Security Analyst

Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Posted: 04/02/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: MISC Job Number: 18233
Our client is looking for a junior-mid level candidate for a IT Security Analyst opening.

Pay Rate: 31-35+/hr

OVERVIEW OF JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Plan, implement and upgrade security measures and controls
  • Protect digital files and information systems against unauthorized access, modification or destruction
  • Maintain data and monitor security access
  • Conduct internal and external security audits
  • Manage network, intrusion detection and prevention systems
  • Analyze security breaches to determine their root cause
  • Recommend and install appropriate tools and countermeasures
  • Define, implement and maintain corporate security policies
  • Security awareness training
  • Coordinate security plans with outside vendors
  • Train staff and managing programs on network and information security procedures.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or 3+ years of equivalent experience.
  • Experience in information security or related field.
  • Certified Ethical Hacker, Security+ or AWS Certified Security Specialty certifications are a plus.
  • Knowledge of Amazon Web Services and Microsoft cloud platforms
  • Experience with vulnerability assessment tools such as Wireshark, Qualys, Nessus, or Metasploit
  • Experience with network monitoring and SIEM tools like SumoLogic, Splunk or LogRhythm.
  • Understanding of firewalls, proxies, antivirus, and IDPS concepts.
  • Excellent report writing and communication skills
  • Understanding of patch management 
  • Ability to be on call 24/7


IT Security Analyst - 18233
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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