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IT Security Analyst - Senior
Ref No.: 18-11737
Location: Paramus, New Jersey
Princeton Information is seeking an IT Security Administrator for a major client @ Franklin Lakes, NJ

Job Description is as below

IT Security Specialist – Security Administrator


The ideal candidate will have excellent technical, analytical and engineering skills which allow them to effectively identify and remediate platform (*nix, Wintel, Storage, Database) security risks in the environment such as misconfigurations, deprecated versions or protocols and architectural/design flaws. This role will partner closely with our Information Risk Management (IRM) organization continuously to drive secure solutions.


• Security Architecture
o Control Design, Standard Creation, Gold Image and Build Process Management
• Core Service Expert
o SSH, SMB, RDP, etc.
• Security Administrator
o Strong understanding of configuring authentication, crypto, 2FA
• Decipher & Action Plan Vulnerability and Penetration Test Reports
o Identify Abuse Cases (e.g. logic/process flaws)
• Automate Identification and Remediation
o Ability to develop/script in JavaScript, bash, Ansible, and python
• Ability to think like an attacker and partner with key stakeholders to develop controls. Must be able to think outside the box.
• Ability to develop custom solutions and controls which effectively remediate vulnerabilities.
• Demonstrate strong skills while providing accurate analysis of findings
• Develop innovative and creative ways to carry out remediation activities, and strategic business and team objectives.


• Knowledge of what constitutes a cybersecurity risk and the relationship to both threats and vulnerabilities along with the ability to identify systemic security issues.
• Ability to develop and maintain strong partnerships with key stakeholders, and to work across diverse businesses and regions, balancing the needs of multiple organizations.
• Excellent organizational skills and ability to communicate with internal/external entities and executives a must
• Effective leadership and demonstrated ability to coordinate people and teams to project completion
• Familiarity with external regulations, e.g., PCI, HIPAA
• Certification in information security (CISSP, OSCP, GWAPT or equivalent) preferred
• Bachelor's degree in computer related field
• Five to eight years of relevant working experience; at least 3 years of experience in IT Security


Excellent organizational skills and ability to communicate with internal/external entities and executives a must; Effective leadership skills, demonstrated ability to coordinate people and teams to project/activity completion and the ability to work in a team environment, sharing workloads and responsibilities; Customer service-oriented; Ability to work in a flexible environment where requirements and procedures continuously evolve; Ability to multi-task and manage time effectively.