Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Information Security Analyst

Information Security Analyst
Boston, MA
Salary: $70,000 - $80,000 / year
Banking Client

Knowledge/Skills
• Familiar with basic information security concepts, including network security,
application level security, disaster recovery and business continuity.
• Working knowledge of computer networking in a client/server environment, intrusion
detection/prevention systems, compliance monitoring tools, firewalls, remote access
devices, encryption products, and vulnerability assessment tools.
• Good problem-solving skills.
• Ability to work individually or in a team environment.
• Ability to communicate effectively in a professional environment both verbally and in
writing.
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Excellent organizational skills.

Education
• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or
related field or comparable professional experience.

Experience
• 3-5 years Information Security or related experience preferably with a financial
services firm.
 

Primarily responsibility 
analysis of computer systems for
the presence of threats and vulnerabilities and associated remediation activities. Other
responsibilities include physical security oversight, intrusion detection system analysis, system
access reviews, risk assessments and other related activities in support of the team’s mission.
Additionally, the Information Security Analyst assists in the response to business disruptions,
security incidents and other control functions as necessary to satisfy the Information Security
Team’s responsibilities.
This position is classified as sensitive. Sensitive positions are subject to a sensitive position background
investigation.

Specific Responsibilities
• Manage information security monitoring tools, techniques, and control activities defined
by the Bank’s Information Security program.
• Conduct periodic access reviews for critical applications and server administrator access.
• Development and maintenance of standards, procedures, and guidelines necessary to
satisfy the Information Security department’s operational responsibilities.
• Contribute to the development and administration of security monitoring and response
tools, techniques, and procedures.
• Participate in vulnerability and risk assessment activities for the Bank’s network security
environment.
• Contribute to the development of the Information Security department’s strategic plans
and tactical initiatives necessary to achieve long-term goals related to information
security.
• Contribute to the development and maintenance of Information Security policies,
standards, procedures, and guidelines.
• Conduct risk assessments to evaluate the effectiveness of existing controls and
determine the impact of proposed changes to business processes, applications and
systems.
• Provide recommendations to mitigate risks through the appropriate use of technical,
procedural, and administrative controls in accordance with legal and regulatory
compliance standards and established industry best practice.
• Participate in systems development projects to ensure that tasks assigned to the
Information Security department are completed.
• Provide assistance to regulatory agencies, external auditors, internal auditors, and
customers as required to respond to audits and examinations of the Bank’s control
environment.
Serve as the Records Retention Coordinator for the Information Security Department.
• Perform other duties of the Information Security department as assigned by
management.

 
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