Cyber Watch Desk Analyst

| Pittsburgh, PA, USA
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New World. New Problems. New Solutions

Edgeworth Security is a full-service security firm, specializing in Interactive Video Surveillance, Security System Integration, Executive Protection and Security Consulting Services. Our security solutions and suite of managed services leverage modern technology and automation to significantly lower theft and crime, as well as improve overall operations for our customers. Edgeworth Security takes a proactive stance on crime prevention and operational enhancement by applying artificial intelligence and military grade analytics used in our Command Center. We combine people, processes, and technology to actively secure, protect and improve the operations of our clients' people, property, and assets.

Position: Cyber Watch Desk Analyst

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Travel: None. This position is onsite, in-office.


  • Top-tier compensation
  • Full-time, non-exempt hourly with full benefits (medical, dental, vision, life insurance/AD&D/short-term and long-term disability, 401(k) matching)
  • Training & Education Assistance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

Overview: As a Cyber Watch Desk Analyst, you will be a crucial part of our cybersecurity operations, working to ensure the security and integrity of our digital infrastructure. You will monitor our systems, identify system faults, detect potential threats, and assist in incident response, playing a pivotal role in safeguarding our organization from cyberattacks.

Essential Job Function and Responsibilities:

  1. Real-Time Monitoring:
    1. Continuously monitor network traffic, security alerts, and event logs to detect suspicious or anomalous activities.
    2. Utilize security information and event management (SIEM) tools to assess the security posture.
  2. Threat Detection and Analysis:
    1. Analyze security alerts and reports to identify potential security incidents and vulnerabilities.
    2. Investigate, document, and categorize security events based on their severity and potential impact.
  3. Incident Triage and Response:
    1. Assist in the initial triage of security incidents by following predefined incident response procedures.
    2. Collaborate with incident response teams to coordinate and execute response efforts.
  4. Reporting and Documentation:
    1. Prepare and maintain detailed incident reports, including a timeline of events, actions taken, and recommendations for improvements.
    2. Maintain accurate records of incidents, investigations, and responses.
  5. Threat Intelligence:
    1. Stay informed about the latest cybersecurity threats, vulnerabilities, and attack methodologies.
    2. Use threat intelligence to enhance threat detection and response capabilities.
  6. Security Awareness and Communication:
    1. Provide timely updates and information to relevant stakeholders, including management and incident response teams.
    2. Foster a culture of security awareness by promoting best practices and sharing threat insights.
  7. Continuous Improvement:
    1. Identify opportunities to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of monitoring and response processes.
    2. Contribute to the development of playbooks and procedures for different types of incidents.


    • Bachelor's degree in computer science, Information Security, or a related field is preferred.
    • Relevant certifications like CompTIA Security+, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) are a plus.
    • Previous experience in a cybersecurity, incident response, or security operations center (SOC) role is beneficial.
    • Knowledge of security information and event management (SIEM) tools and security incident response procedures.
    • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work under pressure.
    • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.

What's in it for you? Why work for Edgeworth:

We are growing! We want all candidates and employees to know that we have made internal improvements and are continuously working towards elevating our culture and providing a work environment that fosters professional growth and work-life balance. Growing pains are a natural part of any company's development, and it is important that we approach these challenges with a positive and proactive attitude. As we continue to expand and evolve, we must be willing to adapt and make changes to overcome any obstacles that may arise. This may involve reevaluating our processes, implementing new technologies, or restructuring our teams. However, it is important to remember that these challenges are opportunities for growth and improvement. By working together and staying focused on our goals, we can overcome any hurdles and continue to build a successful and thriving company.

We value our employees and are invested in personal and professional growth, learning new skills, challenging yourself, and growing your career while doing meaningful work. If you aspire to grow within the security industry, we'll provide mentorship and trajectory.

We are growingcome grow with us!

Compensation is targeted at $25 per hour based on experience and certifications.

We look forward to the possibility of you joining our team.

Employees are our greatest asset. Here at Edgeworth Security, we embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion, and always strive to be better than we were yesterday.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Edgeworth Security is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

Edgeworth Security utilizes e-Verify to check employment authorization.

More Information on Edgeworth Security
Edgeworth Security operates in the Analytics industry. The company is located in Pittsburgh, PA. It has 62 total employees. To see all 3 open jobs at Edgeworth Security, click here.
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