IT Security Analyst

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Job Opening: IT Security Analyst
Department: Information Technology
Posting Date: August 3, 2022
Closing Date: Until Filled
Weekly Hours: 40.0
Shift: 8:30 am to 5:00pm, extended hours as needed
Salary: $75,000-$100,000 annual


As an Information Security Analyst, you will design and implement IT security policies and systems to protect the organization's computer networks from cyber-attacks. You will also help develop organization wide best practices for IT security including security training for staff a. You will monitor computer networks for security issues, install security software and document all security issues or breaches you find. You will report vulnerabilities to management as identified and in a timely manner and ensure remediation.

Essential Duties

Under the general direction of the CIO, the Security Analyst will:

Create county wide cyber security policies for approval and implementation

Daily monitoring and support of all systems and networks to identify security issues

Investigate security breaches and other cyber security incidents

Install security measures and operate software to protect systems and information infrastructure, including firewalls, IDS/IPS and other security systems

Document security breaches and assess the damage they cause

Work with the IT team to perform tests and uncover network vulnerabilities

Fix detected vulnerabilities to maintain a high-security standard

Stay current on IT security trends and news

Recommend change to company policies to advance best practices for IT security

Perform vulnerability scanning and penetration testing

Help colleagues install security software and understand information security management

Participate in Disaster Recovery testing

Work cross functionally as needed to improve the security posture of the organization including SQA and development team resources

Coordinate the collection of security controls evidence in support of certification and customer audits, participate in audits as needed

Assist with completion of security questionnaires for customers, partners and RFP responses


3 years of working with Windows operating systems

3 years working with cloud services from a security perspective

5 years working with networking equipment including switches, routers, firewalls, proxy servers, VPNs and IDS/IPS

Detailed knowledge of network troubleshooting tools such as Fiddler, Wireshark, and traceroute

3 years working with identity and access and authorization systems such as Active Directory, LDAP, and Radius

Strong working knowledge of encryption protocols, ciphers and the configuration of systems

Knowledge of current computer security practices and network protocols

Experience with Nexpose, Metasploit or similar security software

Customer service focused and detail oriented

Ability to work effectively as an individual contributor and collaboratively in workgroups

Residence Requirement: The County of Delaware has a residency requirement for employees. Anyone applying for this job must reside in Delaware County or be willing to move to the County within three months of starting employment.


To apply, please fill out our online application form.

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