Cybersecurity Analyst

  Category :  Analysts 
  Position Type : Remote - Centizen Talent Hub 

Job Description

We are looking for a cyber security analyst, he/she will protect IT infrastructure (including networks, hardware and software) from a range of criminal activity.

Soft Skills:

  • Ability to take lead and work in a trustworthy working environment.
  • Partner with the required teams and get seamless outputs.
  • Should be curious to learn more and collaborate whenever needed.
  • Ability to independently manage projects and report/present efforts to clients.
  • Strong communication skills.


  • Excellent IT skills, including knowledge of computer networks, operating systems, software, hardware and security.
  • Good working knowledge of various security technologies such as network and application firewalls, host intrusion prevention and anti-virus.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills to identify and assess risks, threats, patterns and trends.
  • Research/Evaluate emerging cyber security threats and ways to manage them.
  • Plan for disaster recovery and create contingency plans in the event of any security breaches.
  • Monitor for attacks, intrusions and unusual, unauthorized or illegal activity.
  • Test and evaluate security products.
  • Design new security systems or upgrade existing ones.
  • Use advanced analytic tools to determine emerging threat patterns and vulnerabilities.
  • Engage in 'ethical hacking', for example, simulating security breaches.
  • Identify potential weaknesses and implement measures, such as firewalls and encryption.
  • Investigate security alerts and provide incident response.
  • Monitor identity and access management, including monitoring for abuse of permissions by authorized system users.
  • Liaise with stakeholders in relation to cyber security issues and provide future recommendations.
  • Generate reports for both technical and non-technical staff and stakeholders.
  • Maintain an information security risk register and assist with internal and external audits relating to information security.
  • Monitor and respond to 'phishing' emails and 'pharming' activity.
  • Assist with the creation, maintenance and delivery of cyber security awareness training for colleagues.
  • Give advice and guidance to staff on issues such as spam and unwanted or malicious emails.

Required skills:· 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or a related discipline.
  • Experience as Information Security Analyst with hands-on in vulnerability assessments, penetration testing and dealing with system and network technical teams, legal office, and internal audit.
  • Experience either patching information systems or working with patching teams to remediate vulnerabilities.
  • Experience managing projects or projects workstreams.
  • In-depth knowledge of principles, practices, theories, and/or methodologies associated with the computer/network. security, intelligence/counterintelligence, cyber countermeasures, digital forensics, incident response, scripting and programming discipline.
  • Understands foundational concepts of other cyber and Information Technology services related professional disciplines.
  • At the minimal have the Security + certification, CASP, or GSEC.
  • Security technology including VA/PT, WAPT, XDR, firewall, intrusion prevention, web filtering, log monitoring information protection technologies.
  • Security concepts including network segmentation, DMZ, tiered architecture, and cryptography.
  • Strong background of Active Directory and networking are required.
  • Good knowledge of GNU/Linux and scripting languages.
  • Relevant industry certifications in the security and technical fields (e.g. CEH, OSCP, GIAC) are a plus.


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