Cyber Security Analyst
Company: Killeen Independent School District
Posted on: March 17, 2023
Technology and Information Systems/Cyber Security Analyst
03/19/2023 Job Title: Cyber Security Analyst
Reports To: Cybersecurity Coordinator
Pay Grade: AM5
Evaluates, analyzes and identifies the severity of alerts coming into the district and responds
appropriately. Monitors district computer networks for security issues, installs security software, and
documents any security issues or breaches found.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following but are not limited to:
Monitor computer networks for security issues.
Investigate security breaches and other cybersecurity incidents.
Install security measures and operate software to protect systems and information infrastructure,
including firewalls, servers, and other endpoints.
Document security breaches and assess the damage they cause.
Work with the security team to perform tests and uncover network or system vulnerabilities.
To provide information to departments that have the rights and responsibility to resolve detected
vulnerabilities to maintain a high-security standard
Fix detected vulnerabilities to maintain a high-security standard.
Stay current on IT security trends and news.
Develop district-wide best practices for IT security.
Perform penetration testing.
Help colleagues install security software and understand information security management.
Research security enhancements and make recommendations to management.
Stay up-to-date on information technology trends and security standards.
Other duties as assigned.
This position has no supervisory responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
Experience in information security or related field.
Experience with computer network penetration testing and techniques.
Experience analyzing security breaches to identify the root cause.
Manage the negative effects of an attack or breach, from minimizing the impact to altering security
controls for future prevention.
Understanding of firewalls, proxies, SIEM, antivirus, and IDPS concepts.
Ability to identify and mitigate network vulnerabilities and explain how to avoid them.
Verify the security of third-party vendors and collaborate with them to meet security requirements.
Understanding of patch management with the ability to provide information to ensure patches are
deployed in a timely manner while understanding business impact.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field with two years' cyber security experience OR at
least three years of cyber security experience. Security certification (CEH, Security+, CISSP, CySA+,
CISM, or CISA) preferred.
Experience working with restricted information and the aptitude in maintaining the integrity of sensitive
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical
procedures, or governmental regulations, to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure
manuals, and to effectively present information and respond to questions from administrations, principals,
staff, and general public.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions, to interpret an
extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form, and deal with several
abstract and concrete variables.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to use peripheral devices, high level language programming concepts, data management software,
and application development tools. Ability to use a variety of operating systems, security tools, report
writing and project management tools, and to work independently or in a team environment.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the
employee is frequently required to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms,
walk, talk and hear. The employee must regularly lift and carry (less than 15 pounds). Specific vision
abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters
while performing the essential functions of this job. Regular district-wide travel to multiple campuses as
required. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Revised Date: February 27, 2023
The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not
an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that may be required.
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