Cyber Security Analyst

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About Us

Thrive is a rapidly growing technology solutions provider focusing upon Cloud, Cyber Security, Networking, Disaster Recovery and Managed Services.  Our corporate culture, engineering talent, customer-centric approach, and focus upon “next generation” services help us stand out amongst our peers.  Thrive is on the look-out for individuals who don’t view their weekdays spent at “a job”, but rather look to develop valuable skills that ignite their passion and lead to a CAREER.  If you’re attracted to a “work hard, play hard” environment, seeking the guidance, training and experience necessary to build a lucrative career, then welcome to THRIVE!!

Position Overview

With a growing client base, Thrive is looking to build out its security team.  We want what is best for our customers, we want their data to be as safe as possible.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Carry out Thrive’s information security strategy both internally and externally for 400+ clients in the northeast.
  • Analyze data from our SOC and SIEM and determine if further analysis is needed.
  • Work within Thrive’s security standards and best practices and recommend future enhancements.
  • Manage our clients’ security awareness training to help their end users be as safe as possible.
  • Stay abreast of security events and techniques to keep our clients and Thrive protected.
  • Build awareness through training and education.


  • Direct experience with anti-virus software, intrusion detection, firewalls and content filtering
  • Knowledge of risk assessment tools, technologies and methods
  • Demonstrates comprehension of good security practices
  • Professional experience in a system administration role supporting multiple platforms and applications
  • Ability to communicate network security issues to peers and management

Required Skills

  • Computer Networking & Security
  • Vulnerability Discovery and Analysis
  • Operating System Internals
  • Familiarity with TCP/IP network protocols, application layer protocols (e.g., HTTP, SMTP, DNS, etc.).
  • Excellent Written and Verbal Communication Skills

Preferred Skills

  • Knowledge of common Windows and Linux/Unix system calls and APIs
  • Understand Anti-Virus
  • Knowledge of programming languages.
  • Knowledge of internal file structures for file formats commonly associated with malware (e.g., OLE, RTF, PDF, EXE, etc.)