Senior Information Security Analyst

Posting ID : A1068465237
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Internet Engineering

Senior Information Security Analyst

The State University of New York (SUNY), located in Albany, New York, seeks applications for a Senior Information Security Analyst within the University Security Operations Center (SUNY SOC). This newly created position will be responsible for providing information security services such as vulnerability assessment and penetration testing for SUNY campuses across New York State. The successful candidate will work with information security and IT staff at SUNY campuses and SUNY System Administration.


The position will be responsible for consulting for SUNY campuses in a wide range of security domains, including penetration testing, vulnerability assessments, information security assessments, and network security. Because this is a newly created position the individual will be responsible for developing the procedures used day to day and overall project management as part of the SUNY SOC, including communications and other activities required for successful service delivery and continuous process improvement. Maintaining proficiency in and awareness of security services, industry trends, tactics, techniques and procedures is expected.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from an accredited higher education institution
Minimum of 3 years of information security experience
1-3 years of hands-on experience with information security assessment tools, including penetration testing
Familiarity with a broad range of computing platforms and network protocols
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills, including explaining technical concepts in non-technical terms and public speaking
Outstanding organization skills and attention to detail
Uncompromising ethics and confidentiality
Willingness and ability to work in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment while being a self starter
Willingness and ability to work nights and weekends as required
Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's in Information Technology, Cyber Security, Computer Forensics or related degree
Experience with Rapid 7 Nexpose and Metasploit
CISSP, GPEN, CEH, CISM, CISA, GIAC or other security-related certifications
Familiarity with regulatory mandates, including HIPAA, HITECH, GLBA, FERPA and others
Familiarity with information security standards, including PCI, ISO 27002, NIST 800 series and others
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent fringe benefits.

Interested candidates are invited to apply online.

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