Job Description

Our client is a discount retail powerhouse based in the East Bay.  They are dedicated to continuously improving the technologies used to make their business more efficient.  In support of this effort, they have a need for a fulltime Lead Security Analyst to provide business and technical advice on a wide variety of information security issues, concerns, and problems. This position is a visible internal spokesperson of the Information Security Department and is charged with gaining widespread support of and compliance with information security policies and procedures. This position will be based out of their Dublin, CA office.




  • Provides users and management with technical support on matters related to information security such as the criteria to use when selecting information security products


  • Reviews the cost-effectiveness and practicality of existing information security procedures and systems, and makes suggestions for the improvement of these same procedures and systems


  • Interprets information security policies, standards, and other requirements in light of specific internal information systems, and assists with the implementation of these and other information security requirements


  • Assists with the documentation of information security incidents as well as the analysis of the circumstances enabling or permitting these same incidents to take place


  • Provides in-depth technical advice for investigations of information security incidents including internal frauds, hacker break-ins, and system outages


  • Participates in, and acts as a technical leader in, periodic information systems risk assessments including those associated with the development of new or significantly enhanced business applications.


  • Develops and periodically refines a data classification system that allows workers to make quick decisions about the procedures they should use to protect information that has been marked with the designations described by this system.


  • Stays informed about the latest developments in the information security field, including new products and services, through on-line news services, technical magazines, professional association memberships, industry conferences, special training seminars, and other methods.


  • Monitors current and proposed laws, regulations, industry standards, and ethical requirements related to information security and privacy, so that the client is warned in advance and is ready to be fully compliant with these requirements.





  • Five years of Information Technology Security, at least 3 with large enterprise organizations
  • Bachelor degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience
  • CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)
  • Working knowledge of UNIX and Windows
  • Firewalls, VPN, PKI, IPS
  • Oracle, MS SQL
  • Shell scripting
  • Virtualization Security
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and communication skills
  • Strong Project Management skills


Position logistics:

  • Must be currently authorized to work in the US
  • Fulltime only
  • Position location: Dublin, CA
  • Local candidates only – must attend onsite interview


What’s in it for You:

  • Competitive pay
  • Great opportunity to enhance or solidify your skills
  • Full benefits (medical, dental. Vision) if you become a permanent employee
  • Ample opportunities for advancement in an environment that fosters collaboration, inspiration and innovation.


About the Client:

For over 30 years, this client has helped professionals learn and grow in a positive and diverse environment.  Along the way, the company has grown to join the ranks of the Fortune 500, with locations nationwide.


About Maxonic:

Since 2002 Maxonic has been at the forefront of connecting candidate strengths to client challenges.  Our award winning, dedicated team of recruiting professionals is specialized by technology, are great listeners, and will seek to find a position that meets the long term career needs of our candidates.  We take pride in the over 5,000 candidates that we have placed, and the repeat business that we earn from our satisfied clients.


Interested in Applying?

We can’t wait to see your resume.  Please apply below with your most current resume and anything else you’d like us to know about you – commute preferences, desired work environments, etc.  Or you can contact Deepali directly (, 408-739-4900 x 120.  We promise to get back to you within 24 hours.


  • Keywords:  IT Security, Information security products, CISSP, Virtualization Security