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Information Security Analyst (276 views)

GA (Hybrid, Locals Only)
August 10, 2022

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Title                                    : Information Security Analyst

Location                             : Decatur, GA (Hybrid, Locals Only)

Rate                                    : DOE /If your experience and skills match call us immediately for submission

Duration                             : 5 Months

Interview Type                  : Web Cam Interview

Job Type                           : C2C,C2H,W2

Experience                        : 3 Years

Job Description               :

The Information Security Analyst position establishes and supports the technical information security posture of DCSD’s information systems. This includes proactive security measures to protect DCSD and school district staff, students, and systems.

Job Summary:

  • The Information Security Analyst position establishes and supports the technical information security posture of DCSD’s information systems.
  • This includes proactive security measures to protect DCSD and school district staff, students, and systems.
  • The Information Security Analyst also assists in reactive investigations and computer forensics as directed by the Chief Information Officer.
  • The position also helps guide Information Security policy, procedure, and education at DCSD.
  • The Information Security Analyst works closely with other technology staff within DIIT to improve the overall Information Security health of schools.
  • This role performs a wide range of professional duties to ensure all best practices related to information security and data privacy are followed at DCSD; conducts deep-dive assessments related to information security compliance, such as FERPA and HIPAA, across multiple systems and processes; advises and trains DCSD staff on standards, laws, policies, regulations, processes, and best practices as it applies to the management of electronic information and data privacy.

The IT Analyst, Sr. job responsibilities would include:

  • Monitor and mitigate end devices based on Windows Defender’s reporting
  • Monitor and mitigate end devices based on SecureWorks Taegis reporting
  • Oversee and train staff on update and patch management. These tasks would include Microsoft patches, 3rd party patches, zero-day updates for firewalls and security devices, scheduled firmware updates and VMWare updates.
  • Ensure all DCSD devices are enrolled in SecureWorks Taegis
  • Ensure mandated DCSD SaaS applications logs are integrated with SecureWorks Taegis
  • Ensure DCSD Firewall logs are integrated into the SecureWorks Taegis
  • Monitor and mitigate O365 risky users and logins
  • Ensure O365 Identity Protection is configured properly to identify and mitigate user risk
  • Train DCSD staff on identification and mitigation of security incidents.
  • Continuously monitor and improve the district’s security posture while preventing, detecting, analyzing, and responding to cybersecurity incidents. Monitoring activities shall include:
  • Familiarize itself with the various devices, processes, and applications that need safeguarding within the district’s environment.
  • Provide continuous, proactive monitoring, such as performing scans of the IT environment 24/7 and reviewing the log of all network activity and communications to flag any abnormalities or suspicious activities and detect threats.
  • Utilize monitoring tools to receive alerts of potential threats and then determine the severity of said threats.
  • In the event of an incident, the vendor shall work to restore systems and recover any lost or compromised data.
  • In the event of an incident, the vendor shall be responsible for investigating the incident to ascertain what occurred, when it occurred, and how it occurred, to take steps and make recommendations to prevent similar problems from occurring in the future.

Required Qualifications

  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, information security, or a related field.
  • Three (3) years of progressively more responsible experience information technology and/or cybersecurity, some of which shall have been in a lead capacity in information security or a related field.
  • Advanced degree(s) beyond the minimum degree requirement in a relevant field may be considered for some experience.
  • Position may require after-hours work
  • Knowledge of theories, procedures, practices, materials, and methods related to cybersecurity compliance.
  • Knowledge of applicable local, state, and federal privacy laws and regulations.
  • Knowledge of HIPAA, FERPA, and PCI-DSS compliance frameworks.
  • Skill in analytics and reporting tools.
  • Familiar with O365, Palo Alto, and Aruba products
  • Proficiency in data compilation, analysis, and reporting.

Required / Desired Skills

  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, information security
    Required
  • Experience information technology and/or cybersecurity, some of which shall have been in a lead capacity in information security or a related field
    Required 3 Years
  • Knowledge of theories, procedures, practices, materials, and methods related to cybersecurity compliance
    Required 3 Years
  • Knowledge of applicable local, state, and federal privacy laws and regulations
    Required 3 Years
  • Knowledge of HIPAA, FERPA, and PCI-DSS compliance frameworks
    Required 3 Years
  • Familiar with O365, Palo Alto, and Aruba products
    Required 3 Years
  • Proficiency in data compilation, analysis, and reporting
    Required 3 Years

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Thanks 

Jill/Ben 

Jill@sohanit.com/Ben@sohanit.com 

PH: 470-410-8564  EX 116/470-780-2413 EX – 104 

Apply here or please send to resumes@sohanit.com 

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Position Keywords: MS Office, MS Office 365, Palo Alto, Aruba, MS Windows, Network, Network Firewalls, VMWare, Microsoft Patches

Pay Rate: DOE /If your experience and skills match call us immediately for submission

Job Duration: 5 Months

% Travel Required: None

Job Posted by: Consulting Services

Job ID: 2022-4529

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