Information Security Analyst Axioma Inc. - New York, NY


Axioma is currently seeking a qualified Information Security Analyst to join our New York office. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related field and have experience with Internet technology and security issues.


Safeguards information system assets by identifying and solving potential and actual security problems
Planning and implementing security measures to protect computer systems, networks and data
Responsible for preventing data loss and service interruptions by researching new technologies that will effectively protect a network
Protects system against unauthorized access, modifications or destruction by defining access privileges, control structures, and resources
Completes tasks designed to ensure security of the organization's systems and information assets
Works with end users to determine needs of individual departments, implements policies or procedures, and tracks compliance through the organization
Recognizes problems by identifying abnormalities, determine security violations and inefficiencies by conducting periodic audits
Implements security improvements by assessing current situation; evaluating trends; anticipating requirements
Assist in developing and publishing information security policies, procedures, standards and guidelines based on knowledge of best practices and compliance requirements such as NIST Framework, FFEIC, ISO 27001
Upgrades system by implementing and maintaining security controls
Recommend methods for vulnerability detection and remediation, and oversee vulnerability testing
Coordinate response to information security incidents
Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing publications
Keep abreast of latest security and privacy legislation, regulations, advisories, alerts and vulnerabilities pertaining to the Firm and its mission 


BA or BS in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related field
Minimum four years of progressive experience in computing and information security, including experience with Internet technology and security issues
Experience in developing or administering an information security program desirable
Working knowledge of and experience in the policy and regulatory environment of information security especially in financial services is desirable
Excellent project management, written and oral communication skills desired
System Administration - Linux LDAP/Samba, Windows Active Directory, Patch Management (WSUS or similar), Endpoint Protection (Symantec, MalwareBytes or similar), Systems Monitoring (Nagios, Wireshark, Dell OpenManage), Mobile Device Management, Process Improvement (Varonis)
Network Security - Firewall Administration (OpenBSD v.5.x), Network Protocols, Routers, Hubs, and Switches, VPN (OpenVPN)
Information Security - Security Policies, Penetration Testing, Intrusion Prevention, Intrusion Detection, Vulnerability Management (GFI LanGuard or similar) 


Competitive salary
Full benefits package
Performance-based annual bonus 

Axioma is an equal opportunity employer that offers challenging work in a supportive environment.