Kforce Cyber Intelligence and Response Analyst in San Diego, California

Kforce Inc is currently seeking a Cyber Intelligence and Response Analyst to join our client in San Diego, California (CA). This role is responsible for network security on a real time and historical basis, reviews network traffic logs, and follows up on possible compromised hosts with the appropriate help desk personnel. Please apply today to hear more!Responsibilities:

  • Review and Interpret various system logs (e.g., Windows System, Application, Event logs, Linux, Email, Web server, DNS, DHCP, VPN, Proxy, IDS)

  • Perform Enterprise vulnerability assessment scanning

  • Analyze malware of email and web based threats

  • Analyze vulnerabilities, determine impact, write alerts and advisories, implement remediation

  • Identify and follow through on host remediation when a compromise is found

  • Evaluate server and network software technologies and products

  • Recommend and performs upgrades, installations and deployments

  • Install and test application and network application upgrades and patches

  • Help to establish and document IT security guidelines, procedures and policies, and implement network security best practices

  • Establish network security schemes, naming conventions, and application security

  • Maintain network security monitoring environments

  • Maintain, update and create automated procedures to maintain network security

  • Solve host remediation issues when help desk personnel need assistance

  • Research, recommend, and implement new security solutions, products and controls

  • Monitor and maintain web filtering

  • Maintain Unix / Linux environments

  • Four-year College degree in Information Technology or related technical field plus a minimum of six years of Information Security experience and system or network management

  • GIAC GCIH OR GCIA certification required; Other technical GIAC certifications a plus (GREM, etc.)

  • Strong SIEM experience - administer and usage

  • Must have a thorough knowledge of computer operating system capabilities, network protocols

  • Proficient in the use of personal computers and network systems

  • Advanced knowledge of Unix and Windows operating systems

  • Ability to analyze and solve complex technical problems

  • Must be able to complete multiple tasks under scheduled deadlines

  • Must be willing to participate in on-call rotation and work after hours if needed

  • Qualified candidates must be presently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis; This company does not sponsor or transfer H1-visa individuals

  • Strong Intrusion Detection: management, tuning, monitoring & analysis

  • Strong Network traffic analysis: TCP/IP packet capture, flow and log analysis

  • Demonstrate an understanding of incident response processes, cyber threats, vulnerabilities and network exploits

  • Demonstrate knowledge of incident data flow and response, content, and remediation

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Years