IT Security Analyst
ConnectiCare - Farmington, CT

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Purpose: Performs daily management of IDS/IPS (Intrusion Detection System/Intrusion Prevention System) and SIEM (Security Information & Event Management) solutions to protect the security of ConnectiCare information systems and data.

Administers IDS/IPS and SIEM systems (including installation, configuration and troubleshooting)

Uses available network auditing/logging resources to detect, classify, mitigate, and remediate security incidents involving ConnectiCare equipment, including web-based attacks as well as those from inside the company.

Utilizes logging resources to analyze logs, filter pertinent information, develop intervention/alerts based on ConnectiCare’s security policies.

Performs random and periodic penetration testing and vulnerability scanning against servers and network devices owned by Connecticare to ensure security policies and configurations are in place.

Ensures compliance for network security policies throughout the organization.

Actively researches, collects and manages security bulletins and new vulnerabilities as published by vendors, industry, and new groups. Researches solutions, then recommends and implements corrective action based upon risk and effort according to established policies and procedures. Leads monthly security discussion between key I.S. personnel.

Provides detailed reporting to ConnectiCare IS management for security posture, trends and threats.

Acts as a backup to the Security Manager, especially with regards to firewall management.

Acts as a backup to other Technical Services staff to perform duties in the event of absence.

Acts as a technical resource for Help Desk, technicians and user inquiries.

Performs other related projects and duties as assigned.

Associates Degree required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

CISSP, GIAC or equivalent security certification required.

Expert knowledge and complete understanding of security policies and incident handling.

Expert knowledge of Internet security concepts including firewalls, IDS/IPS, SIEM, VPN, encryption.

Proficient knowledge of software including Active Directory, Windows Server and desktop operating systems, Unix/Linux.

3-5 years previous work experience in daily management of an IDS/IPS solution.

Proficiency in firewall design, implementation and management.

Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills required.

Ability to handle multiple priorities.

Member and Customer Focus : Recognizes that members and customers (internal & external) are the driving force behind every business activity. Continuously makes an effort to exceed the expectations of members and customers.

Quality Orientation: Assumes responsibility for providing the highest level of quality to members and customers.

Innovation: The ability to see opportunities for change, to capitalize on them and implement them when appropriate for the benefit of ConnectiCare.

Communication: The ability to communicate with clarity both orally and in writing.

Teamwork : Demonstrates enthusiasm for the mission of ConnectiCare and inspires the same in others.

Results Orientation : The ability to break a complex problem down into its component parts and arrive at the appropriate solution in a timely fashion.

Change Mastery: Embraces change.

Learning Orientation: Assumes responsibility for personal and professional development.

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ConnectiCare is one of the largest HMOs in Connecticut. In 1979 a group of doctors at Hartford Hospital planted the seeds for what would...