IT Security Analyst II
Job Type: Full time
Job Number: JR-011933Location: Remote - United States
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Job Profile Summary:
The current information security landscape is technically complex and constantly changing. The IT Security Engineer II uses their knowledge of current security methods and best practices to gather operational information, access and analyze tools, systems, and processes in defense of applications, systems, and networks while collaborating with Infrastructure and business teams.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Implement tools, processes, and communications that support information security initiatives.
Participate in the development and refinement of Information Security programs.
Develop and maintain documentation for security systems and procedures.
Participate in the evaluation, selection, testing, and implementation of security-focused products and services.
Lead or participate in tactical projects as they arise to clarify and respond to identified security risks across different technical domains.
Lead the effort to define business objectives, operational parameters, success metrics and process documentation for a security program.
Operate Information security tools and processes.
Execute established security practices with consistency and discipline.
Collaborate with analyst in other groups to implement standardized practices and follow routine processes to promote secure systems.
Investigate and correct new or unusual security configurations and implementations as identified by intelligence, analysts or monitoring.
Operate, observe, and analyze security practices.
Find means to incrementally improve practices where appropriate and collaborate in identifying and formulating new practices where possible.
Process service request tickets efficiently and reliably.
Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:
Strong Linux management experience required.
Strong analytical experience/troubleshooting required.
Automation/scripting experience required.
Sysadmin experience required.
Subject matter expert in the area of responsibility or working knowledge of several technical areas.
Typically requires a technical university degree or equivalent experience.
4 years of prior relevant experience.
Advanced degrees (Master's or PhD) may be required for certain disciplines and reduce the experience requirement by 2-4 years. Industry-relevant experience.
Network route/switch experience is a plus.
Firewall policy management experience is a plus.
DNS experience is a plus.
Cloud experience is a plus.
Managing MFA experience is a plus.
ServiceNow experience is a plus.
Vulnerability Management experience is a plus.
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