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Information Security Analyst

Location:

Lowell - Massachusetts - USA

Function:

Information Technology

Ref #:

201702777
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Description

This position works as part of a security team responsible for ensuring that the company's information resources are secure from unauthorized access, protected from inappropriate alteration, physically secure, and available to users in a timely fashion. This position serves as an internal information security consultant and will be responsible for designing, implementing, supporting and maintaining policies and security solutions in both operational and customer hosted environments. This position demands an organized, action oriented team player with the ability to prioritize daily work and support on multiple initiatives simultaneously; strong communication and customer focus is required

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Serves as an internal information security consultant to the organization, providing guidance and support for business inquiries and requests
• Provide support for IT projects, identifying risk specific to the project and actions necessary for remediation including recommendations for logical access controls, secure application configuration and general secure data handling processes
• Supports the development, implementation, and management of security policies and procedures to ensure they remain aligned with business objectives and meet regulatory requirements.
• Responds to security incidents raised by the user community including Phishing attempts, Malware outbreaks, and unauthorized access attempts
• Execute and support vulnerability scanning programs including the configuration of scan sites, scheduling of scans, production of reports and interpretation of results
• Provides expertise and support to ensure company’s security framework remains in compliance with applicable regulations including evolving data privacy regulations
• Provides support with third party security risk assessments and IT audit, and provides tracking for findings and resolution
• Provides expertise in support of new product development activities to ensure products comply with information security and privacy standards

Qualifications

• BS/BA degree in Computer Information Systems/Management Information Systems or related discipline or equivalent experience and 3-5 years related work experience in information security governance and/or related functions (such as IT audit and IT Risk Management)
• Excellent analytical skills in order to identify security risks and appropriate measures needed to help mitigate those risks. Must be comfortable in conducting independent research of issues and inquiries to provide guidance when requested
• Experience with system implementations, identification of security related risks and development of recommended actions for remediation.
• Experience with Security Incident Response including hands on involvement in detection, analysis, containment and remediation phases.
• Experience with information security management frameworks such as AT101 SOC 2, ISO, ITIL, CobiT, NIST to include development of policies, process and procedures within the environment
• Experience designing and implementing controls within corporate networks to include computer/network security and operating systems such as UNIX, Linux, and WINDOWS, as well as LAN/WAN internetworking protocols such as TCP/IP and network perimeter protection (firewalls)
• Strong technical background including Active Directory, firewalls and vulnerability scanning tools highly desired
• CISA, CISM, CRISC, CISSP, or similar security certification required

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Corporate overview

You’re empowered when you’re a Kronite. 

Want to be part of an elite group of highly skilled professionals? We think our employees are a special group of talented, energetic, and innovative people. And for that reason, we refer to ourselves as Kronites. Kronites care about more than just work. We recognize the need to maintain a healthy work-life balance – to live inspired. In fact, it’s expected! You’ll soon learn that we take work and fun seriously. No matter what position you hold at Kronos, you’re a Kronite. And we want you to feel like you have the power to make a difference in your life and the lives of others, at work and beyond. Want to learn more about our culture? Follow us on Twitter @work4kronos. #MyWorkInspired

Kronos is a global provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Kronos’ industry-specific workforce applications are purpose built for businesses, healthcare providers, educational institutions and government agencies of all sizes. Tens of thousands of organizations – including half of the Fortune 1000® - and more than 40 million people in over 100 countries use Kronos every day. 

EEO Statement

Kronos is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.