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Cyber Security Threat Analyst - CAco_5304

Talbridge Corporation Concord, CA

  • Benefits Offered Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental
  • Employment Type Contractor

Cyber Security Threat Analyst
Concord, CA (local candidates only)
Contract Opportunity
Shift – 2 pm – 10:30 pm

This position is in the Client’s Security Intelligence and Operations Center and is responsible for monitoring, detecting, and responding to cybersecurity activity across CLIENT’s telecommunication and data computing infrastructure.

Key Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience
• 4 years of relevant work experience within security information technology
• Extensive experience in network security monitoring, network packet analysis and / or host and server forensics
• Event Monitoring / Incident Response
• Security Operation Center experience
• Strong networking knowledge – TCP/IP protocols, OSI model, Firewalls and other networking devices
• Experience in packet analysis and malware analysis
• 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
• Familiarity with scripting languages such as Python, Perl, PowerShell
• Self-motivated, methodical and detail oriented
Desired Qualifications
• Utility Industry experience • Prior SIEM experience – Security Information & Event Management system, log aggregation and event notification tool such as IBM QRadar • Ability to reverse engineer malware • Familiarity with regulatory requirements such as NERC/CIP, NIST, SOX etc. • Extensive experience in open source Network and/ or Host forensic tools • Formal IT Security/Network Certifications such as: CompTIA, SANS GIAC, ISC², CCNA

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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 on one of three shifts and 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 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 for potential security incidents
  • Analyze complex malware analysis through endpoint and network traffic forensics to determine if CLIENT systems are impacted.
  • Develop innovative monitoring and detection solutions using CLIENT 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 • Must comply with any regulatory requirements

Talbridge Corporation


Concord, CA
Posted: over a month ago