Jr Cybersecurity Threat Analyst (Day Shift)

📍 Partially Remote
🏢 Reston, VA

Neovera

💼 IT Services | 🗓️ Founded in 2001
👥 11-50 Employees

Job Description

hatch IT is partnering with Neovera to find a Jr Cybersecurity Threat Analyst (Day Shift). See details below.

About the role:
Neovera is seeking a junior cyber security threat analyst who will primarily analyze and triage security alerts and events from Neovera’s MSSP platform with other SOC Analysts and engineers. You will be responsible for analyzing, identifying and triaging customer security alerts working in a team environment. You will require good analytical skills, good communication skills (written and verbal) and entry level technical skills.

This position is a hybrid position, with some work being done remote, but one (1) to two (2) days per week will be required in Neovera’s security operations center (SOC). At Neovera we use a combination of commercial and open-source tools to solve our client’s problems. Are you looking to work with other highly technical engineers, analysts, and architects without the red tape and be technically challenged? Are you constantly trying to learn? Then you have found the right place at Neovera.

As with any SOC operational work, these jobs are part of a 24x7x365 day operational Security Operation Center (SOC) with multiple shifts throughout the day and night.

About the company:
Neovera is a trusted provider of complex hosting solutions, leveraging over a decade of unmatched technical expertise in IT consulting and infrastructure managed services. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Neovera’s clients range from start-up and non-profit organizations, to global media, distance-learning, and financial institutions. Our goal is to assist clients in achieving superior return on their investment with the optimization and management of high-availability IT infrastructure solutions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide first level technical resolution for security alerts and SOC service requests
  • Log and record all alerts with integrated ticketing system
  • Analyze and triage security alerts
  • Resolve or escalate incidents
  • Technical and analytical skills to handle security incidents and threats
  • Provide timely and reliable service to customers
  • Identify weaknesses in customer infrastructures and suggest improvements
  • Inform themselves about the latest vulnerabilities, exploits and other threat information
  • Operation of the Security Monitoring and ticketing systems platform
  • Mentor and train customers using and operating the client portal portions of the security
  • Monitoring and ticketing system platform
  • Document solutions, process, or procedures and present in written document, verbally on the phone, or in person
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • 1-2 years’ experience in Cyber Security or related technical fields.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Cyber Security engineering, or equivalent demonstrated experience and knowledge.
  • Keen ability to troubleshoot technical and security problems
  • Broad technical security knowledge of networking, and Windows and Linux operating systems
  • Programming / shell scripting experience (PowerShell, Python, Java, shell scripts, etc.) desired
  • Azure and/or AWS cloud experience a plus
  • Experience as a Windows or Linux System and/or Network Administrator a plus
  • Working knowledge of technical security solutions (Firewalls, NIDS, HIDS, OSSEC, SIEM, Antivirus, Antispam, MFA, etc.) a plus
  • 24×7 NOC / SOC experience, experience working with or for a MSSP/MSP desired
  • Curiosity and strong desire to constantly learn
  • Customer-oriented focus with a strong interest to satisfy our customers
  • Requirement for on-call work and working in a 24×7 environment
  • Routing and networking TCP/IP protocols such as SMTP, HTTP, POP3, IMAP

Point of Contact

Michael Sebastian

Account Manager
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Please reach out with any questions you have about Neovera and our open opportunities!

About Neovera

Neovera was founded in 2001 by a team of highly experienced IT architects, starting with the development of an advanced distributed infrastructure for one of the first and most successful international banking “Software as a Service” platforms; an environment which scaled to hundreds of Windows and Unix servers transacting billions of dollars globally with zero unscheduled downtime.

Based on that extraordinary achievement, Neovera has grown to support hundreds of diverse client systems across multiple Tier-4 datacenters.

Today, Neovera is the most experienced and technologically advanced IT consultant and vendor-agnostic hosting provider.

Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Neovera’s clients range from start-up and non-profit organizations, to global media, distance-learning, and financial institutions. Their goal is to assist clients in achieving superior return on their investment with the optimization and management of high-availability IT infrastructure solutions. Learn more about their solutions.