CIRT Analyst - Cyber Defense

Job Description

The IT Security Operations Center's mission is to preserve the confidentiality, integrity and availability of our assets by identifying operational and security risks; and collaborating with business, functional, and customer stakeholders to develop plans that manage risk to acceptable levels. We are currently seeking a CIRT Analyst to join our Information Security Risk Management (ISRM) team.

Major Areas of Accountability

  • Monitor for and investigate suspicious or malicious activity and alerts
  • Review Change Management requests for security relevance and impact
  • Daily review of system, application logs, and custom monitoring tools
  • Malware and Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) analysis and remediation
  • Incident Response and Investigations
  • Availability for rotating on-call shift (up to 2 - 3 times per year)

  • Bachelor's degree preferred or 4+ years of related field experience
  • Professional Certifications preferred including SANS GIAC, or CISSP
  • Microsoft, Linux, Networking or related certifications a plus.
  • 3+ years work experience in Information Technology
  • 3+ years experience in information security incident response and operations management
  • 3+ years of OS, application, and network security weaknesses, vulnerabilities, and remediation
  • Experience researching, analyzing, and resolving complex problems with minimal supervision
  • Experience reading and understanding system data, including, but not limited to, security event logs, system logs, and firewall logs
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Experience managing multiple projects, deadlines, and resources
  • Experience working as a member of a geographically diverse team
  • Familiarity with scripting languages and data analysis tools
  • Computer forensic skills desirable
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1-B, F-1, OPT, etc. status).


Occasional travel may be required (Quarterly meetings/Incident Response) up to 10% of the time.

Work Locations

Eagan, MN OR, Richmond, VA

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