Navient Tech Info Security Analyst in Fishers, Indiana

The Technical Info Security Analyst is responsible for programming, supporting and maintaining complex security systems, software programs and hardware devices which are used to provide security for Navient systems and applications. Responsibilities include researching, testing, developing and implementing new technical security solutions, interface programs, customized utilities and hardware devices in support of the corporate information security mission.

A Technical Info Security Analyst will have well developed understanding of Information Security concepts, principals and industry "Best Practice" guidelines, as well as technical expertise in at least one of the following areas:

  • Mainframe Security (MVS, TSO, RACF, IDMS, CICS, DB2)

  • Network Security (firewalls, IDS, routers, crypto, PKI, VPN, anti-virus software, Internet services)

  • System Security (Microsoft NT/2000/AD, Netware/NDS, LDAP, Unix, workstation platforms, mail servers)

  • Database Security (Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, Sybase, DB2)

  • Internet Security (Microsoft IIS, Apache, web services and applications, CGI, Java, SSL, XML, Soap)

Technical Info Security Analysts help develop technical security project plans and participate on project teams in order to design, modify and implement technical security solutions for authentication, access control, auditing and security administration. Responsibilities also include researching, analyzing, testing, developing, installing, programming and implementing computer, data and information security controls, interfaces, utilities, programs and audit tools that are used to control, manage, protect and monitor Sallie Mae information systems and applications across the enterprise.

Detailed technical skills, hands on experience, a proven track record involving security design and administration, excellent project management and organization skills, and the ability to write technical and administrative documents in support of projects is required.

Must Have:

  • 6 to 8 years progressive experience working in Information Technology with at least 6 years of direct experience in Information Security.

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science (additional experience may substitute)

  • Must be familiar with security software products and audit tools used in either a mainframe or distributed computing environment.

  • Knowledge of IBM MVS, RACF, TSO/ISPF/JCL, Novell Netware/NDS, Microsoft Windows NT/Active Directory, LDAP, Internet security and network security technologies (TCP/IP, firewalls, IDS, Anti-Virus products, etc.) and third party security or audit tools is required, as well as understanding how to implement application level security controls and mechanisms.

  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with project and application development teams, management and clients is a must.

  • Analytical, teamwork, organization, project and time management skills are critical. Must be focused, energetic, meet commitments, be willing to take ownership, have excellent judgment and integrity.

This position will support a federal government contract. Applicants must be able to obtain Public Trust security clearance as required of federal government contractors to include a background check conducted by the U.S. Government to determine eligibility and suitability for federal contract employment for public trust or sensitive positions. For this level of clearance, applicants must possess U.S. citizenship.

All offers of employment are contingent on standard background checks. Navient and certain of its affiliated companies are federal, state and/or local government contractors. Should this position support a federal government contract, now or in the future, the successful candidate will be subject to a background check conducted by the U.S. Government to determine eligibility and suitability for federal contract employment for public trust or sensitive positions. Positions that support state and/or local contracts also may require additional background checks to determine eligibility and suitability.

EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Protected Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Navient Corporation and its subsidiaries are not sponsored by or agencies of the United States of America.

Navient is a drug free workplace.