Position Description and Qualifications:
Position Summary: The Cyber Security Analyst reports directly to the senior manager of information systems. Monitors security events, security notifications and reports and conducts forensic investigations and incident response coordination. Maintains and troubleshoot issues with security technologies to support availability targets, effectiveness, and adherence to operational standards. Collects data from monitoring tools and participate in analysis, investigations and incident response. Performs Initial analysis and triage of incoming alerts from security tools. Maintain security documentation and contributes to the documentation and education of security standards. Required Skills and Education Requirements: Relevant Cybersecurity certifications and 3-5 years of experience information technology; or at least two (2) years of experience as a cybersecurity analyst. A current level understanding of tools, techniques, and procedures used by the threat community before and during a cyberattack. Ability to communicate technical concepts and issues to a variety of disciplines. Strong technical, planning/organizational, and execution skills. Excellent verbal, listening and written communication skills. Detail oriented, self-starter and good inter-personal skills are important. Must be able to effectively facilitate and work with teams at all levels within an organization. Preferred Skills / Experience: Understanding of operating systems and networking fundamentals. Achieved one of the following Cybersecurity Certifications: Cisco CCENT, CompTIA Security, (ISC)2 SSCP or similar/equivalent associates certification/degree. Automotive industry experience and bilingual a plus (Japanese or Spanish).
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients and customers.
Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Competency Group #1: Personal / Interpersonal Skills
Exceeding Customer Expectations –Provides timely and professional service to both internal and external customers; is responsive to customer needs and requests; is always courteous to the customer and considers the needs of the customer when making decisions. Has sufficient knowledge of products and services, builds rapport, and helps customers enthusiastically; communicates well with customers and follows up as necessary; is always professional and represents the organization positively.
Communicating Effectively –Shares information. Listens and involves others. Clearly conveys ideas in a manner that engages others and helps them understand and retain the message. Changes interpersonal style and approach based on circumstance or audience; works hard with all kinds of people and workgroups; does not judge others.
Competency Group #2: Work Results
Delivers High Quality Results- Effectively organizes and balances tasks and priorities. Delivers on commitments; finishes tasks on time and critically reviews work to ensure quality and accuracy.
Continuous Improvement-Uses formal and informal tools and techniques to achieve operational excellence. Maintains a constant focus on efforts to improve performance, quality and efficiency of work processes.