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Jr. Information Security Analyst

  • Location: Durham, Durham, North Carolina, 27707
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

Our Healthcare Insurance client is seeking a Jr. Information Security Analyst to join their team for a contract role until the end of 2021.

Our client has more than 5,000 employees and is the number 1 health insurer in the state of North Carolina serving more than 3.89 million customers. Health care is changing, and our client is leading the way by provide innovative solutions that simplify the health care system, improve efficiency and outcomes, and help rein in costs. Our client is a not-for-profit with headquarters in Durham, NC.

Position: JR. Information Security Analyst
Location: 100% work from home. Must be able to work US Eastern time zone hours of 8-5
Term: until the end of 2021

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:  
The Information Security Analyst maintains and supports technologies and programs deployed to enforce clients security policies. Administer various Information Security management functions related to IT security, policy and procedures, security awareness training, and legal matters. Provide governance and management of IT control frameworks to ensure regulatory compliance. Monitor and evaluate key IT controls.  Specifically,  This is a junior level role doing a lot of legwork going through the information security system at this company and finding out what exceptions are in place.. You will document the risks associated with these exceptions. For example, a database is exempt from being updated. That is an exception to company normal security (keeping software/hardware updated). Why is that particular database not updated and what risk does that pose? 

Required Skills 

  • 2 years experience in security operations/administration, audit, controls, and/or risk management. 
  • Ability to do research and analysis. 
  • Ability to document risks associated with IT Security exceptions

Desired Skills 

  • Experience with a GRC tool