Information Security Analyst (Hybrid)

Tandym Group
New York
24 Nov 2022
29 Nov 2022
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time
A New York City private institution is currently seeking an experienced IT professional to join their staff as their new Information Security Analyst. In this role, the Information Security Analyst will be responsible for working with Information Security (InfoSec) and Information Technology (IT) colleagues to ensure the security and confidentiality of information assets at the institution.

This is a great hybrid role requiring the qualified professional to work at least 3 days onsite.


The Information Security Analyst will:
  • Analyze short and long–term system security needs by evaluating security software and related technologies to improve performance and increase usage
  • Participate in formulating and implementing security policies regarding firewall rules and intrusion detection filters
  • Monitor, maintain, and upgrade software and security components of the network by using tools to evaluate network and system capability and functionality
  • Participate in creating and updating standards and reference architectures for use across the university
  • Run periodic infrastructure assessments and audits to build proper threat modeling to ensure good security services design
  • Closely monitor platform vendors for security patches and fix and work broadly with IT staff and application owners to ensure timely updates
  • Provide security consulting support for IT groups supporting desktops and servers, as well as with end–users
  • Assist with maintenance of user and vendor VPN systems, centralized SIEM logging systems, anti–virus/anti–spam EDR systems, and other security–related systems
  • Develop and execute procedures for monitoring network inconsistencies
  • Perform other duties and special projects, as assigned
  • 3+ years of relevant Network & Information Security experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and/or Information Technology
  • Experience with Windows, OSX Unix/Linux and NAC, EDR, VPN, and MFA
  • Working knowledge of Networking protocols & Routing, Network Monitoring tools, Vulnerability scanners, Firewalls, Routers, Switches, and other Security devices
  • Knowledge of SSL, DNS, Encryption, and Web Services
  • Microsoft Office Suite proficient (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, etc.)
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Highly organized