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Cyber Security Analyst Peoria, IL Competitive plus Great Benefits

Cyber Security Analyst

Location: Peoria, IL |
Salary: Competitive plus Great Benefits |
Posted: 21 Nov 2019 |
Closes: 21 Dec 2019 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Business Unit: US Secure Solutions |
Region / Division: North America |
Reference: G4S/TP/710250/176513

Job Introduction:

The world's leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for a Cyber Security Analyst. As a Cyber Security Analyst, you will ensure the identification of required security related issues, and that they are alerted upon by configuring and establishing monitoring, correlation, and alerting solutions. The Cyber Security Analyst will be required to carry out and participate in the investigations being performed by the Information Security Team. They will have the following duties and responsibilities, following the Intelligence Cycle and identifying cyber threats, as well as oversee collection, processing, and analysis to support security solutions, and participate in investigations with the Information Security Team. They are also serve as an escalation point for all incidents relating to potential security issues and will carry out other enterprise security support duties that may be assigned by management.

G4S is a security provider for the United States government, fortune 500 companies, nuclear power plants, oil and gas companies, airport, ports, banks, hospitals, factories, warehouses, commercial facilities, residential communities and much more.

As a full time employee of G4S, you will be entitled to the following benefits:

  • Major Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Paid vacation
  • 401K
  • Opportunities for additional training to aid in your professional development

As an employee you will also be able to participate in the Promote Me! Community. Promote Me! is available to interested current employees as a way to express interest in further advancement, as well as gain information and encourage professional development.

Further, as a current employee you will be eligible to participate in large group rates for the following benefits:

  • Critical Illness
  • Accident Insurance
  • Whole Life Insurance
  • Individual Short-Term Disability
  • Pre-Paid Legal Services
  • Identity Theft Services
  • Pet Insurance

In addition, G4S provides benefits that are automatically available to all full or part-time employees, whether you enroll in a G4S insurance plan or not. And with no premiums to pay!

  • RxCut Pharmacy Discount Program
  • Doctor on Demand
  • Qualsight LASIK Savings
  • Perks at Work: G4S Employee Discount Program
  • Alliant Credit Union
  • Purchasing Power
  • Active & Fit: G4S Fitness Center Membership
  • FinFit: Financial Wellness Program
  • DailyPay: Access your pay when you need it

G4S offers job security, excellent pay and benefits, and career opportunities. We offer entry level careers, management careers, sales careers and executive careers across the United States and internationally.

Role Responsibility:

Specific Duties and Essential Functions

  • Oversee cyber security incidents by correlating all reported events from various multiple systems and network areas where potential security incident is identified; ensure the situation is handled promptly and effectively by starting the process of security incident response investigations. within Global Security Framework (includes Asia Pacific; Europe, Africa, Middle East; and the Americas)
  • Lead and support continuous improvement projects within the Information Security Team; participate in maintaining a DLP solution to effectively give notice of violations to affected parties, and to reduce incidences of false positives; assist in the configuration of intrusion detection and prevention solutions based in the host and network servers to effectively identify potential security incidents
  • Design, implement and maintain infrastructure or application systems as required; carry out configuration and maintenance of the implemented SIEM solution to enable it effectively identify and alert upon potential security events, as well as reduce false positives simultaneously
  • Work with major service providers to resolve security issues identified with their managed systems and infrastructure in line with the company’s incident response requirements; make recommendations for changes to the environment that can help in the removal of vulnerabilities and reduction in the risk of exploitation that may result in potential incidents
  • Carry out proper configuration of security solutions applied in protecting company asset such that the implemented SIEM solution reports all pertinent events
  • Interact with global security team, attorneys, investigators, HR, IT, and other key business partners
  • Assist in compiling and producing reports on monthly issue and trend for the enhancement of the functions of the Enterprise Security and Support management
  • Coordinate and lead other Information Security team members to quickly review alerts and summarize for action
  • Manage cyber threat detection and insider threat program and report changes in operational details, requests from internal clients, and incidents to Global Security Team
  • Develop and implement process flow methods involved in TTPs (tactics, techniques, and procedures) used by threat actors in Intellectual Property theft
  • Produce and maintain dashboards for monitoring security information for the management and Information Security team, to be able to provide various degree of visibility both real-time and over extended periods of the security events within the environment. Ensure that all solutions set up for security and monitoring can effectively monitor and report upon security events happening within the environment by assigning security solution agents to devices and systems
  • Deliver training and other information regarding the Cyber Threat detection and threat investigation in writing, in person, and through the use of virtual communication tools. Participate in ensuring team processes and documentation are effectively documented and maintained
  • Participate and manage the process of selecting and reviewing of information security solutions
  • Participate and manage the designing and implementing efforts towards enhancing ticketing solution so as to simplify monitoring and alerting efforts, as well as streamline incident management tasks
  • Recommend and execute ideas to improve processes based on lessons learnt over time in performing assigned duties
  • Initiate and produce custom scripts needed to make logging and alerting requirements easy and effective

The Ideal Candidate:

Education, Licenses and Certifications Required

  • Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Intelligence Studies, National Security, International Affairs, Criminology, or related field

Type and Length of Specific Experience Required

  • Must possess a minimum of three (3) years of experience with a major Law Enforcement, Intelligence, Public Service, or private sector security organization

Skills Required

  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Active listening skills
  • Ability to assess and evaluate situations effectively
  • Ability to identify critical issues quickly and accurately
  • Attention to detail


  • Must be at least 18 years old or the minimum age required by the state, if higher
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or a foreign citizen authorized to legally work in the United States
  • Must possess strong technical skills and understanding of technical concepts 
  • Must have strong ability to build trust and keep information confidential
  • Must have hands-on experience with security monitoring technologies (Security Information and Event Management, Network Intrusion Detection Systems, Threat Intel Platforms, Active Directory, Endpoint Detection, incident response, forensics analysis tools, etc.) 
  • Must be proficient in computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Must be able to analyze complex data and develop innovative recommendations
  • Must be able to interact effectively at all levels and across diverse global cultures and business environments
  • Subject to a drug screen to the extent permitted by law
  • Must be able to provide, upon job offer, a DD214 discharge document with discharge status indicated, if prior military

Physical Requirements and Environment

Environment:  Indoor and outdoor, temperature ranges from moderate to extreme cold and heat

Major activity:  Walking, standing, speaking, listening, observing

Physical efforts to carry out job duties:  Standing, walking, and sitting. Minimal to no stooping or kneeling.

About the Company:

EOE Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

G4S is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
and an Alcohol- and Drug-Free Workplace

If you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action or Diversity and Inclusion, or have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, please contact our Corporate Human Resources Department at (800) 506-6265.

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