Cyber Security Analyst

Experience with enterprice Next Generation (NG) firewalls, Expereince with FireEye security solutions, Security+ and other security-related certifications
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

We are currently seeking skilled cybersecurity analysts ( both Jr. and Sr. level) to join our growing team which supports an local government environment of roughly 5000 workstations and 700 Windows and various servers. As part of the cybersecurity team, and working closely with other related teams (Such as a wide area network, help desk support, and other IT teams in various agencies and departments), the ideal candidate will:

  • Deploy, support, configure, enhance, modernize, and troubleshoot, network security infrastructure components, including (but not limited to) firewalls, IPSes, servers (Both LINUX based and Windows in an Active Directory), software (such as anti-virus, encryption, patching, and more), and management systems;
  • Achieve, confirm, recommend changes, and maintain boundary and internal network security using VLANs, VPNs, address space, firewall rules/configurations, access lists, DNS protection, web filtering, etc;
  • Respond to alerts generated by monitoring systems, the firewall(s), and other teams;
  • Clearly and concisely communicate and report system status, operational anomalies, problem resolution, and audit related details in clear and appropriate terms;
  • Support security investigations as requested by investigative government departments and agencies such as human resources and the inspector general;
  • Work in a collaborative team environment that includes system and server administrators, telecom specialists, help desk and client support technicians, department management, and elected officials;
  • Understand, recommend changes, and support, every layer of cybersecurity for an enterprise, from the physical to the cloud, while working within the established change control procedures and communicating clearly and regularly to the CISO;
  • Work on routine assessments of security postures and needs of various departments and agencies, with a focus on CJI, PHI, PII, HIPAA, PCI, FERPA, and other sensitive data types;
  • Contribute and define cybersecurity policy and plan contents as needed, document risk within other departments and agencies, assist with COOP and other documentation; and maintaining an accurate history of events within an enterprise ticketing system;
  • Review purchasing contracts for software and hardware from across the enterprise for cybersecurity sufficiency and make recommendations as needed;
  • Answer directly to the CISO while working diplomatically with all agencies, departments, and other federal, state, and local government partners and vendors


  • Three (3)+ years of experience within an (or as the) enterprise security team;
  • Five (5)+ years of experience working in an Microsoft Active Directory based Windows enterprise environment, within the information technology operations network or engineering team;
  • Deep technical knowledge of network or systems security infrastructure, such as network or host-based firewalls, IDS, IPS, proxy servers, tap, and/or logging/SIEM solutions and reacting to the notifications they provide;

Posted By

Karen Taylor

401 E Fayette Street, 3rd floor Baltimore, MD, 21202

Dice Id : 91103536
Position Id : 6223702
Originally Posted : 4 weeks ago
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