Infomation Security Analyst at Genesis10

Kansas City 64198

About the Job

Genesis10 is seeking an Information Security Analyst. This is a contract-to-hire opportunity with our Financial Services industry client in Kansas City, MO.
Seeking a senior information security analyst with primary focus on implementing information security assurance for business applications. Successful candidate must possess strong communication and leadership skills with the ability to build and maintain relationships in a cross-functional team environment. Must possess both technical and project management experience including exposure to implementing information security on Windows and UNIX platforms. Ability to provide expert guidance to department management and business liaison to ensure compliance and mitigation of risks. Work both as an individual and in a team oriented environment. Acts as subject matter expert to clients and senior management on matters of information security.
  • Functions as a central point of project communication and status for project team and management and communicate early and insure clear expectations.
  • Works closely with IT and development teams to design secure solutions and applications, facilitating the implementation of protective and mitigating controls.
  • Works independently to complete the following activities:
    • Responds to information security events by researching the symptoms of the event and working with all parties involved to determine the priority, cause, and resolution for the event.
    • Tests, implements, and administers new information security systems provided by System workgroups and District Information Security Architects.
    • Documents and communicates information security events to peers, management, other IT areas, and customers to ensure all parties are aware of risk level and the impact on the overall information security posture of the organization.
    • Participates in security planning activities.
    • Works with project managers to ensure security is engaged in projects. 
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or other industry certification preferred.
  • At least four years of information security experience encompassing project management, information security, risk management, and compliance.
  • Four to six years of information security experience with a strong understanding of distributed networking and Windows and UNIX operating systems, database management systems, and applications.
  • Familiarity with Information Security tools such as vulnerability scanning tool, access monitoring tool, etc.
  • Familiarity with information security frameworks such NIST/ISACA/ISO preferred.
  • Ability to identify, analyze, communicate and resolve security related issues.
  • Strong understanding of access control methods including access control lists, encryption key management, and user and group administration.
  • Strong understanding of compliance regulations.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • General understanding of risk management processes.
  • General understanding of various types of intrusion detection systems.
  • General understanding of various firewall technologies.
  • General understanding of computer networking.
  • General understanding of two-factor authentication.
  • Strong understanding of privileged session management.
  • Strong understanding of encryption/data protection.
  • Strong understanding of vulnerability assessment and vulnerability management methodologies. 
If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply!
About Genesis10:
Genesis10 is a leading U.S. business and technology consulting firm with hundreds of clients needing proven talent and solutions to power their strategic initiatives.  If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you.  Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations.  We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement – project after project.   To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at  
“Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V”
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