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IS Security Analyst

Company: Menards, Inc.
Location: Eau Claire
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

The Security Analyst is responsible for identifying, assessing, and mitigating security risks. This position is also responsible for ensuring that the information security controls effectively protect the corporation's Team Member and customer information.

This position requires a highly motivated, team-oriented person with strong communication skills.

Relocation to Eau Claire, WI and minimal travel required.


  • Strategy and Guidance
  • Provide strategic risk assessments for projects, including the evaluation and recommendation of technical controls.
  • Work closely with the technical architecture teams to support alignment between the architecture and security of systems.
  • Participate in the planning and design of the enterprise security architecture.
  • Develop, maintain, and publish information security policies, procedures, standards and guidelines.

  • Incident Response
  • Evaluate the severity of security events and determine the appropriate response to protect corporate IT assets and the company's reputation.
  • Oversee the corporate incident response program and coordinate activities between the IT support teams while keeping upper management informed.
  • Provide on-call support for security incident response where required.

  • Threat & Vulnerability Management
  • Monitor the external environment for emerging threats and communicate relevant information and recommendations to support teams.
  • Manage vulnerability scans on all applicable systems and applications, facilitating appropriate remediation efforts.
  • Manage application security scanning tools to promote secure application development.

  • Security Operations
  • Administer and monitor security solutions for efficient and appropriate operations.
  • Review security logs, events and reports of the corporation's IT assets. Interpret the implications of those events and devise plans for appropriate resolution.
  • Actively participate in Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) assessments, coordinating the Qualified Security Assessors and internal IT staff.

  • Acquisition and Deployment:
  • Maintain up-to-date detailed knowledge of the IT security industry, including awareness of new or revised security solutions and improvements to security processes.
  • Recommend additional solutions or enhancements to existing security solutions to improve the corporation's overall enterprise security.
  • Participate in the deployment, integration and configuration of new security solutions and for any enhancements to existing security solutions in accordance with standard best operating procedures.

Skills & Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Information Technology, with at least 2 years of Information Security experience.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills for root-cause determination and resolution.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively manage multiple tasks.
  • Must work within designated normal office hours assigned or required by work.
  • May be required to work overtime and provide on call support, including weekends and holidays.
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship.
  • Other tasks as assigned by Manager.


  • Experience in creating and maintaining Information Security policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines.
  • Experience with web application and system vulnerability management tools such as Qualys, Nessus, or Nexpose, to effectively detect, prioritize, and track vulnerabilities.
  • Experience with static analysis and dynamic application security, using tools such as Veracode and Sonatype.
  • Experience in building enterprise security dashboards, using tools such as Splunk.
  • Understanding of network-level security and firewall policies.
  • One or more of the following certifications:
  • (ISC) 2 SSCP, CISSP, or Associate of (ISC) 2

  • In-depth knowledge of PCI requirements and controls.
  • Experience with server operating system security, including Microsoft Windows Server and popular Linux distributions from RedHat or SuSe.
  • Experience with scripting languages for process automation and data analysis, such as Python.
  • Experience with software development security.
  • Experience with security information and event management (SIEM) tools.
  • Experience with cloud architecture and security.

Visit us at www.menards.com/careers to explore all Career Opportunities.


Keywords: Menards, Inc., Eau Claire , IS Security Analyst, Other , Eau Claire, Wisconsin

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