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Cybersecurity Analyst

RED SKY Consulting Austin Full-Time
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Great client, great time to join their growing team!

The role of Security Specialist-Cybersecurity will work within the Security Operation and Analysis Center (SOAC). This is a Tier 1 position and provides 24x7 coverage, continuous monitoring, and initial analysis of alarms based on a thorough set of case best practices. The Tier 1 role is responsible for engaging the customer and supporting the Tier 2 and senior level managers as needed.


Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for monitoring multiple platforms and processing alarms based on standard methods and procedures while upholding the time-sensitive service level agreements of the projects.
  • Manage the initial phase of customer escalations and investigations. Responsible for communication between tiers and with the customers during these scenarios.
  • Conduct log queries to assist customer requests and tiered support.
  • Monitor current SIEM rules. Should possess the knowledge to identify and communicate opportunities to enhance rules, reduce false positives, and escalate to support tiers if tuning is needed.
  • Ability to communicate and think effectively under pressure
  • Preferred experience with the following technologies: ArcSight, USM, elastic search, and SNORT
  • Familiarity with one or more programming languages to include: Python, PowerShell, and BASH
  • Responsible for maintaining and continuing education that is relevant to the industry and grow capabilities to support the ever-changing threat landscape.


  • US Citizen
  • HSPD-12 Suitability Screening
  • 1-3 years of experience in a related field.
  • Bachelor of science degree in the field of Computer science, Computer engineering, information technology, or Cybersecurity

Preferred - one or a few certifications:

  • CompTIA Security+
  • AVSE Certification
  • Ability to acquire a TS Clearance
  • Additional Certifications Preferred:
  • Cisco CCNA Cyber Ops
  • CompTIA Linux +
  • CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst+
  • GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
  • GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA)
  • AWS Certified Security – Specialty
  • Microsoft Azure Security Technologies Certified

Recommended skills

Giac Certified Intrusion Analyst
Giac Certified Forensics Analyst
Global Information Assurance Certification
Continuous Monitoring
Information Technology
Comp Tia Linux+
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Who We Are

RED SKY was created to provide companies exceptional IT consulting and staffing support. For over half a decade, we perfected a streamlined process that supports the unique needs of each organization. Our core team customizes the search for every client, digging beneath the surface to provide excellent candidates for every position. The quality of our consultants and our dedication to our clients is what separates us.

What We Do

We provide specialists nationwide in every IT category, from Epic Systems Analysts to IT Service Management. With our headquarters in Minneapolis, offices in Chicago, New Jersey, Atlanta, Dallas, Seattle and Silicon Valley and company reach in Ireland and India, we are able to respond quickly where needed.

Our Philosophy

Our corporate philosophy is achieved through our personalized approach to our clients and consultants. Our staff cares. We ensure that the most talented professionals are introduced to our clients. We are not concerned with introducing you to the largest number of candidates, but discovering the best fit for your needs and company culture. Your satisfaction is our priority.

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