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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

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.

Pay: $90 - $100 hourly


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