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IT Security Analyst

Company: DDB
Location: New York
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


At DDB, we believe Creativity Is The Most Powerful Force In Business. Our job put simply is to help our clients make intuitive leaps they couldn't make alone that help them grow beyond their wildest dreams and move target audiences to action.

What will you be working on?

We are seeking an IT Security Analyst reporting to the Global CISO to assist in the implementation and maturity of the Cyber Security program. The IT Security Analyst will contribute to the creation of baselines, guidelines and procedures. Also accountable for conducting third party assessments, risk, governance and compliance, and privacy assessments.

The opportunity to evaluate new technologies and processes as assigned and will provide security recommendations and mitigation strategies as well as the opportunity to lead security projects and participate in other organizational projects addressing Information Security.

If you're looking for the same, DDB is right for you.

What will your role involve?

  • Contributor to Incident Response planning, tabletop exercises, runbook creation and document recertification.
  • Ability to understand current and emerging security threats/vulnerabilities within DDB, communicate impact based on potential risk, and prioritize and drive mitigation and remediation efforts.
  • Ability to manage schedules to drive continuous operational improvement and remediation initiatives, and assure these solutions are delivered in line with DDB standards.
  • Provide a point of escalations and support to the Security Operations Center and other augmented security teams.
  • Define, develop, implement and manage standards, policies, procedures, and solutions that mitigate risk and maximize security, service availability, efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Manage relationships with other technology/business/corporate/control functions.
  • Meeting internal and external audit requirements and gathering and providing information to auditors
  • Responds to incidents, investigates violations, and recommends enhancements to plug potential security gaps
  • Trains users on security protocols, promotes security awareness, develops policies and procedures, and provides updates and reports to management and executive staff.
  • Utilizes specialized expertise, up-to-date knowledge & proficiency in analysis, forensics, and reverse engineering to monitor and diagnose malware events & vulnerability issues resulting in Web threats that facilitate cybercrime, including malware, phishing, viruses, denial-of-service attacks, information warfare, and hacking.
  • On call support will be required

What are the core skills and experience we're after?

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field
  • Minimum of one (1) year of information security
  • Knowledge and understanding of information risks, concepts, principles and industry standards, including: NIST, ISO 27001, and OWASP
  • Knowledge of risk assessment methodologies and technologies
  • Basic knowledge of TCP/IP, Routing and networking for incident troubleshooting.
  • Experience developing, documenting, and maintaining security policies, processes, procedures and standards
  • Must have a proven track record of excellent research and analytical skills
  • Outstanding experience creating, reports, scorecard and documents
  • Cross-team functionality essential to understand business needs for existing clients and new vendors

What type of competencies are we looking for?

  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
  • Generates new ideas and methods to further the mission of quality service.
  • Accepting responsibility for the sphere of services he or she provides. Takes ownership and responds positively to address mistakes, resolve complaints and improve quality.
  • Effectively communicates in the interest of the agencies, department, and customers alike. Fosters cooperation and teamwork among staff, speaks and writes clearly and in a well-organized manner
  • Practices effective problem-solving; Improves skills and pursues learning opportunities in areas of responsibility to further this trait.
  • Gathers relevant information systematically to generate solutions. Is adept at using statistical/financial information to solve problems. Grasps complexities and perceives relationships between issues.
  • Works efficiently for results; Conveys a sense urgency and drives issues to closure.

DDB is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and to review all of our job postings to minimize biased language. DDB does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal law. DDB will also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a manner similar with local laws. Our goal is to be actively unbiased and positively inclusive workplace.

Keywords: DDB, New York , IT Security Analyst, Other , New York, New York

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