Information Security Analyst
  • remote
  • IT
  • Volunteer
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Job Summary:

The Information Security Analyst will plan, implement, upgrade, and monitor security protocols for the protection of the organizations computer networks and information.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None.

  • Collaborates with users to discuss computer data access needs, to identify security threats and violations, and to identify and recommend needed programming or process changes.
  • Uses data encryption, firewalls, and other appropriate security tools and applications to conceal and protect transfers of confidential digital information.
  • Develops and implements plans to safeguard digital data from accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure; adheres to emergency data processing needs.
  • Reviews violations of security procedures; provides training to ensure violations do not recur.
  • Monitors and restricts access to sensitive, confidential, or other high-security data.
  • Modifies security files and applications as able and necessary to provide specialized access, allow new software to be installed or integrated, or correct errors.
  • Performs risk assessments, audits, and tests to ensure proper functioning of data processing activities and security measures.
  • Safeguards system security and improves overall server and network efficiency by training users and promoting security awareness.
  • Determines when to update virus protection systems by monitoring current reports of computer viruses; facilitates or performs needed updates.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Proficient, or able to gain proficiency with, a broad array of security software applications and tools.
  • Thorough understanding of computer-related security systems including firewalls, encryption, and password protection and authentication.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Organized with attention to detail.

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Programming, or a related field required; M.B.A. in Information Systems preferred.
  • At least three years of experience in computer systems with some specialization in computer security highly preferred.

Physical Requirements:
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

  • Mission-driven, values-based culture.
  • Growth opportunities as we continue to grow and scale.
  • Upbeat, casual and fun office environment and culture.