IT Security Analyst II - Cyber - Owensboro Health

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IT Security Analyst II - Cyber

Schedule: Full-Time Shift: Days
Owensboro Health Hours: M - F, 8a - 4:30p

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Job Summary
  • Ensures that applications, services and infrastructure are designed, implemented, and secured to the highest standards in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations. This position incorporates security into the infrastructure design and application design processes, and continuously evaluates threats and vulnerabilities, identifies gaps in security controls and makes recommendations to strengthen security across the business environment.
Job Responsibilities
  • Analyzes event information and performs threat or target analysis duties. Provide operations for persistent monitoring on a 24/7 basis of all designated networks and systems. Interprets, analyzes, and reports all events and anomalies in accordance with Computer Network directives, including initiating, responding, and reporting discovered events. Manages and executes first-level responses and addresses reported or detected incidents. Reports to and coordinates with external organizations and authorities. Coordinates and distributes directives, vulnerability, and threat advisories to identified consumers. Provides daily summary reports of network events and activities and delivers metric reports to the Manager of IT Security.
  • Responds rapidly to cyber incidents and attacks, identifies compromised machines, analyzes data, develops and reports on security measures taken to address threats, vulnerabilities, analyzes security risks and develops appropriate response procedures.
  • Participates or leads the Security Incident Response Team (SIRT) to identify and remediate cyber-attacks.
  • Monitors external data sources (e.g., computer network defense vendor sites, computer emergency response teams, SANs Security Focus) to maintain the currency of computer network defense threat condition and determine which security issues may have an impact on the enterprise.
  • Performs analysis of log files from a variety of sources (e.g., individual host logs, network traffic logs, firewall logs, and intrusion detection systems (IDS) logs) to identify possible threats to network security. Performs command and control functions in response to incidents.
  • Performs computer network defense incident triage, to include determining scope, urgency, and potential impact; identifying the specific vulnerability, and making recommendations that enable expeditious remediation.
  • Performs initial, forensically sound collection of images and inspect to discern possible mitigation/remediation on enterprise systems.
  • Performs real-time computer network defense incident handling (e.g., forensic collections, intrusion correlation/tracking, threat analysis, and direct system remediation) tasks to support deployable Incident Response Teams (IRTs).
  • Receives and analyzes network alerts from various sources within the enterprise and determine possible causes of such alerts.
  • Tracks and documents computer network defense (CND) incidents from initial detection through final resolution.
  • Writes and publishes computer network defense (CND) guidance and reports on incident findings to appropriate constituencies.
  • Mentors and cross-trains staff to ensure cyber skill sets are being developed by all personnel; provides guidance and support to other members of the IT Security Team.
  • This position requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. This position may require being on-call for the IT Security Team.
Organizational Responsibilities
  • Adheres to all organizational policies and procedures. Executes all tasks and behaves in a manner consistent with a culture of compliance, safety and a high-reliability organization; behavior supports the organization's core commitments of Integrity, Service, Respect, Teamwork, Excellence, and Innovation.
  • Associate's degree in Information Technology or related field required. A combination of education, training, and experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • None required; applications and/or systems certifications are preferred.
Work Experience
  • 3 to 8 years of progressive professional experience required.
Skills & Attributes
  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and works under minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. High level of analytical and problem-solving skills is required. Customer-oriented interpersonal skills required to work effectively with a wide variety of individuals are required.
FLSA Classification
  • Exempt
  • This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees. Specific duties and responsibilities consistent with the general nature and level of work described may vary by department and additional related duties may be assigned as needed. Some duties listed may not apply to all areas.
Additional Position Related Details
Populations Served
  • Training is provided relevant to the population served, based on scope of care of the service assignment.
Physical Requirements

Activity Frequency:
  • Bending/Stooping - Never
  • Climbing - Never
  • Keyboard Data Entry - Frequently
  • Kneeling - Never
  • Lifting/Moving Patients - Never
  • Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) - 0-25 lbs - Never
  • Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) - 25-75 lbs - Never
  • Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) - over 75 lbs - Never
  • Pushing/Pulling - 0-25 lbs - Never
  • Pushing/Pulling - 25-75 lbs - Never
  • Pushing/Pulling - over 75 lbs - Never
  • Reaching - Never
  • Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements - Never
  • Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements - Frequently
  • Running - Never
  • Sitting - Frequently
  • Squatting - Never
  • Standing - Frequently
  • Walking - Frequently
  • Audible Speech - Frequently
  • Hearing Acuity - Frequently
  • Smelling Acuity - Never
  • Taste Discrimination - Never
  • Vision: Depth Perception - Frequently
  • Vision: Distinguish Color - Frequently
  • Vision: Seeing - Far - Frequently
  • Vision: Seeing - Near - Frequently

    • Owensboro Health is committed to providing a safe working environment including training and access to person protective equipment necessary to this position. While performing duties of this position, occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens is present for all employees.
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Want to learn more about joining our team? I invite you to E-mail us your questions. Owensboro Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Daniel Blandford, Human Resources Supervisor (right)

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