IT Security Analyst

ACE Hardware - Oak Brook, IL3.9

30+ days ago
The Job

The IT Security Analyst will be a member of the IT Security Engineering team reporting to the IT Security Engineering Manager. Responsibilities include analysis and support activities to support security engineering, install, maintain and troubleshoot security hardware and software solutions to protect the Ace Hardware Corporate IT environment. The role also consists of applying core knowledge and skills to assist team members in the analysis, design, testing and deployment of standard security controls within the enterprise.

Technology platforms supported include:
CheckPoint firewall infrastructure (URL filtering, Application Control, IDS/IPS, VPN/SSLvpn, SmartSuite)

F5 Technologies (Local Traffic Manager, Access Policy Manager, Application Security Manager)

Security Information Event Management platforms (SIEM)

End Point Protection, Encryption and Advanced Threat Protection

What you’ll do:
Installation, support and troubleshooting of next generation firewall and security hardware / software platforms
Continuously improve and expand existing security technologies
Coordinate and provide technical support to application teams and business partners
Respond to and resolve security incidents
Contribute to the continual enhancement of Ace’s IT security infrastructure program through the expansion and enforcement of governance, core processes and organizational awareness
Contribute to the vision and strategy for enterprise security networking solutions

What you need to succeed:
Education Requirements
Bachelor degree in Cyber Security or related Computer Science program
Experience Requirements
0-1 years of experience or comparable education/training involved in IT Security, consulting, or solution delivery (research, design, build, deploy, operation and support) practices
Require technical experience with security control architecture design and solution delivery
Skills & Competency Requirements
MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio required
Technical knowledge of threat, vulnerability, log, and identity/access management is preferred
Solid fundamental understanding of key server technology and networking infrastructure concepts, technologies, protocols and solutions is preferred
The ability to research and solve moderately complex security and networking challenges
This person must have the personal skills to cooperate and communicate with other team members primarily to generate security policy and risk awareness training and education
We want to hear from you!
When most people think of career opportunities with Ace Hardware, they often think of the helpful cashiers and sales associates at their local store. However, have you also considered the people behind the scenes who select, promote, ship and process the invoices for more than 75,000 products? Maybe you haven't, but we'd like you to. Because together we help our customers take care of their homes. Come find out why a career with the Ace Hardware Corporation is one of America's best kept secrets.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Ace Hardware Corporation and its subsidiaries are committed to a policy of promoting equal employment opportunities. The company recognizes the importance of diversity and leveraging the skills and talents of all people to the mutual advantage of each individual and the organization. The company is committed to the prevention of employment discrimination related to race, religion, color, sex (including sexual harassment), gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability and military discharge, or any other action covered by federal or state laws.