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Senior Information Security Analyst
Ref No.: 18-00037
Location: Rensselaer, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 02/16/2018

 Tailwind Associates, an EOE, has a full-time opportunity with our client in Rensselaer, NY for a Senior Information Security Analyst
Job Summary and Essential Functions
The Senior Information Security Analyst, Governance will directly contribute to the overall governance of the client's  Enterprise Security & Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) compliance programs by performing activities that ensure effective cybersecurity and compliance practices. This individual will directly support the client's commitment to being a highly secure and compliant organization by serving as the subject matter expert on all NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection standards, and acting as a focal point for daily activities performed in support of the CIP program.  Additionally, the Senior Information Security Analyst, Governance will perform oversight and governance of cybersecurity activities by developing and maintaining client's security policies, and ensuring the effective application of information protection standards and methodologies. 
Bachelor's Degree in Information Security, Computer Science, Business (with a technology concentration) or related technical field required. Significant experience in security governance may be considered in lieu of degree requirements.  A minimum of seven years of experience in Information Technology, Security, and/or Audit with an in-depth understanding of information security best practices, and expertise with related technologies and tools.  Experience with Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) standards and/or the electricity industry is preferred. GIAC, CISA, CISSP, or similar certification preferred.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, sex or age.