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IT Security Analyst

CodeForce 360
Westlake Village, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Position Overview:

IT Security Analyst


  • The IT Security Analyst/Senior Security Analyst (title dependent upon years of experience) will be responsible for ensuring Atara digital assets are protected from unauthorized access. This includes online and on-premise applications, systems and infrastructure.
  • The IT Security Analyst/Senior Security Analyst will consult with vendors, technical support representatives, management, and Information Services personnel to discover and remediate known security flaws and vulnerabilities.
  • In the course of performing work, the IT Security Analyst will perform systems administration duties as necessary to assist and augment systems administration staff as necessary. Reports to: Director, Information Technology
  • Monitor logical and physical security access
  • Conduct security assessments through vulnerability testing and risk analysis both self-directed and through direction of third party security and systems vendors
  • Provide input/author security policies and standards
  • Perform both internal and external security audits
  • Analyze security breaches to identify root causes as required
  • Provide continuous updates to Atara incident response and disaster response plans
  • Verify security of third-party vendors and work to ensure Atara security policy and standards are met
  • Provide end user client support as needed to respond to and resolve security related incidents.
  • Perform ethical hacking as needed to identify areas of insufficient security configuration including penetration testing using industry standard tools
  • Other responsibilities, as assigned


Travel: Travel required (up to 15%).

Physical Requirements:

  • Subject to extended periods of sitting and/or standing, bending, kneeling, vision to monitor and moderate noise levels.
  • Must be able to lift or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Work is generally performed in an office, laboratory, or manufacturing environment.
  • Car and airplane (see above) travel is an essential part of the job.
  • Qualifications
  • Prior experience architecting or administering Amazon Web Services(AWS), Azure, Office 365 & Active Directory security infrastructures.
  • Excellent analytical and troubling shooting skills.
  • Must have the ability to effectively diagnose and troubleshoot a broad range of technical problems. Must be able to manage time and work effectively and efficiently.
  • Proven ability to work independently as well as understand when to triage questions and problems to the IT management team.
  • Possess the knowledge of industry standard products, systems, applications and current operating systems.
  • Previous experience in a life science company, a plus.
  • Familiarity of security frameworks (NIST, CSF, CIS, ISO, etc)
  • Experience in several IT disciplines required. Must have hands-on experience using security monitoring tools, running vulnerability scans and reviewing vulnerability assessments. Personal Qualifications: Excellent verbal and communication skills, including effectively listening skills to interpret and understand end user needs.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, including the ability to manage controversial and/or adversarial situations calmly and professionally.
  • Posses a professional demeanor, is dependable and reliable and can adapt to changing priorities and needs.
  • Role model for Atara's Values of patients first, innovation teamwork, community and mindset.


  • Education and Experience
  • 3-5 years of experience in systems security and administration for Analyst level.
  • 5-10 years of experience in systems security and administration for Senior Analyst level
  • Bachelor's degree in business or technical discipline preferred.

How to Apply

Job ID: JPC - 65215

For more information, please contact below:

Scott Mada



Qualified individuals will be contacted for an interview.

CodeForce 360


Westlake Village, CA
91361 USA



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