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Information Security Analyst I

  • Poland, Ohio
  • Job Title: Information Security Analyst I

    Department: IT Reports to: Manager, Information Security

    FLSA Status: Exempt

    Prepared Date: November 2017

    Updated: January 2020 

    The Information Security Analyst I will be responsible for monitoring all PDMI systems in the Security Operations Center. Respond to potential threats and verify if an incident has or is occurring. Assist in the maintenance of the SIEM platform. Maintain the Vulnerability Management platform and report on vulnerabilities. 
    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 Responsibilitiesinclude the following.  Other duties may be assigned. 
    • Monitor the SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) platform and respond to alarms following the Alarm Response procedure and escalate any issues to the Information Security staff.

    • Monitor the anti-virus platform and escalate any issues to the Information Security staff.

    • Manage the Vulnerability Management platform and assist the IT Services team with any patching.

    • Identify systems that are missing security controls and assist in remediation of missing security controls.

    • Perform documented information security processes with little supervision.

    • Assist the Information Security staff with data analysis tasks.

    • Analyze logs to identify root cause.

    • Assist the Information Security staff in transition to Security Operations Center Managed Service Provider

    • Assist in documenting any gaps in Information Security Procedures under the guidance of the Information Security staff.

    • Perform other related duties as required or assigned. 


    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, Skills 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 Security Information and Event Management systems

    • Experience with Antivirus Software

    • Experience with Vulnerability Management platforms.

    • Knowledge of incident response responsibilities and best practices 

    • 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.