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IT Security Analyst

ResourceMFG Los Angeles, CA

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The IT Security Analyst, as part of the Corporate Security team, will be responsible of the implementation and enforcement of the company wide IT security strategy. The candidate will work with the Security team as well as the Systems Administrators worldwide to evaluate, recommend and install the corresponding security tools. He/She will be responsible for the implementation of the different solutions as well as their monitoring. He/she will see to the day-to-day operations of the in-place security solutions while identifying, investigating and solving security breaches detected. He/she will be responsible of fulfilling all recommendations resulting from the different audits. This Cyber-security specialist is part or the front line of defense for the safety and integrity of the company’s digital information This person is expected to be fully aware of the enterprise’s security standards and to actively work towards upholding them. He/she is a member of an international security group led by KDC Security and Operations Senior Director located in Longueuil (QC, Canada).

Description / Scope / Mission

The IT Security Analyst, as part of the Corporate Security team, will be responsible of the implementation and enforcement of the company wide IT security strategy.  The candidate will work with the Security team as well as the Systems Administrators worldwide to evaluate, recommend and install the corresponding security tools.  He/She will be responsible for the implementation of the different solutions as well as their monitoring. 

He/she will see to the day-to-day operations of the in-place security solutions while identifying, investigating and solving security breaches detected.   He/she will be responsible of fulfilling all recommendations resulting from the different audits.  This Cyber-security specialist is part or the front line of defense for the safety and integrity of the company’s digital information

 

This person is expected to be fully aware of the enterprise’s security standards and to actively work towards upholding them.

He/she is a member of an international security group led by KDC Security and Operations Senior Director located in Longueuil (QC, Canada).

 

Key Responsibilities/ Accountabilities

  • Address all security incidents as they occur and look for long term, global, solutions.
  • Lead or participate in security investigations.
  • Assess needs for any security reconfigurations (minor or significant) and execute them if required.
  • Monitor all in-place security solutions for efficient and appropriate operations, including review of logs and reports of all in-place devices, whether they be under direct control (i.e., security tools) or not (i.e., workstations, servers, network devices, Logs, Security services, etc.). Interpret the implications of that activity and devise plans for appropriate resolution.
  • Recommend and test new security software and/or technologies.
  • Participate in the deployment, integration and initial configuration of new security solutions and of any enhancements to existing security solutions in accordance with standard best operating procedures.
  • Work closely with IT infrastructure and business applications to fully secure information, computers, networks, and processing systems.
  • Ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the data residing on or transmitted to/from/through enterprise workstations, servers and other systems and in databases and other data repositories.
  • Participate in the execution of vulnerability assessments, penetration tests and security audits.
  • Manage connection security for networks, Web sites, the company intranet, and e-mail communications.
  • Recommend, schedule (where appropriate) fixes, security patches, disaster recovery procedures, and any other measures required.
  • Create and maintain documentation of existing and future security infrastructure.

 

  • Keep current with emerging security alerts and issues.
  • Interact with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to obtain or maintain protection services and products.

 

Education / Certification / Qualifications / Experience

  • Degree in the field of Computer Science or other related field
  • Five years or more in Network security management related work experience,

Including

  • WAN security best practices, including firewall management and policy enforcement
  • LAN security best practices, including switch management and the multiple layers of network traffic management
  • Endpoint protection best practices.
  • Preferred certifications include:
    • Information Security Training
      • CompTIA Security+ (or other Information Security Training)
      • or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
      • or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
    • ITIL
  • Knowledge of NIST security framework and CIS controls
  • Proven experience in networking, routing & routing protocols (BGP, OSPF, RIP), switching, VLANS, wireless access point configuration, DMZ and RADIUS authentication.
  • Knowledgeable of the best practices in IT infrastructure operations and maintenance
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with firewalls, Internet VPN’s remote implementation, troubleshooting, and problem resolution is desired
  • Strong technical knowledge of current network protocols, operating systems, and standards.

 

Personal Attributes / Skills and abilities

  • Able to read and understand technical manuals, procedural documentation, and OEM guides.
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities.
  • Self-starter with strong work ethic, positive attitude and strong attention to detail.
  • Strong communication (both written and oral), interpersonal, team building and organizational skills.
  • Ability to research and troubleshoot and investigate security issues.
  • Ability to promote and participate in a team-oriented and collaborative environment.
  • Strong problem solving, analytical methods and technical skills.
  • Self-motivated and directed, with the ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Fast learner.
  • English well spoken and written - English being the language used at KDC for international business relations.

 

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