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Cyber Security Analyst (5115)

Chesapeake, VA 23320

Posted: 08/16/2019 Employment Type: Contract-to-Hire Job Category: Security Analyst Job Number: 5115

Morton is currently seeking Cyber Security Analysts in the Norfolk, VA area. The Cyber Security Analyst should be able to create and maintain a safe operating environment for users by protecting network boundaries, designing hardened computer and network devices, and providing security services to protect highly sensitive data. Work with a broad range of devices and technologies and actively monitors systems for attacks and intrusions. Uses data aggregation and analysis techniques and tools to provide valuable insight into the security posture of infrastructure. Work with client and third parties to ensure that all technologies are designed with security in mind, follow industry best practices and are compliant with applicable guidelines. All candidates must have a Secret Clearance and local candidates are strongly preferred.

 

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Information Assurance/Cybersecurity Engineering
  • 3+ years of Cyber Security and Information Technology experience
  • CISSP, CEH or Security + required
  • Demonstrate Fundamental-Level knowledge in Three or More of the Following:
  • Authentication and access control
  • Network protocols and secure network design
  • Operating system internals and hardening (e.g. Windows, Linux, OS X)
  • Applied cryptography and security protocols
  • Secure development processes and practices
  • Vulnerability assessment, penetration testing, and remediation activities
  • Risk management and mitigation strategies
  • Development of security tools, automation or framework

 

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Java, Python, C++, and/or .NET programming experience a plus
  • Ability to work in a team-centric environment
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Experience drafting technical manuals, installation manuals, procedure outlines and incident response plans in order to enhance system security documentation
  • Experience executing white, gray or black box security posture assessments and complete detailed reports that outline the findings and recommendations
  • Ability to work with internal and external stakeholders at all business levels
  • Strong presentation, written, and oral communication skills
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