IT Security Analyst II in Dallas, TX at National General Insurance

Date Posted: 8/28/2019

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Job Description

Primary Purpose:

The Security Analyst II is 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. This role seeks out weaknesses of the company's infrastructure by analyzing data and recommending solutions to remove, reduce or mitigate risk. This position can be located in the Dallas, TX or Winston-Salem, NC offices.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists Security Administrators with the implementation and tuning of policies for systems such as IDS/IPS, SIEM and DLP
  • Works with Security Architects in determining the proper systems and tools to protect company resources
  • Reviews security event logs and alerts from security systems and tools such as firewall, IDS/IPS, DLP, SIEM and syslog
  • Analyzes, documents and escalates security incidents per policy
  • Conducts examinations of computers, system logs, applications and network security events
  • Performs vulnerability assessments and recommends remediation actions
  • Maintains knowledge of current security threats, vulnerabilities and mitigation techniques
  • Performs risk analyses and security assessments
  • Identifies new threats and evaluates mitigation actions
  • Maintains knowledge of HIPAA, PCI, SOX, ISO27001 and NIST Cybersecurity Frameworks
  • Participates in Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity planning and testing
  • Performs vendor security assessments in the continental US and overseas (passport required)
  • Tracks findings and remediation activity to completion
  • Guides and trains Security Analysts I in day to day operations
  • Assists with the establishment of corporate security policies and procedures to protect information assets against unauthorized access, modification and/or destruction
  • Participates in the development and maintenance of security awareness training
  • Provides reporting for trending and key performance indicators related to the information security program
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Skills and Competencies:

  • 3+ years of experience as a Security Analyst
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required
  • Demonstrated knowledge of HIPAA, PCI, SOX, ISO27000 or NIST Cybersecurity Framework
  • Experience managing IDS/IPS, penetration and vulnerability testing
  • Experience managing McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator and associated McAfee security solutions in a large corporate environment
  • Experience implementing or managing DLP, SIEM, anti-virus and anti-malware solutions
  • Fundamental knowledge of TCP/IP, computer networking, routing and switching concepts
  • Working knowledge of firewall and intrusion detection/prevention protocols
  • Windows, UNIX and Linux operating systems
  • Experience with network protocols and packet analysis tools
  • 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 normal business hours as needed



Desired Skills:

  • B. S. in Computer Sciences or equivalent experience
  • Working knowledge of one or more of the following: Tripwire Enterprise, Tripwire IP360, Nessus, BeyondTrust Retina, IBM Qradar, Trustwave TrustKeeper, Proofpoint
  • Experience with high-level programming languages (e.g. Java, C, C++, C#, python) and web application development (JavaScript, PHP, ASP)
  • Security+, CompTIA, CCNA, CCNA Security, ENSA, CEH, CISSP, CISM, CEH, ECSA, GSEC/GCIH/GCIA – GIAC certifications



Job posting ID: 2019-2330

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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.