Information Security Risk Analyst

Chicago, Illinois 60606

Employment Type:
Date Added:
February 25, 2015

Palace Gate Corporation is currently seeking an Information Security Risk Analyst for our premier client in the financial services industry. This is a full time, direct-hire opportunity in Chicago, IL

Information Security Risk Analyst Qualifications:

  • Solid project management, process development and documentation skills.
  • Understanding of security management and/or information risk and compliance processes and industry frameworks (ISO27001, NIST, COBIT).
  • Exposure to technology policy development, technical engineering standards and operational procedures.
  • General and functional knowledge of hardware and software products that enhance the security of systems such as Intrusion Prevention Systems (host- and network-based), Firewalls, Security Event Management Systems, port scanning and vulnerability identification, monitoring and logging mechanisms, etc.
  • Work independently under limited supervision, exercise initiative within established procedural guidelines, and organize and prioritize work to meet established deadlines
  • Ability to follow-up, follow through and deliver timely results
  • Exercise good judgment, decisiveness, and creativity
  • Must possess basic knowledge of network, desktop and distributed server hardware and software
  • Basic knowledge of IT Security concepts, principles, and tools and utilities
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Follow written and verbal instructions
  • Understand and explain technical terms and concepts in a non-technical manner.
  • Interface with individuals at all levels of the organization and to establish effective working relationships

Desired Skills:

Having attained, or working towards, one or more of the following certification areas is a plus:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor, (CISA)
  • Certified Information Security Manager, (CISM)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Six Sigma Green Belt
  • Information Technology infrastructure Library (ITIL)

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent work experience)
  • Minimum of 1-3 years’ experience information risk and compliance position with abroad knowledge of network, desktop and distributed server hardware and software solutions.
  • Financial services industry experience preferred

Qualified candidates may send their resume to:

Palace Gate Corporation is an information technology consulting and full-time placement firm that is committed to the success of our clients and our talented placements alike. Palace Gate is consistent in matching the right people with right opportunity. Our company approach is simple: understand our clients’ requirements, business needs and cultures in order to quickly identify the best resources to meet those needs and achieve business success. Palace Gate Corporation offers full medical and dental insurance, 401K, as well as weekly direct deposit.

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