Senior Security Analyst (8729BR) New York, New York


  • Persist in recommending day-to-day solutions to ensure an effective/efficient Security solution to meet the Company’s strategic information needs.
  • Serves as a security adviser, recommending Security solutions to situations as they arise.
  • Perform assignments to aid in the Enterprise Technology goal of providing technology leadership and provide technical expertise and business knowledge spanning many processing platforms in the efforts of Security.
  • Provides business knowledge and technical expertise spanning many applications and technical platforms supporting detailed design and development and/or support activities within the Security Assurance area.
  • Provide security expertise across multiple technical platforms.
  • Persist in recommending day-to-day solutions to ensure an effective/efficient Security solution to meet the Company’s strategic information needs.
  • Insures the network/environment is safe from intrusion and tampering and that it is in compliance with corporate security policies and standards.
  • Develop, maintain, document, and communicate processes that ensure delivery of Security Assurance services.
  • Provide investigative support for malware detection and analysis, digital forensics, network and individual PC based events.
  • Log review, looking for and following up on access violations.
  • Develop and calculate metrics for use within a Security Dashboard.

Required Skills:

  • Candidates must possess 6+ years of relevant experience and BA/BS Degree or equivalent.
  • Minimum of five year of hands-on Information Security experience in the distributed environment is required.
  • Working knowledge of networking fundamentals and concepts is required.
  • CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) certification with 6+ years is required.
  • Working knowledge of distributed operating systems and security tools applicable to the platform is required. - Working experience (4 years+) required with the Qualys suite of products (Vulnerability Management Scanning (VMS), Policy Compliance (PC) and Web Application Scanning (WAS)) is required.
  • Experience (3 years+) with the IBM AppScan Web Application testing suite is preferred.
  • Working experience with networking and network proxies.
  • Working experience with Wardialing software.
  • Working knowledge of mainframe access.
  • Excellent problem determination/resolution skills.
  • Working knowledge the Vontu E-mail content filtering and Data Leak Protection (DLP) software is preferred.
  • This position requires off hours support 24 by 7 on call on an ongoing basis.

Preferred Skills:

  • Demonstrates a basic understanding of the insurance industry and is familiar with the products and services of New York Life.
  • Builds and maintains strong working knowledge of various business areas and the security applications that support it.
  • Can assess the tradeoffs between business needs, technology requirements and costs.
  • Possesses a strong working knowledge of security principles, policies, tools and procedures.
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