Security Training Analyst

Hayward, CA 94545

Posted: 08/21/2019 Employment Type: 3-6 Month Contract Job Number: 14054

Blackstone Technology Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Security Training Analyst to join our team at our client s site in Hayward, CA.

Position Overview

The Information Security Training Analyst coordinates and provides educational resources to educate bank associates about Information Security. The person in this position will also be responsible for helping protect information stored on computers and networks, and may also configure and maintain security technologies. This role is under the supervision of the Director of Information Security.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Develop and deliver strategies and plans to raise the general level of awareness of information security through the organization, and to provide additional, more detailed/specific information security training where relevant
  • Track and report on associate training and progress toward reducing policy violations
  • Plan, coordinate, perform, and report on information security compliance assessments and related services
  • Plan, perform and report on PCI Data Security Standard (DSS) compliance assessments
  • Develop and maintain internal client relationships
  • Review security alerts and reports on a daily basis to identify risks to bank from policy violation, internal or external attacks or attempts to
  • infiltrate company email, data and web-based systems
  • Produce security risk advisories based on newly identified threats and risk assessment

Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience in an educational role within an organization
  • Experience with information systems, computer science, information security, data security, and network security
  • Experience in security compliance monitoring, creating security standards, security tool evaluation, and testing
  • CISSP, CISM, CISA, Security+ or other recognized information security certifications or accreditations is a plus
  • A natural teacher, good at communicating concepts in an engaging and enthusiastic manner, inspiring and motivating students to take a genuine interest in information security
  • A sociable, likeable people person who gets along well with colleagues
  • A capable professional communicator, able to research, prepare and deliver high quality, clearly-written awareness/training materials without
  • grammatical or spelling errors
  • Proactive and self-motivated, willing to take the lead on security awareness and training activities, developing and delivering to a well-thought-out strategy and plans
  • Technical understanding of vulnerabilities and how attackers can exploit vulnerabilities to compromise systems
  • Ability to perform and document internal and external vulnerability assessments
  • Familiarity with creating lab environments and automating test procedures
  • Ability to resolve network and system security issues using computer host analysis, forensics, and reverse engineering
  • Ability to define and maintain standards and product selection methodology, review and approve solution architecture and design from a security perspective
  • Familiarity with the following activities: Security tools implementation, Security tools administration, Intrusion detection alert evaluation and
  • response, Vulnerability scanning result analysis and reporting, Network firewall monitoring, Application firewall, antivirus monitoring, Security event management response and reporting, Encryption status monitoring, Security data and alert analysis, Network security audit
  • Ability to manage technologies, including OS patches, system hardening, and application configuration is a plus
  • Working knowledge of security technologies such as DLP, SIEM, IDS/IPS, Web filters, two factor authentication, web application firewalls, Active Directory Group Policy is a plus
  • Familiarity with network technologies (switches, routers, firewalls, VPNs, remote connection technologies, and multiple domain environments) is a plus
  • Familiarity with tools like IMPERVA, Rapid7, Q1 Labs, McAfee Suites (Host & Network), FireEye, BlueCoat, Juniper, Palo Alto Networks, MDM solutions is a plus
  • Ability to work on call once or twice per month and as needed
  • Ability to work with little supervision and consistently deliver results
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. and able to detect color coded events

Blackstone is a global IT services and solutions firm that implements digital transformation solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone was founded in 1998, and has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in IT staffing and place both technical and creative talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

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