• Houston
  • Anywhere

The Cybersecurity Analyst (CA) reports to the Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Calvetti Ferguson (CF). The Cybersecurity Analyst continuously monitors IT Systems, evaluates threats that could potentially breach the network, and responds to security events. The role will actively investigate threat actor activity, malware infections, living off the land attacks, as well as a variety of other security incidents and provide CF with the impact of the threat, your assessment of the incident, as well as recommendations. The CA will also stay abreast of the latest developments in the cybersecurity threat landscape, examine and investigate data, audit IT system security, identify vulnerabilities, and prioritize patching based on risk, all with the goal of detecting and mitigating cybersecurity risk to the overall environment. This person will also ensure that all IT resources are protected and is accessible to authorize firm personnel 24/7/365.

 

  • Completion of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent program in Computer Science, Network Security, Information Security or other applicable field and 5 years of work experience in the field, or a minimum of 10 years of advanced security, digital, and network forensics experience
  • Minimum of one or more of the following certifications: GREM, GCFA, GCFE
  • Bonus to hold either CISM, CISA or CISSP
  • Other desired industry certification from vendors such as, but not limited to, ISC2, GIAC, EC-Council, Cisco, Juniper, Citrix, VMWare, CompTIA, ITIL, Unix, Microsoft, Oracle
  • Experience with and strong understanding of:
      • Performing both endpoint and network-based investigations
      • Reviewing logs to identify evidence of past intrusions
      • Pivot off indicators within networks to identify the scope and breadth of attacks
      • Malware and exploit kit functionality
      • Operating system and application exploits
      • Lateral movement, living-off-the-land, and persistence establishment mechanisms
      • Detection of anomalous system activity
      • Threat hunting methodologies
      • Incident response and incident handling processes
  • Skills and/or abilities required to perform the essential functions of the job
      • Ability to research and characterize security threats including creating appropriate countermeasures
      • Ability to write scripts to automate new and existing tasks
      • Strong technical communication skills, both written and verbal
      • Attention to detail and great organizational and time management skills
      • Excellent problem-solving skills that would allow for the ability to diagnose and troubleshoot technical issues
      • Client-focused with a passion for delivering service excellence
      • Courage and willingness to challenge conventional wisdom
      • Communication – The ability to make himself well understood by others through the capacity to clearly and convincing express his point of view, to actively listen and control the conversation flow)
      • Strong sense of urgency and ability to work under pressure
      • Possess a high standard of integrity and confidentiality

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