Are you passionate about safeguarding critical information systems and data from cyber threats?
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) is seeking a talented Cybersecurity Analyst to join our dynamic Information Technology team. As the guardian of our organization's information systems, networks, and data, you will play a pivotal role in identifying vulnerabilities, assessing risks, and implementing robust security strategies. Collaborating closely with the Cybersecurity Manager, you will proactively monitor our network and IT assets, ensuring the highest level of protection against cyberattacks. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment and possess a deep understanding of cybersecurity best practices, we want to hear from you!
Review alerts, logs, and data to identify, detect, and respond to cybersecurity threats
Identify and mitigate security vulnerabilities and threats to our network and systems using the vulnerability management lifecycle
Communicate investigation findings and best practices to business units to help improve the information security posture, ensuring end-users understand and adhere to policies and practices required to maintain information security.
Monitor relevant information sources to stay current with the cybersecurity threat landscape and notify IT teams of applicability to the organization’s systems
Identify the tactics, techniques, and procedures of potential threats through the MITRE ATT&CK and similar frameworks
Participate in the creation and review of enterprise security documents (policies, standards, guidelines, procedures, baselines and metrics) under the direction of the Cybersecurity Manager
Perform basic troubleshooting and escalate issues to ensure effective resolution of security baseline deviations and risks
Implement changes to cybersecurity-related domain technologies, executing tests, and reporting on security baselines, violations/anomalies
Investigate cybersecurity incidents and issues by analyzing a chain of events and applying technical knowledge following established procedures and standards
Participate in the evaluation of new products and technologies, under the direction and guidance of senior colleagues, relevant to the assigned cybersecurity area to enhance cybersecurity posture and reduce risk to the organization
Ensure systems and software are configured in accordance with information security policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines as established by the organization
Assist the end-user support team with hardware, software, access, and other requests to support IT staff with regard to cybersecurity-related issues
Monitor third-party service providers for compliance with information security policies and procedures
Ability to respond around the clock as needed, including weekends
EDUCATION:Bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity, information security, computer information systems, or related information technology field or equivalent EXPERIENCE: 3+ years of Information Technology or Information Security experience (can be waived for the right candidate) SKILLS:
Solid understanding of system and network security design, detection and remediation methods, and security testing
Working knowledge of risk management, contingency planning, change management, and auditing
Enthusiastic, self-motivated individual with a positive and professional attitude
Proven interpersonal skills including strong verbal and written communication; ability to effectively work with internal and external partners
Compensation and Benefits: Our employees are compensated in many ways for their contributions to our mission, including competitive pay, exceptional health benefits, retirement plans, time off, a range of recognition, wellness programs and access to an affordable and licensed on-site childcare center. Visit our CSHL Benefits site to learn more.
Environment: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a world-renowned research and education institution recognized internationally for its excellence in fundamental areas, such as cancer, neuroscience, plant biology, genomics, and quantitative biology. The Laboratory has long been recognized as a place for nurturing young scientists, with post-doctoral researchers being an integral part of the discovery process. The Laboratory offers a warm, collegial, and collaborative work environment in a beautiful location about one hour from New York City. We strongly recommend to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 however; it is not a requirement for employment. CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. VEVRAA Federal Contractor
Since 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has been a global leader in research and education. The international scientific community at CSHL provides a unique and stimulating atmosphere for doctoral research?an environment where students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty work side-by-side. The Watson School of Biological Sciences (WSBS) was founded on the belief that with well thought-out mechanisms, enthusiastic involvement of faculty, and highly motivated students, an innovative curriculum could be provided that would allow students to earn a doctoral degree in a shorter time than in traditional programs without compromising the quality of their training. The curriculum is designed to train students to become scholars and independent thinkers.