IT Security Analyst in Cambridge, MA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 10/25/2018

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    Cambridge, MA
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Job Description

Our higher education client maintains a passion for excellence through technological and engineering innovation. They currently have an opening for an IT Security Analyst to join their team. In this role, you will support computing and telecommunications resources for the academic, research, and administrative departments of the organization.

This position has a great benefit package that includes Medical, Dental and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance for those who qualify.

Responsibilities of the IT Security Analyst:

  • Monitor network security posture and security controls
  • Review security violation reports and respond to information security questions from internal sources
  • Examine network and server logs to identify trends and anomalies
  • Gather threat intelligence and investigate security events
  • Assess client needs against security concerns
  • Resolve technical and procedural information security risks
  • Manage vulnerability scanning and intrusion detection

Requirements of the IT Security Analyst:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline; or, equivalent work experience
  • At least 7 years of IT experience including systems analysis, application development, networking, and systems administration
  • At least 5 years of experience with IT security
  • Advanced proficiency in a scripting language like Python, Ruby, or Perl
  • Experience with incident response (forensics preferred)
  • Experience analyzing large data sets
  • Working knowledge of security issues, techniques, and implications across platforms
  • Experience designing and implementing security solutions

Keywords: IT Security Analyst, Network Security, Incident Response, Threat Intelligence, Risk Mitigation, Python, Ruby, Perl

Job ID: 312460

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging nearly 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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