Job Detail: IT Security Analyst

Job Order #12579

Post Date Job Tile Location Category
12/18/2022 IT Security Analyst Houston - Texas Information Technology


Walker Elliott has partnered with our client to locate a Security—IT Risk and Security Analyst.

This role will be a fully remote opportunity. In this role you will be involved in all aspects of Compliance, risk assessment and mitigation activities. The IT Risk and Security Analyst investigates, responds to, and improves alerting for security-related events and incidents. They function reactively and proactively and help bolster security processes, procedures, and policies. Additionally, the analyst assists with routine audits and risk assessments and plays a key role in incident response situations. They find gaps, solve problems, thrive under pressure, and have an unrelenting drive to achieve and maintain optimal levels of security.


  • Daily operations and support of IT Security Infrastructure
  • Contribute to the architectural design of the information security infrastructure and operations
  • Participate and often lead security incident response efforts as required.
  • Assist in and help maintain business unit compliance to NIST Cyber Security Framework and NIST 800.171 compliance.
  • Support our Vendor Risk Program, assessing third-party risk.
  • Leads remediation, categorization, organization, and prioritization of vulnerabilities found through vulnerability scanning and 3rd party penetration testing.
  • Coordinate InfoSec meetings related to remediation of risks, audits, and vulnerabilities.
  • Document and reports control failures and gaps to stakeholders. Provides remediation guidance and prepares management reports to track remediation activities.
  • Performs IT risk assessments and risk management duties such as risk acceptance tracking.
  • Creates and maintains policies, standards, procedures, and guidelines as it pertains to NIST CSF and NIST 800.171
  • Stay current with trends in the information security community, including new vulnerabilities, methodologies, and products

  • 3+ years’ experience in an IT Security role.
  • In-depth knowledge of Identity Management, Network Security, EDR, Intrusion Detection Software, SIEM, and Log Management.
  • Basic working knowledge of Cloud security and associated technologies.
  • Basic understanding of DLP.
  • Experience with performing vulnerability scans, reviewing vulnerability scans, and managing remediation activities.
  • Experience with vulnerability management systems.
  • Has played a material role in an audit or certification process.
  • Knowledgeable in an information security program's technical and business aspects, as demonstrated by applicable industry certifications, NIST 800.171, and the NIST CSF.
  • Experience working with SSAE 16,18 reports.

Due to the nature of their business, this client requires a US Citizenship with no dual citizenship. (single citizenship)

Do not apply unless you are authorized to work in the United States for any employer as client company cannot sponsor or transfer visas at this time.

Walker Elliott is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For additional information, please email your resume to or apply online.


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