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SEC : Information Security Analyst

Location: Chicago Region
Category: Information Technology
Employment Type: Contract

A Chicago Financial firm is looking for an Information Security Analyst.  This will be a 6 month contract please take a look at the qualifications below.


Reason for Request:

The client team needs a person skilled and experienced in both Information Technology and Information Security to assist with multiple strategic activities in the department, including the following:

  • Participate in the assessment and addressing of recent Audit and OCC findings
  • Participate in the assessment of the overall security position of the department
  • Prepare information for the Audit and OCC groups while assisting with open issues to resolve issues
  • Participate in the review of and provide suggestions for updates to department policies and procedures, especially those related to IT Security
  • Participate in the review of and recommendation for improvements in the security-related environments, including tooling
  • Assist with other activities as requested


  • Assess open Audit and OCC findings, identify recommended corrective actions, and assist with implementation of accepted corrective actions
  • Assess the departments overall security posture against industry best practices, identify needed corrective actions, and assist with any assigned corrective activities
  • Review existing policies and procedures, especially those related to IT Security, and work with teams to update documentation to reflect current practices
  • Review current security-related environments and identify arty gaps
  • Participate in the transition activities to the Target Operating Model as assigned
  • Assist with the delivery of technology projects, work requests and break fix activities as assigned
  • Work with IT Teams and third party vendors to ensure delivery of IT solutions to the business
  • Other duties as assigned


7+ years in all aspects of information technology and information security, preferably in financial services and/or IT, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Core requirements include expertise in the following areas:

  • Security audit & compliance
  • Change and release management, plus other ITIL areas


  • Network security management
  • Participation in the implementation of security management programs
  • Participation in the implementation of technology management programs
  • Vulnerability Management operations experience a plus
  • Security incident management and resolution experience a plus
  • Technology Risk Management experience a plus
  • Access & Identity Management experience a plus
  • An understanding of Project Management principles a plus Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery experience a plus