Lead Information Security Analyst

Open Systems Technologies   •  

Melville, NY

Industry: Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 211 days ago

  by    Radhika Arora

This job is no longer available.

A large healthcare employee is currently seeking a Lead Information Security Analyst to join their team in Melville. This candidate will facilitate the protection of computers, networks, software, data, and information systems against viruses, worms, spyware, malware, intrusion detection, unauthorized access, denial-of-service attacks, and an ever increasing list of attacks by hackers acting as individuals or as part of organized crime or foreign governments. 


  • Monitor IT Security devices, including firewalls, intrusion detection/ prevention systems (IDS/IPS), data loss prevention systems (DLP), web services, email security, vulnerabilities and software patch maintenance.
  • Assess and prioritize alerts from the Security Event Log Management solution, and other monitoring devices and software, such as the Network Access Control, Vulnerability Scanning
  • Key participant in the implementation, tuning and successful use of the Security Event Log Management solution
  • Lead the Incident Response processes to protect Information assets, comply with all pertinent regulations, and investigate/classify security incidents throughout the incident response lifecycle in accordance with the Incident Response Plan
  • Perform or oversee Risk Assessments of new hardware and software being introduced into the environment. This includes reviewing responses to an IT questionnaire, SOC report analysis and writing up security implementation requirements and their subsequent validation
  • Review and recommend security controls for to ensure that information resources are properly and consistently protected, regardless of their location, form, or supporting technologies, such as BioMed systems and vendor-supported software and systems
  • Work with the IT Technical Services groups to review configuration changes that could affect high-risk public-facing systems, such as web servers, email systems, and secure file transfer systems;
  • Possess the ability to articulate and translate complex security concepts and associated risks into understandable terms to various roles throughout the organization


  • 5+ years of professional work experience in an IT Security-related area, including experience with incident response, malware analysis, completing risk assessments, and auditing of Information Security controls, preferably in a health care setting
  • Advanced proficiency in Information Security concepts
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to communicate system knowledge effectively at various levels
  • Project Managementexperience leading large Information Security projects to a successful completion
  • Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare, Informatics, Technology, Business, or a closely related field from a recognized college or university
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) or Healthcare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner (HCISPP) required
  • Project Management Professional certification (PMP) preferred