IT Security Analyst

Date Posted: May 12
Type: Permanent
Wage: Depends on Experience
Job Number: 8102
Location: Houston, TX

TITLE: IT Security Analyst

LOCATION: Hybrid Downtown

TYPE: Direct hire

SALARY: Depends on Experience

The IT Security Analyst will be responsible for day-to-day operations, administration, and maintenance of information security systems, risk assessments, security incident responses, investigations, reporting, and related activities in support of the Company’s Information Security Program.

- Responsible for the administration, monitoring, and maintenance of corporate and SCADA security systems.
- Maintain awareness of existing and proposed laws and regulations, industry practices or standards, security trends and issues, and advises the organization on security issues affecting the company in a timely and effective manner.
- Provide expertise in vulnerability remediation.
- Present security awareness guidelines and best practices to users, administrators, and management.
- Ensure log aggregation controls are in place for security tools, servers, and critical applications.
- Identify and respond to IT Security incidents as needed and perform forensic analysis to determine root cause and identify additional mitigating controls.
- Investigate suspicious activities to identify compromised hosts and persistent threats leveraging SIEM, honeypots, and security investigation tools.
- Ensure adherence to methodology and compliance requirements.
- Maintain and enforce security policies and procedures.
- Develop and implement best practices and other process improvement initiatives.
- Travel once and a while to field offices

- 5+ years of related information Security Analyst experience
- 2+ years of SIEM management and support experience
- Working knowledge of IDS/IPS, firewalls, SIEM, and other security-related technologies
- Network infrastructure security knowledge and experience
- Familiarity with ISO / NIST security standards
- Microsoft 365
- Microsoft Advanced Threat Protection
- Microsoft 365 Defender
- IPS/IDS system
- Malware incident response
- Forensic analysis
- Vulnerability Assessment tools
- Risk mitigation techniques
- Penetration testing
- SCADA Security
- Knowledge a plus in the following applications and programming languages: Microsoft SQL, ANSI C / Assembly / C++ / C#, Java / JavaScript / PHP, Bash / Python / Perl / Ruby, PowerShell
- Excellent written and oral communication skills, interpersonal and collaborative skills, and the ability to communicate security and risk-related concepts to technical and nontechnical audiences

- College degree preferred
- Preference is for candidates with two or more of the following certifications: GSEC, GWAPT, CISSP, GPEN, GXPEN, CISA, CEH, CISM, OSCP, OSCE

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