Sr Security Analyst

Chicago, IL 60612-3244

Posted: 03/11/2019 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Number: 7025

Great opportunity for a senior security analyst.  In this role you will assist in establishing a Threat and Vulnerability management program.  We would expect that you would have a broad experience with vulnerability scanners  and be able to  coordinate remediation activities for various functions.  You' ll be responsible for the configuration vulnerability assessment tools like Rapid 7 and OpenVas and will  performing scans, researching and analyzing vulnerabilities, identifying relevant threats, providing corrective action recommendations, summarizing and reporting results  The position will aide in hardening the organizations infrastructure and recommend updates to existing configurations. The ideal candidate will be able to understand current state and help influence design decisions. The candidate will also help organize evidence of compliance and produce documentation which will also be key to this role. Tight coordination with various teams throughout the organization will also be required. 

  

 

Required Skills and Experience:
  • 5+ years in IT Security
  • Bachelors degree in IT, engineering, math etc, Masters preferred
  • Working knowledge of vulnerability management, beyond scanning
  • Knowledge of Cobit, NIST CSF, NIST 800 standards
  • Familiarity with cloud based technology and deployments
  • Ability to recognize, interpret, and communicate vulnerability management issues and to provide guidance and advice on them
  • Experience with Governance, Risk and Compliance as it relates to threat and vulnerability

 

Preferred Skills and Experience:
  • ISC2 CISSP, SANS, ISACA CISA, CISM or CRISC 
  • Exposure to Tanium and Forescout

Renee Larmon

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