Cyber Security Analyst

Job Locations US-IL-Rock Island
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 5 months ago(3/2/2022 5:16 PM)
Location : Location
US-IL-Rock Island
Potential for Remote
Clearance Requirement
Job Requires Relocation
Job Requires Relocation




SOS International, LLC (SOSi) is seeking a Cybersecurity Analyst in Rock Island, Illinois to join a team responsible for the day to day operations of the security solutions of a Network Operations Center. The Cybersecurity Analyst will provide integrated team support to in house security solutions, maintenance policies, standards, and baselines.


  • Participate in the planning, design and implementation of enterprise security architecture
  • Participate in the creation of enterprise security documents (policies, standards, baselines, guidelines and procedures).
  • Recommend additional security solutions or enhancements to existing security solutions to improve overall enterprise security.
  • Perform the deployment, integration and initial configuration of all new security solutions and of any enhancements to existing security solutions in accordance with standard best operating procedures generically and the enterprise’s security documents specifically.
  • Maintain up-to-date baselines for the secure configuration and operations of all in-place devices, whether they be under direct control (i.e., security tools) or not (i.e., workstations, servers, network devices, etc.).
  • Maintain operational configurations of all in-place security solutions as per the established baselines.
  • Monitor all in-place security solutions for efficient and appropriate operations.
  • Review logs and reports of all in-place devices, whether they be under direct control (i.e., security tools) or not (i.e., workstations, servers, network devices, etc.). Interpret the implications of that activity and devise plans for appropriate resolution.
  • Participate in investigations into problematic activity and perform incident response functions as needed.
  • Participate in the design and execution of vulnerability assessments, penetration tests and security audits.
  • Aid in the development of business continuity and disaster recovery plans, and maintain current knowledge of plan executables.
  • Respond to emergency network outages in accordance with business continuity and disaster recovery plans.
  • Coordinate with end users and technical staff to implement and maintain systems that utilize industry best practices to meet business objectives, while maintaining the security and integrity of the data, system and network.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant hardware and software applications as assigned
  • Researches and recommends technical solutions for system upgrades.


  • In scope active Secret security clearance required.
  • HS Diploma.
  • 5 Years of experience in cybersecurity or a related field.
  • At least one computing environment certification.
  • CompTIA Security+ certification or equivalent required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytic and problem solving skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with developing, implementing, and troubleshooting Palo Alto firewall rulesets.
  • Experience with creating RMF policies & procedures under a tactical environment.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in an IT or Cybersecurity related field.
  • Fluency in a foreign language desired.

Working Conditions

  • Normal office conditions with possible requirement to lift and/or move objects or packages of up to 25 lbs.


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