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Lead Cyber Security Analyst

Date: Mar 8, 2023

Location: Mason, MI, US

Company: Dart Container


In this role, you'll work a hybrid schedule of 3 days on site at our corporate offices in Mason, Michigan, and up to 2 days remote.



Are you looking for the next step in your IT Security career??

Do you want to put to use your leadship, coaching and mentoring skills??


As the IT Security Analyst Lead at Dart Container, you will be responsible for securing the enterprise and protecting our people! We are in need of a Lead IT Security Analyst to use data analytics, enrichment techniques and cutting edge technology to lead our team in protecting the organization and the people in it. We are looking for someone who is Curious, Consistent, and Motivated to establish the strategy and prioritize development, monitoring and analysis of our defensive cyber security platform.

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Lead strategic planning to achieve business goals by identifying and prioritizing development of the defensive cyber platform
  • Coordinate the technical activities of an IT security analysis team
  • Oversee the process used to document information security, incidents, responses, plans, methods, and procedures; monitor and audit security documentation and logs
  • Coordinate investigations of possible security violations and the completion of investigation reports
  • Develop and build tactical response to emerging cyber threats 
  • Structure an aggressive and innovative cyber platform; utilizing visionary and trendsetting concepts
  • Create, evaluate, and approve plans for the implementation of new technology deployments and system integration testing
  • Identify technology trends and evolving social behavior that may support or impede the success of the business
  • Perform computer security incident triage to include determining scope, urgency, and potential impact; identify the specific vulnerability and make recommendations to enable expeditious remediation
  • Oversee and maintain system consistency through regular audits
  • Responsible for coaching and teaching a team of security analysts about traditional and unconventional ways to detect and analyze potential intrusions and other security incidents
  • Automation of tasks in the cyber platform, such as alerts, tickets, and artifact ingestion
  • Participate in training and professional development session


Core Skills and Qualifications:
The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Requires one of the following:
    • High school diploma or equivalent with twelve (12) years of IT work experience
    • Associate’s degree with an emphasis in Computer Science with ten (10) years of IT work experience
    • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in Computer Science with eight (8) years of IT work experience
  • Seven (7) years of experience managing, developing, and implementing analytic and automation platforms 
  • Seven (7) years of experience in network design and virtualization 
  • Seven (7) years of experience with Active Directory security and NTFS permissions
  • Excellent verbal and written skills necessary in order to communicate intricate job-related processes to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Highly self-motivated and directed
  • Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to motivate in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor less experienced team members 
  • Ability to travel up to 20% domestically and internationally  
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license and passport
  • Ability to work additional work hours including weekends and holidays as required
  • Availability to be on call 24/7

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a Scrum/Agile environment a plus, preferably as Product Owner
  • Experience with Microsoft Sentinel
  • Competence with Bash or Python 
  • Competence with Linux, RedHat/CentOS 
  • Certification in one of the following preferred:  CISSP, CISA, GIAC, CEH, or comparable certification



Overview: Dart makes everyday products that give people the freedom to enjoy the food & drinks they love, wherever they are. From to-go containers and dinnerware to tamper-evident food packaging and even the red Solo cup, Dart products have been keeping people on the go and having fun for more than 50 years. Dart is a family-owned, family-focused company of 13,000 employees united by a shared set of values. Headquartered in Mason, MI, Dart has 30 locations in four countries.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.

Dart Container is a drug-free workplace.  Candidates are subject to a drug test (excluding THC*/marijuana/cannabis) and background check at the time of offer.

*THC testing ONLY when such testing is required by law.

Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (800) 545-3278 Ext 3370 or email us at Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (800) 545-3278 Ext 3390 or email us at for assistance.

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