IT Security Analyst

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Centurion Health
July 21, 2021
Vienna, Virginia
Job Type


IT Security Analyst

  • Vienna, Virginia
  • Non-Clinical
  • 23207

Job Description

OverviewCenturion is proud to be a leading provider of comprehensive healthcare services to correctional facilities, state hospitals, and community mental health centers nationwide. 


We are currently seeking a full-time IT Security Analyst to join our Corporate Team located in the Tyson's Corner area of Vienna, Virginia.

Available Shift

Dayshift : Monday - Friday


The IT Security Analyst will be part of our dynamic security team and responsible for actively monitoring security threats and risks involving client infrastructure. This includes timely review of alerts generated by devices, assessment of the situation, and notification to IT leadership staff. This role works within IT, a compliance team, and vendors to produce effective technical solutions which provide visibility and response efficiencies in support of an intelligence-driven computer network defense and incident responses.


Additional duties include:

  • Perform vulnerability and security scans of existing production network components, paths, networks, sub-networks, systems and software as required
  • Research new threats and conduct risk assessments and analysis.
  • Use of common any scripting languages like PowerShell, Perl or Python
  • Use of SIEM tools like Splunk for network monitoring and analysis, threat response, DLP and work with other Information Security tools
  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills, presentation, and problem solving skills
  • Work in team environment with other teams on complex technical issues.
  • Communicate complex technical concepts and project information clearly and concisely to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Work in an environment with evolving requirements and dynamic schedules.
  • Inspire cooperation, confidence, and motivation of a team in a stressful environment
  • Conduct daily review of ticketing system for required response to incidents, events, actions, and requirements
  • Provide management of assigned actions in accordance with prescribed timelines
  • Daily monitoring of infrastructure including network, physical and virtual servers and appliances
  • Fulfill routine communication requirements, including system documentation and status reporting and creating/updating procedural documentation
  • Utilize Ticketing system to document and manage change requests, client requests and issues.
  • Follow and adhere to simple and complex instructions, including Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)
  • Travel 5-20%
  • Evenings, weekend and/or holiday work, as needed
  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualified candidates should have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent experience
  • 5 years or more of progressively responsible experience working in Information Security
  • Demonstrated experience with security incident responses/tickets handling situation
  • Experience with security log analysis
  • Knowledgeable with information security threat landscape, including technical know-how of the most prevalent vulnerabilities, threats, attack methods, and infection vectors
  • Demonstrated experience in monitoring and analyzing logs, syslogs as well as alerts from a variety of tools/technologies like Splunk, Network devices, Proxies, etc. in computer network intrusion/detection environment
  • Knowledge of scanning tools such as NMAP, Nessus, TCPDump, Wireshark, Netcat, etc.
  • Working knowledge of identified operating system platforms, routers/switches, network protocols, and network infrastructure
  • Experience documenting and maintaining security procedures
  • Must have a desire to grow and improve information security skills

Preferred Certifications:

  • Splunk and/or other monitoring tools certifications
  • CompTIA Security +, Microsoft MCSE, etc.
  • CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker) highly desirable


We offer excellent compensation and comprehensive benefits for our full-time team members including:

  • Health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Generous paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Continuing Education benefits
  • Much more...

About Us

Centurion Health contracts with state and local governments nationwide to provide comprehensive healthcare services to correctional facilities, state hospitals, and other community settings. Our dedication to making a difference and our passionate team of the best and the brightest healthcare employees has made us one of the leaders of the correctional health industry. Whether you are driven by purpose and impact or on a journey of professional growth, our opportunities can offer both.


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MHM Services, Inc. d/b/a Centurion Group, Inc. (“Centurion”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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MHM Services, Inc. d/b/a Centurion Group, Inc. (“Centurion”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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