Information Security Analyst

New York, NY

We are representing a Information Security Analyst opportunity with a Financial firm in NYC.



  • Safeguards information system assets by identifying and solving potential and actual security problems
  • Planning and implementing security measures to protect computer systems, networks and data
  • Responsible for preventing data loss and service interruptions by researching new technologies that will effectively protect a network
  • Protects system against unauthorized access, modifications or destruction by defining access privileges, control structures, and resources
  • Completes tasks designed to ensure security of the organization’s systems and information assets
  • Works with end users to determine needs of individual departments, implements policies or procedures, and tracks compliance through the organization
  • Recognizes problems by identifying abnormalities, determine security violations and inefficiencies by conducting periodic audits
  • Implements security improvements by assessing current situation; evaluating trends; anticipating requirements
  • Assist in developing and publishing information security policies, procedures, standards and guidelines based on knowledge of best practices and compliance requirements such as NIST Framework, FFEIC, ISO 27001
  • Upgrades system by implementing and maintaining security controls
  • Recommend methods for vulnerability detection and remediation, and oversee vulnerability testing
  • Coordinate response to information security incidents
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing publications
  • Keep abreast of latest security and privacy legislation, regulations, advisories, alerts and vulnerabilities pertaining to the Firm and its mission



  • BA or BS in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related field
  • Minimum four years of progressive experience in computing and information security, including experience with Internet technology and security issues
  • Experience in developing or administering an information security program desirable
  • Working knowledge of and experience in the policy and regulatory environment of information security especially in financial services is desirable
  • Excellent project management, written and oral communication skills desired
  • System Administration – Linux LDAP/Samba, Windows Active Directory, Patch Management (WSUS or similar), Endpoint Protection (Symantec, MalwareBytes or similar), Systems Monitoring (Nagios, Wireshark, Dell OpenManage), Mobile Device Management, Process Improvement (Varonis)
  • Network Security – Firewall Administration (OpenBSD v.5.x), Network Protocols, Routers, Hubs, and Switches, VPN (OpenVPN)
  • Information Security – Security Policies, Penetration Testing, Intrusion Prevention, Intrusion Detection, Vulnerability Management (GFI LanGuard or similar)


Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

Date Posted 4/3/2018
Salary $110,000-$130,000

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