IT Secruity Analyst (PERM ROLE)

Industry

IT

Advert ID

USA_494798

Location

Pleasanton

Job Type

Permanent

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

Up to USD85000.00 per year

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

Silicon Valley, CA - (USA) 2880 Zanker Road Suite 101 CA San Jose , CA 95134

Branch Phone Number

408-577-1258

Job Description

IT SECURITY ANALYST IN PLEASANTON, CA. - $85,000/YEAR - PERMANENT PLACEMENT OPPORTUNITY



Position is responsible for ensuring that the company's digital assets are protected from unauthorized access. This includes securing both online and on-premise infrastructures, weeding through metrics and data to filter out suspicious activity, and finding and mitigating risks before breaches occur. This position will lead the efforts to any counter attack. Is also responsible for generating reports for IT administrators and business managers to evaluate the efficacy of the security policies in place. They will then help to make the necessary changes for a more secure network and may also create training programs and modules to educate employees and users on proper security protocols. Furthermore, this position is responsible for keeping the company's security systems up to date and creating documentation and planning for all security-related information, including incident response and disaster recovery plans. You will also respond to vendor security questionnaires, performs monitoring and maintenance of the security infrastructure and components, participates in project planning and deployment of new technologies and will be responsible for remediation of identified compliance and risk gaps. He/she works independently, operating under the defined guidelines established by the Director of Information Technology and Security.



RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Monitoring security access

* Conducting internal and external security assessments through vulnerability testing and risk analysis and remediate gaps

* Analyzing security breaches to identify the root cause

* Create policies and procedures

* Continuously updating the company's incident response and disaster recovery plans

* Verifying the security of third-party vendors and collaborating with them to meet security requirements

* Install security measures and operate software

* Upgrade systems to enable security software

* Install and upgrade antivirus software

* Test and evaluate new technology

* Analyze IT requirements and provide objective advice on the use of IT security requirements

* Gather feedback from end users to continue to improve systems

* Design, analyze and implement efficient IT security systems

* Prepares compliance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data

* Logfile review and analysis

* Conduct research to keep abreast of latest security issues

* Ensures that system documentation is accurate and updated as needed



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Information Systems preferred - Professional certifications are an advantage see below

* 3-5 years related work experience in information security

* Proficient with Windows and/or Linux

* Experienced with penetration testing and techniques

* Ability to identify and mitigate network vulnerabilities

* Understand patch management

* Knowledge of firewalls, antivirus and IDPS concepts

* Experienced in installing security software and documenting security issues

* Strong technical skills in anti-virus, NGFW, DLP, and PKI

* Strong experience with the TrendMicro suite of products

* Solid understanding of networking concepts and system administration

* Experience with Nessus, RSA envision, Splunk, RedHat Linux, and/or database security is a plus

* Knowledge of data compliance, ITAR, and privacy standards and regulations

* Knowledge of Information Security Standards (ISO27001, NIST, etc)