Security Analyst II - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States

Job Summary

Develops and implements standards and procedures meant to protect organizational data assets from unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or destruction.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assesses and evaluates systems to identify weaknesses and assess risk; performs vulnerability testing.
  • Implements new or upgraded security measures or controls, and documents system or process changes.
  • Reviews security violation reports or logs, investigates possible security exceptions and coordinates with internal teams or external agencies as needed, including managed service providers.
  • Develops and executes security controls, defenses and countermeasures to intercept and prevent internal or external attacks or attempts to infiltrate company email, data, e-commerce and web-based systems. May advise on security controls for projects.
  • May advise on penetration testing and vulnerability assessments of applications, operating systems and/or networks. May conduct complex cleanup of legacy environments
  • Researches and evaluates cybersecurity threats and performs root cause analysis.
  • Assists in the creation and implementation of security solutions, which may include conducting vendor assessments to ensure vendor is complying with security contract language and WBA security requirements.
  • May conduct contract reviews for appropriate security language prior to a project/WBA signing
  • May conduct remediation management or governance and/or escalations on vendors or operations issues requiring a solution
  • May perform as “Level 3” support in the event Managed Service provider is unable to resolve an issue.
  • May review projects to ensure alignment with Security Requirements and/or represent info security on projects, when necessary. May conduct oversight of a particular area of Managed Service, when necessary
  • Provides information to management as required, including Producing and delivering various dashboard, metrics and other reports, as required.

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree and at least 1 year of experience in IT security OR High School/ GED and at least 4 years of experience in IT security.
  • Experience working in Security Engineering, Threat Response, Security Operations, IT Operations, IT Compliance and/or IT Governance
  • Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in IT, IS, Mathematics
  • CISSP or CISA Certification