Senior Cyber Security Analyst

Location: Charlotte, North Carolina

Type: Contract To Hire


Optomi, in partnership with an industry leader for Insurance Services, is seeking a Cyber Security Analyst to join their growing team.

As a critical member of the Information Technology department, the Cyber Security Analyst is responsible for monitoring, evaluating, and maintaining security systems to protect the company’s critical information assets from internal/external threats and vulnerabilities.

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about Cyber Security and looking to grow their career with an outstanding organization!

What the right professional will enjoy

  • The opportunity to work with a wide variety of cutting edge Security technologies across the entire company.
  • Work with a very lean team that collaborates in Cyber Security Research, Designs, Implementations, and engineering.
  • Generous PTO with personal days, which creates a great work-life balance.
  • A Very collaborative environment with a ping pong table, Guitar Hero, and a basketball hoop.
  • Plenty of room for career growth and advancement within the company!
  • Company sponsored certification and professional development!

Apply Today If Your Background Includes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or Computer Science
  • 2+ years of experience in the Cyber Security field
  • Knowledge of Cisco Security Tools (FireSight, Stealthwatch, ICE, Umbrella, AMP, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Azure/O365 security solutions (AIP, Compliance Center, security center, OMS, InTune)
  • Knowledge of database security and best practices
  • Understanding of NIST, PCI, and ISO 27001/27002


  • Utilize 3rd party intelligence to ensure the organization is current with information on perceived and existing threats to its information systems
  • Assist with the development of security documentation, policies, and standards to specify the functional requirements for systems security and access controls.
  • Monitor intrusion detection and other security systems to detect malicious activity
  • Participates in security technology evaluations.
  • Work with 3rd parties or internal teams to perform penetration testing
  • Provide expert technical consultation, guidance, and assistance to management, the business, and users
  • Develop techniques, procedures, and utilities for conducting Information Security risk assessments.
  • Identify inefficient processes or security gaps and drive to improve overall security
  • Develop ways to automate manual processes (through scripting or other workflow tools)
  • Support all areas of responsibility under the Cyber Security Team such as Data Loss Prevention, Vulnerability Management, Incident Response, and Cyber Forensic Investigations
  • Support of centralized logging (SIEM) solution and respond to alerts generated
  • Assist in raising Security Awareness enterprise wide through intranet postings, live training sessions, or other communication methods and tools
  • Support and secure Mobile Device/Application Management solution
  • Participate in Audits and certifications as necessary from customers or the business
  • Assist in developing metrics meaningful to management
  • Participates in research and development projects that include new technologies, platforms, and automation.
  • Keep current with existing and new technology in the Microsoft .NET development platform.