Security Associate Job Description

Security Associate Job Description

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Security associate provides daily support to organizational functional areas of responsibilities to include: physical security, security operations, guard force operations, access support, training and photo badging.

Security Associate Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Enforce standards, processes and procedures within the team to better streamline the group as a whole
Candidate will assist personnel in the completion of the e-QIP for security investigations and maintaining the security clearance database
Create and maintain system documentation for security tools and procedures, develop and maintain operational checklists, perform system health checks, and create test cases for new tools
Deliver IT advisory engagements, identify IT related financial and business risks, perform in-depth analysis of business processes, risks and controls, develop and implement controls testing work programs to provide assurance over the design and operating effectiveness of controls, draft reports and agree draft findings and improvement recommendations with client management
Assists in providing technical support to client and management and staff in the implementation of appropriate data security procedures and products
Meet and greet the patients
Direct them to the proper location
Ensure everything is safe and orderly
Recommend configuration changes to improve the performance
Work closely with IT and IS to maintain Security requirements for Operation of ArcSight systems

Security Associate Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Security Associate

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, AED, CISSP, SLED, EMT, SANS, ISO, PCI, HITRUST, CISM

Education for Security Associate

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the security associate job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Education, Information Security, Technical, Networking, Information Technology, Information Systems, Military, Business

Skills for Security Associate

Desired skills for security associate include:

ICD as applicable
Co-employment issues
Contract security guard force management
Organizational policies

Desired experience for security associate includes:

Support all aspects of Security Information and Event Management initiative and provide guidance to security analyst and network engineering staff
Support the establishment, enhancement, and continual improvement of an integrated set of correlation rules, alerts, searches, reports, and responses
Coordinate and conducting event collection, log management, event management, compliance automation, and identity monitoring activities
Respond to day-to-day security requests relating to ArcSight operations
Vulnerability, configuration and asset management (ArcSight Network Model)
Tune ArcSight performance and event data quality to maximized ArcSight system efficiency

Security Associate Examples


Security Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a security associate. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for security associate
  • Assist with analysts using ArcSight and other tools to detect and respond to IT security incidents
  • Respond to all emergency situations and provide First Aid and C.P.R
  • Candidate must be willing to work all aspects of security within a DSS cleared facility and support a diverse workforce located at multiple facilities
  • The successful candidate must be proficient with JPAS, e-QIP and have experience with the Security Information Management System (SIMS)
  • Security Policy & Compliance
  • Investigate, analyze, contain and resolve security incidents, Escalation of incidents as necessary
  • Handle inventory management of Open Source Software (OSS) licenses, help ensure license compliance, and track and alert vulnerabilities requiring remediation
  • Carry out day-to-day operational tasks utilizing specialized applications, tools, and platforms
  • Perform cross-functional activities such as data collection, analysis, and development of custom reports and slide decks
  • Perform functional tests of new security tools and provide test results and feedback to internal teams and vendors
Qualifications for security associate
  • BS degree in Computer Science, MIS, Computer Engineering, or other technical degree or 4+ year's equivalent technology experience
  • Experience in Compliance Requirements
  • Deep familiarity with standard Internet protocols (Ethernet, ARP, IP, ICMP, UDP, TCP, SSL, DNS, HTTP)
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science +3-4 years of experience or equivalent experience
  • Strong knowledge fo the fundamentals of software development (OOD, OOP, Data Structures, Design Patterns, Algorithms, Big-O notation, etc…) especially in relation to parallel and asynchronous programming (race conditions, deadlocks, semaphores, mutexes, callbacks, etc…)
  • Previous experience designing and implementing back-end data automation using SQL Sever & C# .Net, preferably in large enterprise environments

Security Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a security associate. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for security associate
  • Provide and analyze data and information for audit and metric reporting
  • Identify and evaluate general IT-related business and technology risks, IT controls which mitigate risks, and related opportunities for improvement
  • Produce quality client deliverables such as analysis, reports or presentations that outline finding and recommendations at the assigned sections
  • Assists in the review, development, testing and implementation of security applications
  • Understands the relationship between the SDLC methodologies and security controls to remain in compliance with Enterprise standards
  • Receives regular instruction, guidance and direction from others
  • Applying quality control standards that ensures the firm’s accurate use of market data
  • Assisting the firm’s compliance area to meet regulatory reporting requirements
  • Developing reports for both the trading desk and accounting teams
  • Interacting with market data providers, brokers, and custodians
Qualifications for security associate
  • Previous experience designing and implementing mobile-friendly front-end websites using HTML, JavaScript, JQuery, and responsive frameworks such as Bootstrap or Zurb Foundation
  • Strong understanding of how to write self-documenting code that is easy to maintain
  • Understanding and experience in defensive programming / secure programming methodologies and patterns
  • Willingness to pursue industry certification(s) such as CISSP, CISA, HITRUST
  • Perform ticket queue monitoring, resolution and prioritization
  • Advanced English level (min B2)

