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Junior Security Analyst

Company: Pencor Services
Location: Palmerton
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Company: PenTeleData

WFH 3 Day Flex Shift: Monday-Friday, 8AM-5PM

Pencor and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers

*Although there is a work-from-home component to this position, employee MUST reside in Pennsylvania and live within 50 miles from our base office in Palmerton.

PenTeleData, the industry leader in data transport, Internet, Wi-Fi, security and consultative services throughout the Northeast, is seeking a Junior Security Analyst to assist in monitoring, response, testing and auditing of internal security policies and controls.

This analyst will be responsible for monitoring and responding to active threats and vulnerabilities to our corporate infrastructure, endpoints and network. They will work with various security monitoring tools including vulnerability assessments and penetration testing as well as handle security monitoring and assessments. They will also be working closely with firewalls and access controls, including VPN and access troubleshooting. Leveraging our security awareness-training platform, they will work to train and track all staff on monthly and quarterly cyber-security awareness campaigns.


Associates Degree in Networking Technology or 5 years minimum Networking experience with an ISP or large enterprise network working in an Information Security role
CompTIA Security+, (ISC)2 SSCP, EC-Council CEH, GIAC GSEC or CCNA Industry Certification a plus
Understanding key aspects of Information Security, including:
Security Controls
Risk Assessment and Management
Security Policy and Procedures
Network Security
Incident Response
Disaster Recovery
Previous work with an ISP or large enterprise network working in an InfoSec role a plus
Experience with monitoring and responding using various security tools, system logs and packet captures; XDR, SIEM and Vulnerability scanners
General knowledge of configuration and troubleshooting with dynamic routing protocols
Familiarity with Palo Alto PAN-OS, Cisco IOS, IOS-XE and IOS-XR
Knowledge of how to work with common encryption and cryptography methods
Computer scripting skills for routine task automation and playbooks; Python, Ansible a plus
Knowledge of Linux and Virtual Machine systems, as well as Windows and MacOS
Strong Communication Skills - Oral and written
Ability to manage several ongoing tasks
Ability to be a team player as well as work well independently
Ability to present to groups of people; easily convey complex topics to others for training a plus
Possess a strong drive to excel in your position

Full-Time employees receive:

Company paid Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription plan
Company paid Pension Plan
Company matched 401K Plan
Paid Time Off
Tuition reimbursement program
Wellness Program Incentives
Advancement Opportunities


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