Role: Information Security Analyst
Reports to: IT Infrastructure Manager
Location: This role will be remote in the continental US, Alaska, or Hawaii
The Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ young people. We are a non-profit that provides 24/7 life-saving support via phone, text, and chat. We also operate the world’s largest safe space social networking site for LGBTQ youth and run innovative research, education, and advocacy programs. We’ve been saving lives every day for over 20 years.
Overview of the role
The Information Security Analyst will oversee the security of The Trevor Project’s systems, data, and other digital assets. This role is both a security strategist and a direct contributor to the overall organizational Information Security Program. You will monitor our cloud based systems for security issues, deploy security tools and platforms, develop a security strategy in coordination with Technology Leadership, manage the Security Awareness Training Program, and investigate and document any security issues or breaches.
Who You AreExperienced. You have a combination of education, certification, and/or work experience that has given you the demonstrated ability as a center of expertise for Information Security planning, implementation, and maintenance. You’ve previously planned, implemented, and/or managed Security Awareness Training Programs, Information Security Programs, and/or Automated Threat Detection and Remediation Programs. Builder. You have a proven track record of being a strategic collaborator, taking the status quo as just a starting point, then implementing best practices and continually innovating. Goal-oriented. You set aggressive goals that are achievable, then focus on exceeding them.Collaborative. You have demonstrated success as a cross-functional collaborator and owner. You have proven experience gaining buy-in from users, a balance between system useability, security, and functionality.Flexible. You are comfortable navigating ambiguity and working through competing priorities.Passionate. You care about LGBTQ youth. You care about saving lives. You want to come to work and feel inspired every day. You want to change the world.
What You'll DoContribute to our critical mission of ending suicide among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning young people, while fostering an inclusive approach to your direct work and engagement with Trevor colleagues across the organizationContinually grow your LGBTQ competency and awarenessMonitor cloud based systems for security issues.Investigate security breaches and other cybersecurity incidents, identify and implement remediations, and report on the findings.Deploy security tools and platforms to protect systems and information infrastructure, including (but not limited to) SEIM, Security Awareness Training, Vulnerability Monitoring, and Automated Detection and Response tools.Work with security vendors to perform tests and uncover network vulnerabilities, and to determine and implement appropriate remediations.Stay current on IT security trends and news.Develop company-wide best practices for IT security.Evaluate potential additions to the organizational software portfolio for security risk and mitigationEvaluate proposed projects, changes, or data use cases for security risk and mitigation
Why Trevor?A career that truly makes a difference in the lives of LGBTQ young people–every single dayComprehensive health insurance, including coverage for various gender affirmation surgeries (and we pay 100% of your premiums for medical, dental, vision AND basic life insurance)Flexible Spending AccountsEmployee Assistance Program to help with confidential emotional support, work life solutions, financial solutions, legal assistance, or online supportGenerous vacation and 12 paid holidays (one of our holidays is Harvey Milk Day!) plus two floating holidays , and three half-day Fridays during the summerPet insurance Remote work from the continental US, Alaska, or Hawaii (we provide the technology, a monthly internet reimbursement, and a reimbursement to outfit your work-from-home space!)Professional and Learning Development Trainings/Education: including a professional subscription to LinkedIn Learning, providing access to more than 13,000 high quality on-demand courses.Online Subscription to Headspace, a digital mindfulness and meditation platform
The Trevor Project provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. The Trevor Project complies with all applicable laws.