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Lead IT Security Analyst

Birmingham, AL - Onsite

Job ID: 34889
Posted: 2024-03-04
Employment Type: Direct Hire
USDSalary: $USD125000
USDPay Rate: $USD120000 Hour

ITAC is assisting one of our Birmingham-based clients in their search for a Lead IT Security Analyst. You will be responsible for designing and managing security measures to systems and data.

Your expertise in M365, network, and cloud security will be instrumental in ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulations.

*C2C is not an option with this job opening and all applicants should be able to work for any US Employer without sponsorship.*

What you’ll be doing (duties of this position):

  • Conduct risk assessments and vulnerability assessments to identify and mitigate potential security threats.
  • Develop and implement information security policies, procedures, and standards in alignment with industry regulations.
  • Lead the design, implementation, and management of security controls within the Microsoft 365 environment.
  • Implement and manage security controls specific to Exchange Online and Microsoft Teams, ensuring the confidentiality and integrity of communication and collaboration platforms.
  • Design and implement network security measures, including firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, and VPNs, to safeguard the firm's infrastructure.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to educate and train staff on best practices of IAM, server administration, and Active Directory management.

What you’ll need to be considered (requirements):

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Security, or related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Certifications such as CISSP, CISM, Microsoft 365 security certifications are a highly preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft 365 security technologies, including Defender for Endpoint, Azure Active Directory, Exchange Online, and Microsoft Teams security features.
  • Proficiency in network security protocols, firewalls, IDS/IPS, VPNs, and related technologies.
  • General understanding of cloud security concepts and best practices.
  • Expertise in NIST compliance frameworks and guidelines.
  • Strong understanding of information security principles, risk management, and regulatory compliance.
  • Excellent teamwork, leadership and communication skills.


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