Security analyst (cisco) (15838)
Security analyst (cisco) (15838) lisle, IL 6 months contract to hire position of Security Analyst (Cisco) Locations: Lisle, IL (Maitland/Orlando FL, Norcross, GA, Charlotte, NC, Little Rock AR) JOB SUMMARY: Performs all procedures necessary to ensure the safety of information systems assets and to protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction. Responds to information security-related questions and inquiries using established information security tools and procedures. Resolves and/or performs follow through to resolve all information security issues and questions. Implements and administers information security controls using software and vendor security systems. GENERAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: • Executes security controls to prevent hackers from infiltrating company information or jeopardizing programs. • Researches attempted efforts to compromise security protocol and recommends solutions. • Maintains security systems and administers security policies to control access to systems. • Maintains the company’s firewall and utilizes applicable encryption methods. • Experience implementing, installing and tuning Cisco ASA and AIP-SSM devices. • Ability to perform IDS / IPS real-time monitoring analysis • Experience with using and managing Splunk for log correlation and incident response investigations • Creates information security documentation related to work area and completes requests in accordance with company requirements. • Identifies opportunities and executes plans to improve workflow and understands and quantifies business impacts of those improvements for communication to management. • Interfaces with user community to understand security needs and implements procedures to accommodate them. Ensures that user community understands and adheres to necessary procedures to maintain security. • Provides status reports on security matters to develop security risk analysis scenarios and response procedures. • Performs other related duties as assigned. EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree from a four year college or university on computer science preferred or in a related field, or the equivalent combination of education, training, or work experience preferred or one of the following certifications CISSP, CEH, Security+, GIAC, CCNA. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: • Knowledge of networks technologies (protocols, design concepts, access control) • Knowledge of security technologies (encryption, data protection, design, privilege access, etc) • Knowledge of network design and engineering • Proficiency in time management, communications, decision making, presentation and organizational skills • Proficiency in planning, reporting, establishing goals and objectives, standards, priorities and schedules • Basic to intermediate decision-making and problem solving skills • Basic to intermediate verbal and written communication skills to technical and non-technical audiences of various levels in the organization • Experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with employees and/or clients
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