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Ref: MP272-61

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The primary responsibility of a Security Analyst is to conduct a thorough risk assessment of the network and applications, identify vulnerabilities and provide configurations to enhance existing security of systems.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Conduct periodic vulnerability assessments and penetration testing on internal networks, servers and applications.
• Conduct periodic vulnerability assessments and penetration testing on internet facing networks and applications.
• Provide mitigation for the identified vulnerabilities and assist internal teams to implement the mitigations.
• Conduct periodic infrastructure architecture review to identify security issues and recommend measures to improve security.
• Evaluate applications and software for security issues.
• Research security enhancements and make recommendations to management.
• Provide periodic reports of security status and vulnerability assessments.
• Develop security standards and practices
• Develop automation scripts to handle and track incidents
• Educate staff members on information security through training and awareness
• Recommend modifications in legal, technical and regulatory areas
• Provide input to the information security strategy
• Harden on premise and cloud infrastructure

Requirements

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelors/Masters in Computer Science
• 4-5 years’ experience in Information Security field with hands-on experience in penetration testing and vulnerability assessments of applications, networks and server operating systems.
• Excellent working knowledge of pen test tools like Kali Linux
• Working knowledge of scripting tools like PowerShell, Python
• Excellent understanding of firewalls, antivirus, EDR, SIEM and IDS/IPS concepts.
• Ability to identify and mitigate vulnerabilities and ability to provide practical recommendations.
• Critical thinking skills and the ability to solve problems as they arise
• Excellent reporting and presentation skills
• Cloud infrastructure security management
• An understanding of best practices and how to implement them at a business-wide level

CERTIFICATIONS
• Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
• SANS Penetration Testing
• EC-CEH

About the Company

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