IT Security Analyst

at American College of Surgeons in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description


About the American College of Surgeons
The American College of Surgeons (ACS) is a professional and educational organization of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to raise the standards of surgical practice and improve the quality of care for surgical patients. The College is dedicated to the ethical and competent practice of surgery. Its achievements have significantly influenced the course of scientific surgery in America and have established it as an important advocate for all surgical patients. The College has more than 80,000 members and is the largest organization of surgeons in the world. For more information, visit .
Provide security management and technical support for the IT infrastructure that supports the business of the College. This infrastructure includes servers, laptops, storage, backup, Internet connectivity, remote access, wireless networks, and other related areas. Both the Washington DC and Chicago locations are included. Assist the help desk staff on complex security support issues. Stay current with IT industry security trends and identify beneficial upgrades for the College.
This exempt position will report to the Senior Security Engineer in the Division of Information Technology. It is based in our Chicago office and is a hybrid role: 3 days per week in the office/2 days per week remote.
Primary Responsibilities:

Security Management including installation and monitoring of security software systems, development of security policies, and response to security incidents.

Install, maintain, and monitor security applications for servers, including email, web, network storage, database, and application servers.

Assist on complex issues, including the remediation of audit findings and generating reports.

Resolve technical issues as they arise, develop, and implement plans to reduce the incidence of issues.

Work with a wide range of vendor partners to tune and optimize the multi layered threat protection ecosystem. Respond to alarms and perform investigations and remediation of threats.

Produce policy documentation and update configuration management databases to keep all items current.
Required Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university is preferred, but not required.

Cybersecurity certificate is a plus.

At least 1 year of similar or related experience is preferred.

Hands on training in various security, networking and server technologies including patch management and security scanning technology is required.

Training in monitoring and correlating event logs and managing event log platforms is required.

Proficiency in security administration, network protocols, server administration, TCP/IP, Linux, Windows Server, Cisco, email management, routing hardware and protocols, and firewalls is preferred.

Demonstrated experience to help implement and manage HIPAA and PCI compliance projects is a plus.

Hands-on experience with web-application firewalls, intrusion detection systems, deployment of security event management systems, and configuring enterprise firewalls is a plus.
Comprehensive Benefits:
We're committed to attracting and retaining top talent via valuable benefits!
Vacation, personal, and sick hours including 13 paid holidays per year
Hybrid office schedule
Medical-comprehensive coverage through BlueCross BlueShield
Dental, Vision, and Prescription drug program
403(b) Matching Program
Pension Plan
Flexible Spending Medical/Dependent Care
Employee Assistance Program
Short Term/Long Term Disability
Life Insurance
Domestic Partner Coverage
Plus many other great benefits!

The American College of Surgeons is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (312) 202-5000 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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Job Posting: 11309952

Posted On: Sep 24, 2023

Updated On: Oct 05, 2023

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