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Info Security Analyst in New York, NY at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/28/2019

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Job Description

Information Security Analyst
Manhattan, New York
6 Month Contract to Hire

Vaco Technology is seeking an Information Security Analyst to join our client for a 6 Month contract to hire position.


  • Conduct technical cyber investigations with hands-on approach
  • Create and improve infosec documentation and procedures
  • Be comfortable writing policies and standards and reviewing them annually
  • Support our cloud migration activities and projects, extending controls and monitoring that meet the business, legal and technical requirements to safeguard data and access
  • Work with our vendors and partners to help them maintain their security posture
  • Deliver security awareness training for the organization relevant to their responsibilities
  • Orchestrate an automated vulnerability management program that identifies, confirms, tickets and tracks remediation of platform exposures to exploits and risks
  • Perform audits and analysis of network, endpoint, database, cloud services and privileged identity management logs and events
  • Keep abreast of industry trends, new threats and malicious actors across platforms Key Technologies
  • Qualys/Nessus scanning, Ansible playbooks, PGP/GPG keys, scripted PKI and Root Certificate Authority management, Sysinternals Suite, Burp Suite, OWASP Threat Modeling, nmap, wireshark, Kali Linux pentesting, python/perl/bash/go scripting


  • 5+ years of infosec analyst experience and incident response
  • Experience with evangelizing DevSecOps tools and techniques
  • Experience with AWS/Azure products and knowledge of how to secure them
  • Familiar with core principles of TCP/IP networking, DNS, routing and load balancing
  • Deep knowledge of several of the following areas:
  • Mobile Device Management
  • Anti-Virus/Endpoint Protection
  • Vulnerability Management
  • Penetration Testing
  • Multi-Factor Authentication/SSO
  • Digital forensics, hard drive imaging
  • Passion for knowledge and command of technology
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaborate with others effectively
  • Higher education desired, but not required
  • Security certifications will be considered, but prefer qualified to certificated candidate