Security Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of security associate. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for security associate
  • Gatehouse duties, including monitoring and controlling vehicle access to the property
  • Enforcing laws as may be necessary
  • Enforcing Association policies as may be necessary
  • Observe and report incidents, check resort buildings for security and protection of resort assets, and provide other duties as directed
  • Perform software security testing at a unit, functional, and system wide level
  • Act as Software Security resource on assigned projects Analysis of security logs/events and escalation of security incidents
  • Perform manual and/or automated secure code reviews
  • Conduct security risk analysis of business and technology projects
  • Develop and deliver software security focused training in coordination with our global teams
  • Produce monthly security key risk indicators for senior management
Qualifications for security associate
  • Availability to work a 4x10 days/hours shift
  • Experience in a large complex Checkpoint firewall environment
  • Familiarity with the following Operating Systems/Applications (AS400, Novell/NetIQ, MS Windows, Cerner, Meditech, Health Management Systems)
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with security risk assessments in a medium to large enterprise preferably in a multi-hospital and /or medical center setting
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or similar technical field of study is ideal
  • General understanding of PC Help Desk, Operations, Technical Services and the general security requirements of each is considered a plus

Security Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of security associate. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for security associate
  • Monitor computer and POS terminal physical security by executing standards, policies, and procedures
  • Participate in project work sessions and assist in developing solutions leveraging core risk and security policies as they relate to Infrastructure security
  • Investigates and responds to alarms, reported events, disturbances, or environmental concerns while coordinating actions with the Global Security Command Center
  • Provides medical or safety assistance, including Automated External Defibrillator (AED), Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), as certifications allow for team members, clients, or guests based upon each situation
  • Conducts post-accident reviews to determine root cause of events for Human Resources, Facilities, Physical Security, due to Workers' Compensation, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Regulations, or general facility safety reasons
  • Identifies current or potential issues and reports findings to the appropriate department ensuring the safety of clients, guests, and team members (hazards, vulnerabilities)
  • Reports and may assist Global Security Command Center or Security System Analyst in troubleshooting of localized software or computer problems
  • Conducts security & vendor (Cloud) risk assessments as required
  • Represents security interests to project teams by ensuring security standards and requirements are defined as part of the deliverables
  • Participates in the development of IT Security strategies, policies and standards
Qualifications for security associate
  • Introductory level understanding of identity and access management concepts
  • Basic understanding of information system security and security controls is considered a plus
  • Must demonstrate exceptional communication and writing skills
  • Maintain information confidentiality of sensitive client information
  • Require a Top Secret security clearance (or clearable) and must be able to work for any employer without sponsorship
  • Minimum one year of related technical experience

Security Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a security associate. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for security associate
  • Assists with protecting the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the company and customer assets in compliance with organizational policies and standards
  • Oversee badge set-ups
  • Take pictures for badges
  • Work within Excel to keep track and maintain new hire information
  • B2 level (or better) knowledge of other major European language
  • Interact with Clients, Security Analysts, Specialists, Engineers, and Managers
  • Processing of performance and availability alerts, events and notifications
  • Monitor, identify and classify Availability and Performance events
  • Monitor events, create Incidents tickets, talk with our Clients, explain the issue and escalate where applicable
  • Prioritise Incidents based on risks and relevant impact, working with the appropriate teams to ensure related communications are in line with company best practice and expectations
Qualifications for security associate
  • Strong organizational and communication skills, with the ability to prioritize projects and tasks
  • Able to view screen or monitor for long periods of time
  • Able to bend, stoop, squat and/or kneel for filing and must be able to sit for extended periods of time
  • Able to hear oral communication in person, over a telephone or mobile phone
  • Able to perform Emergency Operating Plan (EOP) assignments which involve long work days and may include challenging field conditions during restoration following major storms
  • Degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, or equivalent

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