Security Analyst in Heredia at TradeStation

Date Posted: 6/23/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Heredia
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    6/23/2019

Job Description

Security Analyst
Heredia, Costa Rica
 
The Security Analyst is responsible for supporting the Security Team in ensuring the protection of the company’s assets from unauthorized access. This includes performing periodic access reviews and assessments, communication with application owner and managers, gathering information and creating metrics. The Security Analyst is also responsible for developing, reviewing and updating security documentation.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Work with the Information Security team to improve the protection of information for the company.
  • Perform periodic security control assessments and reviews in accordance with security plans.
  • Communicate regularly with application owners located in the US, Japan and Costa Rica via phone and emails
  • Review, update and develop required security documentation, including security policies and standards.
  • Perform security testing including review, analysis and validation of findings, and tracking these to remediation.
  • Develop and compile metrics, dashboards, and analytics for executive-level audiences, using SQL and/or reporting tools
  • Stay current on IT compliance trends and news related to security (Cobit, PCI, JSOX, GDPR…) and make recommendations to security team
  • Assist with configuring, installing and administering security tools and systems.
  • Conduct continuous health monitoring of security tooling and control implementations.
  • Support for project assignments with strong and effective communication, time management and collaboration skills.
  • Assist with other security related initiatives as they arise.

 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to effectively interact with all levels of the organization
  • Self-driven, organized, attention to details with ownership attitude
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills
  • Able to multitask and prioritize work in a quickly changing business environment
  • Knowledge or experience developing documentation and conducting reviews
  • Understanding of security best practices and compliance requirements (PCI, SOX, GDPR)
  • Understanding of security concepts including: Segregation of Duties, Data Classification and Least Privilege
  • Demonstrated personal initiative in maintaining a continuous level of professional knowledge in areas of technology, security and risk management
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products
  • Desire to learn new security technologies and practices
  • Knowledge or experience with SQL and reporting tool(s) is a plus
  • Experience with the following: Confluence, Jira, Service Now, ACL, KnowBe4 a definite plus
  • Understanding of SDLC and Oriented Object Programming helpful
  • Experience as a software developer and/or Quality assurance testing is a plus
  • Knowledge or experience with Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services environments is a plus

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
  • Minimum of 3 years of Information Security OR Information Technology work experience is required
  • An acknowledged industry security certification such as Security+, or CSA+ is a plus
  • Demonstrated progression toward security career goals