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Security Analyst in REMOTE at Interface Security Systems

Date Posted: 11/27/2018

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Job Description

At Interface, it’s the human equation that drives us.

Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, Interface is uniquely qualified to be the one source for safeguarding customer data, people, and assets. As the leading national provider of cloud-based managed network services and security systems for retail, commercial and small business customers, we provide the industry’s most comprehensive bundle of integrated solutions that connect and protect some of America’s best-known companies.

Our service offerings include PCI-compliant private secure managed broadband, managed digital voice, alarm/event monitoring, interactive video surveillance, managed access control and fire/life safety systems. Multiple UL-Approved 5-Diamond CSAA Certified Secure Operations Centers monitor, manage and support their system, backed by a nationwide service delivery infrastructure.

Interface believes in the philosophy of listening to our customers and addressing their needs. We are guided by integrity as well as an all-consuming desire to exceed expectations and foster long-term partnerships. Our goal is nothing less than complete customer satisfaction. And we strive to achieve it by providing responsive, accommodating service to each and every one of our valued clients. 

Position Summary:

Interface Security Systems is seeking an experienced Security Analyst to join the Managed Network Engineering team. The Security Analyst will be responsible for maintaining operational security.  This includes adherence to compliance standards and oversight of day-to-day operations. 

Responsibilities

  • Perform root cause analysis on vulnerabilities discovered in our products and environment;
  • Deploy and maintain automated scanning of various ISS properties, including validating findings and driving remediation;
  • Maintain knowledge of security and privacy laws, industry best practices, changes in technology, and advised on the impact for ISS;
  • Collaborate on solutions to mitigate risks and enhance system security.
  • Assist in security process improvement initiatives;
  • Assist external auditors, regulatory auditors and other 3rd parties as needed;
  • Assist in company-wide security initiatives;
  • Participate in the evaluation and recommendation of new and emerging security products and technologies;
  • Participate in security compliance efforts (e.g., PCI-DSS);
  • Participate in security incident handling;
  • Monitors firewall and system security logs to identify potential threats and attacks.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

  • Knowledge of system security vulnerabilities and remediation techniques.
  • Knowledge of industry standard security regulations, policies, and procedures for information systems.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Aptitude to quickly learn new environments and technologies.
  • Ability to earn the trust and respect of colleagues both in and outside of the Information Security team.
  • Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent communication (both written and verbal) and teamwork skills.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking capabilities, especially under pressure
  • Proven ability to maintain a high level of discretion and personal integrity in the exercise of duties, including the ability to professionally address confidential matters
  • Knowledge/awareness of penetration testing techniques are desirable
  • Security+ certification
  • Linux+ certification desirable

Specific Skills/Software: 

  • Operating Systems (Windows, Linux)
  • OSSEC or variants
  • Monit
  • Nexpose
  • Metasploit
  • Splunk/Syslog
  • Firewalls
  • Strong TCP/IP networking background
  • Proficient in at least 3 of the following:
    • Ansible
    • OSQuery
    • Bash Scripting
    • Python
    • Git

 Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Technology (other work experience considered based on relevance).

Interface offers a competitive compensation package based on education and experience plus excellent benefits that include medical, dental, vision, 401(k), paid time off, the opportunity for growth and much more. Please submit a resume, cover letter, and compensation requirements.

Interface Security Systems will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.  The contractor will take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, status as a protected veteran, or individual with a disability. Such action shall include, but not be limited to the following: Employment, upgrading, demotion, or transfer, recruitment or recruitment advertising; layoff or termination; for rates of pay or other forms of compensation; and selection for training, including apprenticeship. 

Interface Security Systems will, in all solicitations or advertisements for employees placed by or on behalf of the Interface Security Systems, state that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, status as a protected veteran, or individual with a disability.