1+ months

Junior Security Analyst

WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG)

General Information

Location: Princeton, NJ

Organization: WCG

Job Type: Full Time - Regular

Description and Requirements

The Junior Analyst, Information Security will be responsible for supporting day-to-day activities under the Director, Cybersecurity Operations. The daily activities will include, but not limited to, ensuring the operational effectiveness and technical security protection are meeting or exceeding expectations. The analyst will be working in multiple capacities within the Information Security team, helping to ensure the effective protection and compliance with the WCG Information Security Program. The position requires a person with the ability to work independently and able to provide the team with timely updates and collaborate with other departments. The analyst must have an interest and enthusiasm to hunt and problem solve. 

To be considered for U.S.-based positions unless currently employed by WCG, where permitted by applicable law (including any applicable reasonable accommodation, medical or religious exemption), candidates must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by start date.

  • Bachelors degree, preferably in Information Technology, Engineering or Computer Science

  • Minimum of 6 months of information security experience within an IT Operations capacity or Security Operations Center. Internships will be considered.
  • Understanding of the latest security tools (i.e., malware prevention, vulnerability scanners or firewalls).  
  • Experience in cloud solution such as AWS, Azure, and Office365 is preferred.
  • Basic scripting skills in Python, Powershell, and Visual Basic.
  • Strong communication skills.

  • Provide level three support for security events detected by the SOC, ensuring actionable remediation and preventative measures are executed. 
  • Provide operational support for cybersecurity threats from security assessment, including, vulnerabilities management and application risks. Resolving issue across departments and assisting in the analysis to the effectiveness of the security control. 
  • Ensure IT Security controls are continuously in place, perform hunting activities and resolve security threats. 
  • Provide support for penetration testing and vulnerability management activities, ensuring complete remediation and improvements in the cybersecurity operations. 
  • Oversee application security assessments and vulnerability testing, supporting risk analysis to ensure proper security hygiene. 
  • Ability to respond to critical issues, as needed on a 24/7 basis, and support to the Information Security team. 
  • Capable of performing work in a capacity to make improvements, influence change and making a difference.
  • Must have the interest and ability to learn new skills and grow into the position; being a positive influencer as a security practitioner. 
  • Capable of providing support when handling and investigating of a cybersecurity incident. 
  • Participate in the evaluation of new technologies and processes that enhance security capabilities. 
  • Must be able to support security awareness content and the messaging from the CISO. 
  • Must have the ability to write operating instructions and develop documentation when necessary. 
  • Not afraid of having the spotlight and provide insights in meetings and presentations. 
  • On occasion, may require evening and weekend work, based on business need.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor. These may, on occasion, be unrelated to the position described here.
  • Attendance and punctuality are essential functions of the position.

  • This role may require up 10% travel on an as needed basis.



Posted: 2022-08-10 Expires: 2022-10-08

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