Information Security Analyst

Holmes Murphy

Holmes Murphy is one of the nation’s largest privately held insurance brokerage companies. It is our mission to promote health, protect wealth, and deliver peace of mind to our clients. We pride ourselves on being a place where employees love what they do, and who they do it with! In fact, we live by our purpose statement of “Your unique potential is our SOUL purpose!”

Offering a fast-paced work environment and vibrant company culture, and the opportunity to share your unique potential, there really is no place like Holmes! We are looking to add a Security Analyst to join our Information Security team in Waukee, IA. Ideal candidates will have an innovative mindset, strong interpersonal skills, and a love of learning.

Here’s just a bit of what you’d do:

  • Perform day-to-day incident response including log monitoring and investigation.
  • Investigate and research possible security violations.
  • Technical support including monitoring of multiple IDS, documenting security policies and procedures, and participating in security meetings and activities.
  • Work with Information Security team resources to coordinate security tasks.
  • Provide leadership to your peers and key business stakeholders as well as initial and ongoing security training.
  • Analyze the security of the organization’s system and information assets. Assist in establishing security controls by developing framework for controls and levels of
  • Perform duties as assigned by the Information Security Team.

You’d also need to be equipped with the knowledge, skills and abilities to do the job, including, but not limited to having: 

  • A working knowledge of security standards, including the latest version of HIPAA compliance standards.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • The ability to work collaboratively on a dynamic team and effectively solve problems.
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • A working knowledge of the NIST 800-53 or ISO 27001/2

And, let’s not forget the qualifications for the job: 

  • A Bachelor’s or Associates degree in Information Security, Technology or Business preferred.
  • 1 – 3 years of help desk experience preferred.
  • Experience in insurance, healthcare, or financial services preferred.
  • Experience with setting up or maintaining security framework (ISO, COBIT, Ect.).
  • Experience with security and monitoring software (IPS, IDS, DLP, AV, Ect.).

Benefits: In addition to core benefits like health, dental and vision, also enjoy benefits such as:

  • Paid Parental Leave and supportive New Parent Benefits — We know being a working parent is hard, and we want to support our employees in this journey!
  • Company paid continuing Education & Tuition Reimbursement — We support those who want to develop and grow.
  • 401k Profit Sharing — Each year, Holmes Murphy makes a lump sum contribution to every full-time employee’s 401k. This means, even if you’re not in a position to set money aside for the future at any point in time, Holmes Murphy will do it on your behalf! We are forward-thinking and want to be sure your future is cared for.
  • Generous time off practices in addition to paid holidays — Yes, we actually encourage employees to use their time off, and they do. After all, you can’t be at your best for our clients if you’re not at your best for yourself first.
  • Supportive of community efforts with paid Volunteer time off and employee matching gifts to charities that are important to you — Through our Holmes Murphy Foundation, we offer several vehicles where you can make an impact and care for those around you.
  • DE&I programs — Holmes Murphy is committed to celebrating every employee’s unique diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) experience with us. Not only do we offer all employees a paid Diversity Day time off option, but we also have a Chief Diversity Officer on hand, as well as a DE&I project team, committee, and interest group. You will have the opportunity to take part in those if you wish!
  • Consistent merit increase and promotion opportunities — Annually, employees are reviewed for merit increases and promotion opportunities because we believe growth is important — not only with your financial wellbeing, but also your career wellbeing.
  • Discretionary bonus opportunity — Yes, there is an annual opportunity to make more money. Who doesn’t love that?!

Holmes Murphy & Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.