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Cyber Security Analyst

Randstad Technologies
Hillsboro, Oregon, United States
job summary:

Randstad Technologies is seeking a skilled Cyber Security Analyst for a contract role in Hillsboro Oregon. If you are ready to join a leader in the Retail and Technology space, please apply and Randstad will be more than happy to assist in helping you land your next role. We look forward to speaking with you!

location: Hillsboro, Oregon

job type: Contract

salary: $50 - 56 per hour

work hours: 8am to 4pm

education: Bachelors


As a Cyber Security Analyst, your role on the team will include leveraging your knowledge of industry best practices, good judgment and problem-solving skills to execute security operations. Being on the front lines of defense, the Cyber Security Analyst is adept at making good decisions under pressure and be able to quickly adapt to any security challenge. This individual also pays attention to detail and is disciplined in documenting process and procedures. The Cyber Security Analyst will also be 2rd tier support for all requests coming into the department making sure departmental SLAs are met. The Cyber Security Analyst's motto is operational excellence, continual process improvement and customer service.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Perform log analysis and correlate disparate datasets to identify abnormal behavior.
  • Respond to security events, driving issues to closure, and engaging all appropriate resources.
  • Document Security process and procedures.
  • Support service request in-take process and communicate back to requestors promptly
  • Provide enforcement of security policies, standards and procedures
  • Staying current on security technologies, trends, standards and best practices
  • Continually update skills
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned
  • This position will sit in 24/7 Cyber Defense Center and will involve shift work including day, evening and weekend roles.

What we're looking for:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Five years of information technology experience with two years in an information security-related role
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of information technology systems and process

    • A sound understanding of the OSI networking model
    • Working knowledge of IP networking protocols
    • Experience with Windows Server/Workstation and Mac OS is required

  • Proven analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Knowledge of information security principles and practice
  • Experience with antivirus, anti-malware and proxies solutions.
  • Experience in security incident response
  • The ability to learn and apply new concepts quickly
  • strong written and oral communication skills
  • Comfortable with interfacing with other internal or external organizations regarding security policy and standards violations, security controls failure and incident response situations
  • Ability to balance and prioritize work
  • Must be trustworthy in keeping sensitive data confidential

Additional skills and qualifications preferred:

  • Experience using Splunk for log analysis
  • Experience with Unix, Linux
  • Computer programming and scripting languages (python, c++, perl, etc.)
  • Experience analyzing firewall access control lists
  • One or more of the following professional certifications

    • Certified Information Security Professional (CISSP)
    • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
    • Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA)
    • Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
    • Name

      Pitman Shift Schedule


      24/7 operations



      Repeat Cycle

      10 Weeks


      Fixed plan, no rotation

      Week one

      24 Hours

      Week Two

      60 Hours

      2-2-3 Schedule Example below:

      Work two days, two days off, work three days.

      Two days off, Work two days, Three days off.

      The schedule is a rotating 10 weeks of days and then 10 weeks of nights.

      Staffing Fluctuation

      Balanced from shift to shift and day to day


    • No employee works more than three consecutive days
    • 3-day weekend every other weekend
    • Taking 2 vacation days on one of the 2-day work week gives 7 days off
    • Minuses
    • Could work up to 62 hours in one week
    • Long shift length (12 hours)
    • Requires an average of 2 overtime hours per employee per week
    • Common Usage

      Very popular with police departments, law enforcement agencies, emergency medical services, EMS call centers and dispatchers in the United States


  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Education: Bachelors

  • cyber security

For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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