Job Title: Security Analyst
Client: Ross Stores
Title: Security Analyst
Location: Dublin, CA
Duration: Full time Permanent
The Security Analyst provides business and technical advice on a wide variety of information security issues, concerns, and problems. This position is also responsible for making sure that all business applications developed in-house or developed by outsiders on behalf of client include adequate control measures. By working on committees and task forces throughout Ross, diligently assists with the improvement of security of information systems. This position is a visible internal spokesperson of the Information Security Department and is charged with gaining widespread support of and compliance with information security policies and procedures.
Provides users and management with technical support on matters related to information security such as the criteria to use when selecting information security products.
Reviews the cost-effectiveness and practicality of existing information security procedures and systems, and makes suggestions for the improvement of these same procedures and systems.
Interprets information security policies, standards, and other requirements in light of specific internal information systems, and assists with the implementation of these and other information security requirements.
Assists with the documentation of information security incidents as well as the analysis of the circumstances enabling or permitting these same incidents to take place
Provides in-depth technical advice for investigations of information security incidents including internal frauds, hacker break-ins, and system outages.
Participates in, and acts as a technical leader in, periodic information systems risk assessments including those associated with the development of new or significantly enhanced business applications.
Develops and periodically refines a data classification system that allows workers to make quick decisions about the procedures they should use to protect information that has been marked with the designations described by this system.
Stays informed about the latest developments in the information security field, including new products and services, through on-line news services, technical magazines, professional association memberships, industry conferences, special training seminars, and other methods.
Monitors current and proposed laws, regulations, industry standards, and ethical requirements related to information security and privacy, so that Ross Stores is warned in advance and is ready to be fully compliant with these requirements.
Qualification and required skills:
Five years of Information Technology Security, at least 3 with large enterprise organizations.
Bachelor degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.
CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional).
Working knowledge of UNIX and Windows.
Firewalls, VPN, PKI, IPS.
Oracle, MS SQL.
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint.
Excellent analytical, organizational and communication skills.
Strong Project Management skills.
408-715-1210 EXT 114