Information Security Operations Analyst

Job Location US-MA-Cambridge
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/9/2018 2:12 PM)
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Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,700 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit


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The Information Security Operations (InfoSec Ops) Team manages boundary and internal cyber security technologies, working with the Threat Analysis and Information Assurance Teams to work towards maintaining a secure computing environment for all of Draper’s  operational and business groups. The InfoSec Ops Analyst will be responsible for being the primary system administrator for a number of specific security tools, as well as backup to other members of the team. The Analyst will participate in planning and implementing security policies and system architecture in support of both internal corporate operations and Draper’s business ventures.



  • Responsible for day to day support and maintenance of security infrastructure systems with a focus on McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO)
  • Assist other team members by acting as secondary support role of various security systems; including VPN, web filtering, vulnerability scanning software
  • Ensure correct endpoint policies are implemented across the enterprise, and that all systems are patched and reporting to ePO
  • Duties include but are not limited to ePO policy creation and modification, troubleshooting, vendor coordination, as well as server patching and updating
  • Provide support to Draper’s Incident Response team when required, including log analysis and SIEM integration
  • Maintain and update documentation for supported systems, including daily procedures
  • Support other Draper Information Services groups in troubleshooting and solving issues with supported technologies

General Security Duties

  • Evaluate new security devices, and collaborate with other team members on deployment of new technologies
  • Work closely with other team members to review existing policy and procedures, as well as developing new artifacts when appropriate
  • Assist fellow Information Security members in designing secure network and system architecture


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technologies, Engineering or equivalent experience required
  • 4+ years of overall IT experience required
  • 1 - 3  years’ experience in IT Security roles (Infrastructure & Operations Security, Privacy & Data Protection, Security Management & Operations, Vulnerability Management)
  • Broad technical background encompassing both network and systems security, and the ability to troubleshoot issues across both
  • Knowledge of security technologies and architecture, including endpoint management, VPN, web proxy, vulnerability management, and SIEM integration
  • Ability to convey risks and proposed mitigation strategies to management
  • CISSP or GIAC certifications are preferred
  • Occasional off-hour/on-call support is necessary. A certain degree of flexibility of schedule is required as some work (planned/unplanned) must be done outside of major production hours during pre-scheduled maintenance windows
  • Ability to work efficiently and independently with minimal supervision (i.e. self-motivated and willing to stretch to meet important deadlines)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Ability to obtain and maintain a government security clearance required


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