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Cyber Security Analyst
Ref No.: 17-04865
Location: Secaucus, New Jersey
Position Type:Contract
Our Client in North Jersey is seeking a Cyber Security Analyst for a 6 month engagement.

The role of this position will be supporting application security testing, and cyber risk assessment programs. The role will also perform Cybersecurity risk assessments.
  • Desired outcome: Maintain a clear understanding Internet facing web apps and security vulnerabilities while maintaining a secure operating web application baseline.
  • Perform Cybersecurity Risk Assessment
  • Visibility into cybersecurity risk for client's web application and mobile applications.
The responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to the following:
  • Maintain and improve web application Global Threat and Vulnerability Management process to ensure a consistent, repeatable well-defined program is in place.
  • Define security control requirements for the web environment and related infrastructure services to ensure that access to information, application functions, storage, networks, and data processing systems are adequately safeguarded
  • Perform application security testing to identify cyber risks for applications
  • Work with client application/infrastructure/service owners and support teams to develop and track remediation of identified improvement opportunities.
  • Oversee the controls recertification process across web application services to ensure quality results.
  • Conduct cybersecurity risk assessments and provide best practices recommendations to support team risk remediation efforts.
  • Support client's cybersecurity threat intelligence program. Maintain current and new reporting methods of cybersecurity intelligence analysis to peers and leadership teams for purposes of situational awareness and making cyber intelligence actionable.
  • Automate security threat monitoring to collect and generate tactical intelligence to uncover attacks not detected with traditional signature or rule based methods.
  • Administers cybersecurity intelligence process to ensure security threat information, system log information, and sources of external intelligence are combined to provide real time response to cyber events.

  • Possess a high-energy level and strong work ethic with a commitment to continuous improvement in a dynamic and changing environment that strives to exceed expectations.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and deal effectively with the client's senior management, staff members, and vendors.
  • Proficient in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation creation tools
  • Experience with security related technologies including: Cyber Threat Intelligence Platform (Anomali, ThreatConnect, Recorded Future, Digital Shadows), Vulnerability Management systems (IBM App Scan, Veracode, Whitehat, Burp Suite, Rapid7 Nexpose and other pertinent cybersecurity technologies in this space.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Red Hat Linux, VMware, and SAN storage platforms and network protocols
  • Experience in one or more scripting languages: SQL, Java, Python, JavaScript, Perl.
  • Knowledge of NIST 800-53, COBIT, ISO 27001/02
  • Knowledge of risk assessment methodologies to design and deliver risk assessment engagements.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or a technically related discipline
  • 2+ years of experience in IT with 3+ years of experience in the Cybersecurity area
  • CISSP, CISA or other relevant GIAC security certification is preferred