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Lead Security Analyst
Ref No.: 17-10029
Location: Pleasanton, California
Position Type:Direct Placement
Experience Level: 3 Years
Pay Rate : $ 95,000.00 - 125,000.00 /Hour
Our client has a fulltime opening for a Security Analyst to join their team in Pleasanton, CA.

You will be responsible for validating security requirements adherence, evaluating security services and technologies, maintaining information security policies and procedures as well as assisting in performing host and vulnerability assessment, managing change requests thru change management process, performing vendor risk assessments and ensuring the companies compliance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations.
Responsibilities/ Requirement
-Develops & executes test cases and procedures for validation of project related security requirements prior to the deployment of the new/enhanced capabilities to the company's environment.
-Assist in researching and evaluating various methods to secure systems, networks, databases, and business applications in support of the project deliverables, related services and other IT organizations.
-Maintains system, database, or network devices minimum security baselines and automated scripts use for host security certification process.
-Performs host security certification to ensure compliance with minimum security baselines.
-Assist in the execution of project related penetration testing and source code security review, where applicable.
-Contributes in identifying resolution to security related problems by using creative thinking and problem solving.
-Contributes to the development of technical reports, departmental metric reporting and/or security related presentations.
-Maintain up-to-date knowledge of the IT security industry, including awareness of new or revised security solutions, improved security processes and the development of new attacks and threat vectors.
-Familiarity with firewalls, VPN, PKI, IPS, wireless, IPT, virtualization security, Oracle and MS SQL preferred.
-Minimum of 3 years in Information Technology Security.
-Demonstrated experience in information security for applications, web architectures, operating systems, databases, and networks.
-Working knowledge of UNIX and Windows.
-Ability to articulate security issues in terms of business risk.
-Ability to analyze and solve complex problems.