Cedar Rapids, IA, United States
IT Security Analyst - Sr 1
PDS Tech Inc
PDS Tech, Inc is seeking an Information Security Analyst, in Cedar Rapids, IA or Remote
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This position requires a seasoned professional in IT Security and Compliance who independently implements security controls, analyzes and implements IT security devices and systems, and regulates network access. The Cybersecurity analyst will be responsible for a wide range of security responsibilities, with a focus on planning, analyzing and deploying solutions on prem while also considering cloud solutions in AWS. The professional is expected to work within cross-functional project teams and is responsible for the overall health and performance of a system, while frequently working with technology providers and developers to deliver and maintain secure solutions. The cybersecurity analyst is expected to operate and perform at the highest levels of confidentiality and integrity.
Design, develop, test, integrate, implement and document information security solutions for all OSI model layers such as (but not limited to) proxies, remote access, firewalls/gateways and intrusion detection/prevention systems of moderate to high complexity
Analyzes current cyber security features, integrates new security features into existing infrastructures, and helps to resolve integration and testing issues
Serve as a security technical lead on enterprise IT projects through the creation and implementation of detailed designs, as well as a security liaison while working with other security experts to identify and remediate security concerns during project implementation
Subject Matter Expert on all procedures necessary to ensure the safety of information systems assets and to protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction
Support complex operational tasks that are assigned as part of project implementation
Performs detailed troubleshooting in support of system remediation efforts
Act as security representative for cross-functional troubleshooting teams to aggressively identify and correct enterprise issues
Candidates for this role should possess a Bachelor's degree and three years of prior relevant experience or in the absence of a degree, six years of prior relevant experience. Nothing matters more to the client than our strong ethical and safety commitments.
Must be US citizen and have the ability to obtain a security clearance.
Must possess a strong understanding of TCP/IP networking principles and secure coding practices
Must be able to obtain a security clearance
Must be able to independently own, lead and drive security projects to completion
Must be a team player willing to engage and work with other team members
Must be able to professionally frame risk management decisions, and work with leadership to determine best course of action for securely moving the business forward
Must be able to professionally communicate security concerns and positions to non-security and/or non-technical audience
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.