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LEAD INFORMATION SECURITY ANALYST

St. Louis, MO, USA ● Virtual Req #179
Saturday, July 10, 2021

Under general direction, responsible for the development and implementation of information security procedures and technology required to protect company information assets and resources.  Provides project management-level guidance and acts as liaison between other organizational units for security-related projects.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs/oversees periodic risks assessments to identify current/future security vulnerabilities, determines the acceptable level of risk, and prepares recommendations to reduce information security risks to an acceptable level.
  •  Analyzes data and prepares statistical exception reports.
  •  Periodically initiates quality measurement studies to determine if the information security functions operate in a consistent manner with standard industry practices.
  •  Develops action plans, schedules, budgets, status reports, etc. to improve the status of the information security function.
  •   Provides technical guidance regarding risks and control measures associated with new and emerging technology.
  •  Prepares and periodically updates information security policies, architectures, standards, and/or other technical documents to ensure all resources are adequately protected.
  •  Interprets information security policies, standards, and other requirements as they relate to internal information systems.
  •   Assists in the selection, installation, and adoption of automated tools that enforce or monitor the compliance of information security policies, procedures, standards, and other information security requirements. 
  • Recommends new approaches that allow greater standardization and more effective management of information security measures. 
  • Ensures adequate audit trails exist for the detection, investigation, correction, and/or disciplinary action related to information security breaches, violations, and other incidents.
  •   Participates as a technical advisor for a variety of ad-hoc information security projects as dictated by business and technology developments.
  •  Coordinates information security efforts for internal groups that have security-related responsibilities. 
  • Investigates methods to implement information security-related technologies to achieve the goals found in the Strategic Plan.
  •  Completes specific aspect of projects.
  • Maintains expertise of current security issues, trends, and technologies by attending conferences, professional association meetings, and technical symposiums. 
  • Mentors departmental associates to assure that the highest level of security is achieved.
  • May assume managerial responsibilities of departmental staff in the absence of Manager, Information Security. 
  • Performs a variety of other duties as assigned. 

Education, License or Certification:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Programming or equivalent experience.

Experience:

  • 10-12 years’ experience in the support development and implementation of security or security concepts and risk analysis

Other details

  • Job Function Exempt
  • Pay Type Salary
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Virtual