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Security Analyst III
Ref No.: 20-00001
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Title: Security Analyst III
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type: Contract

Our client is seeking a Security Analyst.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Develops and manages security for more than one IT functional area (e.g., data, systems, network and/or Web) across the enterprise.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of security policies and procedures (e.g., user log-on and authentication rules, security breach escalation procedures, security auditing procedures and use of firewalls and encryption routines).
  • Prepares status reports on security matters to develop security risk analysis scenarios and response procedures.
  • Responsible for the tracking and monitoring of software viruses.
  • Enforces security policies and procedures by administering and monitoring security profiles, reviews security violation reports and investigates possible security exceptions, updates, and maintains and documents security controls.
  • Involved in the evaluation of products and/or procedures to enhance productivity and effectiveness.
  • Provides direct support to the business and IT staff for security related issues.
  • Educates IT and the business about security policies and consults on security issues regarding user built/managed systems.
  • Represents the security needs of the organization by providing expertise and assistance in all IT projects with regard to security issues.
  • More junior level position primarily focuses on security administration; a more senior level position is involved in developing enterprise security strategies, management of security projects and the most complicated security issues.

Required Skills:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field; or, equivalent work experience.
  • Typically has 6-8 years of combined IT and security work experience with a broad range of exposure to systems analysis, application development, database design and administration; 4+ year of experience with information security.
  • Requires knowledge of security issues, techniques and implications across all existing computer platforms.
  • Must have extensive knowledge in networking, databases, systems and/or Web operations.

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