Information Security Analyst II
The Nature Conservancy - United States

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The Information Security Analyst II (ISA2) is responsible for participating in information security-related issues such as the implementation and routine management of the security infrastructure for The Nature Conservancy. In pursuit of this mission, the ISA2 coordinates tactical information security activities with information technology and other staff in a complex, decentralized global organization.

The ISA2 performs the following activities:
  • Routine management of TIS Security technical infrastructure.
  • Monitoring TIS infrastructure.
  • Primary technical contact for Tier-2 support staff regarding malware detection and response.
This position requires routine contact with TIS as well as non-technical staff. This position reports to the Information Security Manager and supervises no staff.

  • Perform implementation and routine management of information security infrastructure including endpoint protection (antivirus, host-based firewalls) and security management (IPS/IDS, SIEM) systems.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for Tier-2 staff regarding malware alerts, reports and response.
  • Perform routine management of TIS Security communications, including intranet and other collaboration systems.
  • Perform inventory tracking, software license management, etc. for TIS Security infrastructure.
  • Participate in the development of technical security standards for configuration of endpoint devices (computers, mobile devices, etc.), servers (file, database, web, etc.) and network equipment (routers, wireless equipment, etc.).
  • Participate in incident response activities.
  • Participate in in-depth technical security testing and analysis of proposed and existing technology solutions.
  • Provide advice and consultation for staff on information security-related policies, procedures and best practices.
  • Write technical documentation for and deliver technical presentations to TIS staff.
  • Participate in system audits to identify vulnerabilities and to ensure compliance with legal requirements as well as organizational and technical policies, procedures and best practices.
  • Periodically assist with investigations, discovery requests and related activities as directed by Ethics & Compliance, Internal Audit and/or Legal.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in computer sciences, information systems, information security or similar technology-related field.
  • Four (4) years of information technology experience in system or network administration and client support.
  • Experience with security-related aspects of information systems including endpoint security products, client operating system configuration and networking technologies.
  • Experience with system administration of servers and network equipment (routers, wireless devices, etc).
  • Experience working in a decentralized global organization, supporting staff and/or systems located in multiple states and/or countries.


The Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation, 401k or savings-plan matching for eligible employees, excellent benefits, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment. We also provide professional development opportunities and promote from within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond.


To apply to position number 41277, submit resume and cover letter as one document. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on

July 26, 2013. Failure to complete all of the required fields may result in your application being disqualified from consideration. You must click “submit” to apply for the position. You may select “save for later” if you prefer to create a draft application for future submission. Once submitted, applications cannot be revised or edited. If you are experiencing technical issues, please refer to our applicant user guide or contact . *LI-MS1* EOE STATEMENT

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The successful applicant must meet the requirements of The Nature Conservancy’s background screening process

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