Junior / Mid Security Analyst

  • location: Atlanta, GA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $70,000 - $90,000 per year
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Junior / Mid Security Analyst

job summary:
Job Description:

The Jr. Security Analyst is responsible for monitoring computer networks and components to ensure they comply with data security goals and policies. The individual will also be responsible for planning and implementing security controls. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working with internal technology and business partners

 
location: Atlanta, Georgia
job type: Permanent
salary: $70,000 - 90,000 per year
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the governance, risk management, and compliance of systems; performs audits to ensure they are in compliance with our defined standards and policies as well as compliance standards.
  • Administers vulnerability management program in order to identify, classify, remediate and mitigate vulnerabilities.
  • Defines and maintains overall computer network security strategies (Best Practices/Common Practices) with Servers/Desktops/Laptops/Mobile Devices. Communicates security policies and strategies to people of varying technical ability.
  • Monitors operation of perimeter security systems such as firewalls, routers, proxy, intrusion detection systems, and VPNs.
  • Monitors operation of End Point security systems such as anti-virus, patch management, and disk encryption.
  • Monitors operation of Log Management (SIEM) systems. Examines a variety of data sources to correlate events and determine courses of action.
  • Performs risk assessments and executes tests to ensure functioning and effectiveness of security measures
  • Internal/perimeter network scans
  • Creates and publishes daily/weekly/monthly/quarterly/annual scorecards
  • Follows up on noncompliant items discovered during scans. Works with other internal teams and departments to ensure their systems are in compliance.
  • Coordinates with other Information Systems teams and various internal departments on computer network security responsibilities (e.g., Technical Support, Retail Team, and Finance).
  • Creates general user awareness notifications and trains users and promote security awareness to ensure system security.
  • Develops and maintains documentation relating to information security, including but not limited to: security hardening guidelines, information system policies and procedures, PCI compliance documentation, incident response guidelines, and new employee security training.
  • Serves as Information Systems' central point of contact for all audits.
  • Monitors security systems, including firewalls, proxies, IDS/IPS, AV, and other systems that generate security data for anomalies or indicators of intrusion.
  • Manages the incident response process when network anomalies are discovered and drives the incident process to completion.
  • Manages relationships and coordinates operational activities between and external security services providers (e.g., MSSPs, Pen Testers, etc).
  • Communicates with vendors regarding the evaluation of new technologies, develops functional testing plans, and makes recommendation on future technology purchases. Coordinates with other teams on evaluation of this technology.
 
qualifications:
Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years experience in related field preferred
  • Knowledge of networking, firewall, and VPN systems
  • Knowledge of vulnerability management
  • Knowledge of SIEM and system monitoring
  • Knowledge of security best practices (NIST, SANS, DISA)
  • Experience with GRC preferred
 
skills: Work Experience/ Education:

  • 1-3 years experience in related field preferred
  • Knowledge of networking, firewall, and VPN systems
  • Knowledge of vulnerability management
  • Knowledge of SIEM and system monitoring
  • Knowledge of security best practices (NIST, SANS, DISA)
  • Experience with GRC preferred

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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