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Senior Security Analyst
Ref No.: 18-02186
Location: Rochester, New York
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 95,000.00 - 110,000.00 /Year
Our Client is a Billion Dollar start-up unicorn that focuses on Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery solutions. Since established in 2007 they have grown to about 1000 employees with over 10 offices around the world.
They are currently looking to add an Information Security Analyst to their recently established security team. This Analyst is responsible for supporting/operating a risk-based compliance program as well as practice protection guidance with respect to applicable regulatory areas. The Information Security Analyst will be responsible for developing policy, process and procedure as well as identifying cyber risks, advancing the information security program and monitoring for compliance. Due to the nature of the work the individual needs strong analytical, communication, controls and risk assessment skills.
Primary Responsibilities for Senior Security Analyst:
  • Understand the needs and implications of the various legal, privacy, and regulatory bodies that impact our business and ensure they are addressed (i.e. HIPAA, GDPR, etc.)
  • Manage the requirements and achievement of appropriate certification programs surrounding information security (i.e. SOC2, NIST, ISO, etc.)
  • Support external and customer audit requests
  • Conduct risk management activities and deliver metrics and reporting
  • Maintain a constant understanding of the cyber threat and regulatory landscape for the company; translate that knowledge to identification of risks and actionable plans to protect the business
  • Monitor compliance of information security policies and procedures among employees, contractors, partners and other third parties
  • Act as a subject matter expert to other teams and assist in the design, assessment, implementation, deployment and maintenance of security controls and processes
  • Review security control effectiveness and compliance on an ongoing basis
  • Create and implement training plans to promote security awareness among employees
  • Communicate the information security program to customers and their end users
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management and adhere to all company policies and procedures
Qualifications for Senior Security Analyst:
  • 5+ years of IT experience, with 3+ years Information Security
  • 2+ years of experience in performing risk assessment or IT audits
  • Industry certification, such as CISSP, CISA or CISM is highly desired
  • Experience developing and maintaining written security controls, compliance, and defining treatment strategies
  • Knowledge of common information security management frameworks
  • Strong analytical skills to analyze security requirements and relate them to appropriate security controls
  • Strong business acumen and project management capability, to manage multiple small projects
 Benefits for Senior Security Analyst:
  • Unlimited vacation Days
  • 401k match up to 6% and it is fully vested after 2 years
  • If you are single 100 percent of your health plan is covered. If you have a family they will cover 75% of your plan.
  • Up to 250/yr on gym membership
  • Pet insurance 100% paid
  • Frequently catered lunch and breakfast as well as fully stocked kitchens.