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Information Security Analyst

Company: Ascent
Location: White Plains
Posted on: November 20, 2019

Job Description:

Job Req #: ?19-12233Job Description: ?Information Security Analyst?Location: ?White Plains, NYJob Type: ?6 Month Contract?A multinational, food-products corporation, our client is focused on health and wellness through sustainable food sources and quality food products.?Their values are ingrained in their work, and they are looking for like minded individuals to join their team!?Postion Description: Design and implement IT security for North America. Works closely with team members, end users, and other IT departments to design, implement, support, and maintain Vendor Management process, manage information security related audit requirements, and vulnerability management on our web presence. Security Analysts will monitor for changes in cyber/human activity, security application alerts, vulnerabilities, cyber threats, and then identify and communicate course of action for remediation?Key Responsibilities:?

  • Responsible to handle the entire vendor management process end to end, from initial and periodical vendor vetting, risk analysis of the potential purchased solution, and security amendments in the contract
  • Enhance support and maintain the web application vulnerability program with Qualys or Acunetix.
  • Timely response to security threats by initiating appropriate requests as well as managing team?s ticketing queue
  • Project management skills and capability of managing multiple projects simultaneously as well as using standard tools
  • Experienced with information security metrics, Excell dashboards or other data analysis tools
  • Provide metrics and dashboards on all activities performed and documentation for status reports
  • BCP / DR extensive knowledge ? plan revisions, maintenance, testing
  • Support and respond to audit procedures and findings. Ability to effectively adapt to rapidly changing technologies and apply them to business needs.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of business and business processes; strong business planning skills.
  • Familiarity with Data Privacy legislation (GDPR, CCPA and pending law) and understanding of Data Privacy concerns within the business environment.
  • Knowledge of pertinent legal controls (PCI, HIPAA); understanding of compliance requirements and ability to convey that understanding to users, support staff and Management.
  • Champion security policy and ?best practices? within the business environment.
  • Solid teamwork and interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with customers, employees and management.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated competency in developing efficient and effective solutions to diverse and complex business problems.?Qualifications:?
    • Bachelor?s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or other closely related field required. Or equivalent experience.
    • 5+ years of experience with system security is desired.
    • 1 to 2 years of experience in the administration of IT devices and networking. Network Administration and Network Security experience a plus
    • CompTIA - Security+ preferred
    • Deep understanding of Windows security, Active directory, Group policies, Network protocols.
    • Rudimentary hands-on software and hardware configuration experience.
    • Capability to interpret, understand and remediate penetration test results.
    • Vulnerability management lifecycle skills
    • ICS (Industrial controls systems), SCADA security experience
    • Deep understanding of PCI DSS, HIPAA, GDPR and Data privacy requirements and control mapping
    • Business Process understanding (Distribution industry preferred)
    • Understanding of Application flow (ability to interpret processing in a network computing environment) and Application security
    • Excellent MS Excel skills on multiple topics: pivot tables, graphs, analysis, macros etc.?Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
      • The ability to set up, configure and troubleshoot a basic corporate network infrastructure.
      • Strong skills in the areas of communication, collaboration, customer focus, business/critical thinking, project management, leadership, and value creation are required.
      • Demonstrate a strong interest and understanding of general network security concepts.
      • Ability to communicate in an effective manner and interact with different levels of administration, technical and management with customers.
      • Ability to understand technical manuals, online technical documentation, software specifications, and systems software operations.
      • Excellent communication skills, good analytical and negotiation skills, and close attention to detail required. Must have excellent leadership, interpersonal and motivation skills and be a team player.
      • Ability to communicate complex technical information to non- technical audiences required.
      • Demonstrated adaptability to change, customer focus, continuous learning, and problem solving required ??Samuel KellerTechnical Recruiter303-694-5497?About Ascent:The Ascent Services Group (ASG) is a nationally recognized technology staffing and consulting firm whose fundamental business is providing staffing services to Small, Medium, and Large Enterprise clients in our core market verticals: Financial Services, Healthcare, Technology and Life Sciences.? As consultants for ASG, you will have access to many of the top clients within the industries we serve.? Our goal is to deliver innovative talent through proven best practices and effective resource optimization.? Become one of ASG's candidates and experience the difference!

        Company Description:

        About Ascent:Ascent is a leading national technology consulting and professional services firm that focuses on tactical and strategic consulting. Ascent---s fundamental business is providing staffing services to Large Enterprise clients in our core market verticals: Financial Services, Healthcare, and Life Sciences. We focus the majority of our efforts in Staff Augmentation support of Large Enterprise Clients who utilize a Vendor Management System. Ascent works as both a reliable supplier in support of programs, as well as a Strategic Advisor in support of enterprise efforts to establish best in class preferred vendor programs. Ascent was ranked in the 2007 and 2008 Inc. 500 and recognized specifically for its innovative work in staff augmentation support of Large Enterprise preferred vendor accounts.If you are ready to propel your career to new heights--- read on. We are looking for talented and dedicated colleagues to join our phenomenal team. At Ascent, we have created an environment where culture, commitment and opportunity converge to yield a truly unique place to work. We know that every employee has something important to say and that every employee is integral to our success. Where else can you walk over to a founder and talk about your ideas to help build our business and have that idea implemented in 48 hours? More importantly, we do everything we can to make sure our employees not only have great jobs, but great lives.

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