Entry-Level Cybersecurity Analyst

QED National
Jersey City, NJ
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QED National

Entry-Level Cybersecurity Analyst

Jersey City, NJ
SOC / Threat Intel
May 29

Job Description:

An agency located in Jersey City, NJ is looking for a Level 1 Cybersecurity Analyst for a long term contract. We are looking for individuals to support a 24/7 Cybersecurity Operations Center (CSOC) who are willing to provide shift work, if necessary. One Analyst is required on shift each night. The individual will need to be available for a June start and open to working all 3 shifts if needed.

Requirements & Skills

  • Graduation from an accredited two-year college or university with major course work in cybersecurity, business management, communications, computer science, information technology or a related discipline
  • Certifications: IAT Level 1 (A+, Network+, SSCP) and CISSP
  • Minimum of one (1) year of work experience in cybersecurity analysis, information security analysis, or digital forensics


  • Perform 24/7 real time continuous monitoring utilizing Industry Standard cybersecurity intrusion detection sensors (IDS) and applications to assess and identify potential intrusions
  • Monitor the cybersecurity domain of the agency and detect and report anomalies and deficiencies
  • Staff shall create, update and close out job tickets (e.g., cybersecurity activities, alarms, etc.) in an agency provided Microsoft Access ticketing database
  • Develop real-time knowledge on cyber threats including those published by Federal entities such as the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). Also develop the agency’s cybersecurity response to those threats in order to prevent, detect, and/or predict attacks, make risk assessments and optimize defensive strategies and enable authorized action
  • Ensure cybersecurity services adhere to the National Institute of Standards and Technology Risk Management Framework Special Publication 800-137 titled Information Security Continuous Monitoring
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