Cyber Security Analyst II
CompanyCDC dbd North Wind Group
LocationKnoxville, TN
Job TypeFull Time
Job Description

North Wind Group is currently seeking a Cyber Security Analyst II to join our team in Knoxville, TN! 


The Cyber Security Analyst II is responsible for providing technical cyber security expertise as a member of a team supporting the North Wind Group at various projects and corporate sites.  The CSA will participate in daily security operations to help create, implement and maintain a comprehensive cyber security program in an operational environment.   This position performs a range of work activities including plans, schedules, and monitors own work, travel to corporate sites, oversee and assess internal corporate and project cyber security status. 



  • Oversee and assess the implementation of Cyber Security controls to ensure confidentiality, integrity and availability of systems, networks and applications in accordance with contractual requirements, NIST guidance, industry best practices, and government policy.
  • Monitor government guidance, orders and Program Cyber Security Program Plan for Cyber Security changes.
  • Assist in Cyber Security compliance reviews and assessments.
  • Ensure IT computer and network security are in proper working order and security policies and procedures are being followed.
  • Remain informed on trends and issues in the information security industry, including
     current and emerging technologies and prices; advise, counsel, and educate executive
     and management teams on their relative importance and financial impact.
  • Define policies for the administration of all computer security systems and their corresponding or associated software, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, patch management, and anti-virus software.
  • Manage and perform information security incident response and investigation activities
     as needed or requested over information security incidents and/or breaches.
  • Research, evaluate, propose and implement technical solutions to enhance risk-based decision making.
  • Provide updates and reports to the CISO of project status and cyber related risks.




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 required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Experience in the Information Technology (IT), Computer Security field, with experience implementing cyber security solutions in diverse operating environments preferred
  • Functional understanding of IT system components such as TCP/IP, network and host-based intrusion detection and prevention, vulnerability scanning, operating systems including Windows and Unix, routers, switches, and database management systems
  • Must be a self-starter
  • Must be able to work well with others as a team member
  • Demonstrated technical writing skills
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem resolution skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to acquire new knowledge and learn new skills




Education: Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology preferred, Associates in Information Technology, or other relevant discipline. 

Experience: 5+ years’ experience in IT/Cyber Security

Computer Skills:

  • In depth experience and knowledge of enterprise IT concerns and technologies, including but not limited to: VPNs, network security, encryption, authentication, application-level network protocols, PKI, IPSec, Firewall, SSH, SSL, DES, IDS, wireless, Windows security/administration, LANIWAN, and TCP/IP.
  • Information security or other similar technical certifications are highly desirable.




While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands or fingers to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.


Office setting. The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


North Wind offers a competitive pay and benefits package to include health, life, and disability insurance benefits, 401(k) with company match, generous paid leave, and tuition reimbursement for eligible employees. As a company, we are committed to employee wellness, professional development, and work-life balance. We value safety, reliability, and commitment to our people! For more information about our benefits or hiring philosophy, visit the North Wind Career Opportunities Page.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.  If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8718 or use the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form to get assistance.

North Wind Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.