Cybersecurity Analyst

Website Optum

About the Role:

The Security Operations Center provides 24/7/365 monitoring, analyzes, and responds to cybersecurity alerts for the organization. Provides rapid response to incoming security alerts, enriches those alerts with an initial triage effort and ensures the proper team is engaged for response.

Careers with Optum offer flexible work arrangements and individuals who live and work in the Republic of Ireland will have the opportunity to split their monthly work hours between our Dublin office and telecommuting from a home-based office in a hybrid work model.

Primary Responsibilities:

Monitors work queues for alerts of potential network threats, intrusions, and/or compromises.
Assess validity and scope to determine if the alert is actionable and determine remediation steps required.
Confirm accuracy of the alerting information.
Identify malicious behaviors.
Determine remediation actions needed.
Escalate incident to proper team for response and remediation.
You will be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role, as well as providing development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cyber Security, Forensics and/or equivalent work experience.
Proven relevant work experience.
Certification in cybersecurity (e.g., Security+, CCNA Cyber Ops, CCSP, GCIA, GCIH, CEH, CySA+, OSCP, etc.)
Preferred Qualifications:

Experience and knowledge conducting analysis of cybersecurity threats.
Experience in cybersecurity event monitoring/analysis in a Security Operations Center environment.
Efficient documentation of triage details, sources of information, and recommendations for response.

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