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IT Security Analyst

IT Security Analyst

Nexsys Technologies LLC

Opportunity Details

Who We Are

Nexsys Technologies is a financial technology company founded by mortgage IT experts to create and deliver innovative solutions for smarter lending processes. The company’s core product, Nexsys Clear Path®, is the evolution of provider management. As a real-time solution for the management of mortgage-related transactions, orders, provider performance, and service allocations, Nexsys Clear Path is one system to manage millions of mortgage-related transactions across thousands of service providers. In 2016 and 2017, Nexsys Technologies was recognized as one of the most innovative technology companies in housing by being named a HousingWire “Tech100” award recipient. The company is based in Detroit with clients and integrated service providers all across the United States.

What You'll Do/Need

The Information Security Analyst plays a critical role in protecting the company’s information by ensuring our security controls are working properly every day. After all, if no one checks and monitors our controls, how do we know if they're working? This team member is also responsible for ensuring that the handling of sensitive company and client information follows our company and industry standards. Additionally, this role works hand-in-hand with the Information Security Engineers to ensure our security technologies are producing necessary and relevant information.



  • Monitor security events daily, perform investigations and work with the appropriate team members, business teams and Information Technology teams to develop solutions that address critical security concerns
  • Regularly audit access throughout systems and applications, working with the IT and business teams to ensure access is at appropriate levels
  • Analyze system logs and other event logs to detect nefarious activity
  • Coordinate investigations and responses to security incidents
  • Audit the company’s security controls to ensure they are working correctly
  • Build documentation of existing processes and exceptions based on audit findings
  • Coordinate with information security and other IT engineers to ensure that existing or new sources of audit data are available
  • Work with the business to optimize and automate security-based processes
  • Review and assess third-party vendors
  • Coordinate periodic testing of information security specific processes, such as incident response plans
  • Contribute to the vision of information security tools and processes with an eye toward the future
  • Translate existing controls and concepts into audits to determine control effectiveness
  • Mentor more junior Information Security team members
  • Assist in light leadership duties as needed


  • Five years of experience in an information security analyst role
  • Passion for information security and information assurance
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Excellent writing, organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Comfort with repetitive tasks (such as audits) when required
  • Thorough and detail-oriented mindset
  • Ability to look at all situations objectively, with a love for challenging assumptions
  • Ability to work independently without supervision

What’ll Make You Special

  • Global Information Assurance Certification or other security certifications
  • Proficiency in operating systems (Windows, Mac, Linux/Unix, Mobile), network theory/design, penetration testing, endpoint security monitoring, coding and scripting, reverse engineering of malware, enterprise risk methodologies and the mortgage/financial industry
  • Familiarity with authoritative information security resources (the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the Open Web Application Security Project, etc.)

What You'll Get

  • Excellent benefits package that includes a 401(k) match, medical/dental/vision insurance and much more
  • Opportunities to participate in professional and personal development programs, including personal empowerment coaching, leadership training and ongoing personal growth training
  • Other incentives, contests and rewards, including trips, event tickets, cash prizes and more 

Why We’re Different

Meet the anti-corporate culture of Nexsys Technologies, where there's no daunting hierarchy, "boss" is a four-letter word, and if you work hard, you're the one who'll reap the rewards, both personally and professionally. More than any other place you'll work, we’re dedicated to honing your skills, helping you grow and making sure you have plenty of fun while you’re at it.


Nexsys Technologies is an equal-opportunity employer.

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