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We have an onsite position in Bakersfield, CA for a Cyber Security Analyst. Please send your resume to if you are a fit.

Position Key Deliverables
Our client is seeking a Cyber Security Analyst who will be working as a member of the Security Team.
A work environment with respect, honesty, and teamwork
Security infrastructure supporting firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention, Internet access, mail filtering, sandboxing, SIEM, and security analytics.
Information System risk assessments and associated mitigating controls
Reviews of organizational technical compliance with security standards, processes and the application of associated controls
Identification and implementation of key security technologies
Investigations into alleged or actual information security incidents
Information Security awareness to workers
Information security consultation and expertise to the company
****Position Roles and Responsibilities of this position
 Maintain and support security infrastructure
Primary support of firewalls, including troubleshooting and analysis
Primary support of IDS/IPS, including policy tuning and investigations
Primary support of web proxy with SSL decryption
Primary support of mail filtering in hybrid cloud environment
Administration of sandboxing technologies
Administration of cloud security analytics with integration to SIEM
Review security events and investigate suspicious activity
Conduct Information System risk assessments on new and existing IT systems and develop appropriate controls
Providing expert advice on risks and mitigating controls
Carrying out and reporting on threats and vulnerabilities and possible business impacts
Contributing to and applying the standard compliance and incidents practices
Supporting audit activities and ensuring response on proposed actions
Maintaining the quality of control self-assessments
Assisting with the investigation of information security incidents
****Required Experience/Business Accomplishments for this Position
BS Degree in Computer Science, MIS, Information Security, or similar fields desirable
CISSP or equivalent information security certification desirable
Must have solid understanding of network engineering (CCNA a plus)
5 or more years IT Security required
Critical Infrastructure / Oil and Gas experience desirable
Availability to provide 24x7 on-call support on a rotational basis

****Critical Skills/Knowledge
 5+ years’ experience as a Security/Network Administrator or equivalent knowledge
Extensive experience with firewalls, IPS/IDS, web proxy, mail filtering, vulnerability management, SIEC, DLP, NAC, multi-factor authentication, and other IT Security technologies and processes
Knowledge of TCP/IP Protocols, network analysis, and network/security applications
Knowledge of common Internet protocols and applications
Working knowledge of Windows, Linux, UNIX, Oracle, Cisco, and SQL Server security desirable
Working Knowledge of endpoint security suites
Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively
Strong attention to detail
Excellent interpersonal skills and professional demeanor
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent customer service skills
Experience with Incident, Problem and Change management processes in enterprise environments.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment, interact with staff, peers and customers on a technical & professional level.
Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and deliver to meet SLA’s.
Familiarity with ISO 27000 series documents
Familiarity with ICS (Industrial Controls Systems) standards (e.g. ISA, API, NIST…)
Working knowledge of Purdue Model Reference Architecture
IT Security auditing knowledge a plus