1. B.A. in tech field or equivalent combination of education, training & work experience
1. Minimum four years network security experience
2. Demonstrated success in managing, analyzing and solving complex network technical issues
3. Strong TCP/IP networking and packet analysis skills, plus a solid understanding of common network and application layer protocols
4. Experience with log analysis and Windows/Linux/Unix security configurations.
5. Proficient in one or more industry IDS/IPS technologies
6. Experience with anomaly detection systems or netflow analysis
7. Good understanding of network attacks and exploits, including detection and various categories/types of attacks
8. System administration or network administration experience is desired.
9. Experience with scripting or programming is desired
C. Licensure/Certification (have or obtain)
1. Security+, CISSP or GIAC is desired
D. Interpersonal requirements
1. Strong verbal and written communication skills
2. Provides customer support and service with a customer focused attitude
3. Communicates effectively with all applicable customers
4. Possesses strong analytical, problem-solving and evaluation skills
5. Possesses strong personal organizational skills and self-discipline
6. Ability to multi-task
7. Familiar with healthcare and IT concepts, best practices and procedures
8. Projects a professional image
9. Ability to organize tasks, analyze problem situations and determine effective solutions to problems
The IT Security Analyst must possess a strong technical background, including a working knowledge of all aspects of computer and network security, firewall administration, encryption, network architecture/protocols, authentication methods, current wireless security standards, data systems security as well as familiarity with systems hardware and software. Also required are strong analytical and problem solving skills as well as excellent communication skills, written and verbal. The IT Security Analyst is required to keep abreast of industry security trends and developments as well as applicable government regulations. The Security Analyst should have a working understanding of regulations for HIPAA, HITECH, PCI and HITRUST standards.