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Cyber Security Analyst

New York City, NY

The Cyber Security Analyst role is to provide hands on technical vision and leadership for developing, supporting and monitoring cyber security initiatives. Working closely with the subject matter experts, the Cyber Security Analyst has the overall responsibility for proactively reviewing all technology services and data against security breaches and vulnerability issues. This includes the review, remediation, coordination and escalation of all security incidents, alerts and deficiencies.

This individual will be responsible for reviewing IT systems projects and monitoring existing systems from a security posture and risk perspective while assisting the Cyber Security team with the administration of security policies, activities, and standards.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science strongly preferred
  • Formalized security training or working towards CISA, Secuirty+, CISSP, CEH certifications preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience as an information security professional with experience developing, documenting, and driving adoption of information security standards and procedures
  • Minimum of 1 year of knowledge of security standards and frameworks
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience implementing and executing security incident response
  • Qualified applicants should have hand-on experience across a broad spectrum of data security disciplines including the below:
    • Microsoft networking solutions, infrastructure and intrusion detection and prevention.
    • Background with firewall products, IDS, DMZ, IPSec, DNS, SMTP, HTTP proxies, etc.
  • Knowledge of security best practices across multiple platforms
  • Experience with Agile frameworks such as Scrum and Agile tools
  • Knowledge of public-key cryptography, understanding of encoding, data classification, encryption and hashing techniques
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Must have the ability to work both on a team and independently on complex tasks with minimal technical and management guidance
  • Must be able to meet deadlines and deliver status updates to project team on a frequent basis

  • Formulate and define scope and objectives covering all aspects of security for the development and implementation of systems. Facilitates communication, coordination, prioritization and execution of security-related tasks
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with security policies. Ensure that all security-related procedures and documentation are current
  • Participate as a technical advisor on technical projects to ensure security standards are adhered to
  • Monitor all production services to ensure appropriate controls and tools are in place to protect infrastructure, applications and data from security breaches either internally or externally
  • Implement the necessary technologies to assess threats of intrusion, security breaches, information leaks and antivirus threats
  • Vulnerability monitoring
  • Escalate security incidents as required ensuring security related issues are remediated
  • Maintain current industry knowledge of potential security threats and risk
  • Oversee technical responsibilities that include, but not limited to:
    • Cyber Threat, Vulnerability Identification and Patch Management
    • Vulnerability Scanning & Remediation Management
    • Penetration Testing & Remediation Management
    • Analyzing Malicious Emails
    • Log Management
    • Encryption
    • Intrusion Detection
    • Firewall Rule Analysis
    • File Integrity Monitoring
    • Security Configuration Management
    • Mobile Device Security
    • Network Security
    • Data Loss Prevention
    • Endpoint Security
    • Application Development Security
    • Identity and Access Management
    • Forensics & Incident Investigations
    • Support the overall rollout and adoption of security services
  • Prepares ITS documentation, including department policies, procedures, and ITS alerts in collaboration with the ·Cyber Security Team
  • Promote a culture of information security and privacy awareness
  • Fulfill other information security and privacy duties as necessary in support of the firm

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