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Information Security Analyst

  • Location: Itasca, IL
  • Job Type: Right to Hire
  • Ref No: 21-05167
  • Date: September 15, 2021
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Job Description - Information Security Analyst

We are working with a global logistics firm that is looking to add an Information Security Analyst.





Responsibilities:

  • Implementation and enhancement of managed security platform. (Secureworks)
  • Install security measures and operate software to protect systems and information infrastructure, including firewalls and data encryption programs.
  • Document security threats and assess the damage they cause.
  • Fix detected vulnerabilities to maintain a high-security standard.
  • Develop company-wide best practices for IT security and risk mitigation.
  • Develop global security awareness and training program.
  • Work with external parties to routinely test for internal and external vulnerabilities.
  • Train IT Operations staff on best practices and implementation requirements for a secure infrastructure.
  • Build security workflows for secure code deployment and validation of existing code.
  • Research security enhancements and make recommendations to leadership.
  • Stay up to date on information technology trends and security standards.
  • Develop a culture built around awareness and risk avoidance.

Requirements/Experience:

  • 5+ years’ experience as in Information Security.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field.
  • Experience with computer network penetration testing and techniques.
  • Understanding of firewalls, proxies, SIEM, antivirus, and IDPS concepts.
  • Ability to identify and mitigate network vulnerabilities and explain how to avoid them.
  • Understanding of patch management with the ability to deploy patches in a timely manner while understanding business impact.



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