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Information Security Analyst - Long-term daily rate contract


  • Dublin City Centre
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  • Contract
  • Updated 22/12/2017
  • Neil Sullivan
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Information Security Analyst - Long-term daily rate contract


Job Title: Information Security Analyst 

Job type: 12 month daily rate contract

Location: Dublin City Centre

The Job:
Global Leader in Software for Infrastructure Services, has an immediate requirement for a highly skilled Information Security Analyst.

  • Identify, document, and assess information security vulnerabilities and risks in the information technology environment.
  • Translate regulatory requirements to company service controls and communicate alignment to stakeholders.
  • Maintains access for business by providing information, resources, and technical support.
  • Monitoring compliance with IT Security policy and applicable law
  • Collaborate with other groups inside the business to manage security vulnerabilities and help manage risk
  • Conduct company-wide data classification assessment and security audits and manage remediation plans.
  • Handling security incidents as reported by individuals and automated systems on laptops and mobile devices.
  • Handling support of PC and Mac based users with security related problems
  • Prioritising and differentiating between potential intrusion attempts and false alarms
  • Coordinate and execute IT security projects for the company, both in Ireland and remotely at other locations
  • Engage in security research in keeping abreast of latest security issues for laptops
  • Monitoring system compliance with the IT framework for controls and levels of access; recommending improvements
  • Administer security-dedicated systems (Software Firewall management, log collection, reporting , analytics) as appropriate
  • Staying up to date with current vulnerabilities, attacks, and countermeasures.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Your skills and experience:
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Assurance or related field
  • Advanced degree desirable
  • Must have Five+ years of progressive experience in computing and information security
  • Must have experience with networking technology, protocols and Firewall technologies
  • Expert knowledge is desired of laptop operating systems (MacOS, Windows and Linux)

Have previous experience of working with any of the following area is a plus:
  • Intrusion Detection Systems )IDS)
  • Vulnerability Assessment tools
  • Web Application Firewall (WAF)
  • Data Loss Prevention (DLP)
  • Malware and endpoint protection tools
  • Security Analytics (Splunk, Sumologic, ELK, etc)
  • Security log management & tools (syslog-ng, logstash, AD event to syslog translation)
  • Knowledge of information security standards (e.g., ISO 17799/27002, etc.), rules and regulations related to information security and data confidentiality (e.g., FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) and desktop, server, application, database, network security principles for risk identification and analysis.
  • Previous experience working in a multi-national corporate working environment is desirable
  • Proven project management experience a bonus - specifically experience in managing remote office configuration and bring up and working with remote / off-site vendors
  • Experience should include security education, helpdesk operations and user support, malware detection and eradication
  • CISSP, GIAC or other security certifications desired.
  • This position requires some weekend and evening assignments if necessary, as well as availability during off-hours for participation in scheduled and unscheduled activities.
  • Rate is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.
A unique, high profile long-term day rate contract in Dublin.

For immediate consideration, call Neil Sullivan on 01 6793182

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