Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Sr. Information Security Analyst

Title: Information Security Risk Analyst
Location: San Francisco, CA
Contract Duration: Direct Hire Perm
Title : Information Security Risk Analyst
Dept: Information Security – IS

The Overall Purpose of this Job
The Information Security Risk Analyst will support the Information Security risk management process within the Company. The Information Security Risk Analyst is the primary security liaison responsible for providing security consulting on all Company projects and initiatives.  The primary responsibilities of the position are to assess the adequacy of security and business continuity/disaster recovery controls, evaluate threats and vulnerabilities, assess solution architecture and design documentation and communicate risks and security recommendations to business units and management. 

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter and have an inquisitive, analytical mind that constantly looks for solutions to difficult problems.  The analyst must have the ability to convey complicated technology and security concepts to business units and management. Analyst should possess in-depth knowledge and/or hands-on experience in security, network and systems administration, network security, database administration, virtualization, cloud technologies, enterprise architecture or other technical domains.

The Information Security Risk Analyst should possess excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to understand business requirements.  To succeed in this position, the candidate must be able to develop risk management strategies that align with business goals and operations and protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information systems and our data.
  • Continuously identify, assess, measure and monitor information technology risk by performing independent hands-on security assessments.  
  • Includes both in house systems and vendor based solutions covering Information Security, Business Continuity and compliance risk.
  • Identify and communicate recommended security and business continuity controls and control deficiencies for business units.
  • Document and monitor the implementation of controls for technology and business project plans.
  • Develop an overall security risk management strategy for new or existing services with key business stakeholders.    
Minimum 4 year college degree required.
Knowledge and/or experience with LANs, WAN, VPNs, Routers, firewalls, and IDS/IPS systems desired.
Relevant information security certifications (e.g., CISSP, CISA, CISM, CRISC, or GIAC) preferred or the ability to gain a certification within 6 months of hire.
3 years of security or information technology related work experience.
Strong communication & organizational skills, ability to multi-task, strong attention to details, excellent problem solving and follow-up skills required. 
Work independently, make decisions and multi-task effectively in a very diverse, project oriented environment. 
Ability to complete high quality deliverables.
Sergio Ortiz  | Technical Recruiter | NTT DATA, Inc.| w. +(213) 228-2500 Ext.4008 | | Learn more at
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