Forge Path Security Analyst Tier ll Remote · Full time

Security Analyst Tier II (Full Time / 100% Remote)

Description

Forge Path has an exciting opportunity for a client-facing Security Analyst Tier II role supporting a top 100 US financial firm. This role involves monitoring security systems, analyzing security alerts, and responding to incidents. You will also perform assessments to identify vulnerabilities and recommend actions to mitigate them. Additionally, you will support the maintenance of cybersecurity policies, assist with compliance assessments, and contribute to cybersecurity awareness programs. This role may require weekend and overnight hours as needed.


Security Analyst Tier II Responsibilities:

  • Monitor security systems and analyze security alerts to identify potential threats.
  • Respond to and manage security incidents, including thorough documentation and reporting.
  • Perform assessments to identify vulnerabilities within the network and systems.
  • Recommend and prioritize actions to mitigate identified vulnerabilities.
  • Support the maintenance of cybersecurity policies and procedures to ensure compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and standards.
  • Assist with compliance assessments and remediation activities to ensure the organization complies with industry-stated GRC expectations.
  • Contribute to the development and delivery of cybersecurity awareness programs.
  • Provide guidance on cybersecurity best practices to staff in alignment with our risk tolerance and stated GRC guidelines.
  • Share relevant threat information and recommendations with stakeholders.
  • Assist in the management and optimization of security tools and technologies.
  • Evaluate and advise on the adoption of new security solutions as required to align with our risk profile and threat posture.
  • Compile and deliver reports on security posture, incidents, and compliance status to relevant stakeholders.
  • Serve as a liaison for cybersecurity matters within the organization and with external partners.
  • Support risk assessment processes for organizational assets and operations.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of risk mitigation strategies.


Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental Insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Security training reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, cybersecurity, or a related field.
  • 3+ years of experience in information security.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience with at least one compliance standard (e.g., FTC, HIPAA, PCI DSS, ISO 27001)
  • Proficient with Rapid7 InsightIDR or similar security monitoring tools
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong understanding of Azure Cloud and Microsoft technologies
  • Ability to triage and remediate security vulnerabilities
  • Experience with incident response best practices and procedures
  • Knowledge of compliance assessments and policy writing
  • Experience with KnowBe4 SAT and conducting phishing campaigns
  • Knowledge of IT and security topics, including patch management, firewall configuration, antivirus, user provisioning, device imaging, and multi-factor authentication

Salary

$80,000 - $115,000 per year