IT Security Analyst I in Winston-Salem, NC at National General Insurance

Date Posted: 9/8/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Primary Purpose:

Responsible for the daily monitoring and analysis of information collected from the company’s information security systems and tools in order to preserve the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information resources and assets. Seek out weaknesses of the company's infrastructure by analyzing data and recommending solutions to remove, reduce or mitigate risk.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

  • Work under the guidance of Security Analysts II and III
  • Install, operate, and maintain a variety of security solutions or systems to include IDS/IPS, SIEM and DLP
  • Review and respond to security event logs and alerts from installed security solutions and tools such as firewalls, IDS/IPS, SIEM and DLP
  • Conduct examinations of computers, system logs, applications and network security events
  • Analyze, document and escalate security incidents per policy
  • Work with other Security Analysts in determining the proper systems and tools to protect company resources
  • Assist with vulnerability assessments and associated remediation
  • Maintain knowledge of current security threats, vulnerabilities and mitigation techniques
  • Assist with risk analyses and security assessments to identify potential threats and conducts mitigation activities
  • Gain and maintain knowledge of HIPAA, PCI, SOX, ISO27001 and NIST Cybersecurity Frameworks
  • Participate in Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity planning and testing
  • Participate in the ongoing development and maintenance of security awareness training
  • Provide reporting for trending and key performance indicators related to the information security program


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
  • 1+ years of experience in security administration managing security systems and tool such as firewalls, IDS/IPS or DLP systems
  • Basic knowledge of HIPAA, PCI, SOX, ISO27000, or NIST Cybersecurity Frameworks
  • Experience managing IDS/IPS, penetration and vulnerability testing
  • Working knowledge of DLP, anti-virus and anti-malware solutions and concepts
  • Working knowledge of TCP/IP, computer networking, routing and switching concepts in an Enterprise environment
  • Working knowledge with Firewall and intrusion detection/prevention protocols and best practices
  • Demonstrated experience with network sniffing and packet analysis tools
  • Strong 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
  • Demonstrated detailed oriented self-starter and the ability to work independently with limited supervision and limited direction, and in collaborative team environments
  • Ability to multi-task and manage varying priorities and projects
  • The ability to provide support after normal business hours
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)


Desired Skills:

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Sciences or equivalent experience
  • Tripwire Enterprise, Tripwire IP360, Nessus, BeyondTrust Retina, Qradar, Trustwave TrustKeeper, Proofpoint, McAfee ePO/HBSS
  • Penetration and Vulnerability testing experience
  • IT Cyber Security experience in a publicly traded and regulated environment to include one more of the following industries: Insurance, Financial Services, Pharmaceuticals
  • Industry relevant certifications such as any of the following: Security+, CCNA, CCNA Security, ENSA, CEH, CISSP, CISM, CEH, ECSA, GSEC/GCIH/GCIA – GIAC
  • Audit experience to include SOX, SOC II Type II, SSAE 18, and or PCI to include remediation activities




Job posting ID: 2019-2696

Job Requirements


About National General Holdings:

National General Holdings Corp. 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.