Sr. Information Security Analyst

Atlanta, GA 30354

Posted: 11/16/2018 Category: Information Technology Job Number: 7826

Sr. Information Security Analyst

Job Description

The Information Security and Compliance Analyst will be responsible for ensuring information security and audit compliance as governed by company directives, internal and external audits, and corporate governance and compliance initiatives. This will include vendor management, risk assessment, business operated IS projects and reporting. Resource would need to possess enough knowledge to guide business departments through the proper information security processes. The independent application and vendor security assessments will require a significant background in information security.

The Information Security and Compliance Analyst will work across IT teams to drive security relevant project tasks and support audit tasks. Resource will be responsible for providing deliverables, performing tasks, and keeping project leaders abreast of project status while ensuring that all timelines are met. Resource will be required to have a deep understanding of how IT projects meet the needs of the business. Resource must have IT audit experience and be able to assess audit measure compliance.

The Information Security and Compliance Analyst will need to work autonomously and provide direction and approval to business owners regarding information security topics. Resource will need to present metrics and status upward and across the organization and liaise with all North American sister companies.

Primary Responsibilities:

Complete all tasks and deliverables on time while ensuring quality Assist and coordinate business impact analysis with key stakeholders Coordinate and support information security tasks across North American entities Work directly with counterparts and IT management to receive proper approvals and ensure compliance Support internal and external audits (including penetration tests) — tracking audit measures, resolution tasks, and reviewing evidence of compliance
  • Conduct quarterly end user information security awareness training and ongoing awareness campaigns
  • Produce regular reporting for security related topics
  • Implement supplier management tools and processes in coordination with the Procurement, Accounting and Legal departments to optimize the vendor review process
  • Manage and oversee key information security tasks
  • Track, monitor, and report on vendor compliance with information security standards
  • Complete security relevant project documentation
  • Responsible for the proper usage, awareness, and compliance of policies and procedures

Qualifications: Education:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Computer Technology, MIS, or Computer Science
  • General knowledge of business and IT control frameworks i.e., |SO2700, NIST 800-53, COSO, ITIL and CoBIT
  • e Preferred to have one or more of the following certifications: CISSP, CISM, CISA, CompTIA Security+ Experience:
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years general IT experience
  • Minimum 3 years managing Information Security compliance programs
  •   Minimum 8 years IT internal/external audit experience


Required Strong multi-tasking skills with the ability to handle multiple priorities Proficiency with MS Office applications including Project and Visio
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent communication skills — both verbal and written Technical Knowledge — overall understanding of applied information technology
  • Detail oriented
  • Problem solving e Information security industry best practices
  • Understanding of information security standards


Melanie Bashir

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