Job Description

IT Security Analyst

Our growing client has a need for an IT Security Analyst. The IT Security Analyst has a responsibility to ensure the quality and effectiveness of all security applications and processes that are built or maintained within the IT Infrastructure team.  This role is important in helping to make informed decisions regarding known threats or incidents that can impact the security of business on a global level.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Implement company information security strategy with support from internal teams, providing subject matter expertise and full lifecycle management for installed security base
  • Be responsible for the information security incident response process, by ensuring all incidents are managed to resolution and reported on appropriately
  • Perform threat/risk assessments and deliver high level information reports for IT management
  • Provide total security oversight from perimeter security to endpoint protection solutions
  • Advise on projects delivering business solutions that impact information security risks and relevant compliance certifications including PCI
  • Manage multiple work streams on information security projects as well as providing operational support
  • Help define the information security architectures of future initiatives
  • Coach IT Infrastructure and Support teams on the different security platforms in place to improve their skill set and responsiveness
  • Provide expert level (tier 3) support for installed security applications

Qualifications and Required Skills

  • Bachelors degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or equivalent qualification in IT
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in similar information security role ideally
  • 1-2 years plus experience gained in IT infrastructure support roles is highly relevant for this role
  • Proven ability in information security principles, latest industry awareness and current knowledge
  • Firm working knowledge of firewall technologies, creating rule sets, policies and procedures
  • Strong knowledge of TCP/IP networking principles including sub netting, LAN/WAN technologies
  • Proficient knowledge of generating and administering web based security certificates, internal/external DNS records and other security features necessary for Internet facing systems
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory key security features including GPOs, ACLs
  • Awareness of Microsoft operating systems including patching and vulnerability assessment, knowledge of Linux/UNIX based systems an advantage
  • Proficiency in programming languages or Powershell scripting welcomed
  • Very good analytical skills, logical thinking, diagramming capability
  • Strong and confident interpersonal and customer service skills; ability to interface with personnel from various departments and levels, both technical and non-technical

 

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