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Information Security Analyst

Remote | San Francisco, California
Freelance | Job ID #72376 | $90 - $100 hourly | Posted a month ago

Onward Search's FinTech client is seeking an Information Security Analyst to join their cutting edge team.


  • Establishing technical procedures to facilitate accurate reporting of automated discoveries
  • Enhancing and automating workflows for vulnerability management to ensure effective handling of automated discoveries
  • Creating or improving tools and services to bolster vulnerability management efforts
  • Ensuring prompt and effective resolution of vulnerability-related tasks such as identification, mitigation, validation, and verification
  • Setting up automated connections between asset inventory and vulnerability data
  • Generating reports detailing crucial metrics pertinent to vulnerability management

Desired Outcomes:

  • Establishment of a high-fidelity automated vulnerability management pipeline, featuring consistent validation and assessment models
  • Development of a unified and standardized repository and service dedicated to automated discoveries, driving engagement through ticketing, alerts, workflow oversight, etc.
  • Creation of a comprehensive and automated system for handling exceptions
  • Enhancement of workflow automation for both manual and automated findings, utilizing platforms like Jira or a new user interface/findings hub
  • Creation of seamless and automated links between asset data and vulnerability information

Who You Are:

  • You possess a positive and optimistic demeanor, driven by a determination to shape a better future.
  • You are enthusiastic about continuous learning, aiming to become proficient in cutting-edge technologies such as DeFi, NFTs, DAOs, and Web 3.0.
  • You value direct and transparent communication, actively participating in dialogues while also being an attentive listener. You welcome candid feedback and consider setbacks as opportunities for personal growth.
  • You are adaptable and flexible, embracing the dynamic nature of the crypto industry where priorities are ever-evolving. You thrive on the absence of monotony.
  • You exhibit a proactive "can-do" attitude, unafraid to take ownership of challenges, and are empowered by assuming complete responsibility for achieving our shared goals.
  • You aspire to be part of a triumphant team, willingly venturing beyond your comfort zone when challenged.

Your Profile:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Information Systems, Engineering, or a related field
  • Over 3 years of experience in engineering and automation
  • Expertise in the realm of Vulnerability Management
  • Effective communication skills, capable of translating intricate security requirements and risks into easily understandable terms
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and resolve obstacles independently

Desirable Skills:

  • Advanced degree (MS or PhD) in Computer Science or a related discipline
  • Previous involvement in secure software development
  • Familiarity with programming languages, data structures, and algorithms
  • Experience with one or more programming languages such as Java, Go, Ruby, or Python
  • Proven experience in designing, implementing, and deploying production-grade services
  • Background in automating manual processes
  • Familiarity with Jira and its applications

Pay: $90 - $100 hourly


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