Security Associate – Cyber

Pittsburgh, PA
Full Time
Information Technology

Job Description

• Perform investigation and data loss prevention by applying security concepts, reviewing information and logs, executing defined tasks, analyzing requirements, and documenting any findings to address or mitigate risks and vulnerabilities
• Advise on less complex security procedures and products for clients, security administrators and network operations
• Participate in enforcement of control security risks and threats, in addition to conducting security assessments and other information security routines
• Applies security concepts, reviews information, executes defined tasks, analyzes requirements, reviews logs, and creates documentation
• Performs actions to address or mitigate risks and vulnerabilities
• Reviews and defines controls
• Monitor and analyze cybersecurity alerts, incidents, and events to identify potential threats and vulnerabilities
• Assist in the implementation and maintenance of cybersecurity measures to protect financial systems and data
• Conduct regular security assessments and vulnerability scans, providing recommendations for remediation
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure the integration of security best practices into system architecture and design
• Participate in incident response activities, including investigation, containment, and resolution of security incidents

• Bachelor’s degree in IT or related discipline. In lieu of a degree, a comparable combination of education, job specific certification(s), and experience (including military service) may be considered
• Relevant certifications such as CompTIA Security+, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) are a plus
• 2 years of relevant professional experience in the Cyber Security field, required
• Exposure to all basic Microsoft Office applications, OIM (or other Identity Access Management software) required
• Proficiency in data reporting/mining with query or search languages such as SQL or Splunk SPL
• Knowledge of cybersecurity principles, best practices, and industry standards in the financial sector
• Familiarity with security technologies, including firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, endpoint protection, and encryption
• Experience with security assessment tools and methodologies
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail
• Excellent communication skills, with the ability to convey technical information to non-technical stakeholders
• Understanding of regulatory requirements and compliance frameworks in the financial industry

Additional Details

Experience: 2-5 years