at Covenant Living Communities in Skokie, Illinois, United States
We Are Inspired to Serve. Join us!The Information Security Analyst is responsible for the analysis and development of the integration, testing, operations, and maintenance of systems security. Position is responsible for maintaining Security Information and Event Management (SIEM); Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) and vulnerability management (VM) solutions. Includes analysis, monitoring and escalations to appropriate teams, maintaining network security controls and framework, penetration testing, incident response, threat hunting and forensics including some scripting as needed. They will be a key partner with application and networking teams.
Administer and manage Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) and Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) solutions.
Vulnerability management (VM) - performing assessments of systems and networks within the network environment and identifies where those systems/networks deviate from acceptable configurations or local policy. Plan and recommend modifications or adjustments based on exercise results or system environment.
Analyzes digital evidence and investigates computer security incidents to derive useful information in support of system/network vulnerability mitigation. security incidents escalated by SIEM/EDR/XDR solutions or escalated from NOC and/or other team members.
Mitigate/correct security deficiencies identified during security/certification testing and/or recommend risk acceptance for the appropriate leaders based on significant threats and vulnerabilities
Implement system security measures in accordance with established procedures to ensure confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication, while maintaining close relationships with networking and application team during the process.
Ensure cybersecurity-enabled products or other compensating security control technologies reduce identified risk to an acceptable level.
Ensure all systems security operations and maintenance activities are properly documented and updated as necessary.
Provide timely detection, identification, and alerting of possible attacks/intrusions, anomalous activities, and misuse activities and distinguish these incidents and events from benign activities.
Skill in recognizing and categorizing types of vulnerabilities and associated attacks.
Knowledge of cyber threats and vulnerabilities, MITRE framework, knowledge of networking and traffic analysis methods, Intrusion Prevention/Detection Systems (IPS/IDS), security tools and applications. Familiarity with collecting data from a variety of cyber defense resources.
Knowledge of laws, regulations, policies, and ethics as they relate to cybersecurity and privacy.
Ability to plan and carry out multiple and varied responsibilities with limited supervision and direction, and take initiative on routine responsibilities, organize own schedule and duties to complete responsibilities. Working on projects will require working with others both in the IT team as well as other disciplines.
Provide clear and concise communication, both written and verbal, to effectively communicate with a variety of people who have varying levels of experience and understanding of systems and technology.
EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:
Required Degree: High School Diploma
Preferred Degree: Bachelor's in Computer Science
Applicable industry certificates
Certified Security Analyst; Security+, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH); or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
3+ years Cyber Security Analyst experience
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITY:
Demonstrates specific knowledge of the function and makeup of SIEM, log analysis and threat hunting.
Is proficient in the use of SIEM and EDR and/or XDR solutions.
Possesses knowledge of best practices for maintaining information security.
Knowledge of the vulnerability assessment and remediation process.
Familiarity with penetration testing, network and application security.
Good inter-personal relationship skills and the ability to deal well with others while handling a variety of routine tasks and responsibilities in a professional, prompt manner. The individual must be able to work collaboratively and effectively with regular contact with those who work in other locations.
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Covenant Living and CovenantCare at Home are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances.