IT Security Analyst

Information Technology Oklahoma City, Oklahoma


Job Summary

The Information Security Analyst is responsible for engineering and administration of IT Security systems as well as monitoring system and network logs to identify threats, misconfigurations and anomalies and assist with any necessary remediation. The candidate is responsible for working with the business and across all IT functions in order to help protect company data and reduce overall risk exposure.

 Duties/Responsibilities

  • Support operational implementation requirements ensuring compliance with information security policy, standards, and guidelines.
  • Ensures authorized access by investigating improper access and reporting violations.
  • Monitor access, IPS/IDS, anti-virus, data movement, email and web gateway logs.
  • Utilizes new technologies and processes to enhance security capabilities and implement improvements.
  • Develop automated processes to improve efficiency and detection using existing and open source tools.
  • Ensure timely reporting and remediation of discovered security issues.
  • Work with others to help remediate security incidents.
  • Participate and coordinate Security Awareness events for employees.
  • Manage vendor relationships for supported technologies.
  • Keep up with evolving risks, new development in the security industry and industry best practices.
  • Other duties as assigned

 Skills

  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Proven team player
  • Possess an understanding of information security engineering and operations principles as well as application and infrastructure security technologies and practices.
  • Demonstrate a technical understanding of application development lifecycles and the integration of security into an SDLC.
  • High aptitude for troubleshooting with a background in enterprise IT operations (network, Windows and Linux server, desktop, applications) preferred.
  • Strong technical understanding of security threats, eDiscovery, Risk Assessments, forensics investigations and effective security awareness and education programs.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited College or University in Computer Science, MIS or related field preferred.
  • Security certification is a plus
  • At least five (5) years of IT experience in an information security position.
  • Hands on experience in the areas of server, network, endpoint and mobile device security design and implementation.
  • Experience deploying and supporting endpoint security technologies in multi-platform environments containing Windows and Linux servers and workstations.
  • An acceptable pre-employment background and drug test.