Cyber Security Analyst

Our clients are predominantly business owners who are focused on ensuring their day-to-day operations perform as they should, I.T, networks, systems, and cybersecurity are generally not something they have time to consider and that is where we step in. We manage all the I.T. requirements so that people don’t have to worry about whether their data and systems are protected.

Description

As part of this team you will be working with Nostra customers to plan , implement and monitor security solutions across our customer base. This role will involve continuous learning and certification and will be suitable for those who have a deep interest in cyber security.

Core Responsibilities

Safeguards information system assets by identifying and solving potential and actual security problems.

Protects system by reviewing and monitoring access privileges and resources.

Implement security improvements by assessing current situation; evaluating trends; anticipating requirements.

Carry out on-site and remote security assessments for our customers.

Keeps users informed by preparing performance reports, communicating system status.

Maintains quality service by following organization standards.

Maintains technical knowledge through continuous learning

Contributes to team KPI’s through accomplishing related results as needed.

Qualifications/Skills

Windows System administration on Premise and Azure

Office 365 Administration

Network security

Problem solving

Information security policies

Firewall administration

Network protocols

Switching and Routing

Security information and event management

Teamwork & Informing others

Process improvement

Education, Experience Requirements
 
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent education or work experience
4+ years of prior relevant experience
 
Advanced certifications such as CEH & CISSP an advantage or commitment to achieve within 18 months of start date 
 
Advanced understanding of Windows server install and configuration including Hyper-V
 
Advanced understanding of TCP/IP, common networking ports and protocols, traffic flow, system administration, OSI model, defence-in-depth and common security elements
 
Hands-on experience analysing logs, network data
 
Experience with vulnerability scanning solutions
 
Familiarity with the DOD Information Assurance Vulnerability Management program
 
Proficiency with any of the following: Anti-Virus, HIPS, ID/PS, Full Packet Capture, Host-Based Forensics, Network Forensics, and RSA Security
 
In-depth knowledge of architecture, engineering, and operations of at least one enterprise SIEM platform
Understanding of mobile technology and OS (i.e. Android, iOS, Windows), VMware technology, and Unix and basic Unix command
 
 

At Nostra we value our people. We are a passionate team committed to doing our best, our values are trust, accountability, expertise, people, integrity, and empathy. These values form a central part of our recruitment process, Nostra is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion.

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Some of the benefits of working with us

3 locations

We also have three office locations to choose from.

  • Park West, Dublin
  • Athenry, Galway
  • Mountmellick, Laois

Life at Nostra

Since joining Nostra in April of this year my exposure to new technologies has broadened quite considerably and my knowledge continues to grow on daily basis, there is a great team work ethic here and no one is ever too busy to help out with an issue. Being a road engineer previously and largely working on my own it’s great to have such knowledgeable colleagues to work with. Moving to Nostra has proved to be a very good decision for me.

Stephen Potter
Account Manager at Nostra

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