Information Security Analyst

New York, NY 10286

Posted: 08/27/2019 Employment Type: contract Industry: IT Security Job Number: 19191

Opening with our client for a Principal Information Security Analyst.

In this role, you will provide professional, senior level support for major components of the company's information security infrastructure. 

Essential Functions

  • Contributes to the development and implementation of security architecture, standards, procedures and guidelines for multiple platforms in diverse system environments. 
  • Ensure all Government Develop Systems (GDS) adhere to NIST and FISMA standards (manage day to day risk management, monitoring, and remediation of various network vulnerabilities)
  • Reviews and analyzes highly complex data and information to provide insights, conclusions and actionable recommendations.
  • Defines, implements, and applies area-wide security and/or policies and standards by leveraging in-depth knowledge of globally accepted information security principles. 
  • Addresses high-risk security concerns or incidents and recommends course of action to mitigate risk 
  • Define and schedule technology access reviews and recertification procedures.
  • Design solutions to any audit findings and execute remediation plans following NIST, FISMA and industry best practices. 
  • Perform internal audits, analysis, security reviews, process improvements, and assessments

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required; Advanced degree preferred
  • 5 to 10+ years of experience in information security
  • US Government security (FISMA) experience preferred
  • Experience with vulnerability tools (Splunk)
  • Analytical skills with sound and logical problem-solving capabilities and demonstrated experience
  • Critical thinking and strong logic skills

Information Security Analyst - 19191

Oxford Solutions is a professional staffing firm that specializes in the placement of talented professionals into challenging, career-enriching opportunities. We're based in Pittsburgh, PA, but we have openings with major clients located nationwide. We provide multiple avenues of employment to include contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement. Our well-trained staff of recruiters will work with you to help land your first job or your dream job and strive to always affect people's lives in a positive way.
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