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Information Security Analyst II

Chicago, IL | IT
Job ID: 74902
Listed on 9/13/2017

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Job Summary:  Information Security Analyst II

Duties:

  • Monitor, evaluate, and maintain systems and procedures to safeguard internal information systems, network, databases, and Web-based security.
  • Conduct vulnerability assessments and monitor systems, network, databases and Web for potential system breaches.
  • Respond to alerts from information security tools.
  • Report, investigate and resolve security incidents.
  • Educate and communicate security requirements and procedures to all users and new employees.
  • Recommend and implement changes to enhance systems security and prevent unauthorized access.
  • Research security trends, new methods, and techniques used in unauthorized access of data in order to preemptively eliminate the possibility of system breach.
  • Ensure compliance with regulations and privacy laws.
  • May oversee internal or external systems security (i.e. cloud services).
  • Assist in the development and management of an enterprise security risk program, including defining foundational processes, managing data repositories, identifying reporting solutions, and other supporting activities.
  • Perform gap analysis and security risk assessments to determine if business systems are aligned with regulatory requirements, industry standards, and internal information security policy, procedures, and standards 
  • Review Policy exception requests to evaluate risk exposure, assign appropriate remediation activities, and track remediation progress to closure 
  • Conduct assessments to meet compliance mandates, and collaborate with IT and business stakeholders to remedy gaps 
  • Assist in daily governance, risk, and compliance activities as needed to support the overall IT Security mission

Desired Skills/Experience: 

  • Requires moderate skill sets and developing proficiency within discipline.
  • Conducts tasks and assignments as directed.
  • Works under moderate supervision with some latitude for independent judgment.
  • Typically requires four to five years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of experience and education.