Cyber Security Analyst

Location Costa Rica
Job Type Permanent
Salary Attractive USD Salary, Visa, Relocation
Reference 31354

Key Responsibilities:

  • Safeguards information system assets by identifying and solving potential and actual security problems.
  • Protects system by defining access privileges, control structures, and resources.
  • Recognizes problems by identifying abnormalities; reporting violations.
  • Implements security improvements by assessing current situation; evaluating trends; anticipating requirements.
  • Determines security violations and inefficiencies by conducting periodic audits.
  • Upgrades system by implementing and maintaining security controls.
  • Keeps users informed by preparing performance reports; communicating system status.
  • Maintains quality service by following organization standards.
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing publications.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

An ideal profile might cover:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent education or work experience
  • 4+ years of prior relevant experience
  • Advanced certifications such as SANS GIAC/GCIA/GCIH, CISSP or CASP and/or SIEM specific training and certification
  • Hold DoD-8570 IAT Level 2 baseline certification (Security_ CE or equivalent) at start date
  • Advanced understanding TCP/IP, common networking ports and protocols, traffic flow, system administration, OSI model, defense-in-depth and common security elements.
  • Hands on experience analyzing high volume of logs, network data (e.g Netflow, FPC), and other attack artifacts in support of incident investigations
  • Experience with vulnerability scanning solutions
  • Familiarity with the DOD Information Assurance Vulnerability Management program.
  • Proficiency with any of the following: Anti-Virus, HIPS, ID/PS, Full Packet Capture, Host Based Forensics, Network Forensics and RSA Security
  • In-depth knowledge of architecture, engineering and operations of at least one enterprise SIEM platform (eg Nitro/McAfee Enterprise Security Manager, ArcSight, QRadar, LogLogic, Splunk). 
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