Information Security Analyst - Chicago, Illinois United States - 44867


Job #: 44867
Title: Information Security Analyst
Job Location: Chicago, Illinois - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $100,000.00 - $130,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: see below
Employer Will Recruit From: Regional
Relocation Paid?: NO


  • Serve as Blue team responder in pen-testing exercises.
  • Help us build features that will protect our customers
  • Working closely with development and infrastructure teams to find opportunity to see more of the environment.
  • Implementing and integrating new security tools and technologies.
  • Assist in testing and validating controls as part of our Information Security program
  • Integrate additional security checkpoints into our internal Processes.
  • Create forensic tooling and capabilities for detection and alerting of irregular and/or anomalous internal activities



  • Take an active role in security services to ensure they are maintained, and operated with security in mind
  • Develop and implement security alerts and measures in collaboration with technical owners.
  • Be part of the risk management team by implementing measurements to Risks supporting the Risk Management Program.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of security procedures, and controls (e.g., user log-on and authentication detection, security breach escalation procedures, security auditing procedures and use of firewalls and encryption routines) and investigate possible security exceptions.
  • Prepare status reports on security matters to develop security risk analysis scenarios and response procedures.
  • Evaluate products and procedures to enhance security and improve end user productivity and effectiveness.
  • Provide direct support to the business and IT staff for security related issues. Educate IT and the business about security policies and consults on security issues regarding user built/managed systems.
  • Represent the security needs of the organization by providing security expertise and assistance in IT projects.
  • Provide educational resources about security policies and consult on security issues regarding user built or managed systems.

Desired S


  • Experience working as a Cyber Security Analyst, Security Operations Analyst OR SOC Analyst would be highly preferable.
  • Incident response and investigations experience.
  • Threat hunting, threat research and threat intelligence skills.
  • Vulnerability assessments.
  • Analyzing SIEM and other security and log tool events.
  • Strong understanding of networking technology.
  • As much experience across the following technologies: EDR, Anti-Virus, Firewall, Network protocols, Linux security events, Phishing mitigation, WireShark
  • Familiarity with the following: Permissions management, DLP, IAM, VPN, Python (or any high-level programming language).

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree


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