Information Security Analyst

  • Poland, Ohio
  • Job Title: Information Security Analyst

    Department: IT

    Reports to: Manager of Infrastructure, Continuity, and Security

    FLSA Status: Exempt

    Summary: Designs, implements, and enforces security policies that protect systems and data from access by unauthorized users. Creates procedures for data access, protection, and backup. Investigates security violations and modifies procedures to prevent future incursions. Reviews changes to information systems to ensure compliance with security standards. Typically requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Gaining exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work.


    In the performance of their respective duties and responsibilities, all PDMI employees are expected to conform to the following:


    • Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.
    • Interact professionally with other employees, customers, and providers.
    • Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments.
    • Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees, teams, and departments.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.


    Job Duties (100%): 


    • Understand Windows and Linux security models
    • Understand TCP/IP network security concepts
    • Develop and maintain policies and procedures regarding security protocols
    • Audit of security measures
    • Understanding of IDS/IPS systems
    • Provide guidance on security improvements
    • Lead security audit initiatives such as SSAE-16

    Supervisory Responsibilities:                                                   

    This job has no supervisory responsibilities, although some training/coaching will apply to the following:


    • Share knowledge of duties with fellow employees.  Train/mentor fellow employees

      Competencies, Skill and Other Requirements:                                                                 


    • Demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively, within the team and across multiple teams. 
    • Very strong detail orientation; ability to maintain focus
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills; Prioritization and deadlines
    • Ability to function effectively and professionally in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to multi-task, managing multiple projects/priorities daily
    • Work and communicate effectively with others.
    • Deliver positive service to all customers.

      Education and/or Experience:    


    • Bachelor’s degree preferred
    • Experience with TCP/IP Networking
    • Experience with Windows and Linux/Unix operating systems
    • Experience with Microsoft Office suite of products
    • Familiarization with network packet tracing and analysis with tools such as Wireshark
    • Two (2) – four (4) years of experience in related field

    Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the described essential functions.


    While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.  The employee is frequently required to sit and use their hands and fingers to handle or feel.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.


    Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of the environment the employee will encounter while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the described essential functions.   The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.