Security Analyst

Security Analyst
Six Month Contract
Montvale, NJ
Must be US Citizen for this position
Must not require sponsorship now or in the future

Successful candidates will have over five (5) years experience with Application Security Architecture, Security Reviews, Control Assessments and have an Audit background*
The Security Analyst conducts information technology security reviews (infrastructure, system and application) for risks to our client’s technology environment and data privacy obligations, and authors risk assessments and recommendations regarding such controls for a wide-range of technology solutions throughout their lifecycle.

Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Provide quality assurance (appraisal and approval) of security deliverables, to include revising and drafting test plans, security specification reviews and standards, and technical documentation
  • Conduct the review of applications from a security and privacy perspective; review and contribute to our client’s Standards used in the solution security review process and provide security recommendations and better practices regarding secure software development in waterfall, agile, and DevOps methods
  • Provide and document advice, risk assessment and recommendations regarding privacy and security controls for projects/solutions throughout an asset’s lifecycle
  • Communicate regularly with Project Managers, project teams and representatives from various functional teams, including escalating any matters that require additional analysis to functional subject matter professional(s)
  • Provide input on the formulation of risk control standards that impact our client’s projects and business sponsors; advice on and develop recommendation to improve their software development program by integrating security processes, technologies/tools and methodologies to enable agile and DevOps delivery
  • Work with others in the Information Protection Group on ongoing or new information risk activities, as the need arises.

Management and Competencies:

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and collaborate with a globally dispersed, multi-cultural and multi-discipline team
  • Background working on large-scale international projects and the ability to manage multiple processes and projects at once
  • Ability to Plan large projects and prepare executive level reporting including financial analysis
  • Strong written and oral communication skills for effective communication at all organizational levels
  • Ability to gain and maintain credibility with other internal working groups & teams

Travel: 15%

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Management, Computer Science(s), Information Technology/Security or similar area

Certifications: CCSP, CISA, CISSP

  • Documenting
  • Drafting
  • Executive Level
  • Financial Analysis
  • Forensics
  • ITS
  • Large-Scale
  • Remediation
  • Risk Assessment
  • Security
  • Security Architecture
  • Software Development
  • Technical Architecture
  • Technical Documentation
  • Test Plans
  • Appraisal
  • DevOps
  • Quality Assurance
  • Structured Software

Job Type: Contract

  • Security: 5 years (Required)


  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)

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