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IT Security Analyst III

Columbia, SC | IT
Job ID: 105232
Listed on 4/8/2021

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IT Security Analyst III


  • Evaluates existing and planned technology environments for compliance with information security polices and standards.
  • Recommends information security measures and practices in accordance with applicable federal, state and industry policies, standards and best practices.
  • Administration of Security Operations Center (SOC) security systems and platforms.
  • Supports customers at the highest levels in the development and implementation of doctrine and policies.
  • Analyzes security requirements for the management and administration of security technology.
  • Designs, develops, engineers, and implements solutions that meet security requirements.
  • Analyzes general technical problems and provides basic engineering and technical support in solving these problems.
  • Evaluate that all information systems are functional and secure.
  • Installation, configuration, support and security implementation of tools & services.
  • Participates in reviews and updates of security policies, standards, procedures.
  • Infrastructure support for Security Operation Center (SOC) operations
  • Perform administrative and engineering work on Security Operation Center tools
  • Automation of repeatable tasks with the help of scripting (Python, Linux scripting or Windows Powershell scripting)
  • Developing strategies to improve operational workflow
  • Updating security tools on Linux and Windows systems
  • Provide recommendations to overall system deployment and design
  • Develop detailed supporting documentation regarding technical projects
  • Write detailed security documentation on technical security assessments, policies and procedures
  • Manage customer expectation and attend all mandatory review / regulatory discussions related to the specific project being delivered

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • 3+ year of IT Security experience with Master’s Degree
  • 5+ year of IT Security experience with Bachelor’s Degree
  • SANS, ISC2 or relevant industry recognized certifications
  • Possesses and applies expertise on multiple complex work assignments.
  • Hands-on technical IT and security system administration experience
  • Knowledge of information security principles and practices
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and administer new systems and tools
  • Assignments may be broad in nature, requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks.
  • Operates with appreciable latitude in developing methodology and presenting solutions to problems
  • Contributes to deliverables and performance metrics where applicable.
  • Advanced experience in networking (TCP/IP) protocols, computer/network security, firewalls and system administration.
  • Background in INFOSEC operations, vulnerability assessment, and security-scanning tools.