Information Security Analyst


Industry: Software / SAAS / PAAS | Houston, TX, USA

3 years ago

Primary Skills Required

Resource Type
Direct Hire

110,000.00 to 140,000.00 Salary - Total Comp


Job Description

This company has been named as the Best Place to Work for the small business category and ranked number #1 overall for the quality of the workplace.

Job Summary

Looking to make an impact? This position might be right up your alley! The Information Security Analyst position will be primarily responsible for monitoring networks and analyzing security incidents. They will diagnose issues and escalate events in a team environment. Are you up for the challenge?

Summary of Essential Job Functions

  • Monitors client networks for security events generated by firewalls, IDS/IPS, anti-virus, and other systems
  • Analyzes security incidents and tunes systems to eliminate false positives
  • Tracks suspicious activity and events
  • Escalates critical and complex events to senior security staff
  • Diagnoses issues and makes decisions in a real-time environment
  • Meets or exceeds client SLA’s
  • Responds to client inquiries and requests in a prompt, professional, and courteous manner
  • Help facilitate and coordinate tasks/projects across multiple resources
  • Remotely monitors networks during any assigned on-call rotation
  • Perform vulnerability scanning and social engineering engagements
  • Achieve and maintain IT security-related certifications
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Must have or be near completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 1-2 years of experience in an Information Security role
  • Experience with Windows/Linux/Unix, familiarity with packet capture tools, and an understanding of NIDS/HIPS technologies
  • Strong understanding of common network services and protocols including SSH, HTTP/S, SMB, LDAP, S/FTP, SNMP, SMTP, etc.
  • Security + certification (or ability to complete it within the first 90 days)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional understanding of confidentiality
  • Must be flexible and willing to adapt to a rapidly growing environment

Confidence can sometimes hold us back from applying for a job. But we’ll let you in on a secret: there’s no such thing as a ‘perfect’ candidate. Intrinium is a place where everyone can grow. So however you identify and whatever background you bring with you, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come into work every day.

More to Know:

  • This position can be done remotely
  • Quarterly Bonus Potential
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off
  • 100% Employer Paid Medical & Vision for every Team Member (Benefits Overview - 2020)
  • Dental, Long Term Disability, and Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 3% company match on IRA contributions after 6 months
  • 8 Weeks of Fully Paid Parental Leave
  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Professional Development Assistance

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