Senior Cybersecurity Analyst- 12 Month Contract


On Site
Full Time


Certified Ethical Hacker
Customer service
Security clearance
Problem solving
Security operations
Incident management
Continuous improvement
Cloud security
IT security
Cyber security
System on a chip
Analytical skill
Cloud computing

Job Details

Location: West Virginia

Experience Required: 4+ Years

Duration: 12 Months

About Us

Thinking Minds Inc., a pioneering staffing partner with a dedication to bridging talent gaps, is currently seeking a Cybersecurity Analyst to join our team. Since our inception, we have committed our efforts to ensure the security and efficiency of our clients' operations, aligning with the most rigorous standards of excellence.

Who You Are

  • Security-cleared Professional: Your trustworthiness is your badge of honor. You possess an active security clearance or have the capability to obtain and maintain higher clearance levels.
  • Experienced Leader: With a Bachelor's degree and 4 to 8 years of relevant experience, your background in cybersecurity is solid. Your journey may have been recognized through certifications like Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), or other pertinent credentials in the IT domain.
  • Cyber Enthusiast: Your understanding of the cyber landscape, threat vectors, and attack methodologies is unparalleled. You're known for your problem-solving skills and have a track record of handling significant cyber incidents.
  • Resilient Operator: Your adaptability shines through in challenging situations. Willingness to participate in an on-call rotation and manage incidents beyond standard hours is a trait we value.

What You'll Do

  • Serve as a pivotal member of our Security Operations Center (SOC), adhering to an established operational rhythm and exceeding expectations.
  • Engage in around-the-clock operations, ensuring shift coverage and prompt incident response.
  • Take initiative in incident handling, offering direct support to customers and our management team, escalating as per protocols.
  • Conduct thorough analyses of log data from a suite of security tools, identifying and mitigating anomalies effectively.
  • Drive continuous improvement in SOC processes and tools, enhancing our mission's effectiveness.
  • Act as a mentor to junior analysts, enriching their knowledge and skills.
  • Showcase exceptional communication abilities alongside strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.

Desired Skills and Experience

While not mandatory, familiarity with cybersecurity lifecycle, cloud security, and specific mission-oriented knowledge such as NOAA's objectives would be considered a plus. Your ability to navigate and respond to threats in cloud environments, coupled with an understanding of cybersecurity tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs), will set you apart.

Why Join Us?

At Thinking Minds Inc., we believe in fostering a culture of growth, innovation, and inclusivity. We understand that our team's diversity is our strength, and we are committed to providing an environment where every individual can thrive. As part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to work on mission-critical projects, shaping the future of IT security across various sectors. If you're ready to take the next step in your career with a company that values your expertise and dedication, we invite you to apply for the Cybersecurity Analyst position with Thinking Minds Inc.

Become part of a team where your skills are recognized, nurtured, and celebrated. Join us in our mission to secure a safer tomorrow.

About Thinking Minds Inc.