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Randstad Cyber Security Analyst (Central Region only) in Boston, Massachusetts

Cyber Security Analyst (Central Region only)

job details:

  • location:Boston, MA

  • salary:$35 - $40 per hour

  • date posted:Tuesday, May 4, 2021

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Public Administration

  • reference:838195

job description

Cyber Security Analyst (Central Region only)

job summary:

The Cyber Security Analyst will be a representative of the Cyber Security Team and will act as a liaison to the local city and town clerks and IT departments. He/she will help plan, implement, and support security solutions at multiple locations around the state. Under the direction of the Program Manager and the Cyber Security Manager, the Cyber Security Analyst will assess security and related risks to the city and town election office locations, assets, and employees, and make recommendations for mitigation strategies that will decrease risk. They will assist in maintaining the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of computer workstations, servers, and local area networks. They will conduct frequent training and tabletop exercises with various groups regionally.

location: Boston, Massachusetts

job type: Contract

salary: $35 - 40 per hour

work hours: 8am to 4pm

education: Bachelors

responsibilities:

Primary Responsibilities:

The Cyber Security Analyst will be responsible for dissemination of security information to city and town Clerk offices and act as a conduit back to the Secretary's Office to complete the communication loop.

  • Travel daily to regionally designated municipal offices to work directly with election clerks and IT resources

  • Conduct regular assessments to ensure authorized systems are operating securely and are in compliance with security policies and procedures

  • Analyze vulnerability results, and assist with the remediation as necessary

  • Provide and deliver cyber security training to small and medium size groups

  • Conduct and lead cyber security tabletop exercises with small and medium size groups

Technical Qualifications:

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree or higher and at least 4 years IT experience with a minimum of 2 years Cyber Security Information experience

  • Completion or working on a professional certification is a plus:

§ Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

§ CISA - Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

§ CompTIA Security - Experience with security in a Windows environment

  • Familiarity basic networking technologies

  • Experience in threat management and assessment as it relates to physical security

  • Experience with corporate security risk assessment, analysis, and mitigating controls

  • Experience with endpoint security solutions, including file integrity monitoring, white listing, and data loss prevention Personal Attributes:

  • Must have valid Massachusetts driver's license, and reliable personal vehicle for regional transportation

  • Ability to attend meetings in Boston as required

  • Ability to work and complete assignments remotely as needed between municipal location visits

  • strong oral and written communication skills

  • Highly self-motivated and self-directed, with keen attention to detail Secretary of the Commonwealth Cyber Security Regional Analyst - South Shore Area

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

o Uses problem solving techniques such as root cause analysis to resolve issues

  • Ability to work independently and on multiple projects simultaneously

  • Ability to explain network and security concepts to both fellow technical staff, and to non-technical staff

  • Comfortable with presenting policies and training on security best practices

  • strong organizational and documentation skills

  • Demonstrates an interest in working hard in a fast-paced environment, enjoys challenges, and has fun while doing it

  • Collaborates and assumes a technical leadership role when required

qualifications:

  • Experience level: Experienced

  • Minimum 3 years of experience

  • Education: Bachelors

skills:

  • SECURITY ANALYST

  • cyber security

  • SECURITYADMIN

  • Network Security

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