Benchmark IT Published: January 18, 2018

IT Risk Analyst

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Norwalk, CT


IT Risk Analyst

Our direct client, a fast growing manufacturer of engineering instrumentation products and test equipment for commercial and military applications, they are seeking a IT Risk Analyst, in this role you will identify data at risk, cyber at risk and maintaining security adequacy within a security strategy. Additional duties will include maintaining and operating security applications for reporting, interface with third party security vendors and helping to drive internal risk assessments within the organization.
Responsibilities include:
• Sustaining knowledge of current advances in areas of information technology, concerning vulnerabilities, security breaches or malicious act.
• Continually evaluating system vulnerabilities and protection against dynamic threat scape.
• Assist in development of risk assessment and gap analysis, identifying and prioritizing impact and reporting to senior management.
• Assist in identifying data breaches and tracking sources for discovery and being a critical part of incident response plan (IRP).
• Create mitigation and reduction proposals for IT security group
• Execute patch management for all enterprise systems and necessary business applications
• Responsible for maintaining audit and visibility into security events.
• Recommend improvement in all elements of IT security; network security, identity management and logging.
The candidate requires a four-year degree or higher within cyber security or computer science. The candidate is expected to have at least 2-5 years of relevant IT experience, including exposure to business planning, systems analysis and application development with emphasis on security relevant methodologies.
Additional certifications is a plus – Certified Information Systems Security Professional “CISSP”, Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)
Technical Skills:
• Risk assessment procedures, policy formation, role-based authorization methodologies, authentication technologies and security attack pathologies
• ISO 27001/27002, ITIL, PCI-DSS, NIST and COBIT framework analysis and application
• Windows operating systems security and system hardening
• Security concepts related to vulnerability assessment and monitoring of cloud technologies
• Practices and methods of IT strategy, enterprise architecture and security architecture
• Knowledge of third party auditing and cloud risk assessment methodologies
• Experience with data protection and data loss prevention

Job ID: 4863
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