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Urgent Need! - IT Risk and Security Analyst - Remote start, then Cambridge, MA

Kelly Services
Cambridge, MA 02238 Work Remotely
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Kelly Services is seeking an **IT Security Analyst** for a multinational biotechnology company located in **Cambridge, MA.**

******* If this position may be interested to you, please email me back at (with your most up to date resume in word format) and advise the best time and number at which you can be reached ****

**Job Title: Risk and Security Analyst III**

**Location: Remote start, then Cambridge, MA**

**Type: W2 Assignment**

**Length: 7 months**

**Pay rate: $60 - $70.20 per hour (Slightly flexible)**

MUST HAVE: Practical experience in performing information security and privacy assessments.

1.1 **Overview**

The security analyst is responsible for analyzing an enterprise's information security environment and proposed technologies and recommending security measures to safeguard its valuable information assets. This means understanding the business requirements for security and how best to meet those requirements. The person in this position must possess a detailed knowledge of the business, as well as information security expertise, to develop, evaluate and implement security plans appropriate to the level of risk the enterprise faces. One of the critical requirements of the security analyst's position is proficiency in the use of various tools and techniques, including risk, business impact, control and technical or vulnerability assessments, used to identify business needs and determine control requirements. Experience in developing security plans including security architecture and tactical plans is essential for success in this position.

The security analyst acts as an advisor to the enterprise's business units, as well as to other risk management functions. For this reason, an up-to-date understanding of the latest security threats, trends and technologies is a crucial component of the position.

The security analyst is a senior member of the information security team and works closely with the other members of the team to deliver a comprehensive information security program. The security analyst works with the IT department to select and deploy technical controls to meet specific security requirements, and defines processes and standards to ensure that security configurations are maintained. The analyst helps IT and business teams understand the relative tradeoffs between controls and security technologies.

**2.0 Responsibilities**

The security analyst:

Works with the Biogens business units and with other risk functions to identify security requirements, using methods that may include risk and business impact assessments

Plays an advisory role in application development or acquisition projects, to assess security requirements and controls and ensure that security controls are implemented as planned

Collaborates on critical IT projects to ensure that security issues are addressed throughout the project life cycle; evaluates vendors on their security controls and security technology choices

Works with Biogen's IT department and members of the information security team to identify, select and implement technical controls

Develops strategies and plans to achieve security requirements and address identified risks

Performs control and vulnerability assessments to identify control weaknesses and assess the effectiveness of existing controls, and recommends remedial action

Reports to management concerning residual risk, vulnerabilities and other security exposures, including misuse of information assets and noncompliance

Advises on security configuration and operations standards for security systems and applications, including policy assessment and compliance tools, network security appliances, and host-based security systems

Can evaluate systems and vendors from a technical perspective not just a GRC/ security program perspective

**2.1.2 Technical Competency**

In-depth knowledge and understanding of information risk concepts and principles, as a means of relating business needs to security controls

Experience with common information security management frameworks, including National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) framework

Proficiency in performing risk, business impact, control and vulnerability assessments

Excellent technical knowledge of a wide range of security technologies, such as network security appliances, identity and access management (IAM) systems, anti-malware solutions, automated policy compliance and desktop security tools, as well as mainstream operating systems (for example, Microsoft Windows and Sun


Soma Patanaik

Professional Technical Recruiter

Kelly Services, Inc

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

As a worker today, its up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find whats next is what were all about. We know whats going on in the evolving world of workjust ask the nearly 500,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

**About Kelly** ****

At **Kelly** , were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.


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