Job Description :
Title: Information Security Analyst IV
Location: Dallas, TX
Duration: 6-8 months contract to hire
Interview: Phone and F2F

Client is Santander Consumer USA

Job Description

Acts as primary Information Security resource for projects as needed.
Provides guidance in process & procedure development.
Develops and provides periodic metrics as agreed with management.
Leads security investigations of security violations and breaches and provides analysis summary to management.
Utilizes scripting languages to automate complex system security functions and to enhance existing tool sets.
Monitors and analyzes firewall and router logs and configurations, and network/host-based Intrusion Detection/Prevention systems (IDS/IPS
Work with Managed Security Services provider to ensure logging, alerting and reporting are aligned to contract and SLAs
Generates trouble tickets with supporting organizations (e.g. Help Desk and Security Administration
Generates reports on daily activities and status of assigned task.

Other Functions:
Special projects as requested
Performs other duties as assigned

Bachelor’s degree Management Information Systems, Information Security, Information Technology, Information Systems Management, or related field(s) preferred.
Eight (8) to ten (10) years Information Security experience required with two years in senior role.
CISA certification preferred
Strong analytical and problem solving skills for resolving security issues
Expert understanding of network design and implementation.
Experience with at least two firewall solutions.
Experience with network probing and security analysis tools required.
Strong understanding of cryptography required. Specifically PGP, SSL, SSH type solutions.
Experience with penetration testing or network assessments highly desired.
Exceptional organizational skills to balance work and lead projects.
Strong interpersonal skills to effectively mentor and lead junior level personnel.
In-depth knowledge of information security management, practice and understanding of privacy and security regulations, i. e. PCI, GLBA, SOX is required.
Advanced knowledge of TCP/IP protocol suite, TCP/IP headers and packet analysis techniques, OSI model, and commonly used ports and associated services.
In-depth understanding of a comprehensive information security program.
Must possess the ability to build strong relationships with internal customers that result in positive support of IS processes.
Self-motivated and results-oriented, including ability to prioritize several conflicting demands.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Working Conditions:
Extended working hours may be required as dictated by management and business needs.
Travel to multiple facilities may be required.
May be required to lift, push, or pull materials weighing up to twenty (20) pounds.
May be required to sit and review information on a computer screen for long periods of time.
May require repetitive motions of the hands and wrist related to writing and typing at an electronic keyboard.
Corporate / satellite office role.