Senior Information Security Analyst
At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.
The Senior Information Security Analyst understands information security concepts, practices, and procedures common within the information security and assurance field. Completes tasks designed to protect the organization's computers, networks, systems, and information assets against unauthorized access, modification, or destruction. Uses risk analysis as a guiding principle in the assessment, development, and implementation of information security controls. Applies critical thinking and problem-solving skills to identify threats, vulnerabilities, and risks arising from gaps and weaknesses in the controls environment. Operates and manages information security tools used to detect information security vulnerabilities. Works with cross-functional teams to design and implement appropriate, risk-based information security controls. Works with end users to determine needs of individual departments, implements policies or procedures, and tracks compliance through the organization. Familiar with IEC/ISO27001, NIST Cybersecurity Framework, HITRUST, and similar information security standards and control frameworks. Works under general supervision and relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required in the design and application of information security concepts and solutions.
Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Primary Location: US-IA-Iowa City
Work Locations: US-IA-Iowa City-2510 North Dodge 2510 North Dodge Street Iowa City 52245
Organization: Assessments School
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Apr 19, 2018
Job Unposting: Ongoing
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1805617
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled