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Lead Security Analyst in Phoenix, AZ at MDI Group

Date Posted: 12/14/2018

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The Lead Security Analyst – Applications
Phoenix AZ
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The Lead Security Analyst will be responsible for: implementing, administering, and managing security across all platforms and applications supported by corporate IT; enforcing the security standards across all platforms and applications; and complying with requirements of external security audits & recommendations.

What you will be doing:

  • Ensures best practice security standards are followed. 
  • Advises project teams team on security best practices.
  • Manages security events, analyzes, troubleshoots, and corrects (either directly or indirectly) issue related to security incidents.
  • Performs analysis of application security tool needs; contributes to design, integration, and installation of hardware/software.
  • Executes and reports on security events as found by SEIM solution, system or user reports.
  • Monitors security system logs (i.e., intrusion detection system, firewall system logs, etc.) and reports on discovered anomalies or problems (i.e. insufficient disk space, inappropriate access patterns, etc.).
  • Assists with security assessments for potential business partners.
  • Keeps fully abreast of trends and changing technologies related to information security fields.
  • Conducts violation / vulnerability report review; coordinates IT risk mitigation.
  • Investigates IT security violations, known vulnerabilities, and data breaches.
  • Performs vulnerability assessments; conducts compliance activities in response to internal and external audits.
  • Performs security research & vendor evaluations at the direction of the ITRM Security Architect; assists with testing and implementation of security solutions.
  • Maintains / enforces security policies and standards.
  • Acts as interface with and liaison to business and IT application owners; ensures applications, infrastructure components, and access are appropriately assessed.
  • Assists with security scans (vulnerability scans, static/dynamic code scans) and remediation of findings.
  • Assists IT Security Architect with IT security reviews and signoffs for new systems development projects.
  • Executes security incident response procedures in accordance with threat levels.
  • Monitors the schedules for upgrading, repairing, modifying, or replacing IT security systems, devices, and applications; monitors eCommerce-related processes and equipment.
  • Communicates effectively (both written and verbal).
  • Learns new tools and technologies quickly including identity management and next generation firewall technologies

Must Have:

  • Bachelor's Degree (preferred)
  • CISSP certification (preferred)
  • 5 or more years experience in information technology.
  • Recent direct experience in implementing security for applications, databases, and platforms.
  • Prior experience securing various operating systems in a corporate environment (i.e., Windows, Unix). Prior experience evaluating application vulnerabilities and recommending remediation.
  • Specialized Knowledge Needed For Performance of Job:
  • Direct experience managing one or more of the following: Firewalls, SSL VPN, Multi-factor authentication solutions, DLP solutions, Vulnerability management solutions (including IDP or IDS), Dynamic/Static Code scanning tools, Identity and Access Management, Vulnerability Management Solutions.


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