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Junior Security Analyst – New York

The Junior Security analyst is an integral part of the Gen II Technology team.  The Jr. Security Analyst is responsible for the day-to-day administration and maintenance of IT security systems. Job responsibilities will also include auditing and reporting of systems and applications, and maintenance of robust business continuity and disaster recovery program.

Primary Responsibilities Will Include

  • Actively monitor and support internal and external systems infrastructure systems (Incident & Problem Management), liaising with colleagues as needed
  • Support business continuity processes (policies, procedures, tabletop exercises, DR tests etc) through continued documenting and testing of the environment
  • Report on KPIs in relation to compliance and effectiveness of the information security controls and ensure the reporting to key stakeholders
  • Advise and support the Information Security Officer with defining specific information security controls and policies
  • Carry out security assessments in relation to projects and change management
  • Support the Information Security Officer in developing an IT security assurance program
  • Maintain the threat and information risk register and recommend the appropriate remediation
  • Develop general and detailed documentation describing system specifications and operating instructions
  • Ensure infrastructure, applications, and data security/privacy controls are maintained in compliance with corporate and regulatory policies
  • Develop appropriate project-related documentation/business cases. Implement projects in accordance with policy ensuring the identified goals and objectives are delivered on time and within budget
  • Liaising & maintaining appropriate relationships with third-party vendors
  • Help staff with use of the security system software, providing training where necessary

Qualifications and Skills

  • A strong understanding of security & networking technologies
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Team player
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to cope and work under pressure
  • Innovative, flexible, and open approach
  • A results-oriented individual who thrives working in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage to change priorities
  • Familiar with key security models and regulations such as ISO 2700X, NIST, and GDPR.

Technical Profile

Required Knowledge and Experience

  • 3+ years experience implementing and managing core Microsoft stack
  • Automation tools and applications
  • Experience managing data center technologies (SAN’s, Switches, VLANs, Routers, Servers, Firewalls)
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of ISO27001 and information security best practices (identity management, intrusion detection/prevention)
  • Experience preparing project documentation and managing projects through to completion

Desirable Knowledge and Experience

  • CompTIA+ Security or equivalent certification
  • Endpoint management solutions
  • Virus protection & other prevention solutions
  • Mobile Device Management
  • Interest in obtaining CISSP or equivalent certification

Other

  • Participate in out of hours support coverage
  • Ability to travel Globally