Cyber Security Analyst III - Remote in WFH-Texas at National General Insurance

Date Posted: 9/8/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    WFH-Texas
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/8/2021

Job Description

Title:  Cyber Security Analyst III

Location: 100% Remote (anywhere in the US)

Primary Purpose:

The ideal candidate will have extensive hands-on experience with SIEM event analysis, SOC procedures development, vulnerability management, and incident response. Additionally, experience with endpoint security tools with capabilities such as Nextgen Anti-Virus (NGAV), Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR), and firewall tools is required.

Responsible for the investigation, analysis, and response to suspicious behavior, attacks, and security breaches within the company’s environments using various cyber defense tools to identify and mitigate threats. Lead new initiatives and evaluate security posture to ensure compliance with enterprise security policies and regulatory compliance requirements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Following is a summary of the essential functions of this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. In addition, specific activities may change from time to time.

  • Implement new processes and procedures as identified by Leadership to ensure continuous improvements.
  • Participate in the Cybersecurity Incident Response Team to employ strategy, standards, processes, and technology to detect, respond, and recover from security incidents and limit occurrence or reoccurrence by using risk-based triage.
  • Serve as an endpoint security expert for MSSP engagement and collaboration
  • Stay abreast of Cyber Security best practices and emerging technologies to provide security recommendations tailored to specific requirements and needs
  • Review and respond to security event logs and alerts from installed security solutions and tools such as firewalls, IDS/IPS, SIEM, EDR, and WAF
  • Act as Cyber Security subject matter expert when reviewing and defining security anomalies that occur within the enterprise, documenting and escalating per policy and recorded standard operating procedures
  • Perform internal and external vulnerability assessments and recommend remediation actions
  • Maintain knowledge of current security threats, vulnerabilities, and mitigation techniques
  • Review new technology initiatives to evaluate risk, and provide mitigation recommendations 
  • Maintain knowledge of HIPAA, PCI, SOX, ISO27001 and NIST Cybersecurity frameworks and ensures organizational compliance
  • Participate in Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity planning and testing
  • Provide mentorship and assistance to junior members of the team
  • Assist with the development and reporting of key performance indicators related to the information security program
  • Employ deductive reasoning and analysis to make informed decisions and conclusions

Minimum Skills and Competencies:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor Degree or in-lieu of degree equivalent education, training, and work-related experience
  • 6+ years of experience in the Information Security field
  • Demonstrated knowledge of HIPAA, PCI, SOX, ISO27000, and NIST Cybersecurity Frameworks
  • Experience managing a wide variety of security solutions
  • Strong understanding of TCP/IP, computer networking, and routing/switching protocols
  • Strong firewall and intrusion detection/prevention capabilities
  • Solid knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems, vulnerabilities, and administrative techniques
  • Experience in scripting and automation of security solutions
  • Demonstrated detailed oriented self-starter and the ability to work independently with limited supervision and limited direction and in collaborative team environments
  • A strong ability to multi-task and manage varying priorities and projects
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to communicate security risk and compliance-related concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical staff
  • The ability to provide support after regular business hours

Desired Skills:

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Sciences, Cyber Security or equivalent experience
  • Preferred Certifications: CISSP, CISM, OSCP, GSEC, GCIH, GCFE, GNFA, GCIA
  • IT Cyber Security experience in a publicly traded and regulated environment to include one more of the following industries: Insurance, Financial Services, Pharmaceuticals
  • Audit experience to include SOX, SOC II Type II, SSAE 18, and or PCI to include remediation activities

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National General Holdings Corp. is an Equal Opportunity (EO) employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of any characteristic protected by law. Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not our practice to sponsor individuals for work visas.

In the event you need assistance or accommodation in completing your online application, please contact NGIC main office by phone at (336) 435-2000.

Job Requirements

About National General Holdings:

National General Holdings Corp., a member of the Allstate family of companies, is headquartered in New York City. National General traces its roots to 1939, has a financial strength rating of A– (excellent) from A.M. Best, and provides personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, motorcycle, supplemental health, and other niche insurance products. We are a specialty personal lines insurance holding company. Through our subsidiaries, we provide a variety of insurance products, including personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, supplemental health, lender-placed and other niche insurance products.

National General is a fast paced, dynamic, and entrepreneurial organization. Our team members live by and exemplify what we call the 4Es. At National General, we are Energized, Engaged, Empowered, and we Execute every day in order to provide an exceptional experience for our customers! We are passionate about our organization and the value that we add every day. A successful candidate with National General will embody the 4Es. Our team is poised to outperform the competition. We are National General Insurance and with us you can be extraordinary! Come join our team!

Companies and Partners

Direct General Auto & Life, Personal Express Insurance, Century-National Insurance, ABC Insurance Agencies, NatGen Preferred, NatGen Premier, Seattle Specialty, National General Lender Services, ARS, RAC Insurance Partners, Mountain Valley Indemnity, New Jersey Skylands, Adirondack Insurance Exchange, VelaPoint, Quotit, HealthCompare, AHCP, NHIC, Healthcare Solutions Team, North Star Marketing, Euro Accident.

In addition to a phenomenal career opportunity, National General Insurance offers an excellent benefits package including:

• Paid Training
• Medical, Dental, Vision benefits
• Wellness Programs
• Life and Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
• 401k w/ Company Match
• Company Paid Holidays & Generous Time-off policy
• Employee Discount Program
• Career Advancement and Development Opportunities
• On-site Healthcare Clinic (Winston-Salem and Cleveland offices)
• On-site Fitness Center (Cleveland and Dallas offices)
• Subsidized parking (Cleveland office)

National General Holdings Corp. is an Equal Opportunity (EO) employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of any characteristic protected by law. Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not our practice to sponsor individuals for work visas.

In the event you need assistance or accommodation in completing your online application, please contact NGIC main office by phone at (336) 435-2000.