Technical Security Analyst

  • location: Atlanta, GA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $48 - $52 per hour
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Technical Security Analyst

job summary:
Reporting directly to the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), this position is responsible for supporting and maintaining the information technology security environment; assists with cloud security implementation. Analyze and resolve departmental and enterprise security issues, incidents, events; evaluate and identify risks and threats.

 
location: Atlanta, Georgia
job type: Contract
salary: $48 - 52 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Masters
 
responsibilities:
  • Monitor and analyze technology risk trends, conducts external and internal information security risk and vulnerability assessments
  • Analyze, recommend, and implement threat and vulnerability management program by running routine information security assessments and manage the related risk acceptance workflow processes
  • performs on-going review of threat data from various sources; coordinates with leadership, as well as client resources to perform investigations and recommend remediation and mitigation strategies.
  • Provide oversight regarding audit, regulatory and risk management activities, such as development and maintenance of regulatory documentation (HIPAA)
  • Implement and enforce an Incident Reporting and Response Program to address security incidents, responds to policy violations or complaints from external parties
  • Plan, coordinate, and implement security measures for information systems to regulate access to computer data files and prevent unauthorized
  • Investigate and recommends appropriate counter measures for IT security incidents. Manages security incidents and events to protect IT assets, including intellectual property, assets and the company reputation
  • Implement strategic plans, defining short and long-range program goals to support statewide technology security objectives, policies and procedures and management priorities
  • Improve network security and efficiency by leveraging existing technologies and by recommending new technologies to aid in the process
  • Manage security of cloud environment
 
qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants who in addition to meeting the minimum qualification possess the following:

  • Master's degree in any of the following; data management, data sciences, information technology, computer science, business administration, or related field
  • 5 or more years of professional experience in an IT-related domain (programming, network architect, security etc.)
  • Experience in an IT-related domain in the Public sector
  • IT-related certification in CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional), or CRISC (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control).
 
skills:
  • 3 years of professional experience in an IT-related domain (programming, network architect, security etc.)
  • Experience in managing regulatory and compliance (ex. HIPAA)
  • Experience developing information security protection goals, objectives, and metrics consistent with corporate strategic plans
  • Experience managing security in cloud environment
  • Security monitoring experience preferred
  • Knowledge of behavior and indicators of malware, virus, botnet, hacking techniques
  • Knowledge of security tools including: SIEM, LogRhythm, Qualys
  • Knowledge of incident response and investigation tools and techniques
  • Experience with forensic analysis tools (commercial and open-source) and procedures desired
  • Experience with Amazon AWS, EC2, S3 and other cloud platforms desired

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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