job summary: Essential Functions & Responsibilities Operational Management As a part of the SIRT team investigate and respond to alerts and work with stakeholders as necessary to resolve issuesUnder the supervision of Information Security Manager, schedule internal and external vulnerability scans and provide investigation and remediation efforts. Additionally, provide follow-up documentation as required by department and risk proceduresMonitor corporate security solutions for efficient and appropriate operationsFollow detailed operational processes and procedures to appropriately analyze, escalate, and assist in remediation of critical information security incidentsParticipate in the design and execution of vulnerability assessments, penetration tests and security audits.Availability for on-call rotation with assistance of (SOC) security operation center vendor Acquisition & Deployment Maintain up-to-date detailed knowledge of the IT security industry including awareness of new or revised cloud and network security solutions, improved security processes and the development of new attacks and threat vectorsRecommend additional security solutions or enhancements to existing security solutions to improve overall enterprise securityPerform the deployment, integration and initial configuration of all new security solutions and of any enhancements to existing security solutions in accordance with standard best operating procedures generically and the enterprise's security documents specifically Strategy & Planning Participate in the planning and design of enterprise security architecture Participate in the creation of enterprise security documents (policies, standards, baselines, guidelines and procedures)Assist in the planning and design of Cloud and Network Security Threat and Vulnerability Management program Essential Qualifications Competencies Adaptability/Flexibility Communication Skills Technical/Function Skills Customer Focus Dependability Job Knowledge Productivity Quality Teamwork Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Technical and Functional Knowledge & Experience knowledge of Network security, client/server architectures, and networkingknowledge of current and evolving cyber threat landscapeSignificant theoretical and practical knowledge in the following areas: Unix, Linux, Windows, etc. operating systems, well-known networking protocols and services (FTP, HTTP, SSH, SMB, LDAP, etc.), exploits, vulnerabilities, network attacksProficiency, and experience, using information security tools and related methodologies Experience investigating security incidents Knowledge of specialized telecommunication techniques such Virtual Private Networks, encryption methodology and their associated technologiesKnowledge of security frameworks e.g., HITRUST, NIST, ISO analytical and problem-solving abilitiesAbility to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environmentGood written, oral, and interpersonal communication skillsAbility to conduct research into IT security issues and products as requiredAbility to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly languageHighly self-motivated and directedKeen attention to detailTeam-oriented and skilled in working within a collaborative environment Required Physical Abilities The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Ability to sit and perform extensive close keyboard and PC work Ability to walk, talk or hearOccasionally required to stand and reach with hands and arms Working Environment Ability to meet deadlines and attendance standards. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.This classification will be required to sign a confidentiality agreement. Experience, Education and Certifications Required Experience Required 3-5 years of technical experience in infrastructure security and architectures Required Educational Level Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or equivalent work experience. Other Certification At least one or more of the following certifications: GPENGCIHCEHCISSP CCSPCCNA/CCNP location: PARSIPPANY, New Jersey job type: Permanent salary: $95,000 - 110,000 per year work hours: 8am to 5pm education: Bachelors responsibilities: This position will provide support to identify and remediate security threats and vulnerabilities as well as be involved in other aspects of network security. Network Security Analyst will assist in the management of security solutions as well as the maintenance of enterprise-wide Threat and Vulnerability Management Program. Additional responsibilities include involvement in the implementation of new security solutions, participation in the creation and or maintenance of policies, standards, baselines, guidelines and procedures as well as conducting vulnerability audits and assessments. The Network Security Analyst is expected to be fully aware of the enterprise's security goals as established by its stated policies, procedures, and guidelines and to actively work towards upholding those goals. qualifications: Experience level: ExperiencedMinimum 4 years of experienceEducation: Bachelors skills: Network EngineerSECURITY ENGINEERCloudNetwork Security 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. For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.