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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Location:
Austin, Texas
Country:
United States
Industry:
Information Technology - Other
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Cyber Security Analyst, Sr.

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Provides support in solving all phases of a large and complex Critical Infrastructure Security (CIS) program. Provides a full range
of analytic duties using knowledge of multidisciplinary security concepts, principles and practices applicable to security
administration. Responds to, and reports on, IT security incidents, providing initial assessment of impact severity and types of
incidents being addressed.
Performs periodic operating system and application security assessments of simple-to-moderate complexity and review for
evidence of vulnerability or compromise and assisting with the implementation of resolution. Monitors computing resources for
evidence of compromise and report security incidents.

JOB DUTIES

  • Understands and applies principles, theories and concepts related to the profession and ERCOT's culture.
  • Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
  • Impact is generally limited to specific assignments or projects.
  • May respond to inquiries and/or provide assistance and/or guidance to lower level workers.

    ADDITIONAL JOB DUTIES

    •             Implements, monitors and maintains preventive and detective controls
    •             Monitors computing resources for evidence of compromise and report security incidents
    •             Analyzes compromised computing resources of routine to moderate complexity, to assist in improving security design and policy
    compliance, and to understand and document new threat profiles
    •             Develops and implements mitigation strategies for threat reduction based on monitoring of IT systems
    •             Researches, analyzes, designs, tests and implements new or vendor supplied security software solutions
    •             Provides up to date documentation and procedures on security software product administration
    •             Assists in the development of technical security standards to support policies, including creating, coordinating and monitoring
    standards and incident investigation procedures
    •             Works as a member of the Incident Response Team and perform analysis of security breaches
    •             Studies and grows current knowledge of security issues
    •             Supports the development, documentation, deployment, review and maintenance of information security policies
    •             Communicates information security requirements and principle
    •             Ensures compliance with security related regulatory and corporate requirements
    •             Designs cyber security monitoring program, including technologies and processes
    •             Investigates and analyzes computing resources for evidence of compromise and reports security incidents
    •             Enforces security policies and procedures by administering and monitoring security profiles, reviews security violation reports and investigates possible security exceptions, updates, and maintains and documents security controls
    •             Functions as a member in the security group’s Incident Response Team
    •             Analyzes complex compromised computing resources to improve security design and policy compliance, and to anticipate and prevent new threat profiles
    •             Develops and defends new technical security standards to support policies, including creating, coordinating and monitoring standards and incident investigation procedures
    •             Performs periodic and complex operating system and application security assessments to determine the likelihood of vulnerability or compromise, and prepares possible resolutions for implementation
    •             Analyzes security breaches
    •             Expands expert knowledge of security issues
    •             Reports issues to the department personnel responsible for the resource
    •             Serves as a mentor for junior security teammates

    EXPERIENCE

  • Requires minimum 5 years related work experience in excess of degree requirements

    EDUCATION

  • Bachelor's Degree : Cyber Security, Computer Science, MIS, or related discipline (Preferred)
  • or a combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge to a major in such fields is required

    CERTIFICATION

  • CISSP Certified Information Systems Security Professional (Required)
  • CIST Certified Identity and Security Technologist (Preferred)

Position level is open to a level 2 or a Senior depending on the candidate's previous experience that is identified. 

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