Randstad IT Security Analyst in High Point, North Carolina

IT Security Analyst

job details:

  • location:High Point, NC

  • date posted:Thursday, May 17, 2018

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:621568

job description

What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Implement and execute appropriate standardized procedures to ensure the security of systems and data including credential audits and system monitoring

  • Monitor IT systems, report suspicious events, and take appropriate action to resolve security issues

  • Audit system and application configuration and activity; complete forms and update databases to track activity

  • Provide second-tier support to the support center; resolve assigned tickets within service levels and update information in the ticketing system to appropriately describe ticket resolution; escalate issues that cannot be resolved through normal activities

  • Participate in implementation, execution, and testing of information security processes; use observation and initiative to identify potential security vulnerabilities and risks

  • Assess security and business impacts of potential events or conditions; assist with the implementation of information security solutions

  • Participate in designing and conducting information security training and raising awareness of programs; conduct team activities following established department guidelines and standard tools - IT service management (ISO 20000), work and project management (PRINCE2), information security, etc.

What you need to succeed at:

At a minimum, you'll need:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 4 years of experience in information security or related field

  • Professional certification in the information security field, e.g., Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

  • Strong project management skills with effectiveness in developing tasks and managing resources to achieve target dates

It'd be great if you also have:

  • Strong computer skills and familiarity with administrative processes

  • Understanding of information security, IT system, and networking concepts

  • Strong analytical, organizational, and decision-making skills

  • Strong data analysis skills including querying, analysis, and reporting

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills; ability to interface and coordinate work efficiently and effectively with people in remote locations

  • Attention to detail and ability to follow specific processes