Forest City Realty Trust, Inc.

Sr IT Security Analyst

Information Technology
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
50 Public Sq
Requisition ID


Forest City Realty Trust, Inc. is a NYSE-listed national real estate company engaged in commercial and residential real estate throughout the United States. Forest City Associates are committed to creating superior communities where people LIVE, WORK, SHOP and STAY!


We are searching for a talented Sr Analyst IT Security to be based out of our Cleveland, Ohio / Corporate Office.


As a Senior Secruity Analyst, you will be responsible for monitoring network security, host-based security, infrastructure security (operating system and database), active directory security, and anti-malware security to ensure data is protected from unauthorized access. Identifies, reports, and resolves IT security violations. Executes security monitoring activities and controls as assigned, in alignment with overall security and SOX 404 framework. Adheres to and enforces IT policies/procedures/standards across the enterprise. Point of escalation or subject matter expert for complex solutions and issues unable to be handled by team.  


  • Perform day-to-day administration required to ensure that security tools are effective at meeting overall security objectives of the company. Proactively monitor systems and conduct regular reviews of security events logs and event summary information to identify potential, unsuccessful, and successful intrusion attempts. Communicate intrusions and compromises to team and leadership.  Monitor and investigate alerts, determining root cause and appropriate mitigations. Responds to requests timely and efficiently, adhering to established SLA’s. Act as next level resource for Analysts and junior associates.                          
  • Perform security risk assessments and provide information security consultation. Evaluate security exposures associated with purchases or practices, misuse or non-compliance; assess risk and ensure cost effective implementation of controls to address exposures.                
  • Support overall IT SOX 404 program requirements in compliance with information security policies, standards and client security requirements. Accountable for ongoing monitoring, preparation, and first or second level review of activity associated with assigned IT security, user-access and authentication, and additional IT controls.                                 
  • Conduct risk/vulnerability analysis on projects/new technology, providing remediation steps as appropriate.                                   
  • Document, report, and coordinate remediation of vulnerabilities identified during IT Security assessments, penetration tests, and/or vulnerability scans. Adhere to established incident, problem, and change management policies; as well the security incident response process.


  • This position requires an Undergraduate Degree.
  • Additional degrees that are preferred for this position include: Undergraduate in Business or Information Technology.                
  • 1-2 years of required experience in IDS/IPS, SIEM, Vulnerability Management & Remediation Techniques, Data Loss Prevention, Endpoint security and Protection.
  • 3-4 years of required experience in IT Security and Information Security concepts, practices, and procedures.                                  
  • 5-7 years of required experience in IT.
  • 3-4 years of preferred experience in IT SOX 404 Compliance.
  • Preferred certifications for this position include: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).
  • Required skills for the position include: attention to detail, commitment to task, system and process orientation, cyber security, troubleshooting, issue identification and resolution, IT compliance, and decision making and problem solving.
  • This position requires up to 10% travel.



Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Religion/Sex/Protected Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Marital Status/Pregnancy/Age/National Origin/Genetic Information


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