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Posted: Thu Nov 11 2021

Information Security Analyst


Direct Hire

Information Security Analyst

Houston, TX


Summary of Responsibilities

Develops and maintains information security programs; analyzes, designs and develops enhancements to the security system; coordinates and implements disaster recovery strategies. Provide assistance in day-to-day security and audit compliance operations for IT Security Services group, primarily focusing on technology issues.


Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • Implements and monitors network security mechanisms in compliance with established security policies.
  • Provides consulting support regarding secure connectivity, network services and protocols.
  • Provides consultation regarding various security controls and processes and policies.
  • Ensures protection and secure implementation of the IT infrastructure.
  • Provides support to the Computer Incident Response Team as requested.
  • Assists with periodic reviews, audits, troubleshooting, and investigations.
  • Provides support during site security reviews as requested.
  • Ability to perform penetration tests and vulnerability assessments
  • Knowledge of Fortinet hardware and software

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 plus years’ experience in cyber security field.
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field preferred with specific expertise and certification in IT Security.


  • BS/BA in Cyber Security or related discipline.
  • 2-5 years of experience in cyber security.
  • CompTIA Security+ Base-Level Certification.
  • CISSP certification is preferred or MS/MA in Cyber Security and generally 2-4 years of experience in cyber security field.

Problem Complexity

  • Demonstrates skill in data analysis techniques by resolving missing/incomplete information, inconsistencies/anomalies in more complex research/data.
  • Critical thinking and clear reasoning in high-stress situations
  • Great attention to detail


  • Nature of work requires increasing independence; receives guidance only on unusual complex problems or issues. Work review typically involves periodic review of output by supervisor and/or direct "customers" of the process.


  • May provide general guidance/direction to or train junior level support personnel or professional personnel.

Environmental Job Requirements:

  • Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
  • Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
  • Typically requires overnight travel 5% to 20% of the time.

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