11 days old
2017-11-302017-12-28

Security Analyst

Charlotte, NC 28277
  • Job Code
    589722
  • Payrate
    $40 To $45

Job Summary


The Information Security Analyst is responsible for understanding and planning for risks to the security of information or data, safeguarding information system assets by proactively identifying, mitigating and solving potential security concerns, as well as, triaging actual security concerns. This position works with associates and management at all levels to support business strategies, goals, objectives, and security initiatives.


Essential Job Duties ( Maintains and enhances the vulnerability testing and remediation process.)



  • Validates alerts generated through security testing and monitoring tools.
  • Works with business and technical teams to review vulnerabilities, plan remediation strategy and track items to closure.
  • Administers Data Security Awareness program to educate all staff on best practices for security information.
  • Performs follow up on security-related findings presented by internal auditors, system scans, vulnerability assessments, etc.
  • Participates in incident triage, analysis, response, and remediation for computer network intrusions.
  • Monitors and analyzes industry and vendor vulnerability alerts.
  • Stays current on data security innovations through education, training, user groups, research and development, etc.
  • Supports periodic network and application security penetration testing activities, including scheduling, resources, tool execution, and reporting.
  • Recommends and drives capability and functionality improvements in critical security tools and their associated processes.
  • Participates in technical projects as a resource to ensure data security policies and procedures are being included.
  • Upgrades system by implementing and maintaining security controls.
  • Coordinates, documents, and reports on internal investigations of security violations.
  • May perform other duties as required.


Scope of Responsibility


Somewhat independent; work frequently done independently by following practices and procedures with frequent supervision and instruction given. Incumbent must frequently work collaboratively as part of teams and decision groups. This role plans and carries out security measures to protect the organization's computer networks and systems; responsibilities are continually expanding as the number of cyberattacks increase.


Knowledge and Skill Requirements


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints.



  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Uses intuition and experience to complement data.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Effective decision making and judgement abilities are very important to carry out the daily tasks that are required of an information security analyst.
  • Must be thoroughly versed in security rules, regulations, and standards; must be informed in a wide variety of different areas, including electronics/computer science, telecommunications, engineering technology, public safety, etc.
  • Knowledgeable of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.

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