Security Analyst - North Shore
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POST DATE 12/27/2019
END DATE 1/21/2020
NTT Data Inc
Our client has an opening for a regional Cyber Security Analyst (More of a Training and Assessment role versus hands on IPS/IDS role) with a comprehensive skill set in network security operations, cyber security tools, intrusion detection, and secured networks. This hands-on role requires assisting in analyzing the environment, coordinating data gathering and helping to generate solutions on a day-to-day basis.
The Cyber Security Analyst will be a representative of the Cyber Security Team from IT Division of the Secretary's Office and will act as a liaison to the local city and town clerks and IT departments. He/she will help plan, implement, and support security solutions at multiple locations around the state.
Under the direction of the program supervisor and the Cyber Security Manager, the Cyber Security Analyst will assess security and related risks to the city and town election office locations, assets, and employees, and make recommendations for mitigation strategies that will decrease risk. They will assist in maintaining the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of computer workstations, servers, and local area networks. They will conduct frequent training and tabletop exercises with various groups regionally.
The Cyber Security Analyst will be responsible for dissemination of security information to city and town clerk offices and act as a conduit back to the Secretary's Office to complete the communication loop.
Travel daily to regionally designated municipal offices to work directly with election clerks and IT resources
Provide technical support for numerous standalone and network systems
Monitor networks and systems for security issues using various security tools
Perform vulnerability assessments, analyze results, and assist with the remediation as necessary
Conduct regular audits to ensure authorized systems are operating securely and are in compliance with security policies and procedures
Monitor access to all information systems and report on compliance with established policies and procedures
Assist in implementing site procedures for marking, handling, and controlling, removing, transporting, sanitizing, reusing, and destroying media/equipment
Provide and deliver cyber security training to small and medium size groups
Conduct and lead cyber security tabletop exercises with small and medium size groups
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree or higher in Information Technology or technical discipline and at least 4 years IT experience with a minimum of 2 years Cyber Security Information experience completion or working on a professional certification is a plus:
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
CISA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
CEH Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
CISM Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
ISSAP Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP)
Experience with Windows OS Windows Server, Windows Domains, Active Directory, and GPO's
Understanding of NIST SP 800-61
Familiarity with routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, proxies, accelerators, and wireless technologies
Experience in threat management and assessment as it relates to physical security
Experience with corporate security risk assessment, analysis, and mitigating controls
Cyber Security Regional Analyst - North Shore Area
Experience with endpoint security solutions, including file integrity monitoring, white listing, and data loss prevention
Must have valid Massachusetts driver's license, and reliable personal vehicle for regional transportation
Ability to attend weekly meetings in Worcester or Boston
Ability to work remotely as needed between municipal location visits
Strong oral and written communication skills
Highly self-motivated and self-directed, with keen attention to detail
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
o Uses problem solving techniques such as root cause analysis to resolve issues
Ability to work independently and on multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to explain network and security concepts to both fellow technical staff, and to non-technical staff
Comfortable with presenting policies and training on security best practices
Strong organizational skills
Demonstrates an interest in working hard in a fast-paced environment, enjoys challenges, and has fun while doing it
Collaborates and assumes a technical leadership role when required
The Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result..