IS Security Analyst
Job Opportunity at Newcastle Associates, Inc.

Posted on Jan 3

http://newcastleassoc.com    +1 773-848-0555

Location: Lincolnshire, IL
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4170897

As an IS/Cyber Security professional, this is an unique opportunity to apply your expertise to impact the security strategy and technology decisions for a highly respected, stable and growing financial services company.   Some of the responsibility in this position include:

  • Work with senior management in developing and supporting security program strategy
  • Track information regarding security incidents, intrusion events,warnings and threat indicators
  • Proactively identify and analyze internal and external threats, malware, and unauthorized access.
  • Perform root cause analysis, make and implement recommendations on improvements
  • Collaborate with technology and business stakeholders regarding privacy and security
  • Keep abreast of evolving security developments and implications for cloud, mobile, access control and virtualization
  • Documents all activities during an incident and provides leadership with status updates during the life cycle of the incident.
The skills and experience needed to be successful in this position include:
  • Minimum of 3 years of progressive experience in Cyber/IT Security in enterprise environments.
  • Experience with Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS) technologies such as: Snort, Wireshark, Security Onion.
  • Understanding of Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM).
  • Foundational networking skills in routing, switching, firewalls, TCP/IP, VLANs and VPNs and Unified Threat Management (UTM) technologies.
  • Basic knowledge of Windows, Linux Virtualization, encryption and PKI technologies
  • At least one CISSP, CEH, SANS and/or similar professional security certifications required.

We welcome hearing from you and talking about how this position can elevate your career to the next level.

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