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Cyber Defense Analyst (Mid/Sr.)

Company: Stage 2 Security
Location: Lehi
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

About S2:

S2 eliminates risks of separate red- and blue-teams by creating continuously optimized cybersecurity for the modern, constant-threat landscape. Our centralized adversary simulation, detection and response platform, Mage, uses advanced tradecraft to provide continuous red team-as-a-service. With Mage, we find weaknesses before adversaries do, so that every threat is an opportunity for improvement. Deployed as-a-service, S2 makes advanced real-time cybersecurity accessible for all organizations. With smart automation and continuous testing, we help you focus on the most imminent and most critical risks to your enterprise.

S2 is a Small Business that is focused solely on cybersecurity and specializes in Adversary Simulation, Protection and Prevention services. We were founded by cybersecurity experts trained by the National Security Agency (NSA) who were joined by senior cybersecurity entrepreneurs with proven expertise within the Federal Government. We are a growing community of cyber professionals seeking like-minded individuals who are passionate about cybersecurity, seek innovation in our everyday work, hold ourselves and those around us accountable, and have a will to win.

S2. Relentlessly secure.

Stage 2 Security (S2) is currently seeking qualified Cyber Defense Analysts in the Utah area to support a fast-paced 24x7x356 Security Operations Center (SOC). As such, all candidates must be open to supporting shift work.

Join a team to play a big part in thwarting cyber-attacks. We are seeking Cyber Defense Analysts who are smart, curious, and passionate about finding and investigating cybersecurity anomalies. This multi-faceted role involves working with leading technologies in IT and cybersecurity and requires a candidate to apply their experience and continued personal development. For someone with a passion for cyber security, this role encourages you to focus your time into staying up to date with the latest techniques, tactics, and procedures; threat actors; and campaigns while helping our clients remediate threats to their data.

  • Provide analysis support within a 24x7x365 Security Operations Center.
  • Support with host and network analysis to determine compromise extent and provide mitigation support on compromised systems.
  • Validate and confirm critical security events and assess impact of the event.
  • Research and maintain information on current security threats and applying knowledge to the security capability.
  • Author intrusion detection signatures as well as other detection mechanisms and coordinate with Security Engineering to implement.
  • Collect information from digital devices as part of legal investigations. Create and report on program tasks.
  • Interface with the intelligence community in order to better develop and identify malicious activities and events that connect over time to form a pattern of attack.
  • Recover data like documents, photos and e-mails from computer hard drives and other data storage devices that have been deleted, damaged or otherwise manipulated.
  • Find evidence of illegal activity involving cybercrime offenses and examine computers that may have been involved in other types of crime.
  • Use expertise to protect computers from infiltration, determine how a computer was broken in to or recover lost files.
  • Use forensic tools and investigative methods to find specific electronic data, including Internet use history, word processing documents, images and other files.
  • Automate workflow processes via scripting with Python or similar.
  • Work with Cyber Threat Intel Team and maintaining threat indicator feeds.
  • Build and maintain client and stakeholder relationships.
  • Formulate and enforce work standards.
  • Complete projects/deliverables on time and with quality.

    • US Citizenship required, along with an active Government security clearance
    • Seeking candidates with at least one year of experience within a SOC or supporting a cyber incident response team.
    • Bachelor's Degree in Cybersecurity, Information, or Computer related field is strongly desired.
    • Experience demonstrating strong analytical, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills for security information and event management.
    • Experience with detections and analysis in AWS cloud environments.
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
    • Operational knowledge with types of vulnerability assessors that shall include vulnerability assessment tools, wireless network detection, and non-signature-based discovery and case handling tools.
    • Experience with the following technologies:
      • Intrusion Detection and Preventions Systems (IDS/IPS).
      • Monitoring network security events in an Enterprise Environment.
      • Producing security event reports for management.
      • Producing security metric reports for management.
      • Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) systems.
      • One or more of the following certifications are desired:
        • GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
        • GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
        • Certified Forensic Computer Examiner (CFCE)
        • Certified Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)
        • CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+)
        • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
          No third-party candidates will be considered

          The Benefits:

          S2 is a small business where people come first, and we know and care about each and every employee. This drives us to provide the best possible benefits and we believe that the benefits we offer are a notch above the rest.

          The Benefits at S2 include:
          • Medical & dental insurance premiums are 100% paid by S2 for the employee and eligible dependents
          • Up to $100 per month reimbursed for mobile phone expenses
          • Up to $50 per month reimbursed for home Internet access
          • Expenses paid for approved work-related trainings & conferences
          • Eligibility to participate in our 401k program after 90 days of employment
          • Competitive salary, which is paid semi-weekly (twice per month)
          • Participation in S2 Unlimited PTO Program
          • 10 paid sick days
          • 10 paid government holidays annually

            Stage 2 Security welcomes and encourages diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status.

            If you are looking to make an impact, Stage 2 Security is the place for you.

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