Sr. Cyber Defense Infrastructure Analyst

Location: Owings Mills, MD

Department: Technology

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Do you enjoy solving advanced technical problems, working with best of breed security infrastructure in a team of highly skilled team of system security engineers? Yearn for the opportunity to assist in and/or lead security infrastructure projects in a global enterprise, projects that will vary from the moderate to the extremely challenging? Enjoy building and maintaining successful relationships through direct interaction with peers and other technical teams? Partnering with management to build a collaborative working environment while promoting high standards, exercising good judgment and professionalism? 

Senior Cyber Defense Infrastructure Analyst Responsibilities:

  • Perform administration on cyber defense systems and devices, to include installation, configuration, maintenance, backup and restoration for a wide range of infrastructure including Next Generation Firewall, Web Access Control, Intrusion Prevention and Email Security systems.
  • Identify opportunities to improve existing processes and procedures performed by the team with a focus on the automation and orchestration of recurring repetitive tasks such as daily security policy updates within the infrastructure.
  • Review security infrastructure policies to ensure they meet the security objectives of the company. Provide ongoing system optimization and performance evaluation and also provide recommendations for possible improvements and upgrades.
  • Work collaboratively with internal team members and external teams to identify and resolve technical issues impacting our associates in their ability to support the business.
  • Assist with security infrastructure projects within the enterprise physical and cloud environments.
  • In this position, you will work in an environment where challenging technical issues will test your knowledge, skills and abilities on a regular basis. You will work with a highly skilled team of Cyber Defense Analysts who are continuously striving for the highest standards in order to ensure the security of both our physical and virtual infrastructure.
  • Financial Company is looking for an inquisitive, highly motivated and experienced individual who is as passionate about cyber security as the team they will join. This is an excellent opportunity to continue growing your security infrastructure skills in this exciting time of virtualization, automation and orchestration.

Qualifications

  • College degree in a related field and 2 years of related work experience, or Associate degree and 4 years related work experience, or High School diploma/equivalent and 6 years related work experience.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and also to work independently as and when required
  • Ability to show initiative and take on new tasks as assigned
  • Ability to effectively communicate risk as it relates to the business
  • In depth knowledge of networking and internetworking technologies (TCP/IP, HTTP, SMTP, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of the configuration, deployment and operational support of physical and virtual security infrastructure
  • Strong knowledge of network architecture
  • Ability to troubleshoot technical issues and determine root cause
  • General knowledge of Windows, UNIX & Linux operating systems
  • Knowledge and  experience in the use of scripting languages, preferably in Python
  • Ability to provide on-call support on a rotational basis.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office including Project, PowerPoint and MS Visio and have strong oral and written communication skills, as well as the ability to research, develop and prepare supporting documentation (spreadsheets, white papers, engineering diagrams) in a clear and concise format

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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