Cyber Security Analyst

Location US-IL-Northbrook
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Information Technology


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 Seeking a highly technical hands on individual with penetration testing, ethical hacking or software development experience. Ideally the candidate will have a background and domain experience in embedded product and software testing.  The candidate will conduct advanced penetration tests, hacking to identify issues in embedded products and software as well as vulnerability testing, risk analyses and security assessments.





  • Reviews security and network events that are populated in a security information and event management (SIEM) system.
  • Investigates intrusion attempts and performs in-depth analysis of exploits.
  • Provides network intrusion detection expertise to support timely and effective decision making of when to declare an incident.
  • Conducts proactive threat research.
  • Analyzes a variety of network and host-based security appliance logs (Firewalls, NIDS, HIDS, Sys Logs, etc.) to determine the correct remediation actions and escalation paths for each incident.
  • Independently follows procedures to contain, analyze, and eradicate malicious activity.
  • Documents all activities during an incident and provides leadership with status updates during the life cycle of the incident.
  • Creates final incident report detailing the events of the incident.
  • Provides information regarding intrusion events, security incidents, and other threat indications and warning information.
  • Assists with the development of processes and procedures to improve incident response times, analysis of incidents, and overall SOC functions.
  • University Degree (Equivalent to Bachelor degree) in Computer Science, Information Systems Security, or a related disciplines plus generally two years of experience with security operations, computer network defense, or intelligence analysis.
  • Performs other duties as directed.


  • Position requires minimum BS in Computer Science and/or related technical field or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in cybersecurity, software development, and ethical hacking.
  • Experience scripting in one (1) or more of the following languages: sh, csh, perl, python, awk, ruby and programming experience in C, C++, Java.
  • Skilled in configuring a Basic network.




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