Junior IT Security Engineer - Bermuda - $70/$75,000


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Junior Information Security Analyst


Job Summary

The Junior Information Security Analyst is a member of the Information Security team.  The individual will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of existing security systems and tools along with identifying, investigating and coordinating resolution (i.e. containment, eradication and recovery) of security incidents detected by those systems or reported by others.  The individual will also participate in identifying the need for additional security controls (i.e. processes or tools) and their implementation, and support the Information Security Awareness Programme


Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Produce regular and ad hoc security reports and metrics
  • Coordination of information gathering for internal and external auditors
  • Coordinate the User Access Review process
  • Support end-users with Information Security queries and issues
  • Participates in Information Security Incident Response planning and testing
  • Participates in business continuity and disaster recovery planning and testing (BCP/DR)
  • Participate in the management the delivery of the Information Security Awareness programme
  • Deploy, integrate and maintain security tools (i.e. intrusion prevention, security information and event management, vulnerability management and others)
  • Maintains up to date and in-depth knowledge of the IT security industry including trends, risks/threats/vulnerabilities, security best practices and security solutions and products
  • Recommends security solutions or enhancements to improve overall enterprise security
  • Monitors all in-place security solutions for efficient and appropriate operations
  • Monitors security events for suspicious or potential security incidents
  • Investigates suspicious or potential security incidents or violations, recommends action plans and coordinates resolutions.



Key Job Requirements:

  • University Degree (preferably in the field of information security or computer science) or acceptable level of experience, technical certifications and training.
  • 2-3 years of overall work experience in designing, implementing, supporting or maintaining IT systems, with a minimum 1 year’s recent experience as a security analyst or similar role.
  • One or more of the following certifications:
    • CompTIA Network+
    • CompTIA Security+
    • GSEC: SANS GIAC Security Essentials
    • Security related certifications from major vendors such as Microsoft, Cisco, Checkpoint or others



  • Experience with Windows Active Directory
  • Experience of Cloud Platforms (AWS, Azure, etc.) and an understanding of Cloud deployment models (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS)
  • Experience with intrusion prevention/detection tools such as OSSEC, Snort, Tripwire, etc.
  • Experience with vulnerability scanners such as OpenVAS, Tenable, Qualys, Rapid7, etc.
  • Familiarity with log consolidation and event correlation using tools such as syslog, Tripwire, etc.
  • Experience with anti-virus technologies.
  • Strong understanding of TCP/IP, firewalls, remote access services, and other platform/network services
  • Strong understanding of current Windows desktop and server operating systems
  • Effective problem-solving, written and oral communication,
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • A team player
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