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Sr. IT Security Analyst in Del Mar, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/13/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

TITLE: SENIOR IT SECURITY ANALYST

DEPARTMENT: IT SECURITY

REPORTS TO: INFORMATION SECURITY MANAGER

Position Summary

The position of Senior IT Security Analyst is established for the maintenance and operations of the information security systems and controls within the institution. The position involves detecting and preventing cyber threats. It has responsibility to maintain the information security controls to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information assets. Maintain quality service standards set by the organization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Recommend and establish plans and protocols to protect information assets from unauthorized access, modification, or destruction

Serve in a lead role, facilitating the incident response process to ensure the appropriate urgency and discretion is used and communication is facilitated within the incident response guidelines

Monitor access to information assets

Analyze security breaches and policy violations to determine root cause Provide escalated support for security-related issues

Mentor and train team members in security awareness, procedures and best practices Perform security assessments for internal and external systems

Perform vulnerability testing and evaluate adequacy and effectiveness of controls Work with outside vendors to coordinate security plans and implement services

Analyze data and recommend changes to security policies, procedures, and controls Define, implement and maintain information security policies

Research and recommend innovative and, when possible, automated approaches for completing information security-related tasks

Conduct research to keep abreast of latest security issues to anticipate incidents and reduce their likelihood

Configure, maintain and install security tools such as: IDS/IPS, Firewalls, Internet filtering, Data Loss Prevention, and encryption systems

Perform encryption key/digital certificate management

Assist with the creation and maintenance of documentation of security procedures, processes, configurations, and diagrams

Participate in disaster recovery planning and testing

Participate in AML/BSA compliance training as assigned. Adhere to credit union AML/BSA policy and procedures including CTR rules and form preparation, identify and refer suspicious activity to the Compliance Department, perform OFAC comparisons, and properly identify individuals in accordance with Branch Operations procedures.


Other Duties and Responsibilities

Provide on-call support for after-hours security-related issues as needed Perform other duties as assigned

Occasional travel

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Minimum Qualifications (Education, Experience, Skills)

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or additional three years equivalent work experience and security certifications

Minimum five years' relevant work experience

Demonstrate a high level of integrity

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), SSCP/SCNP/CCSA, MCSE/CCNP or equivalent network certifications desirable

Experience managing and implementing security technologies such as; firewalls, Intrusion Detection Systems, anti-virus, web filtering and multi-factor technical knowledge of encryption technologies, digital certificates, SSL, VPN, IPSec, TCP/IP, DNS and web security architecture, network, server and desktop concepts

Effective interactive, verbal, written communications skills

College level analytical and reasoning skills with demonstrated problem-solving ability.

Ability to operate in a self-directed manner with organizational skills sufficient to plan and meet deadlines within appropriate constraints

Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment in support of organizational goals Ability to demonstrate a sound understanding of information security principles and a

willingness to partner with organizations outside the department.