Ajinomoto Foods North America

  • Sr. Security Analyst

    Job Locations US-CA-Ontario
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/11/2018 6:58 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Job Field
    Information Technology
    Targeted Job Start Date
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    First Shift
  • Overview

    The Sr. IT Security Analyst is responsible for the overall security posture of Ajinomoto Foods North America, Inc. Will ensure best practices in security and compliances while demonstrating sound business acumen. Position manages the Ajinomoto Foods North America, Inc. Security Register and interfaces with External Auditors, J-Sox (Japanese –Sox) Team and various technical and non-technical internal business functions. Will evaluate, deploy and manage various security and compliance technologies.


    • Contribute to the development, implementation, and maintenance of Enterprise Security policies, standards, and processes that help identify and mitigate security risk.
    • Contribute to security risk identification, classification, and mitigation processes
    • Monitors, tracks, and reports on compliance to security requirements and works with the responsible parties to drive timely remediation.
    • Contribute to the development of security metrics. Track, analyze, and report security metrics and propose countermeasures to address security trends that are not in line with the desired risk profile.
    • Advise departments on security regulatory requirements, enterprise security policies, and security best practices. Contribute to and provide security training and awareness to enterprise personnel.
    • Contribute to and manage security projects and initiatives and ensure the desired outcomes are delivered on budget and on schedule.
    • Oversee and lead the development of technical security standards for various technologies such as network architecture, operating systems, databases, directory services, web services, mobile computing etc.
    • Conduct security risk assessments that analyzed both security controls and technical vulnerabilities
    • Supports the development and maintenance of all documentation related to network, systems operations and disaster recovery
    • Works with other functional IT areas on project related activities including the development and maintenance of disaster recovery ability for all critical software and hardware systems
    • Assists in conducting technology research and feasibility studies / testing for new technologies
    • Develops and maintains documentation for all assigned responsibilities
    • Execute and assists in the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, upgrade, and support of IT security systems, including IPDS, Log Monitoring and Correlation, End Point Security, Next Generation Firewalls, Vulnerability Analysis and System Hardening
    • Manages Incident Response program
    • Develops and maintains documentation for all assigned responsibilities


    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited 4 year university
    • Minimum 3 years of experience in the information security, information technology, enterprise risk or compliance field
    • CISSP; Cisco CCNA - Security
    • Expert knowledge in Security policy frameworks and control design including managing policy exceptions, identify compensating controls and remediation action plans
    • Hands-on experience with a variety of information security technologies
    • Strong functional knowledge of information security such as GRC, vulnerability scanning tools, Access Control Systems, IDS/IPS, Log Management / Correlation, Authentication (including SSO / DFA), Encryption, Cloud (Private / Public / Hybrid) and associated technologies. Working knowledge of physical security controls
    • Strong knowledge of networking and systems architecture. Experience implementing network, applications, web services, database, and operating system security configurations.
    • Advanced technical understanding of network relates protocols and services (TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP etc.)
    • Experienced in End-user Security Training
    • Experienced in Disaster Recovery Programs
    • Must be team player and exceptionally customer service oriented
    • Excellent understanding of organizations goals and objectives
    • Good communication skills (verbal and written)
    • Must be very organized and self-motivated / independent worker with keen attention to detail and follow through
    • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in high-pressure environment
    • Frequent work outside regular business hours to facilitate system upgrades / rollouts
    • Occasional Travel


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