IT Security Analyst III

8 - 10 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18
Dallas, TX
8 - 10 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18

Job Description:

We are looking for a Security Analyst III, who enjoys information security and possesses both deep and wide expertise in the information systems and security fields.

Responsibilities:

  • Develops and manages information security for IT functional areas
  • Assists in the development and implementation of security policies, procedures and controls (e.g., user log-on and authentication rules, security breach escalation procedures, securityauditing procedures and use of firewalls and encryption routines).
  • Prepares status reports on security matters to develop securityrisk analysis scenarios and response procedures.
  • Responsible for the tracking and monitoring of software viruses.
  • Enforces security policies and procedures by administering and monitoring security profiles, reviews security violation reports and investigates possible security exceptions, and maintains and documents security controls.
  • Involved in the evaluation of products and/or procedures to enhance security while also improving end user productivity and effectiveness.
  • Provides direct support to the business and IT staff for security related issues.
  • Educates IT and the business about security policies and consults on security issues regarding user built/managed systems.
  • Represents the security needs of the organization by providing security expertise and assistance in IT projects. Must have extensive knowledge in networking, databases, systems and web operations.
  • Based upon skills and experience, this position ranges from security administration to developing enterprise security strategies, management of security projects and the most complicated security issues.
  • Identifies the strategies necessary to maintain and improve security and monitoring controls.
  • Works with Security vendors to design and implement new IT Security tools
  • Develop detailed security diagrams and documentation
  • Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks
  • Write comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes and propositions for further system security enhancement

Job Requirements:

  • BS degree in Computer Science or related field (or equivalent experience); MSdegreepreferred
  • 10 years of experience in Information Technology field
  • 5 or more years of experience in Information Systems Security
  • CISSP, CEH or, CISA certification preferred
  • Detailed technical knowledge of database and operating system security
  • Hands on experience in one or more of the following information security areas:
    • Technical writing
    • BIA/BCP/DRP
    • Information securityarchitecture
    • Identity and access management systems
    • Threat and vulnerability management systems
    • Incident response
  • Thorough understanding of current security principles and concepts
  • Thorough understanding of system and network protocols and their relationship to the securityinfrastructure
  • Problem solving skills and ability to work under pressure
  • Participate in 24 X 7 on call rotation
  • Position is based in Dallas, TX; no relocation assistance available.

Requisition ID 2018-6575

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