Information Security Analyst in New York, NY at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 8/1/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    New York, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/1/2019
  • Job ID:
    19-01585

Job Description

Title:  Information Security Analyst
Location:  NYC (midtown)
Duration:  3 months with a possible extension

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Position Responsibilities:
Client is looking for a talented and ambitious Information Security Analyst to join the IT Department. The selected candidate's oversight will include monitoring and enhancing company's information security and cybersecurity program pertaining to information confidentiality, integrity and compliance requirements. In addition, this position will interact with all levels of staff and further develop and support strategic initiatives. 

Responsibilities:
  • Assist with project discovery, requirements gathering, design and implementation.
  • Provides technical documentation of system security design and implementation requirements
  • Reviews the comprehensive information security and cybersecurity program, including practices and procedures, the incident response plan and regulatory requirements and then provides recommendations to enhance such programs to meet industry standard guidelines and controls.
  • Collaborates with Information Technology on a routine basis for purposes of reviewing and providing recommendations for information security such as patch reports, network design, change management and other projects as assigned.
  • Provides reports on overall security compliance of network and information systems.
  • Performs day to day monitoring of information security and cybersecurity, including reviewing, analyzing and interpreting reports from various systems to identify anomalies, trends, threats or breaches.
  • Assists with the change management program for coordination and reporting purposes.
  • Reviews information security controls and practices of critical or high-risk vendors utilized or proposed by client to evaluate the adequacy of their programs and to provide any potential risks.
  • Assists in the secure deployment of enterprise systems and outsourced services using relevant standards.
  • Stays updated on current information security trends and applies that knowledge into operational policies and procedures to be implemented as part of company's information security program.

Skills and Core Competencies

  • Excellent written skills including technical documentation 
  • Proven ability to assess problems and research solutions.
  • Proactively solve problems using automation where possible.
  • Keen awareness of system vulnerabilities.
  • Experience building and supporting enterprise infrastructure services.
  • 3-5 years similar or related experience in fields as information security, cybersecurity, auditing or technology
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills, with a high level of attention to detail and organization.
  • Certifications through ISACA or ITIL, or CISSP or CISM certification preferred.
Certification in the following a plus:
  • MCSE, Server Infrastructure or other Microsoft server certifications a plus  RHCE VMware VCP 6


Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or other related discipline. 


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