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Information Security Analyst

Company: Pearson
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

SummaryAs an information security analyst, you will be responsible for managing and implementing threat monitoring of Pearson VUE systems. This includes enhancing threat monitoring analytics, performing threat hunting, and performing cyber security incident response activities.The Information Security Analyst will:

  • Security operations
  • Participate in monitoring and investigations
  • Participate in cyber security incident response
  • Interface with corporate SOC
  • Analytics
  • Perform analysis of data, logs as a part of threat hunting
  • Monitor and report on security compliance with the security policies in the technology organizationQualifications and experience:
    • A Bachelor's degree in information systems, business management or equivalent work experience
    • 3+ years experience in analyst and/or consultant roles in one or more areas of IT security
    • Knowledge of and experience in developing and documenting requirements
    • Experience and understanding of technology-based organizations
    • Some experience with logging and alerting platforms, including SIEM integration
    • Current understanding of Industry trends and emerging threats
    • Knowledge of incident response methodologies and technologies
    • Experience of investigation techniques and report writing
    • Experience of risk management methods and logging of risks
    • Experience of process mapping and delivery of effective and understandable process maps and associated procedures
    • Ability to interact with senior management stakeholders, with excellent verbal and written communication skills, build strong relationships at all levels and across all business units and organizations, and understand business imperatives
    • Understanding of extensive and wide-ranging security requirements
    • Distillation of the security requirements into practical, proportionate, and understandable instructions and guidance across the various software productsDesirable
      • Background in network, host, database, and application security
      • Experience driving a culture of security awareness
      • Ability to provide effective training and education to others
      • Coding skills to enable hands on automation of processes
      • Non-customer facing role but an ability to build strong relationships with internal teams, and security leadership, is essential.
      • Ability to solve problems systematically and creatively
      • Results-oriented with strong commitment to tasks
      • Excellent time management and priority setting skills
      • Attention to detail and quality oriented
      • Ability to handle stressful situationsCompensation at Pearson is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. As required by the Colorado and New York City laws, the pay range for this position is as follows:Minimum full-time salary range is between $120,000 - $140,000.This position is not bonus eligible, and information on benefits offered is here.#LI-POSTLearning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the worlds leading learning company. Learn more at pearsonplc.com.Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racistcompany in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive. To learn more about Pearsons commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, please click here: http://www.pearson.com/careers/diversity-and-inclusion.htmlPearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law.Job: TECHNOLOGYOrganization: Assessment & QualificationsSchedule: FULL_TIMEReq ID: 8514#location

Keywords: Pearson, Harrisburg , Information Security Analyst, Professions , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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