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Junior Security Analyst in Houston, TX at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/7/2018

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    Houston, TX
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    At least 4 year(s)
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Job Description

Vaco has a full time role in Downtown Houston, TX for a Junior Security Analyst. Qualified candidates MUST have the following to be considered:
  • 4 years of progressive IT experience, preferred IT cyber security
  • 2 years of conducting IT security testing in a business environment
  • 2+ years of cyber security experience
  • 2+ years of vulnerability management experience

This roles primary focus is to validate security controls and remediate vulnerabilities to protect critical company assets from cyber-attacks. Daily activities will center around hands-on security control penetration testing and performing vulnerability/risk assessments. Trust but verify is your mission. You will manage the employee security awareness/training program, 3rd party/cloud risk assessment program and you will own the IT Risk Registry. You will work with state-of-the-art vulnerability management, security awareness, and penetration testing technologies, using commercial and open source solutions. You will receive significant training - both daily hands on activities and SANS or other leading ICS and IT security training providers.

  • 50% of time - Validating Critical security controls
  • 20% of time - validating critical security event logging
  • 10% of time - IT Risk assessments and IT audits
  • 10% of time - Security policy management
  • 10% of time - Performing Security Awareness and training

US Citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. Our client is unable to sponsor or transfer visas at this time. NO 3rd party resumes will be accepted.*****