Friday, September 18, 2015

Information Security Analyst

Global Financial Firm located in Fort Lauderdale, FL has an immediate contract opportunity for an experienced Info Security Analyst - 3.

Client's Vulnerability Assessment (VA) team is responsible for providing Vulnerability Assessment services to all Client businesses and technology teams globally. The duties of a VA analyst will include manual and automated testing through a defined testing process. The analyst will be identifying weaknesses and vulnerabilities within the Client infrastructure thru mass vulnerability scanner tools. Commercial and open source vulnerability assessment tools/utilities are leveraged during these assessments.

The technical analyst role is in the Budapest team which is part of a larger global team responsible for providing vulnerability assessment to all business within Client.

Duties will include :
Providing vulnerability assessment services to Client businesses globally through a comprehensive testing process
Identifying weaknesses and vulnerabilities within the system and proposing countermeasures.
Testing of the overall security of critical infrastructure components and applications to ensure they comply with internal policies, security architecture best practices, and industry standards
Scanning and discovering rouge hosts, networks, and devices
Scanning and discovering vulnerable systems and applications
Reporting information security vulnerabilities to businesses.

This position requires at least 3-5 years working experience and at least a Bachelor's Degree.

The candidate is expected to already be familiar with the majority of the below tools:
Experience in Web development and programming languages i/e Java/J2EE (Servlets/JSPs, STRUTS, Spring Flow, JavaServer Faces, Hibernate, JDBC, Enterprise Java Beans)
Vulnerability Assessment tools, e.g. McAfee vulnerability Manager, eEye Retina, Tripwire nCircle, Nessus, Qualys, etc
Understanding of OSI model
OS Security, e.g. Unix, Linux, Windows, Cisco, etc
Understanding of common protocols, e.g. LDAP, SMTP, DNS, Routing Protocols
Basics of IP network

The following requirements are a plus as we are willing to invest in training and development in the security and vulnerability space:

Conducting application vulnerabilities assessments and articulating security issues to technical and non-technical audience
Knowledge of tools and processes used to expose common vulnerabilities and implement countermeasures
Experience using open source and vendor vulnerability assessment tools
Background in a similar role
Understanding enterprise networks

If you are qualified and interested in pursuing this opportunity, please call me at (212) 306-0179 ASAP.  You may also send me an e-mail, if you do respond via e-mail please include a daytime phone number so I can reach you.  In considering candidates, time is of the essence, so please respond ASAP.  

Ananya Dam
Axelon Services Corporation
44 Wall Street 18th Floor

New York, NY 10005
Phone: (212) 306-0179
Fax  : (212) 306-0191