The Cybersecurity Analyst administers, monitors and maintains data security tools intended to detect internal and external threat activity. This includes, but is not limited to, network security, endpoints, identity and access management (IAM), security information and event management (SIEM) system logging and analysis, application security, threat intelligence, forensics, anti-malware and vulnerability assessment programs.
Investigate and respond to security alerts, leverage security platforms for the identification of security events; triage and address or escalate security incidents.
Analyze threats posed to various systems, technologies, or operations.
Mature, document, and maintain procedures around threat hunting.
Stay up to date with current security vulnerabilities and attack vectors.
Develop and maintain risk and threat metrics and provide regular reports on a weekly and monthly basis.
Collaborate with peers and stakeholders to assist security, infrastructure and applications teams in system maturity and upgrades.
Assist in the planning and implementation of user education and phishing testing.
COMPETENCIES & SKILLS:
Good written and oral communication skills in order.
Ability to advocate for proper enforcement of security rules and procedures.
Practical application of detection and response methodologies in a variety of environment types, including endpoints, on premises, and public cloud providers.
Ability to work independently and within a team while working in a remote environment.
Technical skills and knowledge of multiple Operating Systems
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information assurance, MIS or related field, or Associate’s degree specialized in IT Security or equivalent experience and relevant certifications
1 -3 years of experience in cybersecurity for a large enterprise required
CISSP, or CISM and/or SANS certification or Cisco-related certifications are a plus
Experience with Cisco Secure Endpoint, Umbrella and related technologies a plus
Experience with LogRhythm and IBM’s QRADAR SIEMs a plus
This role is currently remote, and may become permanently remote.
This role uses Google Workspace collaborative software and standard office equipment such as computers, printers and telephones.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms and requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies up to 30 pounds.
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
The annual salary range for Colorado residents is $90000-95000. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, time in role, certifications, etc. This role is eligible for a bonus based on performance. In addition to your salary, MediaNews Group offers a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, and a 401K plan (all benefits are based on eligibility).