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Senior Risk Analyst

Senior Risk Analyst

Mosaic451 is seeking a senior level Risk Analyst to be part of the Infrastructure Protection unit supporting a customer in Phoenix, AZ.  This position requires expert level experience and administration duties with security event and incident management systems (SEIM).  It also requires expert level experience in security engineering, network security, authentication and security protocols.  The position requires hands-on analysis activities such as identifying SQI and XSS vulnerabilities, analyzing packet captures and completing scripting (e.g., Powershell, VB) tasks.

The position requires skill in IT certification activities such as vulnerability scanning, syslog review/interpretation and application security analysis.  Documenting system security plans and completing risk assessments are required for this position.


  • Analyze packet captures, network configurations, system logs, application code and scripts.
  • Write scripts to automate manual security tasks.
  • Complete written security plans and risk assessments.
  • ​Identifying web application and database deficiencies and vulnerabilities. 
  • ​Certify systems based on database configuration, application scans and system configuration settings.   

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree with 6 years of information security experience; or bachelor degree with 3 years of security risk assessment experience
  • 3-5 years of experience administering SEIM systems
  • ​Firm understanding of information security policies, standards, industry best practices, and frameworks. (ISO 27K, NIST 800 series, FISMA, BITS etc.)
  • ​Firm understanding of network security, OSI model, and information security architecture
  • Demonstrated experience in penetration testing/vulnerability mgmt tools and techniques​

Preferred Skills/Certifications:

  • Secure Network administration
  • Security Event & Incident Management systems
  • Packet Analysis & Scripting
  • Ethical Hacking
  • Secure coding
  • Network, Application, Data and Host Security

Education and Certification Requirements:

  • B.A. or B.S. in Computer Science or related field (preferred but not required)
  • CISSP, CEH, GCIH, GCIA, GCFA, GPEN, GCCF, CCNA, CCNP or related security certification (preferred but not required)


  • Not Required


  • Phoenix, AZ



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