Information Security Analyst

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Location

Las Vegas, NV

Contract type

Full-time

Job description

Reporting to the Director of IT and Cybersecurity; you will be responsible for safeguarding information system assets by identifying and solving potential and actual security problems. Come join our growing organization! 

 

The Day to Day...

  • Protects system by defining access privileges, control structures, and resources
  • Recognizes problems by identifying abnormalities; reporting violations
  • Implements security improvements by assessing current situation; evaluating trends; anticipating requirements
  • Determines security violations and inefficiencies by conducting periodic audits
  • Upgrades system by implementing and maintaining security controls
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing publications
  • Oversee installation and configuration of security software (e.g. antivirus programs)
  • Monitor network activity to identify issues early and communicate them to IT teams
  • Act on privacy breaches and malware threats
  • Serve as a security expert and conduct training when needed
  • Troubleshoot server and network security-related issues
  • Design, implement and test compliant network security systems and solutions
  • Collaborate with management, staff, department heads and external partners or regulators
  • Comply with federal and state laws, regulations and directives


What You Will Need...

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer related study
  • CISSP Certification required 
  • 7 years of IT experience in three or more areas (i.e. infrastructure, network, Client Server, application, desktop OS)
  • Experience in data loss prevention tools/products supporting a large enterprise
  • Experience working with Enterprise SIEM, log sources, incident escalation
  • Experience working with Enterprise anti-malware, HIDS products
  • 5 years of practical information security experience
  • Experience in information management and information technology security design and implementation
  • Demonstrated experience with security event logs from various operating systems and appliances
  • Experience managing IDS / IPS / firewall systems across an enterprise
  • Demonstrated experience in creating conceptual, logical and physical security diagrams, Thorough understanding of vulnerabilities and countermeasures
  • Information Security technology/compliance experience. Familiarity with major regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley and PCI preferred.
  • Detailed understanding of TCP/IP and related communication protocols, Windows authentication mechanisms (Kerberos, NTLM)