Cyber Security Analyst

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Career Techniques Inc.
November 4, 2020
New York, New York
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This hands on individual will be responsible for reviewing IT systems projects and monitoring existing systems from a security posture and risk perspective while assisting the Cyber Security team with the administration of security policies, activities, and standards.


  • Formulate and define scope and objectives covering all aspects of security for the development and implementation of systems. Facilitate communication, coordination, prioritization and execution of security-related tasks
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with security policies while ensuring that all security-related procedures and documentation are current
  • Participate as a technical advisor on technical projects to ensure security standards are adhered to
  • Monitor all production services to ensure appropriate controls and tools are in place to protect infrastructure, applications and data from security breaches either internally or externally
  • Implement the necessary technologies to assess threats of intrusion, security breaches, information leaks and antivirus threats
  • Vulnerability monitoring
  • Escalate security incidents as required ensuring security related issues are remediated
  • Maintain current industry knowledge of potential security threats and risk
  • Oversee technical responsibilities that include, but not limited to:
    • Cyber Threat, Vulnerability Identification and Patch Management
    • Vulnerability Scanning & Remediation Management
    • Penetration Testing & Remediation Management
    • Analyzing Malicious Emails
    • Log Management
    • Encryption
    • Intrusion Detection
    • Firewall Rule Analysis
    • File Integrity Monitoring
    • Security Configuration Management
    • Mobile Device Security
    • Network Security
    • Data Loss Prevention
    • Endpoint Security
    • Application Development Security
    • Identity and Access Management
    • Forensics & Incident Investigations
  • Support the overall rollout and adoption of security services
  • Prepare ITS documentation, including department policies, procedures, and ITS alerts in collaboration with the ·Cyber Security Team
  • Promote a culture of information security and privacy awareness
  • Fulfill other information security and privacy duties as necessary in support of the firm


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science strongly preferred
  • Formalized security training or working towards CISA, Secuirty+, CISSP, CEH certifications preferred
  • 3+ years' experience as an information security professional with experience developing, documenting, and driving adoption of information security standards and procedures
  • 1+ year of knowledge of security standards and frameworks
  • 2+ years of experience implementing and executing security incident response
  • Hands-on experience across a broad spectrum of data security disciplines including the below:
    • Microsoft networking solutions, infrastructure and intrusion detection and prevention
    • Background with firewall products, IDS, DMZ, IPSec, DNS, SMTP, HTTP proxies, etc.
  • Knowledge of security best practices across multiple platforms
  • Experience with Agile frameworks such as Scrum and Agile tools
  • Knowledge of public-key cryptography, understanding of encoding, data classification, encryption and hashing techniques
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Must have the ability to work both on a team and independently on complex tasks with minimal technical and management guidance
  • Must be able to meet deadlines and deliver status updates to project team on a frequent basis

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