|Company||Penn State Health|
|Preferred GIAC Certifications||GCIA|
|Contact Name||Zack Whitman|
Penn State Health Shared Services
Work Type: Full Time
Penn State Health is seeking a highly talented and motivated Cyber Defense Incident Responder with recent experience on a Cyber Defense Operations Center (CDOC)/Cyber Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT). As a Cyber Defense Incident Responder, you will utilize your analytical, technical, and people skills to prevent, detect, analyze, and respond to threats against Penn State Health's sensitive information and information systems. Incident Response activities will include, but are not limited to, triaging security stack events, network and endpoint forensic analysis, malware reverse engineering, threat hunting, vulnerability escalation, and resolving security incidents from detection to remediation. As you respond to internal or external threats, you will execute incident response playbooks, document incident response actions in a case management system, and employ the SEIM and latest tools of the trade to complete analysis. You will help contribute to our evolving incident response capabilities and procedures, and provide input to continue building proactive threat hunting and detection.
Responds to crises or urgent situations within the pertinent domain to mitigate immediate and potential threats. Uses mitigation, preparedness, and response and recovery approaches, as needed, to maximize survival of life, preservation of property, and information security. Investigates and analyzes all relevant response activities. Investigates, analyzes, and responds to cyber incidents within the network environment or enclave.
Helpful certifications include GCIA, GCIH, CISSP, CompTIA Security+, or other related certifications.
Bach degree or equivalent experience
4-6 years hands-on experience.
Degree in a Cyber Security, Computer Science, or Information Technology discipline is preferred. Bachelor's and 6 years experience, Master's and 2-4 years, or Doctorate and 0-2 years.
Adheres to and exhibits our organizational core values as outlined by Penn State Health.
This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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