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Principal IT Security Analyst - 90288063 - Washington

Washington, DC 20004

As a current employee you know Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move Americas workforce toward the future. The safety of our passengers, our more than 20,000 colleagues, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of you.

By living the Amtrak values and actively embracing and fostering diverse ideas, backgrounds and perspectives, together we will honor our past and make Amtrak a company of the future.

The Principal IT Security Analyst monitors, develops, executes, and manages data system and network security across the enterprise. This position develops and implements security policies and procedures such as user login and authentication rules, security breach procedures, escalation procedures, security auditing procedures and the use of firewalls and encryption routines.
The Principal IT Security Analyst prepares status reports, and metrics and analysis on security matters to develop security risk analysis scenarios and response procedures.

Delivers security solutions for complex assignments
Leads security projects and supporting the most complicated security issues
Monitors, developing, executing, managing, and assessing IT security across the enterprise
Continuously developing, enhancing, and implementing enterprise wide security standards, procedures, and guidelines
Conducts business impact analysis to ensure resources are adequately protected with proper security measures
Analyze security analysis reports for security vulnerabilities and recommending feasible and appropriate options
Monitors multiple logs across diverse platforms to uncover specific activities as they occur from platform to platform
Creates information support tools, on security monitoring and account/data access authorizations
Interfaces regularly with staff from various departments, communicating security issues, and responding to requests for assistance and information
Identifies and resolves root causes of security related problems
Responds to security incidents, conducting forensic investigations and targeted reviews of suspect areas
Works with teams to resolve issues that are uncovered by various internal and 3rd party monitoring tools
Performs application security risk assessments for new and updated internal or third-party applications
Define metrics to be used for management status and statistical reports
Analyze reports and making recommendations for improvements
Work with third party vendors during problem resolutions
Interface with third party vendors to evaluate new security products or as part of a security assessment process
Provide technical expertise on the usage and administration of security tools
Effectively perform all IT Controls as applicable.

Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field plus 7+ years relevant experience required, or 9+ years of relevant work experience required to satisfy education and experience requirements
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification or equivalent required within 3 years.
Proven experience with systems analysis, application development, and database design and administration
Proven experiencing developing and implementing IT security policies and procedures across a large organization Proven experience monitoring, investigating, and solving IT security related concerns in a timely manner
Strong interpersonal skills; including strong written and oral communication skills with individuals at all levels of an organization
Proven strong attention to detail
Proven ability managing and tracking large amounts of data, preferred with IT security data
Proven ability working on a schedule including responding to requests and concerns in a timely and professional manner
Experience with IT security forensic investigations
Experience evaluating large systems (hardware and software) for IT security compliance
Experience developing and leading training programs
Knowledge of security issues, techniques, and implications across all existing computer platforms.

Master's degree in Information Technology, Cyber Security, or equivalent.
Experience in the transportation industry.
9 years relevant experience preferred

Work is performed in an office environment
May require travel up to 10% of the time
Requires on-call status
After hours and periodic shift work may be required
Additional duties as assigned

Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Requisition ID:53941
Band Zone:D1
Posting Location(s):District of Columbia
Job Family/Function:Information Technology
Relocation Offered:No
Travel Requirements:Up to 25%
Recruiter Name:Varsha Ashpalia
Recruiter Email:jia.ashpalia@amtrak.com

You power our progress through your performance.

We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family, and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

We proudly support and encourage U.S. Veterans to apply for Amtrak job opportunities.

All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak is committed to a safe and drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing.Marijuana,notwithstanding any statute, ordinance, regulation, or other law that legalizes or decriminalizes the use or possession ofmarijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use. Candidates who engage in the usage ofmarijuanawillnotbe qualified for hire. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping Amtrak safe and drug-free.

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR section 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety- sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions. If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, he/she will not permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Amtrak is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability (including blindness), or veteran status.



  • Transportation
Posted: 2021-07-16 Expires: 2021-08-15

Amtrak, the national rail operator, connects America in safer, greener and healthier ways. With 21,000 route miles in 46 states, the District of Columbia and three Canadian provinces, Amtrak operates more than 300 trains each day — at speeds up to 150 mph — to more than 500 destinations. Amtrak is the operator of choice for state-supported corridor services in 17 states and for four commuter rail agencies.

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