Senior Cybersecurity Analyst

Defensive- Blue Team Mettawa, Illinois


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DOT Security’s mission is to improve the security posture of client organizations by providing detection, response, risk management, and compliance services as identified and required. DOT Security will implement processes, technology, and subject matter expert personnel to monitor and respond to client needs in the cybersecurity and compliance space. Working with client organizations, DOT Security will continuously measure and improve internal processes and technology, which will translate to improved services provided to the client.

DOT Security is seeking team members who are passionate about Cybersecurity, detailed-oriented, desire for continuous learning, and enjoys working in a collaborative environment. We provide our employees with a career progression path, that challenges our team to grow as cybersecurity professionals with strong cybersecurity skills. As a member of Dot Security, you will get the opportunity to work from a brand-new, state of the art Security Operations Center (SOC) facility.


  • Mentor and assist in training junior level analysts to aid in developing their skills and analytical capabilities
  • Monitor, analyze, and correlate real-time alerts from our SIEM and other security tools to determine possible causes of such alerts, and determine if they represent a threat
  • Investigate and analyze phishing emails
  • Proactively drive cyber security threat hunting and analysis
  • Report on findings, and recommend system tuning/customization and data collection improvements
  • Ensuring MITRE ATTACK Framework coverage is obtained via SIEM detections.
  • Assist lower tiered Cybersecurity analyst with escalated events and incidents
  • Collaborate with management on process improvements, documentation and definition for threat analysis and classifications

Things We Are Looking For
  • Strong analytical, multi-tasking, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to relay technical information to non-technical audiences
  • Ability to develop rules, filters, signatures, countermeasures, and scripts to support analysis and detection efforts
  • Ability to complete all steps in analysis of malware within a virtual sandbox, reporting out and developing a belief description of the actions taken by the malware.
  • Experience working with various SOC tools including SIEM, EDR, email protection, sandbox, ticketing systems, etc.
  • Experience with static and dynamic file analysis
  • Hands on experience in a security operations center 



  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, Information Technology, or Cybersecurity (college degrees may be substituted for five years of relevant work experience)


  • 4 + years of Cybersecurity, or related experience


  • A Senior Cybersecurity Analyst should have at least one of the following certifications: CISSP, CISM, CASP


  • 20 days of PTO
  • 12+ paid holidays
  • Flexible Sick Day Policy
  • Paid Maternity & Paternity Leave
  • Comprehensive Health, Disability Life, Dental and Vision Plans
  • 401(K) match & retirement plans
  • Student Loan reimbursement
  • On-going training & development opportunities