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Information Security Analyst
Ref No.: 18-00019
Location: Princeton, New Jersey
Information Security Analyst – 95-100K

Onsite in Princeton, NJ


Howard Systems seeks an Information Security Analyst to build out our Information Security team. This position reports to the Supervisor of Security Operations. This is an opportunity to grow with the team and have exposure to multiple technologies and challenges. The Security Analyst will work on multiple security and risk management initiatives to improve the processes and technologies.

  • Support vulnerability and risk assessment projects.
  • Research new and upcoming security solutions to protect company and client data.
  • Assist in managing IT incidents and resulting Security investigations.
  • Documenting and updating elements of IT security governance (e.g. policies, procedures, standards).
  • Support information security inquiries and audits.
  • Compiling and reporting of metrics.
  • Security monitoring and administration tasks to support new security tools and platforms including:
    • CASB
    • Malware Response
    • Log and Event Monitoring
    • Phishing Awareness Simulation and Response
  • 3+ years of IT Security experience
  • Willingness to learn and work with changing requirements
  • Ability to work with multiple teams within IT and the business
  • Understanding of common Information Security concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Knowledge of one or more operating systems (Linux, Windows or Mac)
  • Basic understanding of Infrastructure, Networking, and Cloud Computing concepts
  • Communication, documentation, and presentation skills
 The following are a plus:
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field
  • Information security education and/or certifications
  • Experience in Network Security or Application Security
  • Threat, Risk, Vulnerability Assessments of IT systems
  • Understanding of vulnerability analysis, penetration testing, encryption technologies, intrusion detection,
  • Incident response, and malware analysis