Information Security Analyst

Information Security
Contract Independent, Contract W2
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

We are working directly with the Hiring Manager of a prestigious Retail organization located in Carlstadt, NJ.  They are seeking an Information Security Analyst for a long term contract position.


We can work with you as a W2 hourly or through your own corporation.


Job Title: Information Security Analyst
Location: Northern New Jersey

Overview of the Role:
  • The Information Security Analyst will be responsible for analyzing events, conducting vulnerability assessments, identifying threats, reporting security findings and recommending corrective actions for the relevant operational teams.
  • The analyst will be granted access to industry leading security tools and among other Infosec members will be responsible for the administration and maintenance.
  • The ideal candidate must be able to work independently and have solid project management skills.
Role Responsibilities:
  • Review and analyze alerts and logs from Firewalls (FW), Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), Antivirus (AV), and other security threat and vulnerability data sources
  • Support the overall Vulnerability Management program by analyzing and/or escalating security events
  • Identify and resolves false positive findings in assessment results
  • Generate reports on assessment findings and help guide and track remediation tasks
  • Assist with formulation and distribution of security metrics that demonstrate assessment coverage and remediation effectiveness
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable configuration standards
Required Skills:
  • Technical expertise in system security vulnerabilities and remediation techniques, network and web-related protocols (e.g., TCP/IP, UDP, IPSEC, HTTP, TLS etc.)
  • Technical expertise in security engineering, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, and application security
  • 3-5 years hands-on experience with SIEM, vulnerability scanners and web application testing tools
  • Strong understanding of Data Security and Regulatory Standards including Payment Card Industry (PCI), Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF).
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to understand business needs and commitment to delivering high-quality, prompt, and efficient service to the business
Typical Education and Experience:
  • BS in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field
  • 3-5 years of past experience in information security, especially in an analyst role on a Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT), Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT), Computer Security Incident Response Center (CSIRC) or a Security Operations Center (SOC)
  • Industry Certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CISA, CEH are considered a plus
All offers of employment at TechLink, Inc. are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check. Background checks will be conducted on all final candidates.

Background checks will include: Social Security Verification, Prior Employment Verification, Professional References, Educational Verification, Criminal History, Motor Vehicle Records and e-verify.

Posted By

Cindy Mack

10 Mountainview Rd. Upper Saddle River, NJ, 07458

Dice Id : techlknj
Position Id : 18-00445
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