Job Detail

Jr. Network Security Analyst

Job ID:
58576
Type:
Temporary  
Duration:
6 months 
Schedule:
9-5 EST 
Client Industry:
Entertainment & Arts 
Date Added:
04.07.21  
Start Date:
03.22.21  
Location:
New York, NY -  
Pay Rate:
$45.62
Career Field:
Information Technology (IT)

DESCRIPTION

NETWORK SECURITY ANALYST

Location: Remote East/West Coast

Duration: 6 months or longer

Pay: $45.62/hr on W2

Schedule: 9-5PM or 10-6PM EST

 

Our client is a subsidiary of an American multinational telecommunications company for its media and online businesses.

Since 1980 APR Consulting, Inc. has provided professional recruiting and contingent workforce solutions to a diverse mix of clients, industries, and skill sets nationwide.

 

Overview

The Technical Security Analyst position is within our client's IT Security group whose mission is to deliver information security solutions and services to protect our client's information assets, computing infrastructure, applications, and data. The Analyst will work within the Vulnerability & Controls Operations team helping to establish Security Baseline Configurations for commonly used technologies and to identify and mitigate risks. The ideal candidate will have great interest in information security, has hands-on technical security experience, and be able to come up with creative and unique solutions to security- related problems.

 

The Analyst will perform technical security activities including the following:

Priority

  • Develop and publish Security Baseline Configuration for commonly used technologies and systems.
  • Develop compliance program around Security Baseline Configurations to ensure system owners are in compliance
  • Develop communications around the Security Baseline Configuration Program
  • Secondary

    • Perform vulnerability scan, analysis, validation and remediation activities.
    • Validate vulnerabilities discovered through code analysis and scans.
    • Classify and prioritize the risk of new vulnerabilities according to the specifics of Verizon Media environment's risk level, mitigating factors, and assessment of the impacts of internal and external threats.
    • Research and assess new threats, vulnerability security trends and security alerts, recommend remedial action.
    • Work with customers to oversee remediation of identified security issues.
    • Perform technical and non-technical compliance activities.
    • Perform security validation for configuration settings on different systems.

     

    Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 1 year of information security work experience.
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • A strong interest in the field of information security.
  • A strong understanding of the CIS benchmarks or similar frameworks
  • A strong understanding of web application protocols, operating systems and networking technologies.
  • Good understanding of the Vulnerability Management lifecycle
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Solid organizational skills and strong customer service skills.
  • Experience with parsing / analysis of large data sets (e.g. vulnerability scan results).
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    Desired Qualifications

    • Expert in Linux based operating systems and databases
    • Familiarity with GitHub
    • Familiarity with Enterprise Vulnerability Management tools such as Rapid 7 Nexpose, Nessus and Qualys.
    • Familiarity with Amazon Web Services (AWS) security.

     

     

    COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

    We pay weekly every Friday, have direct deposit, and offer a competitive benefits package: Medical, Dental Vision, 401k plan, etc.

    Our client is hiring quickly so if you are excited about this opportunity, feel that your experience, attitude, and abilities would be a great fit, apply today! We're excited to work with you.

     

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