IT Security Analyst
KSYS Group inc
Skokie, IL US
Posted ago
KSYS Group inc

KSYS Group inc is a team of technology and business consultants working with small and mid-sized businesses in the Northern Chicagoland area. Our cross-disciplinary approach allows us to make the best choices in the context of all our systems and processes, finding optimal solutions for the needs of the business while achieving an effective security posture.

We are a small, family-owned business with our finger on the pulse of all of our clients' IT systems. Every day there is something new and exciting to learn. If you are looking for an exciting position where you will be challenged and grow, then come join our team! We are looking for candidates who are driven to solve security problems, with strong attention to detail, and who have a willingness to learn and adapt.

Responsibilities

  • Help in alerts investigation generated by security controls. Implement provided recommendations to improve detection capability accuracy
  • Participate in the optimization of incident response standards and procedures to increase the organization’s cyber resiliency
  • Analyze the information security environment and identify potential gaps in the security measures to safeguard valuable information assets
  • Help identify, evaluate, and report on information security risks
  • Collaborate with vendors and internal departments to provide recommendations to optimize performance of security controls
  • Collaborate with network and technology support team to enhance and improve security processes and documentation
  • Participate in the evaluation and assessment of information security vulnerabilities, solutions, and organizational posture
  • Stays current with security technologies and threats in order to contextualize the events observed in the environment
  • Assist in providing initial assessment of impact severity for IT security incidents and executing the appropriate response
  • Investigate any fraud and other computer issues

Perform daily operational tasks required for the integrity of our client’s infrastructure. Tasks range from (but are not limited to):

  • Analyze security alerts
  • Maintain endpoint protection infrastructure
  • Facilitate risk evaluation related to vulnerability assessment findings and coordinate risk treatment

Qualifications

  • 2+ years experience
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Broad understanding of and deep interest in computer security
  • Maintain good cybersecurity practices in your own personal life
  • Good communication skills, and the ability to explain security best practices to a non-technical audience
  • General understanding of computers, networks, operating systems, applications, and the web
  • An engineering mindset when approaching new problems
  • Willingness and aptitude for learning new skills and adapting to new technologies
  • Proficiency with programming or scripting a plus
  • Knowledge of finance or trading is not required
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required; we will not sponsor individuals for employment authorization for this job opening

Compensation
$100,000
About KSYS Group inc

Our company is made up of competent individuals who focus on providing personalized, high-quality service to our clients. We strive to continuously improve and progressively adapt to maintain a business environment that meets client needs while taking steps to provide an environment that is enjoyable and fulfilling to work in for our team. We focus on employee work-life balance and offer a host of benefits including:


  • Competitive salary
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • A schedule with good flexibility
  • Hybrid work option is available after the introductory period
  • PPO Health, Vision and Dental – Coinsurance at 80% employer/20% employee for you 
  • and your family 
  • Strong Education program – full reimbursement on approved education courses, full reimbursement on all certification test fees where you successfully pass. 
  • Employer matching donation program 

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