Energy Systems Group

IT Security Analyst

US-IN-Newburgh
4 weeks ago
ID
2017-1416
# of Openings
1
Category
Information Technology

Overview

JOB PURPOSE

The Information Security Analyst manages the information technology infrastructure of remote locations, performs Help Desk activities and provides technical advice and support to system end users. This position maintains, upgrades, and supports all IT systems including servers, PCs, software peripherals and office automation equipment.  Furthermore, the Information Security Analyst analyzes and assesses vulnerabilities in the infrastructure (Software, Hardware, Networks), investigates available tools and countermeasures to remedy the detected vulnerabilities, and recommends solutions and best practices. Analyzes and assesses damage to the data/infrastructure as a result of security incidents, examines available recovery tools and processes, and recommends solutions. Tests for compliance with the security policies and procedures. May assist in the creation, implementation, and/or management of security solutions.

Responsibilities

MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES

IT ADMINISTRATION

  • Provisioning of end-user services, including help desk and technical support services
  • Manage the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, development, upgrade and support of all IT systems, servers, PCs operating systems, hardware, software peripherals and office automation equipment for locations
  • Assist in identifying and procuring the hardware and software needed to satisfy user requirements
  • Manage the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, development, upgrade and support of all IT telecommunication systems, including cell phones and phone systems
  • Practice asset management for IT hardware, software and equipment
  • Manage verification and approval of IT expenses with vendors for corporate or business units
  • Manage IT set-ups for new locations, renovations and relocations

 

HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE SUPPORT AND MAINTENANCE

  • Assist in research and procurement of computer accessories and supplies
  • Connect users to networks and provide initial training in IT systems and applications
  • Administer and maintain library of IT end user support information including best practices, frequently asked questions and software and hardware tutorials
  • Administer e-mail, anti-virus systems and other systems as needed
  • Serve as liaison between IT and telecommunication vendors to address complaints and resolve problems
  • Continually seek out ways to improve and promote quality and efficiency for all IT systems and processes
  • Keep current with the latest technologies

 

SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

  • Help prevent attacks through expertise and knowledge of databases, networks, hardware, firewalls and encryption.
  • Seek to prevent hackers from accessing or divulging private or sensitive information/data.
  • Help avert untold losses in productivity and dollars.

 

 NETWORK, SOFTWARE, HARDWARE MAINTENANCE

  • Responsible for identifying and “patching” any security weakness found.
  • Makes recommendations for security hardware and software.
  • Review violations to prevent future occurrences.
  • Regulates access to computer files
  • Performs risk assessments and test data procession systems to verify security measures.

 

Qualifications

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS and EXPERIENCE

Minimum:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Cybersecurity or Computer Science
  • Typically 4+ years of progressive and relevant experience in cybersecurity and/or network/infrastructure support. Demonstrated project management experience. 

Functional/Technical Competency Requirements

  • Ability to work well with all levels of management and with minimum supervision
  • Demonstrated experience in network monitoring and advanced troubleshooting. Demonstrated ability to analyze and implement cybersecurity solutions. CISA, GIAC, CISSP or similar certification.
  • Excellent organizational, communication (verbal and written), and interpersonal skills, including helpfulness and patience in dealing with fellow employees
  • Ability to manage difficult situations, respond promptly to end-user needs and solicit end-user feedback to improve service and systems

Preferred:

  • Demonstrated experience with network, server, or desktop change control procedures.  CSIRT (Computer Security Incident Response Team) experience.  Information technology fraud and forensic analysis experience.  CFE or similar certification

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to work at a desk and operate a computer, often sitting for long periods of time. The employee may occasionally have to lift and/or move up to 10 to 20 pounds.

 

The employee is required to practice, recognize, and interpret safety precautions and follow safety rules and OSHA requirements as they relate to the job. The employee is required to work in an indoor environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

This position requires the ability to think quickly on your feet while maintaining a level head. The ability to defuse sensitive issues is mandatory.

 

Consistent and reliable attendance is required.

 

Energy Systems Group prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Energy Systems Group to implement opportunities for all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, or physical or mental disability, veteran, or any other legally protected status, as embodied in federal, state, and local legislation. Equal employment is a part of all of our personnel policies and practices, including but not limited to, all hiring, placement, promotions, transfers, advertising, training, and termination policies.

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