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Security Operations Analyst Level 1
Ref No.: 18-14788
Location: Newark, New Jersey
Job Description: This position is an intermediate level security analyst within IT Security Governance and IT Security Operations.

IT Security Governance:
- Create Security Policies, Standards and Processes
- Manage the IT security exception process
-- Manage IT security response for internal and external audits
- Monitor the effectiveness of the Enterprise wide information security program
- Participate in investigating possible security violations
- Track and maintain security governance metrics
- Manage the ticketing queue for privileged/non-standard access to IT assets.
- Manage the policies and standards workflow in the eGRC system
- Provide guidance and direction regarding security control elements in policies throughout the organization
- Understand relevant business processes and their implications on information security
- Maintain information security risk identification, tracking and mitigation processes
- Provide input to the information security awareness, training and education program
- Assist in development of accurate and relevant information security process and operational metrics

Education/Experience:
- Requires Bachelor's degree, preferably in Computer Science, from an accredited college or university
- 4-6 years prior IT security related work experience


Additional licensing, certifications, registrations:
- Prefers CISSP certification
- Prefers SANS GIAC certification

Knowledge:
- Requires a solid understanding of IT security concepts with an emphasis on Security and Risk Assessment
- Requires solid knowledge of IT and computer systems
- Requires a solid understanding of internal and external audit process
- Requires broad understanding of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), encryption, network security controls tools and functionalities
- Requires familiarity with HIPAA security rules and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards
- Requires familiarity with Identity Management (IDM) concepts

Skills and Abilities:
- Requires strong analytical thinking skills
- Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Requires excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with others as a team
- Requires excellent PC skills and demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Suite
- Requires the ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize effectively