source activities impacting SLTT governments
  • Integrate and share information with other analysts and other teams
  • Other tasks and responsibilities as assigned

What You'll Need

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent demonstrated experience and knowledge*
  • Experience analyzing network and host-based security events
  • Knowledge of various security methodologies and processes, and technical security solutions
  • Knowledge of incident response life cycle and steps
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP Protocols, network analysis, and network/security applications
  • Knowledge of common Internet protocols and applications
  • The position is open to U.S. citizens and requires a favorably adjudicated DHS Fitness Review for Public Trust Positions**
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

It's a Plus if You Have:

  • GCIA, GCIH, Network+, Security+, or other related certifications
  • 1+ years' experience as a Security/Network Administrator or equivalent knowledge
  • Working knowledge of databases and database querying languages

*Additional years of relevant experience or a combination of an Associate’s degree or equivalent and relevant experience may be substituted for the Bachelor’s degree.

 

**Factors that may cause a negative Fitness Review decision include:

  • Criminal Conduct
  • Dishonest Conduct
  • Employment Misconduct
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Drug Use (illegal drug use or use of a legal drug in a manner that deviates from approved medical direction)
  • False Statements
  • Have not resided in the US for three (3) of the past five (5) years

At CIS, we are committed to providing an inclusive environment in which the diverse backgrounds, experiences, and views of our employees, members, and customers are valued and respected. It is through this commitment that we are able to work together towards our common mission: to make the connected world a safer place.

 

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