Analyst, Security (Open to Remote)

The Security Analyst will require strong technical and interpersonal skills to effectively analyze information systems, research and validate alerts, and operate security tools for monitoring the environment.   In this hands-on role, the candidate will assist in developing and deploying solutions as a part of the Security team. This individual will be required to coordinate with members of other internal IT teams, service vendors, and stakeholder groups to ensure the efficient, timely delivery of security recommendations and incident response.


  • Prepare Threat Models for security and recommend mitigations
  • Analyze security threats, vulnerability assessments, and audit results to recommend security solutions that enable business objectives
  • Monitor and Investigate security breaches and other cyber security incidents
  • Install security measures and operate software to protect systems and information infrastructure, including firewalls and data encryption programs
  • Document security breaches and assess the damage they cause
  • Work with security team to perform tests and uncover network vulnerabilities
  • Fix detected vulnerabilities to maintain a high-security standard
  • Stay current on IT security trends and news
  • Assist in developing company-wide best practices for IT security
  • Help colleagues install security software and understand information security management
  • Research security enhancements and make recommendations to management
  • Stay up-to-date on information technology trends and security standards


Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's or Equivalent



Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as possession of any Industry licenses or certifications is qualifying (CISSP, Security+)

  • Minimum of 2-5 years of IT experience/IT security operations experience
  • Strong knowledge of industry standards and best practices for Information Security
  • Ability to set and manage priorities judiciously
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills


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Posted: February 28, 2021
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