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IT Security Operations Analyst - Permanent - Remote

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Recruiter: Nigel Frank International
Listed on: 13th June
Location: Seattle
Salary/Rate: £94320 - £114824
Type: Permanent

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IT Security Operations Analyst II - Permanent - Remote - $140k*U.S. Citizen or Green Card ONLY*Must be located in central or pacific time zones The IT Security Operations Analyst II position focuses on driving the cyber security goals for this client. You will assist in daily monitoring, implementing cyber security policies, and acting as a high-level knowledge source for cyber security for the team.In addition to the job functions for the IT Security Operations Analyst, you will assist in creating projects, assigning tickets and project tasks, ensuring project milestones are met, and training the staff on security guidelines and solutions.Responsibilities:Provide cyber security training for team members on new technologies and security related topicsCommunicate with leadership members and the Project Management Office on project updates, ensure that tasks are being completed on time, and project milestones are being metAssist in identifying new 3rd party experts to assist the company meet its security goalsProvide advanced cyber security knowledge, risk identification, implementation of necessary information security policies, standards, procedures, and guidelines, in conjunction with IT leaderships goals and guidelinesWork with technical teams and individuals to ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the data residing on or transmitted to/from/through county workstations, servers, and cloud systemsTrain and manage IDS/IPS Security appliances and manage alerts protecting both corporate and BYOD environmentsProvide high level knowledge, management skills, and training of enterprise firewall policies, IPS, AV, and other NGFW featuresDesign and implement cybersecurity and compliance monitoring technologies, processes, practices, policies, contracts, and 3rd party services to protect business systems and data assets from service interruptions, damage, attack, and unauthorized accessMaintain tickets about monitoring data, documentation of actions taken and testing resultsDesign and maintain documentation, knowledge, and skills around proactive and adaptive approaches to information security threatsPerform risk assessments; develop response plans and mitigation plans in the event of a security breachProvide security review and subject matter expertise to ensure information security architecture and design considerations in major IT projects and programsParticipate in the evaluation of major hardware, middleware, application, and service selectionsDocument and report on security incidents and responses to managementDesign and Conduct Disaster Recovery planning and testingDesign and implement procedures for monitoring, configuration management and reporting functionsPerform duties and back fill for the Security Operations I position as neededAny other responsibilities identified by management Requirements:Advanced understanding of Cyber Security and a desire to continue expanding your knowledge and skillsStrong understanding of networking, server operation systems, and storage environmentsStrong understanding of regular expressions and database queries for searching security logsUnderstanding of project management types such as AgileAbility to serve as an Incident commander in the event of a security breachWork closely as a team member and independently as needed with limited guidance and supportStrong communication skills, writing reports and documentationHigh level technical end user support and training Desired Knowledge and Skills:Agile Development experience is a plus Education and Experience:Associate degree in Cyber Security, or related field or relevant work experienceSecurity+ RequiredGSEC is requiredAssociate of ISC or CISSP is a plusCISA is a plusNetwork+ is a plusMicrosoft Certified: Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamentals is a plusMicrosoft Certified: Information protection administrator associate is a plus If this role is of interest, please contact Mikala today at