Cyber Security Specialist


Full Time


    • SOC
    • Cyber Security Engineer
    • Cyber Security

    Job Description

    Cyber Security Specialist
    Position Description
    The Cyber Security Specialist position is a valued member of the Information Protection and Risk Management program. The Specialist is a part of the Security Operations Center (SOC) and works closely with other members of IPRM to develop and implement alert use cases, onboard new security tools, and help manage risk.
    Job Responsibilities

    Develop documentation in support of incident response processes and/or procedures

    Develop advanced security alerts for SOC consumption

    Identify automation opportunities leveraging a SOAR tool to optimize SOC processes

    Coordinate with different teams to complete agile project objectives

    Generate reports around security events and metrics

    Ensure that all security events are properly documented/tracked to meet audit and legal requirements


    Working knowledge of the incident response lifecycle and MITRE ATT&CK Framework

    Familiar with various security platforms and tools, such as firewall, CASB, proxy, SIEM, and SOAR.

    Awareness of the current threat landscape

    Practical understanding of network protocols and operating systems

    Broad understanding of security mitigation solutions at all layers

    Minimum of two years information security specific experience

    Bachelor's degree in information systems or equivalent experience

    Security+ or CYSA+ certification preferred

    Ability to analyze large data sets to identify trends/anomalies indicative of malicious activity

    Self-driven and motivated with a strong passion for cybersecurity

    Excellent verbal and written communications skills

    Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills with a strong attention to detail

    Ability to interact with personnel at all levels across the organization and to comprehend business imperatives

    Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and capable of working under pressure

    Experienced at performing complex security investigations and root cause analysis

    Experienced at data mining using a SIEM or other data analytics solutions

    Experienced at perform phishing investigations and response

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