Information Security Analyst

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | Contract

Post Date: 08/02/2017 Job ID: 14946 Industry: IT Security

Information Security Analyst
Pittsburgh, PA

We have an opening for an Information Security Analyst in Pittsburgh, PA.

Major Responsibilities of the Information Security Analyst position are: 

  • Conduct in-depth information technology risk assessments including creating detailed process flows, identifying potential gaps and/or inconsistencies and making sound recommendations for improvement and/or mitigation 
  • Review third party vendors and contracts to ensure appropriate IT controls are in place and functioning effectively 
  • Perform risk assessment of third party vendors but not limited to cloud computing and identifying gaps in the vendor IT control environment and recommending mitigating controls to address the gaps that are not in line with security requirements 
  • Identify and validate IT risk issues and mitigation strategies 
  • Defining a framework for the risk assessment activity and an agenda for identification 
  • Complete risk assessment plan and execution 

Qualifications of the Information Security Analyst

  • Bachelor's Degree in IT security and/or equivalent IT industry 
  • IT Security Industry certifications e.g. CISSP 
  • 5+ years of Risk Management experience 
    Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office tool set (PPT, XLS, Word, Outlook) 
  • Proficient in Cloud Computing risk assessments 
  • Experience with Security engineering for enterprise systems for SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS 
  • Exposure to AWS Cloud security 
  • Exposure to projects involving cloud, operating systems, applications, and database and security issues and requirements 
  • Knowledge of cloud networking architecture, cloud operations, security, automation and orchestration 
  • Possess clear understanding of security protocols and standards and have experience with software and security architectures 
  • Understanding of IAM or Active Directory structure 

Preferences 
• SharePoint/Connections 

 

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