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Senior Information Security Analyst

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  • ID: 491947
  • Posted: 10/12/2021
  • Location: Houston, TX
  • Category: Pro - Professional
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 3 - 6 Months

Description

Acara Solutions is looking for a Senior Information Security Analyst for our Client located in Houston, TX.
  • Provides technical support in the evaluation, implementation and maintenance of the institution's information security technologies, standards and processes.
  • Provide backup support to team members, provide timely and quality service to MDACC departments, address work queues in a timely manner, and complete all projects and tasks in a timely manner.
  • Follow the PSCS methodologies of projects (including maintaining documented project plans and milestones).
  • Consistent ownership of problem resolution and interdepartmental troubleshooting, no lapses in on call support; recognition from peers on the level of support in the form of a letter of appreciation or email stating the like.
  • Creating tickets for requests, addressing tickets in a reasonable time frame and ensuring customers are communicated to who inquire through the Infosec email box. (if applicable)
  • Project plans and milestones are monitored and regularly communicated to stakeholders.
  • Proactive assessment of systems ensuring maximum uptime, no lapses in on call support; recognition from peers on the level of support in the form of multiple letters of appreciation or emails stating the like.
  • Recognition from departments outside the IS Division rewarding the level of support provided.
  • All tickets created and addressed in a timely manner, and proactively communicating and solving problems with customers who inquire through the Infosec email box. (if applicable)
  • Analyze department workflow and engineer Splunk to automate this workflow to a high degree, and also maintain the life cycle of changing alerting to automation.
  • Create a repository for custom queries and alerts including security alerts.
  • Work with other members on the team to ensure security tools are logging to Splunk
  • Put monitoring in place to ensure uptime of all components of the system
  • Configure and set policies based on network location
  • Work with vendor to ensure basic configuration is set
  • Create and maintain documented processes and procedures
  • Provide cross training for team members
  • Ensure system is updated at least quarterly
  • Obtain the necessary knowledge to be the backup admin. for Splunk and improve the architecture
  • Continue to ensure infrastructure is patched according to existing patch processes, facilitate various requests from customers, keep up to date on services available from Trend, and communicate necessary information to the team relevant to the infrastructure.
  • Ensure NexPose infrastructure is maintained and kept up to date
  • Ensure scan information is accurate and up to date
  • Communicate to stakeholders regarding product updates and changes
  • Monitor overall program and ensure sustainability
  • Continuing Education/Training
  • Attend at least 2 classes (1 track) through the education center. Classes can be in any competencies listed through the Education Center.
  • Attend classes/training to maintain certification criteria
  • Planning and Development
  • Assist in the planning and development of key technologies within Information Security.
  • Assist as technical resource to other Sr Information Security Analysts and other IT personnel. Assist with the development and maintenance of documentation for all assigned projects
  • Other duties as assigned
 
Job Requirements

 
Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • Bachelor"s degree in Computer Information Systems or Business Information Systems or Computer Science.
  • Minimum 5 years of information security experience, to include experience in multiple security domains.
Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • Master"s degree in Information Security or Computer Science or related field.
  • Licensure/Certification
  • CISSP, CISA or other applicable industry certifications.
Additional Information:
  • Upon offer of employment, the individual will be subject to a background check and a drug screen.


Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.
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