IT Security Analyst in Orlando, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/18/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description


We are seeking an Information Security Analyst to join the company's team. The Information Security Analyst will plan and carry out security measures to protect the computer networks, systems, and company data.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Install, configure and maintain information security software and hardware tools
  • Monitor and tune systems to assure availability and optimum performance
  • Monitor systems and security tools for malicious or anomalous activity
  • Respond to indications or reports of malicious or anomalous activity
  • Prepare reports that document security breaches and the extent of the damage caused by the breaches
  • Stay up to date on the latest methods of attack and defense of computer systems
  • Research latest information technology (IT) security trends and tools to decide what will most effectively protect the company
  • Help plan and enforce security policies and procedures
  • Develop security standards and best practices for
  • Recommend security enhancements to management or senior IT staff
  • Maintain and backup logs generated by security tools
  • Schedule installations and upgrades and maintains them in accordance with established policies and procedures
  • Assist with troubleshooting networking and systems problems
  • Facilitates knowledge transfer to other IS staff
  • Works independently with vendors and 3rd parties to schedule maintenance, upgrades and resolve issues
  • Performs other duties as necessary

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, or equivalent experience.
  • 5 years relevant experience
  • Technical certification relative to Cyber Security


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with employees at varying levels of the organization.
  • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving abilities.
  • In addition to the minimum qualifications listed above, the following skills are also desired:
  • Strong organization skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Ability to make decisions when dealing with multiple alternatives.

Physical Demands

  • Regularly required to move about the facility
  • Physically communicating to others
  • Occasionally moves equipment such as a personal computer or display weighing up to 25 pounds.

Machines, Equipment and Technical Abilities

  • Expert knowledge of systems in area of specialty.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft windows operating environments.
  • Knowledge of VMWare Hypervisor operating environment.
  • Knowledge of Linux operating system environment.
  • Knowledge of industry products, terminology and trends.
  • Knowledge of fundamental IT concepts, practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of shell script programming