Cyber Security Analyst

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LOCATION: Houston, Texas

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FLEXIBILITY: Hybrid/Onsite

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SALARY: $100,000 - $115,000

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SALARY: $100,000 - $115,000

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POSTED: June 18, 2024

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JOB TYPE: Direct Hire

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JOB ID: 29116

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Compensation: $90,000-112,000
Location: Houston, Texas
Cyber Security Analyst (Mid-level):

Inceed has partnered with a great company to help find a skilled Cyber Security Analyst to join their team!

We are seeking a skilled Cyber Security Analyst to join our dynamic team. As a Mid-Level Cyber Security Analyst, you will play a critical role in safeguarding our organization’s information assets by participating in incident response activities, collaborating with other teams to implement security solutions, and contributing to the overall security architecture. This position offers an excellent opportunity to grow your career in cybersecurity and work on a variety of challenging and impactful projects.


  • Lead and participate in incident response activities, including investigating security incidents, documenting findings, and recommending remediation actions.
  • Investigate, document, and report on information security (InfoSec) issues and emerging trends.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to implement and maintain security solutions.
  • Participate in the planning, design, and implementation of enterprise security architecture.
  • Create and maintain enterprise security documents (policies, standards, baselines, guidelines, and procedures).
  • Contribute to the planning and design of risk management, business continuity, and disaster recovery plans.
  • Ensure up-to-date baselines are maintained for the secure configuration and operation of all in-place devices, such as security tools, workstations, servers, and network devices.
  • Conduct vulnerability assessments and penetration testing on computer systems, networks, and applications.
  • Evaluate and remediate user-reported malicious emails.
  • Partner with third-party SOC, cybersecurity insurance vendors, and internal resources during incident response tasks.
  • Conduct risk assessments to identify potential security weaknesses and recommend appropriate controls.
  • Deploy and manage security tools, intrusion detection systems, and Endpoint Detection & Response (EDR) systems.
  • Conduct security awareness training sessions for employees to promote a culture of cybersecurity awareness.
  • Review logs and reports of all in-place devices, interpret the implications of that activity, and devise plans for appropriate resolution.
  • Design and execute vulnerability assessments, penetration tests, and security audits.
  • Receive and investigate SOC escalated tickets.
  • Oversee and configure security monitoring tools.
  • Perform threat and vulnerability analysis.

Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • 3-5 years of experience in Cyber Security, Network Administration, Systems Administration, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong understanding of networking concepts (TCP/IP).
  • Proficiency with operating systems (Windows/Linux).
  • Knowledge of NGFW, Proxies, SIEM, EDR/XDR, and IPS/IDS concepts.
  • Experience with Windows Server, File Services, and Active Directory (AD).
  • Familiarity with security frameworks and standards (NIST, CIS).
  • Ability to handle high-pressure situations in a productive and professional manner.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Nice to Have Skills & Experience:

  • Knowledge of network systems administration and architecture.
  • Understanding of industrial control and SCADA systems.
  • Familiarity with Oil and Gas industry-specific technologies.
  • Experience with Incident Response.
  • Experience with Application Security.

Certifications (Plus):

  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • CCNA

Other Information:

  • Hybrid (Monday-Wednesday in Office, Remote Thursday-Friday)

If you are interested in learning more about the Cyber Security Analyst opportunity, please submit your resume for consideration. Our client is unable to provide sponsorship at this time.
We are Inceed, a staffing and direct placement firm who believes in the possibility of something better. Our mission is simple: We’re here to help every person, whether client, candidate, or employee, find and secure what’s better for them.
Inceed is an equal opportunity employer. Inceed prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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