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NTT Data
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6 Months
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15 Oct 2012
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Our client, in the Greater Boston area, is looking for a Security Analyst with the following skill set:

·         Experience with network operations and Intrusion Detection/security.

·         Conduct strategic planning and recommend implementation strategies.

·         Responsible for ensuring information systems are secure and that data maintained in these systems is protected from unauthorized access.

·         Evaluates current status of potential information system threats from casual intrusion to intrusions meant to permanently or irreparably degrade system performance or protection

·         Performs validation of systems, including development of criteria and procedures.

·         Contributes to the development and implementation of monitoring and incident response processes and procedures.

·         Establishing and maintaining strong client relationships, facilitating discussions and managing client expectations

·         Communicate project status and issues to project stakeholders, IT Project Management Office, team members, management, partners, suppliers and customers;

·         Cloud Provider Security Analysis (including the following tasks):

·         Conduct analysis of potential cloud service providers and their security capabilities,

·         Provide guidance criteria for cloud security controls to be used when evaluating cloud service providers;

·         Interview designated Customer contacts to determine additional or unique cloud security requirements

·         Assist in the development of a designated list of security requirements criteria to be provided to cloud service providers

·         Assist in efforts to gather, review, and analyze the security of potential cloud providers based on established security guidance criteria;

·         Provide additional guidance for other cloud security issues or topics

·         Security Advisory Services (including the following tasks):

·         Assist with security recommendations, and the related remediation activities required;

·         Assist in efforts to enhance or develop of a standard suite of security controls;

·         Assist with questions and related subject matter support related to security and compliance issues;

·         Assist with ongoing development efforts of security processes that are intended to maintain and monitor the designated protection and security compliance efforts

·         Perform other duties as required



QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED AT HIRE (List knowledges, skills, abilities.):


·         Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS or related field, or equivalent

·         5+ years Information Assurance Experience

·         Experience with any combination of the following is desired: computer security, vulnerability assessment, distributed systems, network protocols, system-level software, and operating system internals.

·         Working knowledge of encryption/authentication technologies, firewalls, vulnerability assessment, virus protection and internet security controls,

·         Security-related professional designation preferred: CISSP, CISA, SANS-GIAC or equivalent

·         Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills;

·         Excellent documentation skills;

·         Ability to work with tight deadlines in an ever-changing environment;

·         Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications (MS Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

·         Familiarity with government and state agencies a big plus