Information Security Analyst

  • Full Time
  • Remote
  • $90,000 - $105,000 USD / Year
  • This position has been filled

Dara Security

Information Security Analyst 

Information Security Analysts have an in-depth understanding of networking and operating systems and can understand a client’s business and security requirements. This knowledge must be coupled with an understanding of at least one of today’s leading data security requirements: PCI DSS, HIPAA/HITECH, GLBA, or ISO 27001. The Analyst must use this knowledge to audit and assess a client’s security posture as it relates to business drivers and ascertain compliance with identified security and privacy requirements. Analysts must present findings to the client in written and verbal form.

Benefits:

Dara offers a full benefits package. We pay 100% of employee premiums for healthcare insurance (medical, dental, vision), offer a 401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing Plan, certification/training bonuses, monthly internet expense reimbursements, well-being expense reimbursements, personal days off in addition to earned Paid Time Off, and opportunities to earn top-level industry certifications.

Work Location and Schedule: 

This position is 100% remote. The role will sometimes require travel to client locations both within and outside of the United States. Hours of work may vary and depend on the project assigned to the analyst.

Required Certifications (must be current and not expired):

PCI QSA cert and at least two of the following:  CISSP, CISM, CISA, GSNA, IIA Certified Internal Auditor

Job Duties:  

• Conduct gap analyses and assessments related to multiple information security frameworks.

• Create quality, customized reports that detail assessment findings and include a roadmap of actionable steps for improving the client’s security posture and/or achieving compliance.

• Communicate, both oral and written, on complex technical and sales issues to a variety of audiences, including executive level technical decision-makers.

• Interact with customers to schedule activities as detailed in SOWs.

• Consult with clients to help them understand our findings and their remediation options.

• Work with Sales Professionals and customers within the context of a competitive sales environment to provide presales and scoping assistance as needed.

• Develop subject matter expertise of focused industry security and privacy requirements.

• Perform consistent updating of Dara Security’s CRM system for proper project activity tracking.

Skills/Qualifications: 

• The desire to learn new technologies and audit techniques

• General networking knowledge regarding networking and system technologies and communication protocols

• General information security knowledge in security testing tools and security technologies (Firewalls, IPS, DLP, etc.)

• Understanding of security auditing procedures

• Sound verbal and written communication skills and solid presentation skills

• Good understanding of MS Word, MS Excel, and PowerPoint

• Detail-oriented with excellent time management, organization, follow-up, and follow-through skills

• A positive attitude and the ability to handle interruptions in a challenging environment

• Team player that can independently complete projects without constant management oversight