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Security Analyst

Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Summary:
The Information Security Analyst provides operational and administrative support for the security solutions and technologies used. This position creates, implements and monitors policies, procedures and controls as required by the Information Security Management Program. The Information Security Analyst will also conduct incident response investigations to ensure appropriate reporting and corrective actions are taken. The position will conduct workforce training, raise awareness of security threats and best practices, and monitor the environment for threats.


Job Responsibilities:



Design Controls, Policies and Procedures – 40%
• Work with Security Architect, Project Analysts, Developers and Data Architects to ensure that appropriate security measures are included in application design
• Evaluate and recommend technical solutions for risk mitigation or controls
• Design appropriate policies and procedures as identified by risk assessment activities or awareness of emerging threats


 • Monitor existing policies for compliance
• Participate in disaster recovery planning and business continuity planning
• Evaluate risk profile of the various asset inventories Monitor the Risk Environment – 40%
• Drive or participate in risk assessment activities
• Assess risk of third parties with whom we do business
• Monitor information system activities for suspicious events such as logins, administrative rights usage, abandoned sessions or their vulnerabilities
• Perform vulnerability testing, risk analysis and security assessments utilizing security scanning tools, standards and best practices
• Keep current on best practices in risk mitigation
• Serve as system administer for information security tools Training and Awareness – 20%


 


 



Requirements:



BS in Computer Science or a related technical field with 3 to 5 years’ experience in Information Technology Security or related functions (IT Audit, IT Risk Management); or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Technical experience with security related technologies such as Active Directory, encryption, anti-virus, or firewalls
• Some experience creating training materials and facilitating training events and communications
• Knowledge of internal controls and Information Technology risk assessment and mitigation procedures


 


Required Qualifications :

Requirements:



BS in Computer Science or a related technical field with 3 to 5 years’ experience in Information Technology Security or related functions (IT Audit, IT Risk Management); or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 
• Technical experience with security related technologies such as Active Directory, encryption, anti-virus, or firewalls
• Some experience creating training materials and facilitating training events and communications 
• Knowledge of internal controls and Information Technology risk assessment and mitigation procedures


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