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Sr. Analyst Information Security (CISSP, Risk Management, Network Security, encryption, communication protocols) in Waukegan, IL
CISSP, encryption, Information Security, IT Risk Management, IT Security Operations, Network Security, penetration testing, vulnerability
Location: Illinois
Job Function: Information Security
Date Of Job Posting: 02-23-2019

Sr. Analyst Information Security (CISSP, Risk Management, Network Security, encryption, communication protocols) in Waukegan, IL

Position: Sr. Analyst Information Security (CISSP, Risk Management, Network Security, encryption, communication protocols)

Location: Waukegan, IL

Duration: Full-Time Permanent position (no contracts, no corp to corp, no remote)      

Salary:  Excellent Compensation with benefits 

SKILLS: Information Security Analyst, Information Risk Management, CISSP, Windows, Mobility, Internet, network security products, Security platforms, encryption tools, communication protocols, vulnerability assessments, data loss, penetration testing, secure coding.


The Sr. Analyst, Information Security works with various internal and external groups to ensure that information security policies, practices, and procedures are properly implemented within Business Programs. The analyst reviews business programs, projects, and initiatives from inception, throughout the implementation, to end of life, to ensure that appropriate security controls are applied throughout the entire lifecycle.


-Establishes and maintains strong relationships with IT and Business group leaders to understand goals, programs and strategic objectives. Evaluates and articulates program security requirements; identifies potential security risk factors and business impacts.

-Engages Third Party Suppliers to assess security posture, remediation requirements and compensating controls as they apply to Business Programs.

-Develops in-depth knowledge of Information Security policies, processes and procedures, as well as compliance processes and initiatives in order to provide subject matter expertise and guidance to other organizations (Commercial, R&D, Audit, Legal, Purchasing, etc.) within.

-Provides Information Security expertise and guidance to Business group leaders and IT Owners to ensure an appropriate balance between security risks and business enablement for identified business programs and initiatives.

-Acts as central point of contact with regard to Information Security matters and security policies for Purchasing, Legal/Privacy and Quality during the supplier evaluation and contract negotiation process.

-Reviews current technology and information policies and practices for continued applicability with respect to commercial and R&D business programs. Provides recommendations for improvements.


-Minimum of 5 to 7 years Information Security experience or equivalent experience in Information Risk Management.

-Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or other equivalent certifications required.

-Strong experience and up to date knowledge in Open Systems, Windows, Mobility, Internet and network security products and platforms, including user authorization, encryption tools and techniques, communication protocols, vulnerability assessments, data loss and penetration testing, and secure coding.

-Mix of IT operations and business program experience required.

-Demonstrated skills in project management, collaboration, communication and organizational skills required.

Information Security Consulting background and experience preferred.

-Written and verbal communication skills are critical.

-Adept at communicating concepts to diverse audiences with varying skill sets.


-Bachelor’s Degree or relevant certifications


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