Cyber Security Tools Analyst, Jr. in Santa Ana, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 11/2/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Volt is looking to hire Jr. Cyber Security Tools Analyst for our client based in Santa Ana, California. This position will be responsible for working with the Senior Cyber Security Tools Analyst to configure, maintain and recommend tools for the 24/7 Security Operations Center (SOC). The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Cybersecurity or related field and at least 2 years’ experience including at least one year working with cyber security tools.

 APPLICANTS SELECTED MUST HAVE ABILITY TO OBTAIN AND MAINTAIN A U.S. GOVERNMENT SECURITY CLEARANCE

Job Specific Responsibilities:

  • Develop moderately complex security designs and test plans using existing technology.
  • Develop cyber security analytics and threat intelligence using multiple data sources provided to the Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) system.
  • Work closely with the CISO to identify and recommend process and system improvements to the security program.
  • Create relevant documentation and recommendations for changes to the current security architecture.
  • Drive the capabilities and execution to effectively optimize and improve enterprise security.
  • Demonstrate expert level knowledge of security services and implementations.
  • Work with SOC engineers and analysts to ensure the tools meet both the SOC and the customer’s needs.
  • Recommend configuration and reporting strategies based on the results of vulnerability assessments, to ensure effective achievement of the organizational objectives.
  • Provide support for security incidents throughout the incident lifecycle as needed and make recommendations to ensure enterprise infrastructure is protected.
  • Performs analyses to validate established security requirements and to recommend additional security requirements and safeguards.
  • Work with the CISO to develop a metrics program to report on overall SOC performance and effectiveness.

VENDORS/TOOLS/MANAGEMENT SYTEMS

  • Wireshark
  • LogRhythm
  • ServiceNow
  • Keylight
  • Nessus
  • Microsoft Exchange Online Protection
  • Sourcefire
  • Blue Coat
  • Zscaler
  • McAfee Data Loss Prevention

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Cybersecurity or related field or a minimum of one year of network or UNIX/Linux system administration, software engineering, software development.  
  • Must be able to meet all Law & Justice and departmental clearance requirements prior to starting work and be eligible to pass law enforcement level background investigations and obtain U.S. SECRET (or similar) clearances as required.
  • Security+ and/or CySA, plus CCNA Certification,
  • Experience with Security Assessment Tools (Nessus) and Security Information and Event Management Tools (LogRhythm).
  • Proficient in one or more computer languages including scripting languages.
  • Experience performing Systems Security Engineering and Operations
  • Understanding of networking concepts and technologies including TCP/IP, Routing, Switching, NAT, OSI Model, etc.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and multiple deadlines in an organized fashion.
  • Experience with the following tools (or equivalent): Wireshark, LogRhythm, Nessus

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

CISSP-ISSEP and/or SANS/GIAC Certification, a plus and a plus

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • CCNP/CCDP
  • SANS/GIAC certifications
  • Cisco WLAN certification
  • Experience in Information Assurance Policy and Guidelines
  • NIST Special Publication 800-53
  • NIST Cybersecurity Framework
  • ITIL® Foundation Level or higher Certification
  • Knowledge of reverse engineering tools, computer forensic tools and a working understanding of computer forensic techniques and methodologies.


This is a contingent/temporary position offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.

To learn more about Volt, please visit: http://www.volt.com and to see more of our job postings, please visit: http://jobs.volt.com

                                           Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.