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Senior IT Security Analyst

Location: 

New Haven, CT, US, 06510

Category:  IT Security

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The Knights of Columbus is a tax-exempt Catholic fraternal benefit society that provides financial security to members and their families through our life insurance, long-term care insurance, disability income insurance, investment and annuity products. Charity is at the core of our missions: our profits are donated to help those in need and to support our faith - $1.73B over the past ten years.

 

While we have many employees who are not Catholic, we follow the Church’s teachings in our investment strategies and our employee benefits. As part of our religious mission, we support the pro-life cause by contributing to the March for Life and pregnancy resource centers, we oppose assisted suicide and euthanasia, we are evangelists for the Catholic faith, and we help Christians who are facing religious persecution in the Middle East.  We all work together to support our two million members as they volunteer to help others in their parishes and communities around the world.

 

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Overview

The Senior IT Security Analyst is the main liaison between ITS and IT Security and is responsible for coordinating the integration of new and existing IT security appliances and projects with ITS personnel. Act as a subject matter expert for internal and external security alerts and provide guidance to the existing IT Security Analyst. Responsible for existing and new physical technical security projects. Subject matter expert responsible for technical and administrative activities related to monitoring and testing the security of the Order's computer environment as well as compliance with internal and external policies and regulations. Reviews existing security monitoring tools and proposes enhancements in order to maintain the Order's computer environment at a high level of data integrity and security. Position is involved in all areas of IT Security and will have access to confidential information through privileged user accounts, audits and other security efforts.

Core Responsibilities

  • Subject matter expert responsible for technical and administrative activities related to monitoring and testing the security of the Orders computer environment as well as compliance with internal and external policies and regulations. Includes penetration testing over 150 servers on a rotating basis, identifying existing vulnerabilities, correlating the vulnerabilities, obtaining ITS resources to address the vulnerabilities and tracking the remediation to completion as well as web application vulnerability scanning and remediation.
  • Leads security projects as assigned and ensures that security architecture/designs, plans, controls, processes, standards, policies and procedures are aligned with industry best practices and company objectives. Acts as main liaison between ITS and IT Security responsible for coordinating the integration of new and existing IT security appliances and projects with ITS personnel.
  • Reviews existing IT Security monitoring tools and proposes enhancements in order to maintain the Orders computer environment at a high level of data integrity and security.
  • Primary point of contact for business units to review third party vendor security and service organization controls reports.
  • Perform forensic investigations to support internal requests; identify security risk and exposures, investigates causes of security incidents/violations and suggest procedures or other controls to halt/mitigate future incidents. Educate users about information security requirements, policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for existing physical technical security projects such as the new camera system and researching future physical technical security projects.

Skills Qualifications

Required:
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Good communications skills, both oral and written. Ability to express technical information in an easily understandable manner.
  • Ability to interact effectively with ITS personnel
  • Must be self-motivated
  • Must be able to operate in a confidential manner
  • Troubleshooting, analytical and problem solving skills Systems/Technical Knowledge:
  • General knowledge of computer operations and systems
  • Ingenium and Life70 user management portals
  • Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Education

Required:
  • 3-5 years of experience in network scanning, network administration or computer security or equivalent combination of training and experience Preferred:
  • BS in Information Systems, Information Security, Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent preferred, but significant relevant work experience will be considered. Master's degree a plus
  • Programming experience a plus, but not required

Physical Demands

Must be able to remain in a stationary position for a majority of the workday.

KofC Cares

Our mission is focused on family and faith, and we support our employees in seeking a balanced life.

 

Employee benefits include:

 

Time Away: 13 paid holidays per year in addition to vacation and paid sick leave, and flexible workweek schedules.

 

Professional Development: Certifications, designation, and tuition reimbursement.

 

Retirement Benefits: 401(k) retirement savings plan with matching company contributions, and cash balance retirement plans fully funded by the company.

 

Health and Wellness:

 

  • Short-term disability and term life insurance fully paid for by the company;
  • Up to 12 weeks of childbirth leave under STD policy.
  • One week of fully paid parental leave for all new parents, including adoptive and foster parents.
  • A variety of health insurance options, including premium-level family coverage and a pre-tax Health Savings Account with employer contributions. The Order's health plans do not cover abortion, sterilization, or contraception, and the Order has helped advocate for other employers who do not want to provide coverage.
  • Long-term disability insurance;
  • Dental insurance;
  • Vision insurance;
  • Health club membership reimbursement;
  • Employee Assistance Program

 


Nearest Major Market: New Haven
Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford