Cyber Security Analyst (Jr. to Sr. Level)

Role Overview


ZeroDay Partners is seeking Cybersecurity Analyst professionals to be considered for incoming opportunities. Be part of an exciting team that deals with new information security attacks and incident response situations daily! As a Cyber Security Analyst you will aid in the management and monitoring of client in such technologies as IDS, IPS, firewall, DDoS mitigation, UTM, log management, incident response, solution engineering and other aspects of cyber security.


Working in a fast paced environment with security and networking professionals you will gain the skills necessary to prevent security breaches and act as a security advocate for a number of projects.  You will leverage various internal platforms and use your in-depth understanding of exploits and vulnerabilities in order to provide network and data security.


Role Responsibilities


  • Perform accurate and precise real-time analysis and correlation of logs/alerts from a multitude of devices with a focus on the determination of whether said events constitute security incidents

  • Analyze and assess security incidents and escalate as appropriate to partner teams for additional assistance

  • Manage all partner team interactions a professional manner with emphasis on customer satisfaction

  • Handle clients' requests and questions received via phone, e-mail, or an internal ticketing system in a timely and detail-oriented fashion in order to resolve a multitude of information security related situations

  • Interact with, configure, and troubleshoot network intrusion detection devices and other security
systems via proprietary and commercial consoles, both local and remote

The ideal candidate uses defensive measures and information collected from a variety of sources to identify, analyze, and report events that occur or might occur within the network in order to protect information, information systems, and networks from threats.

Requirements

  • Significant theoretical and practical knowledge in the following areas:
    • Unix, Linux, Windows, etc. operating systems
    • Well-known networking protocols and services (FTP, HTTP, SSH, SMB, LDAP, etc.)
    • Exploits, vulnerabilities, network attacks
    • Packet analysis tools (tcpdump, Wireshark, ngrep, etc.)
    • Regular expressions
    • Database structures and queries

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Attention to detail and great organizational skills

  • Excellent problem solving skills that would allow for the ability to diagnose and troubleshoottechnical issues

  • Customer-oriented with a strong interest in client satisfaction

  • The ability to learn new technology and concepts quickly


Preferences

  • Completion of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent program in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Network Security, Information Security, Information Technology, or Mathematics (or equivalent work experience)
  • 1+ years of experience as a cyber security analyst or related role


Locations

Chicago, IL and neighboring cities. Nationwide roles coming soon


Job Function: Information Technology

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