Information Security Analyst Tier 3

Posting Number 2023-12406
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/17/2023 1:49 PM)
Location : Location
US-NY-New York
Hybrid Remote Work Classification
Mostly Remote
Security Operations
NYU IT (WS1170)
Compensation Grade
Band 53

Position Summary

The Tier 3 Information Security Analyst is the top escalation point for the team of information security analysts. Serve as the subject matter expert in cybersecurity which requires advanced knowledge and specialization in cybersecurity principles and practices. Provide technical and team leadership to ensure effective threat detection and incident response activities by employing advanced techniques, tools, and workflows with an aim to foster continuously improve. Lead initiatives to identify and mitigate complex security risks by analyzing security events and alerts, developing novel techniques for detecting new attacks, executing incident response procedures, and communicating and assisting stakeholders. Leverage advanced tools and technologies, as well as create and optimize workflows, to enhance cyber capabilities and response efficiency. Conduct an in-depth analysis of multiple data sources and leverage advanced technologies to detect and respond to compromised systems and accounts. Additionally, identify and mitigate sophisticated phishing campaigns, as well as identify and remedy highly vulnerable operating systems and software. As part of the continuous improvement focus, actively contribute to the development of innovative approaches and best practices in cybersecurity. By providing expert triage for discovered issues and escalating as necessary, ensures that cyber threats are effectively addressed and mitigated. Lead larger incident response efforts, further refining workflows and strategies to foster ongoing progress in cyber defense.


Fully remote work may be considered.


Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

Preferred Education:
Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline and Certifications in CISSP, GIAC, CEH or equivalent

Required Experience:
7+ years involving information technology and/or information security, compliance, or risk management.

Preferred Experience:
7+ years of experience working in a large-scale information technology environment. Working knowledge using network and system diagnostic tools. Experience securing and/or performing threat detection within cloud computing environments. Experience with scripting, programming, or automation methods. Strong background with intrusion detection or system protection tools and methodologies. Background in developing threat detection rules.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Demonstrated understanding of advanced IT security principles and concepts. Demonstrated knowledge of threat detection tools and techniques across networks, endpoints and cloud environments. Ability to communicate information and security concepts to non-technical audiences. Experience with multiple operating systems, including Windows, Mac OS, or Unix/Linux. Strong understanding of networking and cloud environments. Must possess strong critical thinking and analytical skills. Must be able to maintain adequate confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information. Maintain a high level of discretion.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Expert knowledge of advanced security controls and information security best practices. Expert knowledge of enterprise infrastructure and application monitoring tools. Advanced knowledge of using cloud native tools and a strong understanding of security concepts. Advance knowledge of computer network protocols, network security architecture, and computer architecture.

Additional Information

In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is USD $135,000.00 to USD $155,000.00. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as, market and organizational considerations when extending an offer. This pay range represents base pay only and excludes any additional items such as incentives, bonuses, clinical compensation, or other items.

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