Job Description :
Information security analysts are responsible for providing security solutions for their companies. Their main duties include doing research, collecting data, developing secure strategies and maximizing productivity. They also are in charge of implementing security principles while following strict privacy policies. Information security analysts have advanced skills when it comes to finding security threats and other vulnerabilities. They conduct assessments of enterprise environments and frequently monitor logs and computer traffic. Information security analysts coordinate update initiatives for existing technologies in their companies to minimize downtime and avoid security contingencies. They document security breaches and proceed according to company rules. They must know how to effectively operate company infrastructure such as routers, firewalls, and other hardware devices. They work in an office setting with other technology professionals to accomplish company goals. Years Exp: 3 - 6.

Summary: IT Security Analyst in Oak Brook, IL or Battle Creek, MI. This critical role will help lead the management and oversight of network security and endpoint protection technologies across Client’s global environment.

Key Functions:
Investigation and Analysis: In your role as an IT Security Analyst, you will help Kellogg grow our business and build on our success by assisting with security event analysis and forensic investigations globally, in a team environment.

Collaborate and Build: You and the team will create and maintain security technical standards, provide a proactive-reactive response to critical operational and security events affecting the organization, and re-mediate security vulnerabilities. Collaborate with business users and Information Technology teams to ensure business requirements are properly aligned with security requirements.

Global Security Services: Contribute to global risk metrics and key performance indicators to assess the effectiveness of security services and identify improvement opportunities. Review trends and propose changes that will enhance the overall security posture; including the definition of new tool requirements.

Required Skills:
High school diploma or GED
Experience with incident response and technical investigations
Experience with SIEM tools and writing rules for real-time alerting
Strong practical Linux and Windows-based systems administration skills
In-depth understanding of security vulnerability types as well as attack and remediation methods
Demonstrated ability to identify, analyze, communicate and resolve issues
Self-starter. A well-developed interpersonal style with emphasis on collaboration, influencing and building strong long-term relationships; particularly across the Information Technology organization
Ability to participate in on-call rotation and provide off-hours support
Nice to Have Skills
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Cyber Security or MIS
Relevant professional information security/technology certifications such as GCIH, GIAC, CEH, CISSP, CCNA, OSCP, CISSP
Scripting experience (Python, PowerShell, etc