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Cybersecurity Analyst

  • Location: Northlake, IL, 60164
  • Salary: 90000.0
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 19 days ago

MATRIX has partnered with a premier client in filling multiple positions around the country due to rapid growth.  This is a great opportunity to expand your career and work with a well known company and look towards career growth. 

This local position in our client's marketing department is a great opportunity to get in with an exceptional company!  Do you have a love for cybersecurity?  This position may be for you!!!

Business Area

The client’s Information Technology team is responsible for managing our Network Infrastructure which allows our 70+ locations to interact as one company.  In addition to managing our Wide Area Network, our IT team also manages our office and call center Cisco telecommunications infrastructure, desktop technology, remote users (call center and sales), and all server and desktop-based application. Our IT Business Systems Team deploys and manage enterprise and leading-edge software systems that are part of the client's lead generation, sales, order fulfillment, warehouse and installation operations.  We leverage Cisco and Microsoft technology solutions to enable our business to be agile and react to fulfill key business objectives in a time sensitive manner, allowing us to serve our flooring and technology customers.


The position is responsible for implementing, deploying, & maintaining the Company’s InfoSec technologies.  The Cybersecurity Analyst will be responsible for the maintenance and auditing of the Company’s InfoSec Program which includes on-premise and cloud-based infrastructure.

  • Monitor for attacks, intrusions and unusual/unauthorized/illegal activity via SIEM and other dashboards
  • Monitor and respond to Phishing inquiries and Pharming activities
  • Investigate alerts and provide incident response & documentation for reporting back to team and/or management
  • Keep current on security standards, certifications, and technology & industry developments
  • Research/evaluate emerging Cybersecurity threats and methods to mitigate and manage
  • Understand and evaluate security threats and impact on organization
  • Identify potential weaknesses and implement measures, such as firewalls and encryption
  • Test and evaluate security products
  • Support management in maintaining Cybersecurity oversight of designated networks
  • Identify and mitigate network vulnerabilities & threats
  • Adhere to security policies for compliance and audit requirements
  • Maintain Endpoint security, Data Loss Prevention, IDS, and IPS systems
  • Test and administer patch rollout to all endpoints
  • Develop and perform ad hoc or scheduled IT Risk Assessment
  • Provide solutions to secure Attack Vectors within the Enterprise
  • Maintain documentation of security implementations for the organization
  • Maintain an organization-wide security awareness program


The successful candidate will possess:

  • Strong written & verbal communication skills along with solid interpersonal skills
  • Analytical nature which enjoys evaluating data, systems, & networks
  • Must be able to translate current defenses and threats into risk
  • Troubleshooting, problem-solving & logical analysis skills, as well as extensive experience with technologies in the following areas:
    • Systems & Networking
    • Antivirus, Antispam, Web Access Control, and Firewall Management
    • Packet Sniffers & Analyzers
    • Intrusion Detection & Intrusion Prevention
    • Encryption
    • Risk Assessment
    • Vulnerability Management & Mitigation
    • Cyber Forensic tools
  • Detailed oriented mindset able to differentiate minor anomalies from major incidents
  • Previous experience with SIEM, EDR, & endpoint management solutions
  • Must be able to anticipate information security risks and implement new methods to protect the organization’s systems and networks
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment