Job Description - Cyber Security Analyst in San Diego
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Cyber Security Analyst

Ref: US_EN_6_914740_1340157

Posted on 05 June 2020
Job Location
San Diego, California
Contract Type
Contract to hire
Information Systems

A Cyber Security Analyst job in San Diego, California (Torrey Pines) is available through Modis. The Cyber Security Analyst will be part of a security team responsible for securing the organization against cyber-attacks and will focus on identifying, researching and performing offensive cyber security techniques and tactics to test and verify preventative and detective security controls. This person will also have the opportunity to work as a key member on project teams to ensure security by design principles are implemented in every IT and development effort to ensure the effective and appropriate use of security technology solutions and processes that reduce risk and increase the security of the company and its data. Candidates must have deep knowledge of securing operating systems, Windows and Linux.

Cyber Security Analyst job responsibilities include:

• Stay current on cyber security exploits, vulns, tools and tactics

• Perform threat hunting with SIEM and security tools in the network

• Analyze logs events and tune alerts from security platforms and record results in daily reports

• Utilize offensive security tools and tactics to enhance detection capabilities

• Administer security consoles and solutions

• Perform incident response on cyber attacks

• Review and test security configuration within Information Technology solutions; generate configuration recommendation reports

• Perform vulnerability assessments, manage results and track remediations


• Deep knowledge of securing operating systems

• Deep knowledge of Windows and Linux

• BS in Computer Science, Engineering preferred

• 2+ years of experience in managing or using a SIEM

• 2+ years of experience with Incident Response investigation

• Requires excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal and customer service skills with the strong ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts

• Ability to manage multiple assignments and track through to completion

• CISSP, GCIH, GCIA, GCED, GCWN, GMON, GCUX, GCDA certifications preferred

• Familiarity with HIPAA and/or PCI-DSS preferred

If you are interested in this Cyber Security Analyst job in San Diego, California (Torrey Pines) then please click APPLY NOW. If you have questions about the position or would like more information please contact Ali Baldwin at 858-410-3936 or by email at

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