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Security Analyst Job in Columbus, Ohio US

Security Analyst

American Chemical Society - Columbus, OH

Posted: 10/15/2020 - Expires: 1/13/2021

Job ID: 221168110

Job Description

Security Analyst                           

Date: Sep 24, 2020

Location:Washington or Columbus, OH, DC, US, 20036

                Company:                 American Chemical Society
As our company grows and we expand our team, ACS is looking for an exceptional Security Analyst to join our Security Operations team. You'll be joining a team where you have real ownership and a charter to champion best practices, drive change and determine future policy and architecture.

You will use your expertise to detect security issues, assess threats and vulnerabilities, investigate security incidents, analyze data and code, install security measures and operate security systems to protect ACS resources.


Monitor computer networks for security issues.
Investigate security breaches and other cyber security incidents.
Install security measures and operate security systems to protect ACS’ information infrastructure.
Document security incidents and assess any impact they may cause.
Work with security team to perform tests and uncover risks and vulnerabilities.
Fix detected vulnerabilities to maintain a high-security standard.
Develop ACS-wide best practices for IT security.
Research security enhancements and make recommendations to management.
Proactively work with partners and suppliers to achieve objectives on time and within budget. Directs and/or takes appropriate action when necessary with partners/suppliers to build enterprise class solutions, respond to issues/threats, and/or communicate to stakeholders all utilizing efficient and effective tools and techniques.
Actively engage in the greater information security and privacy community (e.g. peer groups, seminars, conferences, etc.) to help identify new technologies, new techniques and new partners.
Demonstrate a positive, proactive and thought leadership attitude to ACS and the greater security community.

Key Qualifications:

7+ years of relevant experience in information security or related technical field.
Bachelor's degree.
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Windows internals.
Cyber Security Certifications (e.g. CISSP, GIAC certifications, etc.) are desired.
Knowledge of security frameworks, e.g., NIST CSF, ISO 27001, and PCI-DSS is preferred.

Technical Skills and Abilities

Extensive experience with Microsoft Windows operating system internals and security issues.
Working knowledge of scripting (PowerShell, Python, etc.)
Working knowledge of core network and systems administrator protocols
Working knowledge of wireless network solutions
Ability to juggle multiple tasks and priorities
Experience with and ability to implement security best practices
Experience with Linux operating system
Able to work independently and as part of a team
Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated experience working with a team to solve technical problems
Ability to focus on and achieve results
Demonstrated reliability and follow through on commitments and assignments
Demonstrate professionalism and courtesy in all interactions
Experience with security tools (anti-malware, vulnerability scanners, sniffers, log correlation tools)
Understanding of Docker, Kubernetes, and technologies to enhance future ACS operations
Ability to operate in an AWS environment and evaluate security capabilities in the cloud
Ability to learn and provide operational support of a variety of Security Control Platforms and Services such as: Web Application Firewalls, End Point Protection Systems, Identity and Access Management setup, etc.
Work well under pressure (i.e. managing an incident or when a critical system is down, etc.)

This position can be in either Washington DC or Columbus, OH


Nearest Major Market: Washington DC                                   
Job Segment:                     Network, Linux, Telecom, Telecommunications, Technology, Research                                       

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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