Data Security Analyst

  • location: Webster, NY
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $60,000 - $80,000 per year
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Data Security Analyst

job summary:
The Data Security Analyst performs tasks and assists with the ongoing information security and data protection operations to ensure company data is protected, security controls remain effective and regulatory requirements are met. The Data Security Analyst will assist with the development and implementation of security controls and processes and monitor system and user activity information to detect and investigate violations of security policies and controls.

location: Webster, New York
job type: Permanent
salary: $60,000 - 80,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
  • Understand the specific requirements of security requirements and how they are addressed in policies and procedures.
  • Provide input to potential weaknesses or vulnerabilities in systems or processes putting data at risk.
  • Provide input to security control designs intended to meet control requirements and effective data protection.
  • Research and understand technical and operational options for meeting control requirements.
  • Assist the IT Services Provider with technical and administrative control implementation.
  • Perform periodic monitoring of system logs, reports and other data to identify anomalous activity.
  • Investigate anomalous activity, report and provide input to mitigations.
  • Perform periodic compliance checks to ensure controls are executed effectively.
  • Perform investigative actions, interviews, research, forensic activities and documentation during the incident response process.
  • Perform / assist with internal and external audits by collecting or requesting sample data sets, reports, logs or other requested artifacts.
  • Perform project tasks as assigned for security control related projects.
  • Broad experience with current technologies including cloud technology.
  • 2-4 years' experience in one or more areas of Information Security and Compliance Operations; IAM, system monitoring, cyber-forensics, security systems, IT Compliance, IT Security Audit, etc.
  • Highly preferred or willing to obtain quickly: One or more security-related certifications; Security+, GSEC, CISSP, CCSP.
  • Associate Degree or Bachelor's Degree in Information Security, Cyber Security or related field a plus.
  • Knowledge of formal Information Security and/or Information Assurance frameworks, related practices, specified controls, and safeguards.
  • Strong knowledge of current technologies and Information Security principles.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment.
  • Must be able to make presentations as well as address large and diverse groups.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Competent and motivated to perform all requirements of the job.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Willing to travel across NY State
  • Possession and ability to maintain a valid NYS Driver's License

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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    Data Security Analyst

  • location: Webster, NY
  • job type: Permanent
  • salary: $60,000 - $80,000 per year
  • date posted: 8/25/2019