030812-05 TWSS - Windows Systems Security Analyst @ Jersey City, NJ PDF  ICON_SEP Print ICON_SEP  Email
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Job Title: Windows Systems Security Analyst 

Location: Jersey City, NJ

Duration: 6+ months

Rate: Open

Position Responsibilities:

  • Helps to ensure Windows and VMWare ESX systems meet local and global security policies
  • Performs security monitoring for Windows and VMWare ESX systems
  • Contributes to documented security configuration baselines and hardening guidelines for Windows and VMWare ESX systems
  • Conducts system security risk assessments to identify weaknesses and scans for operating system vulnerabilities and recommends and prioritizes remediation actions
  • Assist in identification and implementation of appropriate compensating controls to mitigate risk
  • Works closely with IT production and application support teams to track security issues and any potential exceptions through to closure
  • Produces management reports with system security status across antivirus, baselines, and patches
  • Coordinates with global and local teams on operating system threat containment and remediation.
  • Works with cross-functional Computer Security Incident Response Teams
  • Liaises with internal and external auditors during reviews
  • Proactively keeps current on industry security issues, especially those related to Windows and VMWare ESX.

Required Skills:

  • Strong understanding of networking infrastructure components and protocols
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and VMWare ESX systems
  • Experience with hardening of operating systems, conducting security assessments, scanning systems for vulnerabilities and identifying remediation.
  • Experience with monitoring and validation of antivirus updates
  • Working knowledge of Active Directory, LDAP, GPO and DNS
  • Working knowledge of McAfee Foundstone Vulnerability Scanning Appliances
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to multitask in a fast, dynamic environment
  • Good written and verbal communication skills

Nice to have - One or more Industry certifications:

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • CompTIA Security+
  • Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)
  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
  • Red Hat Certified Security Specialist (RHCSS)
  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

Other Nice to have skills:

  • Working knowledge of Red Hat Linux, IBM AIX, or Oracle/Sun Solaris
  • Knowledge of ARCSight security information and event management system
  • Knowledge of BeyondTrust access control products
  • Knowledge of Checkpoint EndPoint Security and Full Disk Encryption products
  • Knowledge of BMC Bladelogic Automation Suite
  • Familiarity with SOX, GLBA, ISO 27002 and FFIEC Guidelines
  • Database knowledge (SQL, mySQL, Oracle)
  • Storage Area Network (SAN), Network Attached Storage (NAS) knowledge
  • Market Data systems knowledge (Reuters, Direct Market Access)
  • Ability to speak/read/write French


Mike Smith - Resource Manager

Thoughtwave Software & Solutions, Inc.

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