General Information

Location: Hamilton, NJ, Remote

Organization: WCG

Job Type: Full Time - Regular

Description and Requirements

The Security Analyst will be responsible for supporting day-to-day activities under the Chief Information Security Officer.  The daily activities will include, not limited to, ensuring the operational effectiveness and technical security protection are meeting or exceed expectations. The analyst will be working in multiple capacities within the Information Security team, helping to ensure the effective protection and compliance with the WCG Information Security Program.  
The analyst must have an interest and enthusiasm to hunt, and problem solve. They must have the ability to work independently and able to provide the team with timely updates and collaborate with other departments. 

To be considered for U.S.-based positions unless currently employed by WCG, where permitted by applicable law (including any applicable reasonable accommodation, medical or religious exemption), candidates must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by start date.

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Information Technology, Engineering or Math

  • CISSP, ISSEP, CCSK, ECSA and/or GCIH certifications are a plus.

  • Minimum of 2 years of information security experience preferably in vulnerability, application security assessment with experience using security tools. 
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience on a Security Operations Center with an understanding of the latest tools and security technologies  (i.e., malware prevention, SIEM, or firewalls).
  • Understanding of the latest security tools (i.e., malware prevention, vulnerability scanners or firewalls).  
  • Capable of performing work in a capacity to make improvements, influence change and making a difference.
  • Must have the interest and ability to learn new skills, and grow into the position; being a positive influencer as a security practitioner. 
  • Experience in cloud solution such as AWS, Azure, and Office365 is preferred.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.

  • Provide operational support for cybersecurity threats from security assessment, including, vulnerabilities management and application security risks analysis.  Resolving issue across departments and assisting in tracking effective security control to reduce exposure+.
  • Ensure IT Security controls are continuously in place, perform hunting activities and resolve security threats.
  • Provide support for penetration testing and vulnerability management activities, ensuring complete remediation and improvements in the cybersecurity operations.
  • Oversee application security assessments and vulnerability testing, supporting risk analysis to ensure proper security hygiene.
  • Ability to respond to critical issues, as needed on a 24/7 basis, and support to the Information Security team in the handling and investigation of a cybersecurity incident. Acting as an escalation point for security events detected by the SOC, ensuring actionable remediation and preventative measures were executed.
  • Participate in the evaluation of new technologies and processes that enhance security capabilities.
  • Support security awareness content and the messaging from the CISO.
  • Write operating instructions and develop documentation when necessary.
  • Provide insights in meetings and presentations.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor. These may, on occasion, be unrelated to the position described here.
  • Attendance and punctuality are essential functions of the position.

This role may require up 10% travel which may be domestic or international, including overnight and weekend stays as necessary, consistent with project needs and office location.