IT Cyber Security Analyst
Sierra Nevada Corporation - Sparks, NV

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This position provides technical and analytical support to SNC Cyber Security efforts. This person will proactively monitor and review specified network- and host-based threat detection mechanisms, escalate potential intrusion attempts and occurrences for management review and direction, perform and facilitate in-depth technical examination of suspect software and IT exploits where appropriate, and play a central role in execution of remediation strategies as needed.

Additionally, participate in a variety of IT security tasks and projects including technical protection testing and implementation, malware detection and analysis, forensic acquisition, and classified spill mitigation.

  • Perform regular and reliable analysis of specified logging, intrusion detection, and malware scanning reports and raw-outputs, escalating potential business threats.
  • Under direction and per procedures, perform required tasks and coordinate with IT team members and business personnel to rapidly isolate, contain, and remediate IT system intrusions.
  • As directed, assist in administration of threat detection systems.
  • Participate in market reviews and product evaluation of tools to enhance SNC’s security posture against existing and emerging threats.
  • As prioritized by management, perform testing and assist with implementation of measures to decrease user rights risk profiles while maintaining productivity.
  • As directed, draft written guides and process reference materials to assist IT team members meet policy and procedural requirements.
  • Support data remediation efforts through implementation of Security/IT plans and directions.
  • As directed, perform forensic acquisition for analysis by designated individuals.
  • Rotational on-call availability for critical incident response

  • BS in IT or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years experience supporting, troubleshooting, and administering a variety of networks, OSs, and applications.
  • 3 years experience relating to computer security.
  • Strong knowledge and experience administering a variety of current Microsoft platforms.
  • Ability to effectively execute multiple, complex tasks.
  • Ability to read and interpret security and technical documentation.
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Proven track record of maintaining confidentiality of high-sensitivity projects and data.
  • Ability to perform IT critical-incident response.
  • Ability to gain and maintain a security clearance as required.
  • Current knowledge base of SNC technical standards including email, collaboration tools, mobile management, networking, and antivirus solutions.
  • Working knowledge of current commercial IT hardware solutions.
  • Experience in Linux, bash, scripting
  • Experience performing forensic acquisition and basic analysis.
  • Certifications in security, networking, and operating systems.

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