Information Security Analyst - II in Clovis, CA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 7/11/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Clovis, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/11/2019

Job Description

Job #:  986811


Title: Security Analyst
Industry: Telecom
This is a 1 year contract opportunity 
 
Description: This position involves knowledge and management of all aspects of security - physical & logical along with security analytics related to Client landscape and 3rd party suppliers.
Responsibilities will include on-site support as a Client Corporate Security representative at one or more US vendor locations. Recent security breaches are increasing the need for advanced analytics framework to support the detection of malicious patterns, anomalies, and changes in behavior rather than relying on signature-based detection.
Must be able to work in a fast paced environment both autonomously and as a team. Ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear and precise manner to both technical and non-technical audiences.
This individual:

• Ensures the implementation and operation of the appropriate security controls across the organization are aligned with Client contracts, corporate security policies, standards, and applicable regulations.


• Participates in security reviews and finding remediation from internal and external organizations on behalf of Corporate Security.


• Assess application and infrastructure vulnerabilities identified in security scans, prioritize based on security risk, and drives remediation with internal and 3rd party teams. In doing so he/she needs to be conversant with industry best practices and current threat landscape as well as having strong presentation and negotiation skills.


• Has mastery of a broad level of technical skills, and is up to speed with threat vectors and current threat landscape.


JOB DUTIES:

• Assist with security verification & validation procedures to ensure the ongoing protection of Client assets and sensitive customer information - including network diagram, firewall rules, desktop hardening, vulnerability management, physical controls (external and internal access controls, CCTV, guarding, life/safety, etc) application functionality, security logs and audio/video recordings analysis.

• Work with peers, international counterparts, management and Legal to identify and mitigate areas of risk relative to Global projects and operations, and provide recommendations for controls to the same.

• Responsibilities include developing, implementing, and communicating information security standards, policies, procedures, and tests.

• Provides technical and/or analytical support to solve a wide range of complex issues/problems.

• Manage, coordinate and track mitigation to ensure appropriate progress within the recommended time frame.

• Provide management periodic updates and as requested by Supervisor, give occasional presentations to senior management and/or Legal on varying topics of Security interest


MUST HAVE SKILLS:

• Must have at least 5 years overall in a technology role.

•2-3 years of experience in Cyber Security, Information Security or an Information Assurance role is highly desired

• Knowledge of a broad array of security solutions to address many complex control scenarios

• Strong experience in task / project management including complex, fast paced, highly sensitive projects

• Excellent communication skills including the ability to adjust presentation style to the needs of the audience and based on the intended objective as well as to negotiate to effective solutions.

• Requires a range of skills within physical, network and information security including familiarity with principles, theories, concepts and technologies to work on generally complex operational or technical activities and an applied knowledge of established procedures, policies and practices.

•Familiarity with standards such as ISO and NIST are required

DESIRED SKILLS:

• Experience in in physical security and/or onsite physical security reviews

• Quick and effective analytical skills to identify security risks and/or gaps in security controls

• Ability to understand the business processes within a targeted audit and to present technical information clearly to a nontechnical audience

• Excellent problem solving skills to evaluate control alternatives that best reduce risk while maximizing enablement of the business

• Experience in global operations, offshoring, outsourcing 

• Requires ongoing interest in cutting edge technologies

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS:

• Bachelors degree in CS, IA or similar or equivalent work experience

• Active Security+, CISSP, CISA, CISM, CFE, or CEH Certification preferred.

• Training/background attending security conferences, SANS certifications, chairing of forums, writing of security/technical books and/or similar web content highly desirable
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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