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Senior IS Security Analyst

Woods Hole, MA 02540

Posted: 03/10/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Cybersecurity Job Number: 534640 Country: United States Is job remote?: No

Job Description

Essential Functions
  • Operate and maintain our cyber infrastructure to include securing perimeter, identity and cloud components 
  • Works with IS staff to manage the Institution’s authentication and Identity Access Management (IAM) systems and processes (Cloud/MFA/AD/LDAP).  Ensures compliance with policies and best practices. 
  • Perform vulnerability scanning and develop remediation strategies 
  • Implement centralized logging and SIEM ingestion, establishing critical alerting and metrics. 
  • Detect, respond and document to security incidents 
  • Develop and implement appropriate controls to demonstrate compliance with a variety of frameworks and regulations. Informs and trains WHOI community about information security threats and appropriate safety measures.
  • Assists in developing and recommending policies and guidelines for secure computing practices and information protection.  
  • Performs other duties as required. 
Education & Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in an applicable field or equivalent experience. Additional work experience needed includes 5-8 years of IT experience and a minimum of 5+ year in cyber security roles. Demonstrate mastery and growth across the IT and security domains.  
  • Demonstrated expertise in trouble shooting and monitoring across a spectrum of IT components, including data analytics. 
  • Expertise in securing Azure/M365 and AWS 
  • Experience monitoring, detecting and remediating security threats.   
  • Solid understanding of networks and their protocols, NAC, client/server environments and information security procedures.   
  • Experience in the areas of vulnerability protection, threat management and advanced firewall management is desirable. 
  • Ability to handle sensitive information in a confidential manner.   
  • Ability to obtain a Department of Defense security clearance at level Secret or above.   
  • Ability to work with other teams and vendors on security projects and issues; deliver on project and task related deadlines. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to present and communicate both in writing and verbally with both technical and non-technical personnel about computer and security matters.  
  • Relevant certifications include CISSP, SANS, CISCO, Palo Alto, Juniper, Splunk, Amazon Web Services (AWS).
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