IT Security Operations Analyst

Chicago, Illinois 60637

Employment Type:
Temp to Perm
Date Added:
May 08, 2015

Palace Gate Corporation is currently seeking an Information Security Analyst for our premier client in Chicago, IL. This is a 6 month contract to hire opportunity.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Document and implement secure configuration policies, procedures and standards for infrastructure and security tools (i.e. firewall policy review & recommendations, systems hardening, Active Directory/LDAP security configuration review & recommendations).
  • Collaborate with IT and Outsourcing operations teams, to ensure security safeguards are kept up-to-date and compliance is maintained.
  • Determine weaknesses within the security of the organization to thwart any security breaches through the use of different techniques such as: audits, hacking, trend evaluation, and other knowledge.
  • Coordinate and respond to security audit requests and validate the organization’s compliance requirements.
  • Mitigate security issues/risks related to the security of the network and systems.
  • Maintains confidentiality of information and uses information appropriately.
  • Assess and review current technology infrastructure to identify key risk areas, and ensure adequate levels of controls are in place to address those risks.
  • Provide directions and strategies for virus detection and removal.


  • 5+ years of security related experience.
  • Experience with vulnerability testing required.
  • Experience with penetration testing and security monitoring technology (SIEM)
  • Strong understanding of CISCO routers, Palo Alto firewalls, IPS/IDS, Windows Servers.
  • Strong understanding of Qradar
  • Knowledge of network protocols, data flows, and vulnerabilities within a TCP/IP environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills are required with the ability to liaise with both technical and non-technical personnel.
  • Self-motivated, self-directed and attention to detail are required

Qualified candidates may send their resumes to:

Palace Gate Corporation is an information technology consulting firm that provides innovative staffing solutions to industry-leading companies across the United States. Our experienced team uses new and unique approaches to deliver the right technology solutions and meet the most demanding enterprise needs. We strive to enable our clients to continue their success and achieve their business objectives by providing expert IT consultants. Our company approach is simple—Match the right people with the right opportunity.

Palace Gate Corporation offers full medical and dental insurance, 401K, as well as weekly direct deposit. For more information or to view all our open jobs, please visit