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IT Info Security Analyst (REMOTE)

  • Location: City of Mediapolis, 50392
  • Salary: $58.62 - $58.62 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 8 days ago

Terrific Long-Term Contract Opportunity with a FULL suite of benefits!

Come work for this award-winning retirement and global asset management leader, helping people and businesses navigate a wide range of financial products and services, including retirement, investment services and insurance.

Position: IT Info Security Analyst - REMOTE
Location: Des Moines, IA 50392
Term: 6 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Work under supervision to consult, provide guidance and set expectations for the implementation of solutions that meet company information security policies and standards.
  • Ensure current and consistent information is provided regarding the enterprise information security program.
  • Meet both internal company business needs and external customer/regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain a balance between cost and risk when recommending security controls.
  • Consult and provide guidance and direction to areas on the implementation of secure solutions.
  • Strong analytical mindset, capable of identifying risk and vulnerabilities between controls.
  • Demonstrate skill in scripting languages.
  • Use query languages/syntax to gain valuable insights from data.
  • Knowledge of endpoint and data exploration tools (SIEM, EDM, UEBA, etc.).
  • Self-motivated to find solutions when no clear goal is presented.
  • Effective communicator of complex topics to various audiences at a high level.
  • Security-mindset from a risk perspective.
  • Partner with engineering team to define, build, and deliver solutions and resolve problems.
  • Pursue opportunities to automate or enrich investigation and response processes.
  • Conduct analysis to help determine data loss control effectiveness and recommend solutions to improve data security.
  • Some travel may be required, including overnight stays.
  • May be required to provide on-call support.
  • Comply with a Code of Ethics which covers a number of obligations related to personal and business conduct as well as personal trading activities for you and members of your household. These same requirements may also apply to other positions across the organization.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent work experience.
  • 4-6 years of experience as an IT Info Security Analyst.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Planning/organizational, problem-solving, time management, decision-making, and communication skills required, as well as basic presentation skills.
  • Able to effectively communicate routine to moderately complex security related information including plans, strategies, and designs.
  • Able to maintain a high degree of accuracy and confidentiality.

Even better if you have:
  • Basic knowledge of insurance and financial services products.
  • Compliance, governance or other security related skills.
  • Basic knowledge of business unit applications.

About our client
Our client is a global financial company with 18,000 employees passionate about improving the wealth and well-being of people and businesses. In business for more than 140 years, it has helped more than 38 million customers plan, insure, invest, and retire, while working to support the communities where it does business, improve our planet, and build a diverse, inclusive workforce. Discover, grow, and thrive as part of a team that supports you


Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

MATRIX is and Equal Employment Opportunity employer including disability and veteran and provides reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals.  Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable. If you are a qualified individual you may request a reasonable accommodation under the American Disability Act (ADA). If you are a person with a disability needing assistance applying, or at any point in the hiring process, please email us at To ensure a quick response to your request, please use the words “Accommodation request” as the subject line of your email.

For hourly W2 contract roles MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options.  Please see for more information.

For direct hire placement with our clients, benefits would be offered in accordance with that particular client’s offerings. This may include PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and other pre and post-tax options.