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Information Security Analyst II

Company: LinkTech
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Link Technologies (LinkTechConsulting.com) is currently seeking an IT Security Analyst II to join our team in Las Vegas, NV. This will be an onsite, contract opportunity.

*QUALIFICATIONS*

- Bachelor's degree in computer science, telecommunications, management information systems, or related field.

- Two (2) years of cyber security experience.

- MUST have one (1) year of experience with PCI-DSS, HIPAA, NCJIS, or PII.

- Previous project management experience in an IT environment is preferred.

- Understanding of systems including but not limited to Windows, Unix and virtualization technologies.

- Strong knowledge of network switches, routers, and firewalls.

- Experience with tools like PowerShell, Nessus, Nmap, and tcpdump.

- Expert understanding of RedHat Linux and Oracle operating systems.

- Certification with one or more of the following preferred: CISSP, CISM, and/or CISA.

- Understanding of various security concepts and technical security solutions, e.g., firewalls, IDS/IPS, Anti-virus, and spam filtering; common internet protocols and applications.

- Experience with various security infrastructure components, e.g. firewalls, SIEM, NAC, end point protection, etc.

- Advanced knowledge of various security methodologies and processes, and technical security solutions, such as firewall and IDS/IPS, anti-virus, and spam filtering.

- Experience using TCP/IP Protocols, network analysis, and network/security applications.

- Previous experience treating sensitive information with confidentiality and discretion.

- Experience advising users of the application of security processes.

- Ability to work well under pressure, meet deadliness individually or within a team environment.

- Independently capable of assessing problems and work towards a feasible solution if management personnel might not be available to provide immediate instruction or feedback.

- Ability to learn and understand new technologies quickly.

- Experience with coaching and supporting other team members.

- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

*RESPONSIBILITIES*

- Work at the direction of the IT Section Manager to improve information security..

- Install, configure and administer security systems and tools.

- Work with and provide information and guidance to security service providers.

- Monitor performance of security services providers and provide feedback to the IT Section Manager.

- Participate in regular calls with security services providers to ensure optimal performance from service providers.

- Conduct proactive research to identify and understand new threats, vulnerabilities, and exploits. Provide recommendations to management concerning cyber security issues.

- Ensure department disaster recovery and business continuity and related plans are reviewed on a regular basis and kept up-to-date.

- Perform security scans of network devices and systems.

- Analyze logs to improve system and network performance, isolate and detect failures, and identify security vulnerabilities or malicious activity.

- Respond to security incidents and report on incident handling and resolution.

- Provide Incident Response support when analysis confirms actionable incident.

- Create and maintain documentation of information security policies, procedures, reports, processes and diagrams.

- Participate in developing and implementing departmental and citywide policies relating to cyber security and compliance topics.

- Assist with the enforcement of security policies and procedures by monitoring system activity and by conducting both periodic and ad-hoc audits and reviews.

- Review security violation reports and investigate possible security exceptions.

- Provide analysis of information security related events and incidents; independently address cyber security events as needed to prevent further compromise of technical assets and data.

- Provide threat and vulnerability analysis as well as security advisory services.

- Analyze and respond to previously undisclosed software and hardware vulnerabilities.

- Investigate, document and report on information security issues and emerging trends, including current or proposed legislation, laws and regulations related to information security to determine applicability and impact to city operations.

- Support and assist the development of baseline infrastructure and application hardening guides based on industry best practices.

- Collaborate with technology and business teams to ensure that the implementation of new technologies and security solutions can be supported and that they are in alignment with security architecture, industry best practice, principles of secure design, and business strategies.

- Determine security requirements by evaluating business strategies and requirements; researching information security standards; conducting system security and vulnerability analyses and risk assessments; studying architecture/platform; identifying integration issues; and preparing cost estimates.

- Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.

Link Technologies is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other factors protected by law.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $44.00 - $45.00 per hour

Benefits:
* Health insurance
Schedule:
* 8 hour shift
* Day shift

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Las Vegas, NV 89030: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Experience:
* network switches: 1 year (Preferred)
* Routers: 1 year (Preferred)
* Firewall: 1 year (Preferred)
* PowerShell: 1 year (Preferred)
* RHEL: 1 year (Preferred)
* Linux: 1 year (Preferred)
* Oracle: 1 year (Preferred)
* Cybersecurity: 2 years (Required)
* PCI-DSS, HIPAA, NCJIS, or PII: 1 year (Required)
* IT project management: 1 year (Preferred)
* UNIX: 1 year (Preferred)
* Virtualization: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:
* CISSP (Preferred)
* CISM (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: LinkTech, Las Vegas , Information Security Analyst II, Professions , Las Vegas, Nevada

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