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Company Name:
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Huntsville, AL, Alabama
United States
Information Technology
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Cyber Analyst II


Cyber Analyst II


Tracking Code1833-987Job Description

General Summary:
Performs system monitoring and analysis support for the detection of cyber incidents and provides recommendations on how to correct findings. Establishes and satisfies system-wide information security requirements based upon the analysis of user, policy, regulatory, and resource demands. The candidate will work with various sensor inputs and analysis tools to determine whether a cyber-incident has occurred.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (*Essential Functions):

  • Monitors the network and supporting systems to detect security compromise events (including intrusions and virus incidents). *
  • Provides standard support for processes, investigations and maintenance of system accreditation*
  • Identifies where systems/networks deviate from acceptable configurations, enclave policy, or local policy.*
  • Provides recommendations for protecting networks, workstations, servers, and IT assets.*
  • Involved in conducting audits to ensure information systems security policies and procedures are implemented as defined in security plans and best practices. *
  • Supports the formal testing requirements through pre-test preparations, participation in the tests, analysis of the results, and preparation of required reports.
  • Involved in passive evaluations (compliance audits) and/or active evaluations (vulnerability assessments).
Required Experience

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 4 to 6 years of work related experience.
  • The following DoD certifications are required: Security+ or equivalent, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) or equivalent, and an Operating System (OS) certification (Windows Server, Linux).
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Active Secret security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous technical writing/documentation experience desired.
  • Working knowledge of eMASS, ACAS, HBSS, Palo Alto Firewalls, SPLUNK, SNORT, DISA STIGS and STIG-Tools.
  • Experience applying DISA STIGS, conducting vulnerability audits, security configuration checks, and system configuration scans to meet Cyber Security requirements desired.
  • Experience deploying and configuring HBSS components.
  • Knowledge of Information Security and Auditing.
  • Ability to achieve Certified Information Security Professional (CISSP) or equivalent desired.
  • Working knowledge for Unix workstations and servers (SUN, SGI, etc), Linux Redhat, Microsoft workstations and servers, and boundary protection devices (firewalls, IDS, etc).


Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. COLSA Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.


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