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Cyber Security Incident Response Analyst

Swoon Concord, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 6 years of relevant work experience within security information technology
  • Prior experience in Computer Incident Response team(CIRT)/Compute
  • Emergency Response team(CERT), or a Security Operations Center(SOC)
  • Extensive experience in network security monitoring, network packet analysis , host and server forensics

Desired Qualifications

  • Utility Industry experience
  • Prior SIEM experience - Security Information & Event Management system, log aggregation and event notification tool such as IBM QRadar
  • SANS certification such as GREM, GCFA, GREM, GNFA, ENCE or related
  • Familiarity with regulatory requirements such as NERC/CIP, NIST, SOX etc.
  • Extensive experience in industry well known as well as open source Network and/ or Host forensic tools Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Strong technical skills including malware reverse engineering, memory forensics, live response techniques, registry analysis
  • Strong networking knowledge - TCP/IP protocols, OSI model, Firewalls and other networking devices
  • Strong case management and forensic procedural skills
  • Strong customer service skills and decision-making skills
  • Good analytical skills - ability to analyze and think out of the box when working a security event
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Python, Perl, PowerShell
  • Self-motivated, methodical and detail oriented

Responsibilities: Position Summary

  • Currently located in Concord, CA, this position is in our Security Intelligence and Operations Center and is responsible for monitoring, detecting, and responding to cybersecurity activity across clients telecommunication and data computing infrastructure.
  • Response could include but is not limited to: troubleshooting, analysis, diagnosis, communicating with stakeholders, and resolution or coordination of resolution via support groups or business units.
  • This position is requires the ability to think analytically, work collaboratively, and document all work being performed.
  • Monitor incoming event queues for potential security incidents; identify and act on anomalous network activity
  • Perform thorough analysis of APT/nation state attack, anomalous network behavior
  • Detailed analysis, documentation, and strong understanding of the attack vectors, persistence mechanisms, and detection avoidance tactics
  • Perform proficient forensic analysis using security tools and monitoring systems to discover the source of anomalous security events
  • Perform hunting for malicious activity across the network and digital assets
  • Perform detailed investigation and response activities to assist in identification, containment, eradication and recovery actions for potential security incidents * Analyze complex malware analysis through endpoint and network traffic forensics to determine if clients systems are impacted.
  • Develop innovative monitoring and detection solutions using clients tools and other skillsets such as scripting
  • Work with Security engineering team to analyze SIEM use cases
  • Recommend implementation of counter-measures or mitigating controls
  • Ensures all pertinent information is obtained to allow for the identification, containment, eradication, and recovery actions to occur in a time sensitive environment
  • Collaborates with technical and threat intelligence analysts to provide indications and warnings, and contributes to predictive analysis of malicious activity
  • Mentor junior staff in cybersecurity techniques and processes
  • Create and continuously improve standard operating procedures used by the SIOC
  • Monitor external event sources for security intelligence and actionable incidents
  • Establish and maintain excellent working relationships/partnerships with the cyber security and infrastructure support teams throughout the IT organization as well as business units
  • Must comply with any regulatory requirements


Why Work Here?

Our focus is on the people first, and the placement second and we live by our mantra “Listen. Place. Care.”

Swoon connects with job candidates one-on-one to learn exactly who they are and understand which of our Fortune 1000 clients would have their dream jobs. We form relationships, not just connections, and we pride ourselves on our contractor care initiatives. Our accomplishments continue to increase each year, and we have received some of the highest honors in the industry. We were named a “Best Staffing Firm to Temp For” by Staffing Industry Analysts in 2019, 2018, 2017, 2015 and 2014.


Concord, CA