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Information Security Analyst II in Houston, TX at Alltran

Date Posted: 12/3/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Under the limited supervision from Security Management and guidance from IT Management, implements security measures to safeguard information and resources against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction or disclosure. Tests security controls through internal compliance reviews to maintain validity of the data access environment. 


  • Communicates and implements established physical, data and computer security policies and procedures.
  • Assists in the establishment and documentation of new security policies and practices.
  • Confers with System Administrators to incorporate new software security into established SIEM (Rapid 7 Insight IDR).
  • Develops and implements tests of computer systems to monitor effectiveness of security. May be required to assist in training.
  • Reviews computer logs and messages to identify and report on possible violations of security to management. Documents internal investigations of possible security violations. May be required to talk with employees about security violations or provide security training.
  • Responds to security incidents individually or as part of an incident response team.
  • Executes security projects as directed by Security Management and reports on the status of these as required.
  • Assists with the vendor management to include annual risk assessments, onsite assessments and ongoing monitoring for all third party providers.
  • Coordinates or assists with IT and Compliance audits. i.e., client or Regulatory (PCI-DSS, NIST 800-53, SOC2, ISO27001).
  • Conducts internal security audits based on PCI-DSS, NIST 800-53, SOC2 and ISO27001.
  • Some travel to remote company or vendor sites may be required.

Job Requirements


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The individual must maintain an overall above average or higher review rating. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • College degree in Computer Science, Computer Security, Management Information or equivalent degrees. May substitute prior relevant work experience and certifications for formal degree.
  • Training or experience in project management.
  • 4 to 6 years or more years as a Security Administrator, Data Security Practitioner, or Systems Administrator.
  • Experience implementing Security Policies and Procedures.
  • Experience working with multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication and people skills required.
  • 4 to 6 years’ experience working with Windows and UNIX Servers, Networking components, Firewalls, MS File Shares or Email content filtering.
  • IT and Compliance auditing skills based on industry recognized security standards (i.e. PCI-DSS, ISO27001, NIST 800-53).
  • Scripting and Networking experience.
  • Knowledge of physical access control systems. i.e., Card Key Access controls, Security Cameras, etc.
  • Experience working with MS Active Directory and Exchange account administration, VPN Tokens, MDM applications.
  • Experience configuring or working with IDS/IPS, Log Monitoring, Configuration Control systems or SIEM systems.
  • Working in a team environment.
  • Strong analytical ability.

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