• IT Security Analyst

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview


    PFM is a national leader in providing independent financial advice as well as investment advisory, management and consulting services to local, state, and regional government and non-profit clients. We are proud to help our clients meet their financial challenges with a broad array of products, backed by unquestioned professionalism and outstanding service.  We are a firm of over 600 professionals with offices located in every region of the country.


    PFM is currently seeking a highly effective IT Security Analyst to become a key member of Information Technology team. The position will consist of a combination of responsibilities associated with cyber security threat monitoring, data gathering, analysis, reporting, and testing to ensure a strong and resilient PFM cybersecurity posture.  The position will be part of the IT Security Team.


    Major Responsibilities:

    • Perform network monitoring, cybersecurity data collection and analysis (e.g. intrusion attempts, spam statistics, data loss protection statistics, etc.), and investigate violations reported by Managed Service Provider.
    • Contribute to the development, testing, and execution of incident response plans.
    • Assist with coordination of annual 3rd-party security assessments and penetration tests.
    • Perform routine security reviews and attestations (e.g., privileged account access).
    • Participate on security projects in collaboration with infrastructure and applications teams.
    • Assist with the implementation and administration of cyber security tools and platforms
    • Assist with responses to internal and external audits and security related inquiries.
    • Assist with employee security awareness training and other communications designed to keep employees informed about cybersecurity threats/risk and internal policies.


    Required Skills/Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) in Computer Science, MIS, Business/Finance or a related field and equivalent work experience.
    • At least 2 years working in IT Security, IT Operations, Compliance, Data Loss Prevention and/or a related field.
    • Detail and process oriented.
    • Strong Microsoft Excel skills for data analytics and reporting mandatory.
    • General understanding of regular expressions, database structure and queries.
    • Good familiarity with productivity tools, including: MS Office, SharePoint, workflow systems.
    • Subject matter knowledge in the Information Security space, incorporating both technical and process/operational elements.
    • Experience with security and monitoring tools.
    • Strong quantitative, analytical, and writing skills.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and work under pressure.
    • Eagerness to learn.
    • Strong sense of personal responsibility.
    • Ability to be productive independently or in a team environment.
    • A professional and ethical approach with a strong desire to succeed.

    Preferred Skills:

    • Professional Qualification such as CEH, CISSP, CISA, CISM an advantage but not essential.
    • Current, relevant experience of working in an Information Technology Infrastructure and/or Security Operations function.
    • Familiarity with the software development life cycle.
    • Familiarity with networking concepts and architecture.

    Total Rewards: PFM offers a competitive base salary, bonus / incentive eligibility, comprehensive benefits package, profit sharing and 401K plan eligibility.


    Additional Information: PFM is not offering visa sponsorship for this position. 

    PFM is an equal opportunity employer (EOE, M/F/D/V) and maintains a drug-free work environment.


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