Friday, July 17, 2015

Security Jobs: Senior Information Security Analyst / Team Lead, New Jersey, New York City Area, Relocation: Some

Senior Information Security Analyst / Team Lead

Location: New Jersey – Northern, Close to New York City
Compensation: $140,000+, 3 Weeks Vacation, $7K+ Training Yearly
Relocation: Some
Education: BA/BS Preferred, not required
Certification: CISSP, CCSP, CCNA, GCVA, GSEC appreciated has been engaged by a highly desirable and highly recognized employer to add to its information security team. This is an opportunity to be part of a tightly knit team working for a manager who is unlike many managers you’ll likely find across the security profession.  You’ll be eligible for 3 weeks of vacation in your first year of employment.  Vacation can grow to 28 days plus regular holidays in future years. Your new employer will financially support coaching, training and certification renewal for you.

In this lead analyst level role, you will evaluate and implement security technologies and controls to protect networks an applications to maintain confidentiality and integrity of our client’s information systems.  You will be a Subject Matter Expert in many areas of security and will be called upon for multiple areas of expertise.  You will help the manager of this department to build members of his team.  This role will expose you to many business unit leaders, outside law enforcement and more. Your exposure to people will be significant.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

  • Penetration Testing, Incident Handling, Security Auditing, Computer Forensics.
  • Design, manage and implement reliable and secure information infrastructure solutions.
  • Provide guidance for and manage all aspects of information security architecture projects in a highly complex network environment that includes UNIX, Linus and Exchange.
  • Create and implement security controls for the network environment including DNS enumeration, network discovery and TCP/IP.
  • Create methods for management and control of access to information.  Provide deep technical assistance related to the design and implementation of security controls for distributed systems, operating system platforms and networks.
  • Prepare and analyze incident investigations on security violations reported by end-users or discovered through monitoring processes.
  • Perform security monitoring for networks, applications and critical systems.
  • Review system logs and alerts related to possible security incidents.
  • Review security related websites to keep up with common exploits, threats, vulnerabilities and countermeasures.
  • Evaluate and implement data security systems to ensure the protection of data against unauthorized access, use, interruption, disclosure, accidental or intentional loss.
  • Escalate high-risk security threats to information security leadership.


  •  BA/BS in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or a related field of study.  Equivalent work experience will be considered if a candidate does not have a 4-year degree.
  • Requires 5+ years of information security experience.  This experience should include exposure to information security at the enterprise level along with audit and compliance practice experience.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills, relationship building skills, presentation skills, communication skills and customer service skills.
  • Demonstrate an ability to build security, risk and compliance solutions around business needs.
  • The ability to design and manage information security solutions from functional requirements through the implementation of security controls and technologies (design, testing, implementation and maintenance)
  • Knowledge of network infrastructures to include Web Application and Device Security, Vulnerability Assessments, Intrusion Detection, VPN, Firewalls, etc.
  • Knowledge of Perl, Shell and/or HTML, C, SQL, J2EE
  • Certifications to include the CISSP, GSEC, GCFA, CCNA or CCSP are preferred.

Preferred Technical Skills

  • Experience designing and engineering secure architectures
  • Knowledge of Trojans, Spyware, Malware, Viruses, etc
  • Proper evidence handling procedures for Computer Forensics.  Experience handling evidence such as hard drives and volatile data.
  • Extensive knowledge of FAT/NTFS/Ext2/Ext3 File Systems
  • Cryptography, PKI, and Steganography Fundamentals
  • Advanced Computer Forensic Concepts
  • Security Incident Handling/Response and Risk Management
  • HIDS, NIDS, Firewalls, Networking, and Perimeter Security Fundamentals and Best Practices
  • Risk Assessment Fundamentals
  • Computer, Network, and Policy Auditing Fundamentals
  • Wireless Network Security and RF Characteristics

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