job summary:The Information Security Analyst will be responsible for helping monitor the firm's technology environment for security vulnerabilities, misuse, and policy violations. They will also be responsible for maintaining and tuning the tools used by the Security Operations team.An understanding of technology and information security principles such as DNS, Kerberos, and the principle of least privilege. Hands-on experience with endpoint visibility tools, vulnerability management tools, and security event management tools (SIEMs) is desirable. The candidate is expected to test, document and tune the firm's security platforms and work with other team members to monitor and remediate risk. location: Edison, New Jerseyjob type: Permanentsalary: $80,000 - 93,000 per yearwork hours: 9am to 5pmeducation: Bachelors responsibilities:RESPONSIBILITIES:Serve as a member of the information security teamAid in alerts and incident response with the Security Operations teamResearch, validate and tune security solutions to meet security and business requirementsAssist with security configuration standards for systems and business applications.Participate in technical and non-technical projects requiring information security oversight and to ensure policies, procedures and standards are met.Interface with internal and external auditors for risk assessments.Secure business applications and computing environments across public and hybrid cloud infrastructuresMaintain an up-to-date level of knowledge related to security threats, attack techniques, vulnerabilities, and mitigations that apply to the firm's technology environmentAssist management with business continuity and disaster recover exercisesPerform other duties as assignedQualificationsAt least 1-2 years of information security experience (or a combination of 3-4 years of endpoint, network or IT systems administration)Knowledge of the incident response process, system monitoring and analysisAbility to analyze event and incident logsKnowledge of Windows Enterprise Infrastructure and components (e.g., Active Directory, GPOs, logon process)Knowledge of proxy serversAbility to follow through and troubleshoot technical issuesExperience with vulnerability management tools and exposure to penetration testing conceptsClear communication skills (e.g., writing, verbal)Excellent organizational skills (able to handle multiple priorities)Results oriented team player with excellent problem-solving skillsHighly motivated with a passion for security, technology and learningBachelor's degree Required Security+, CEH, or Microsoft certifications preferred but not required qualifications:Experience level: ExperiencedMinimum 2 years of experienceEducation: Bachelors (required) skills: SECURITY ANALYSTSECURITY ENGINEERSECURITYRequirement AnalystTechnical AnalystSECURITYADMINEqual Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.