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Junior Cyber Security Professional in Norcross, GA at Prestige Staffing

Date Posted: 8/7/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Norcross, GA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/7/2018

Job Description

JobID: 18815

Junior Cyber Security Analyst

Skills: Minimum 1 year of experience in Information Assurance or Cybersecurity.

Pay: $45,000 to $55,000 – based on experience

Location: Norcross, GA (Peachtree Corners)

Description : The selected cyber security applicant will be able to demonstrate basic cyber security knowledge and skills related to architecture, deployment and management of security appliances and software in various environments.  The applicant should have basic firewall deployment skills already and should be ready to advance their career through knowledge gained through on-the-job training, class based instruction and web based training. This individual will be motivated to learn, excited about helping others and a true team player.

The applicant will grow their skills to be able to provide assistance and eventually lead firewall and other security device/software based deployments to small, medium and large campus environments as well as cloud based deployments.  The applicant will also begin to learn about conducting security assessments, gap analysis, penetration testing, SIEM tuning and management as well as providing SOC based support to customer base.

The most important skills demonstrated by the winning applicant will be:

  • motivation and willingness to learn and become a senior level cyber security professional
  • team player attitude
  • self-starter
  • intelligence
  • ability to run with projects as their skills develop
  • test taking
  • customer facing skill set
  • pre sales capabilities

Experience : Minimum 1 year of experience in Information Assurance or cybersecurity. Must have completed an Associate’s degree. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field may be substituted for two years of experience.

Certification & Training : CompTIA Security +, GIAC Security Essentials or other general entry level security certifications.  Palo Alto ACE/PCNSE, Fortinet NSE or other security related vendor certifications.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • SOC analyst and operator – supporting our managed service SOC customers by monitoring and handling security based support tickets related to security devices including firewalls, AV, SIEM, endpoint devices etc.
  • Assist in developing security vulnerability and security gap analysis reports for new and existing customers
  • Assist in research and fact finding during the exploratory phase of a security gap analysis or vulnerability assessment
  • Basic firewall and other security appliance configuration and installation
  • Applying AV to end point devices and managing update schedules and providing research for recommended upgrades to end points
  • Develop necessary skills associated with layered security design and architecture for network edge, DC and cloud environments
  • Successfully obtaining industry standard certification including CISSP
  • Successfully obtaining manufacturer specific certifications (Palo Alto, Fortinet, Cisco, Alien Vault, Qualys etc.)

Job Type: Full-time with benefits. On call support is required.

Required experience:

  • Cybersecurity: 1 years
  • Information Assurance: 1 years

Other required licenses or certifications:

  • Clean background check
  • Drug screen
  • Please provide reference letters if able