IT Security Associate
Sedgwick
Cleveland, OH, Columbus,OH, Corporate Headquarters - 10000
1d ago

Job Description

IT Security Associate

IF YOU CARE, THERE'S A PLACE FOR YOU HERE

For a career path that is both challenging and rewarding, join Sedgwick's talented team of 21,000 colleagues around the globe.

Sedgwick is a leading provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions. Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do.

Millions of people and organizations count on Sedgwick each year to take care of their needs when they face a major life event or something unexpected happens.

Whether they have a workplace injury, suffer property or financial loss or damage from a natural or manmade disaster, are involved in an auto or other type of accident, or need time away from work for the birth of a child or another medical situation, we are here to provide compassionate care and expert guidance.

Our clients depend on our talented colleagues to take care of their most valuable assets their employees, their customers and their property.

At Sedgwick, caring countsĀ®. Join our team of creative and caring people of all backgrounds, and help us make a difference in the lives of others.

PRIMARY PURPOSE : To implement security measures to protect computer systems, network, and data. To be a knowledgeable resource in the latest IT and Information Security intelligence including hacker methodologies, vulnerabilities, and exploits to anticipate security shortfalls.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for detection, monitoring, analysis, and resolution of security incidents.
  • Administers various IT Security tools and applications.
  • Performs analysis of suspected malicious code and other software or programs and provides written or verbal analysis to management.
  • Assists IT groups and business units as necessary in troubleshooting compatibility issues between security tools and business or productivity programs.
  • Assists management in investigating IT or cyber-security events and developing resolutions.
  • Works closely with management on assigned projects from inception through implementation ensuring adequate internal communication and user involvement is maintained.
  • Provides feedback and suggestions to improve IT Security processes and procedures.
  • Works closely with project managers to meet and complete project milestones accurately and on time.
  • ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Supports the organization's quality program(s).
  • Travels as required.
  • QUALIFICATIONS

    Education & Licensing

    Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferred. Major in information systems or computer science preferred.

    Experience

    Three (3) years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required to include transmission control protocol / internet protocol (TCP / IP) services or networks experience.

    Experience with various operating systems, desktop productivity software, and network topologies highly preferred.

    Skills & Knowledge

  • Basic knowledge of the security confidentiality, integrity, and availablity (CIA) Triad
  • Basic knowledge of security information and events management (SIEM) solutions.
  • Ability to quickly master a broad range of security tools and new technologies
  • Ability to handle confidential sensitive information with integrity
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills
  • PC literate, including Microsoft Office products
  • Analytical and interpretive skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies
  • WORK ENVIRONMENT

    When applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.

  • Mental : Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment, troubleshooting, problem solving, analysis, and discretion;
  • ability to handle work-related stress; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet deadlines

    Physical : Computer keyboarding, travel as required

    Auditory / Visual : Hearing, vision and talking

    NOTE : Credit security clearance, confirmed via a background credit check, is required for this position.

    The statements contained in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a colleague assigned to this description.

    They are not intended to constitute a comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances. Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time.

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