Information Security Analyst - GS

Shi International Corp. Austin , TX 78719

Posted 2 months ago

About SHI

Innovative Solutions. World Class Support.

Constantly growing in response to the needs of our customers in all sectors and verticals, SHI has transformed itself from a $1 million "software-only" regional reseller into an $11 billion global provider of information technology products and services.

From software and hardware procurement to deployment planning, configuration, data center optimization, IT asset management and cloud computing, SHI offers custom IT solutions for every aspect of your environment.

Privately-held and under the guidance of our current ownership since 1989, SHI has experienced tremendous growth in size and scope through neither merger nor acquisition. Our organic growth and two decades of stability are a direct result of backing a highly-skilled and tenured sales force with software volume licensing experts, hardware procurement specialists and certified IT services professionals.

Headquartered in Somerset, NJ, SHI supports their clients from over 30 offices throughout the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Germany, France and Hong Kong. SHI's goal is to foster long-term, mutually-beneficial relationships with its customers and partners, every day.

What SHI Can Offer:

  • World Class Facility includes on site gyms, restaurants and community events

  • Ongoing opportunities for personal and professional growth and development due to our strong promote from within philosophy

  • Work in an up-beat, creative, and fun environment

  • Benefits, include medical, vision, dental, 401K, and flexible spending

Job Summary

SHI has an exciting opportunity for an Information Security Analyst in our Enterprise Solutions Group. The Security Analyst II will support the Security and Risk Consulting /Technical Testing Team by applying information security threat intelligence to identify and exploit vulnerabilities within different projects' environments. Responsibilities will include implementing security measures to protect computer systems, networks and data. Information security analysts are expected to stay up-to-date on the latest intelligence, including hackers' methodologies, in order to anticipate security breaches.

This position is required to report to a customer site located in Austin, TX as determined by SHI management.


Include but not limited to:

  • Implement security measures to protect computer systems, networks and data, and information Stay up to date on the latest intelligence, including hackers' methodologies, in order to anticipate security breaches Prevent data loss and service interruptions by researching new technologies that will effectively protect the environment Ensure all networks have adequate security to prevent unauthorized access Ensure that all security systems are current with any software or hardware changes in the company Plan and document all security information in the company including internet security Conducts application security assessments using off-the-shelf or internally developed exploitation tools to execute manual testing for advanced attacks Produce and deliver vulnerability and exploit information to clients in the form of a professional security assessment report. In addition, they conduct client conference calls to include, but not limited to project kick-off calls, notification of high/critical findings during the testing process, and close out calls to review test findings, evidence, process steps to reproduce, and remediation recommendations They perform proactive research to identify and understand new threats, vulnerabilities, and exploits. Perform procedures and processes necessary to ensure the safety of information systems assets and to protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction Assists in project team in Disaster Recovery (DR) planning, Business Continuity Plan (BCP) & Continuity of Operations (COOP) assessment, development, implementation, operation Prepare impact assessment reports that document security breaches and the extent of the damage caused by the breaches Create standard operating procedure documents in adherence to security policies and standards Review violations of computer security procedures and discuss procedures with HHSC Security team Confer with users to discuss issues such as computer data access needs, security violations, and programming changes


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, Computer Engineering or relative experience US Citizen or Permanent Resident required Familiarity with Agile/Scrum development methodologies and development lifecycle 4-7 years of experience in Information Security Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within Information Security

Required Skills

  • Works well under direct supervision of supervisor Works well independently, as well as within a team environment Strong communications and documentation writing skills A certain degree of creativity is required. Works well with limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Ability to create, test, and implement business continuity and disaster recovery plans Ability to perform risk assessments and testing of data processing systems Knowledge of installing firewalls, data encryptions and other security measures

Special Demands

Will work from customer site. One Site requirement. Limited travel - site visits/monthly

  • 5% travel.

Additional Information

FLSA Status: Exempt

Equal Employment Opportunity

  • M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran Status
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Information Security Analyst - GS

Shi International Corp.