Junior Security Analyst (856-489)

Afex Woodland Hills , CA 91367

Posted 5 months ago

AFEX is seeking a passionate, Junior Security Analyst in Woodland Hills, CA. The successful candidate will be skilled in Windows, Linux and networking, with a passion for all things related to cyber security and the desire to work with Open Source Security tools and systems. This person will help with investigations, operational support and help maintain existing security technologies.


Junior Security Analyst


Information Technology


Security Operations Group (SOG)

Reports to:

Manager of Information Security (SOG)

Education & Experience

  • College education or equivalent with a focus on Information Security, IT or a related field.

  • At least one year of work experience in supporting computers, Information Security or a related role in IT.

  • Specialization or intense interest in a specific technology and the ability to discuss, at length, that technology

Job Requirements & Responsibilities

  • Ability to quickly learn, work as a team and work proficiently in a Windows environment

  • Monitor alerts, investigate events and work with the team on incidents.

  • Provide reports on Information Security metrics, trends and events

  • Support internal staff for Information Security related events.

  • Willing to be on-call for support, troubleshooting or after-hours and weekends should there be an incident.

  • Travel - None

Required Skills

  • Ability to work proficiently in a Windows environment (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc)

  • Working knowledge of Linux, networking L1-L7 and cyber security technologies

  • Security mindset - driven to keep up to date with current trends, tools and attack vectors.

  • Knowledge of IT Security defense in depth best practices

  • Ability to investigate, ask questions and pay attention to details to ensure accuracy in documentation and data.

Desired Skills

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Critical thinking, good judgment and relationship management skills

  • Scripting and programing skills (bash, python, perl, c, java, PowerShell, etc)

  • Project Management (ability to track detailed tasks and ensure timely delivery)

  • Windows, Linux or Security Certifications.

AFEX is committed to offer equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment, without regard to their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or military or veteran status. AFEX complies with all applicable laws governing discrimination and harassment in employment in every location and jurisdiction in which the Company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation and training.

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Senior Principal Industrial Security Analyst

Northrop Grumman

Posted 1 week ago

VIEW JOBS 7/10/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-10-08T00:00 Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector is seeking an experienced Industrial Security Analyst to join our Cyber and Intelligence Mission Systems Division team of qualified security professionals. This position will be located in Woodland Hills, CA. and will report directly to the Algorithmic Warfare Department Security Manager. Selected candidate will be responsible for supporting complex programs as they relate to many classified federal, contractual, customer and company requirements. FSO, PSO, and COMSEC custodian responsibilities will include interpreting and executing security programs for DoD and other IC clients. Candidate will serve as both a subject matter expert as well as provide multiple support activities to include database updates, access control/badge and program related paperwork processing, as well as conduct security education briefings. Candidate must have strong organization, verbal and written communication skills. Candidate will be expected to study and implement federal security regulations while also addressing company compliance. Candidate will interpret various government and company requirements and find acceptable deviations when successfully negotiated with respective government and company officials. Candidate will be required to conduct security incident investigations, prepare reports, and include preventative actions to ensure a strong security compliance program. MSSEC Basic Qualifications: Minimum education/ experience: Bachelor's Degree and 10 years of related CPSO/FSO or related experience or 8 years with MS Degree; An additional 4 years of applicable work experience may be substituted for a Bachelor's Degree. Must possess an active TS/SCI. Preferred Qualifications: Experience with DCIDs and/or ICDs. Bachelor' Degree. Current working knowledge of the Intelligence Community Familiarity with ICD 503 &705 processes (and/or applicable DCID standards) CDSE FSO and/or PSO Training courses COMSEC experience and custodian related responsibilities PERSEC experience for DoD customer Knowledge and use of JPAS and/or other IC security databases Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, specifically Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Willing to work extended hours, in a fast paced, deadline driven environment Ability to prioritize, be a self-starter, troubleshoot basic problems, and multi-task with minimal supervision. Engage with and support routine employee Security requests and advise on solutions to problems and issues. Ability to display tact, discretion and diplomacy in dealing with all levels of employees (program managers, engineering staff, functional teams) as well as with government representatives Experience supporting classified proposal development and execution Excellent communication skills speaking, writing skills and organization skills enabling effective communications Lead and assist with security incident investigations, identify root cause, corrective actions, and prepare reports for internal and external coordination, addressing investigation results, culpability, impact assessment and future mitigation as applicable Counterintelligence, Insider Threat and OPSEC program experience Develop and execute program protection strategies for existing programs, developing programs, or new concepts Process, update and maintain visitor, badge, and access control records. Knowledge and experience working with various physical security systems such as intrusion detection, access control, perimeter protection. Experience in Emergency Response and Crisis Management planning and support. Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. Northrop Grumman Woodland Hills CA

Junior Security Analyst (856-489)