• Cyber Incident Response Analyst

    Job Locations US-GA-Duluth
    Job ID 2018-1175
  • Overview

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    Cyber Incident Response Analyst

    DataPath, Inc., a Managed Service and Security Provider (MSSP), is seeking an energetic and passionate Cyber Incident Response Analyst to support emerging and existing programs.  In this role, you will specialize in analyzing and investigating Cyber Security incidents, developing action plans to remedy and prevent risk.



    • Responding to computer security incidents according to the cyber security incident response plan
    • Providing guidance to first responders for handling information security incidents
    • Investigating security incidents through log analysis, interviewing, evidence collection and preservation, and forensics
    • Prioritizing and classifying incidents
    • Tracking all incident activity, insuring timely resolution of problems
    • Coordinating security incident response efforts among multiple organizations
    • Providing timely and relevant updates to appropriate stakeholders and decision makers
    • Providing investigation findings to relevant stakeholders to help improve information security posture
    • Validating and maintaining incident response plan and processes to address potential threats
    • Compiling and analyze data for management reporting and metrics
    • Defines customer and DataPath CSOC workflows and processes (policy and plan) for incident response and mitigation efforts during the customer onboarding process.  
    • Ensures that incident response plans are reviewed for all customers on an annual basis 
    • Updates job knowledge by tracking and understanding emerging security practices and standards; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
    • Remain flexible with shift and task assignments
    • Other duties as assigned



    • Bachelor’s degree in Cyber Security, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, or equivalent experience in a related field
    • 3 years of relevant information security experience
    • 2+ years of recent experience working with one of the following: incident response, cyber analytics, forensics, vulnerability analysis and penetration testing
    • 1 year of experience working in a Security Operations Center preferred
    • Demonstrated experience of security event monitoring concepts and escalation processes
    • Industry recognized professional certification such as CISSP, GCIH, GCIA, Security+
    • Experience working with information and network security practices, software, and hardware
    • Experience working with vulnerability scanner architecture, operations and configuration
    • Experience working with Unix/Linux and Windows host operating systems and security capabilities
    • Strong knowledge of enterprise IT concepts, processes, and priorities
    • Good analytical and problem-solving skills for resolving security issues.
    • Organization skills to balance and prioritize work.
    • Interpersonal skills to interact with customers and team members.
    • Strong troubleshooting, reasoning and problem-solving skills
    • Team player with the ability to work autonomously
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Ability to work within an on-call shift rotation
    • Ability to obtain a government security clearance (US Citizenship is required)


    EEOC Statement

    EOE AA/M/F/Vet/Disability


    DataPath is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We comply with the laws set forth in the Equal Employment Opportunity in The Law poster.


    DataPath is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website to apply for a position, please contact us at HRTA@Datapath.com We evaluate requests for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.


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