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Information Security Analyst

Ref: US_EN_6_914770_1334640

Posted on 12 May 2020
Job Location
Cleveland, Ohio
Contract Type
Information Systems

Information Security Analyst

Modis IT is seeking an Information Security Analyst for a top-ranked client in Cleveland, Ohio. This is a permanent position responsible for the execution of the strategic and tactical initiatives of the Information Security team. Initiatives include programs such as security architecture, incident response, risk and vulnerability management, and third-party vendor management.


  • Administer and utilize various endpoint and network security tools, such as antivirus/EDR, SIEM, Cisco FirePower or other comparable advanced detection and response tools.
  • Utilize scripting languages such as PowerShell and Python.
  • Apply appropriate controls referenced in various security frameworks and standards; ISO27001:2013, NIST 800-53, CIS Top 20 Controls, etc.
  • Administer and utilize vulnerability scanning, packet analysis and exploitation tools such as Nessus, nmap, Wireshark, tcpdump, Metasploit or similar technologies.
  • Design, review and aid with implementation of secure networks and system architecture (ex. network topology reviews, firewall ruleset reviews, minimum security baselines, etc.).
  • Execute on security strategy as defined by the Information Security Manager and conduct security research to stay abreast of latest security issues, including laws and regulations
  • Take ownership of the Vulnerability Management Program and assist with the administration of the Vendor Risk Management process
  • Monitor and respond to information security alerts and notifications (IDS/IPS, SIEM, AV/EDR, etc.).
  • Collaborate and advise on IT projects to ensure security issues are addressed throughout the project life cycle.
  • Assist other IT teams in developing and employing security solutions across various applications and product platforms as well as conducting user education and awareness programs.
  • Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management or related field.
  • A minimum of 5-7 years of experience in Information Technology with 3-5 years of experience in Information Security with two or more of the following domains:
  • Windows Systems Administration, UNIX/Linux Systems Administration, Networking, Access Control, Incident Response, and Information & Data Security.
  • Preferred Certifications:
  • GIAC GSEC, GCIH, GCIA, GCWN, or equivalent certification
  • CompTIA Security+, CySA+, Network+, CASP or equivalent certification
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral as well as excellent interpersonal communication
  • Ability to work with limited supervision and collaborate with other members of the team.
  • If you are interested in this Information Security Analyst position, please apply at

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