Sr. Cyber Security Analyst

Date: Feb 18, 2021

Location: Farmingdale, NY, US

Company: RailWorks

Job ID: 6370 

RailWorks is seeking a Sr. Cyber Security Analyst to join our team! This position implements and oversees cyber security systems and procedures for a midsize company with a multi-location North American footprint. Provides operational backup support to the Director Telecommunications and Network Services.  


Primary/Essential Responsibilities and Duties


•    Designs and utilizes security applications to understand and mitigate risk. Utilize computer network defense (CND) tools to enhance an optimal level of security
•    Performs / oversees security measures to prevent intrusion, vulnerabilities, and other threats. Evaluates detection, firewall, and traffic log data to identify patterns and trends
•    Oversees revamped EDR platform, 3rd party SOC partnership and expanded identity authentication 
•    Analyze security alerts/notifications in real time to determine seriousness of the threat.  Escalate when necessary
•    Identify and block malicious network traffic or behavior on host machines
•    Oversees security assessments, product integration, and penetration testing
•    Audits security networking to ensure compliance. Evaluate new and existing security software technologies to enhance network application security. 
•    Ensures confidential data is secure (i.e. proprietary network information)
•    Designs and develops network security procedures which include firewall, software, hardware, server, and topology related operations
•    Conducts / oversees firewall, router, and component configuration across the security network.
•    Supports, monitors, and troubleshoots networks, systems, and applications to identify and correct security related malfunctions and other operational difficulties

General/Other Responsibilities and Duties


•    When directed by the CIO perform specified R&D analysis


Required Skills and Qualifications 


•    Bachelor’s Degree in an IT related field. Technical certifications in the System Administration and/or Network Security disciplines a plus  
•    A minimum of 2-4 years’ experience providing Level 1,2 and 3 support across a blend of Cyber / Network Security and System Operations  
•    Performs work under general supervision. Can work independently. Handles moderately complex issues and problems and possesses the ability to frame more complex issues for higher level analysis. Possesses solid working knowledge of subject matter
•    May provide leadership, coaching, and/or mentoring to Help Desk support team
•    Ability to deliver professional technical customer support remotely
•    Ability to read, understand and apply complex technical information and to master new computer technology
•    Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication, and customer service skills
•    Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with internal clients and external vendors
•    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and ability to identify root cause related to problems
•    Strong planning and organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines


Physical Requirements and Working Conditions


•    Works in both a Railworks’ office environment (NYC office or Farmingdale Long Island location) and remotely in a home office
•    Frequently sits for long periods of time
•    Extensive use of voice and email systems  

This job description is not intended to represent a complete, comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities that may be required in this position.  There may be unplanned activities and other duties as assigned.

RailWorks Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment with RailWorks without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Long Island
Nearest Secondary Market: New York CIty