IT Security Analyst

  • Houston, TX
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 3 hours ago

Overview

On Site
BASED ON EXPERIENCE
Contract - Independent
Contract - W2

Skills

SIEM
NAC
FIREWALL
IDS
IPS
NETWORK MANAGEMENT
MICROSOFT
CLOUD SECURITY

Job Details

Join iSphere's client as an IT Security Analyst full-time employee in Houston and be at the forefront of safeguarding organization information systems against cyber threats. We are looking for a skilled professional to investigate cybersecurity incidents, analyze security data, and implement robust security strategies. As a part of our team, you will play a crucial role in deploying cybersecurity solutions, conducting penetration testing, and performing risk assessments.

Responsibilities:

- Monitor, analyze, and respond to threat alerts using advanced security tools.
- Conduct regular vulnerability scans to identify security risks across networks, systems, and applications.
- Ensure timely patching of systems and network devices to mitigate vulnerabilities.
- Participate in cybersecurity incident response activities.
- Perform forensic analysis of cyber-attacks to enhance future prevention measures.
- Document technical procedures and create knowledge base articles for support teams.
- Assist in deploying and configuring new security solutions in alignment with industry best practices.

Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree in Information Security, Computer Science, or related field.
- Experience with Firewalls, DLP solutions, and Active Directory.
- Proficiency in web development, scripting, and programming languages.
- Knowledge of Microsoft on-premises and cloud security.
- Familiarity with SIEM, network management, and hardware firewalls.

Key Competencies:

- Expertise in information security threat hunting.
- Strong documentation and reporting skills for security events.
- Understanding of Information Security Risk assessment and management.
- Proficiency in SIEM, NAC, firewall, IDS/IPS technologies, and application layer security controls.
- Excellent communication skills and ability to ensure security maintenance.

Benefits:

- Competitive vacation and sick time (PTO) with paid holidays.
- Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance.
- 401(k) plan for retirement savings.
- Life insurance plans for added security.
- Flexible spending accounts for healthcare needs.
- Industry-leading training and development opportunities.

Apply now!