Added Aug 06, 2020 Information Security Analyst (21648) Carrollton, TX Apply

Job Description

Information Security Analyst

Reports to: VP Information Security Operations Employment Status: Full-time FLSA Status: Exempt Branch location: Corporate/Plano, TX Job Summary: The Information Security Analyst position assists in securing enterprise information by monitoring and evaluating Information Security systems artifacts. Recommends mitigating or compensating actions and executes incident management plans and procedures. Responds to Information Security service requests from Branch and Corporate associates. Assists in the operation and maintenance of the company's business continuity program. Supports all activities necessary to enable Fairway Independent Mortgage Company to respond to a business interruption. Essential Job Functions:

  • Monitors and responds to potential security incidents, service requests and requests for information
  • Performs basic administration of Information Security Systems
  • Monitors and manages Information Security Awareness program operations
  • Executes security systems test scripts under the direction of a Senior Analyst
  • Prepares system security reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing data and trends
  • Works with Senior Analysts to make recommendations for mitigating controls
  • Monitors and analyzes Patch Management Systems activity reports
  • Updates job knowledge by tracking and understanding emerging security practices and standards; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations
  • Assists in the development, production and maintenance of BCP/DR materials and documentation (e.g., plans, emergency response procedures, call lists, test results, etc.)
  • Works with Senior Analyst to assist with crisis management in the event of a business interruption
  • Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments Non-essential Job Functions:
  • Participates in and leads proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals
  • Adopts Fairway values in personal work behaviors, decision making, contributions and interpersonal interactions
  • Contributes to a positive work environment by demonstrating cultural expectations and influencing others to reward performance and value "can do" people, accountability, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, continuous improvement, collaboration, creativity and fun
  • Performs other duties as assigned Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Solid knowledge and understanding in Network Security, Network Hardware Configuration, Network Protocols, Networking Standards, Supervision, Conceptual Skills, Decision Making, Informing Others, Functional and Technical Skills, Dependability, Information Security Policies Required Education/Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education and work experience. Security Training preferred (e.g. SANS, CISSP, OWASP, BlackHat)
  • 5+ years of experience in IT and may possess knowledge of CISSP or equivalent experience in Information Security
  • Demonstrated experience with attention to detail, written and oral communication, multi-tasking, and working in a team atmosphere adhering to tight deadlines Physical Environment:
  • This position is primarily an in office position
  • Normal office environment Travel Expectations:
  • Local travel may be required for company or career-related meetings, programs, and/or events. Reasonable Accommodations To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Revised: 5/1/17


  • Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation