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Security Analyst - Des Moines


Des MoinesIowa

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Andrew Behr

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JN -012020-13820

Job Description

AVID Technical Resources is partnering with our client to find a Security Analyst for a full-time opportunity in Des Moines, IA. The candidate will use their Security Analyst or IT Security Auditing experience to travel to offices performing security reviews/audits. The Security Analyst will also design security controls for internal systems.  

Responsibilities Include: 
  • Reviewing installations throughout the US to ensure all sites follow internal and external standards
  • Develop technical and security policies and procedures
  • Serve as an independent technical evaluation resource
  • Assist in the evaluation, design, and programming of firewalls and routers
  • Security architecture and design; and telecommunications and network security
  • Willingness to obtain a CISSP or similar certification
  • Experience as an IT Security Analyst or IT Audit experience
  • Willingness to travel for up to 5 days at a time with a minimum of 15 trips per year
  • Certifications such as CISSP or CISA or the ability and willingness to acquire them upon hiring
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and be flexible
  • Knowledge of the following is a plus: VLAN, VPN, DNS, SQL, VMware, F5, HTML, XML, Exchange
  • Server, MS-Active Directory, TCP/IP, VoIP, HTTP, FTP, and SMTP knowledge
  • Strong knowledge in the domains of access control, application security, business continuity & disaster recovery planning, information security and risk management; operations security, and physical security
  • Ability to work in a full-time role without sponsorship 

About AVID Technical Resources:

AVID (Applications, Voice, Internet, Data) Technical Resources is a contract and permanent IT recruiting company. Headquartered in Boston, AVID specializes in placing information technology professionals with either an Infrastructure Support or Applications Development background.
Since our inception in 2003, AVID has grown to be among the leading IT recruiting firms in the area. This explosive growth has led to a number of awards and recognition. Inc. Magazine recently listed AVID on their exclusive Inc. 500/5000 Fastest Growing Privately-Held Companies in the US. AVID was named one of the Leading IT Staffing Agencies in the Northeast by Forbes Magazine and the Boston Business Journal ranked AVID Technical Resources the 7th Fastest Growing Privately-held Company in Massachusetts.
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