IT Security Analyst in Madison, WI at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 1/24/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  816448

Apex is looking for a Security Analyst for a client here in Madison, WI.

Job Details:

  • Support the Risk Manager regarding all aspects of the information security enterprise-wide risk management program, with minimal supervision. Responsibilities include facilitating the identification of risks throughout the organization, developing, reporting and monitoring formats on risk management issues and developing methodologies for the assessment of risks throughout the organization. 
  • Design various assessments in support of compliance, privacy or security requirements for the business. Lead assessments where appropriate. 
  • Implement process workflows in in support of compliance, privacy or security functions. Identify and escalate issues to leadership in a pragmatic, actionable manner. Review and approve procedural documentation. 
  • Assist in development and continuous reporting of metrics mapped to goals. 
  • Lead coordination, consultation, and assessment efforts to track and remediate events and alerts, directs response to related incidents, internal or external audits, and / or control assessments. 
  • Develop and configure monitoring systems to protect data, defining baselines and reports used for trend analysis. 
  • Identify, report, and assist in resolving privacy, compliance or security violations and control gaps. 
  • Lead feedback with other IT teams to protect data from compliance, privacy or security compromise. 
  • Review and approve policies and procedures for identifying, reporting, and resolving compliance, privacy and security violations. 
  • Contribute to the strategic direction of the Risk Management team, working in conjunction with the Risk Manager to develop new capabilities, process efficiencies and goals. 
  • Security Governance Development: Participate in the development, review, ongoing maintenance and development of security policies, standards, processes, procedures and requirements to facilitate the establishment of common administrative controls for the delivery of security capabilities. Provide Information Security guidance through all phases of a project when identified as a necessary resource. 
  • Security Awareness: Develop content for organization wide and targeted security awareness training. Present relevant information security topics through a variety of forums depending on the audience. 



Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field (or equivalent work experience).
  • 3 or more years of demonstrated proficiency with an information security audit, assessment, engineering or architecture focus or comparable, professional experience.
  • Proven ability to clearly and effectively communicate business and technical information, both verbally and in writing.
  • Aptitude for speaking or communicating to varied groups of business and technical professionals.
  • Experience in presenting technical material to a nontechnical audience and to senior management.
  • Established skills and experience in the development of security policies, standards or other governance practices.
  • Demonstrated relationship management and consulting skills, including ability to effectively influence and negotiate.
  • Proven ability to provide high quality customer service. 
  • Nice to have (not required for the role)
    • Professional certifications from the following programs: GIAC; ISC2; ISACA; CISSP, GSEC, GCFA, GSNA or CISA
    • PCI DSS testing experience and SSAE16 SOC experience

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 844-463-6178.