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Information Systems Security Analyst in Philadelphia at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/1/2018

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Job Description

This position can be a full-time role or a contract position. No C2C or Sponsorships.

IT Security Analyst position is responsible for implementing, monitoring, and maintaining enterprise class security solutions, with experience in Cyber defense planning who can provide accurate information on the current security environment to management while also suggesting improvements to the security operations program.

This position requires an individual with a deep understanding of End point protection, vulnerability assessment, and SIEM plus log management. Administrative and technical skills on security monitoring tools and appliances is essential.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following are the primary duties and responsibilities of this position; however, this is not an all-inclusive listing. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Implementation, integration, and monitoring of security systems.
  • Monitor and respond to risk alerts generated by security systems in accordance with the company incident response plan.
  • Analyze new threat vectors and make recommendations for improved security countermeasures
  • Assist in developing policies, procedures, or processes that add to the overall effectiveness of the information security program.
  • Monitor security systems and reports to maintain compliance with multiple regulations such as GDPR, PCI-DSS, HIPAA, and DHS CFATS.
  • Create and assist with managing KPI reports that can be used to identify trends and establish metrics.
  • Facilitate issue identification and resolution through the appropriate business units.
  • Provide direction to infrastructure teams, end-user support, application teams, and business units on best security practices
  • Analyze vulnerability weekly and monthly reports to create and implement remediation action plans. Categorize the severity of vulnerabilities and track the resolution of remediation actions based on the severity levels.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor's degree in management Information Systems, Computer Science, and/or Business, or equivalent work experience
  • 3-5 years' experience with enterprise class and open source security tools such as Tenable Security Center, Qualys Vulnerability tool, SIEM - Dell Secure works, Fire eye, qRadar or equivalent. Tripwire and or equivalent logging applications, Symantec Endpoint Protection, and Nmap.
  • 5-7 years' experience in IT systems administration with a firm understanding of infrastructure, networking and how systems interact with each other.
  • Holds at least one vendor neutral security certification.
  • Experience with complex implementations that include packaged software and custom development.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills related to networking, operating systems, log analysis and malware analysis.
  • Experience communicating and reporting to all levels of management up to and including C suite executives.
  • High degree of proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Visio is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze issues and provide effective problem solving
  • Willingness and ability to travel as required