IT Security Analyst in Fargo, ND at RDO Equipment Co

Date Posted: 4/11/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    225 Broadway North
    Fargo, ND
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Job Description

The IT Security Analyst will work as a member of the IT Security Team and interact closely with other areas of IT, such as, Application Development, Networking, Systems Administration, and the Service Desk, in addition to a variety of business units. This position will be responsible for identifying and mitigating threats by leveraging technology and security tools across the enterprise, in addition to assisting with the development and implementation of security initiatives.

Specific Duties Include:

  • Implement, manage, and monitor security products and technologies.
  • Provide input towards the strategy on malware detection, network security, forensics, data protection, logging and monitoring, and related functional areas.
  • Monitor logs and review alerts while identifying, remediating, and escalating incidents that occur within the environment.
  • Develop and maintain technical documentation around the discovery and mitigation of threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Review current security system configurations for correctness; monitor, report and investigate access to determine unauthorized access attempts; provide continuous testing of systems for situations requiring corrective action.
  • Perform risk assessments and audits of data processing systems.
  • Assist with internal security awareness testing and training.
  • Train and educate staff on information security procedures.
  • Perform additional job duties as needed to support our company.

Job Requirements:

  • 1-3 years of operational experience in the following areas:
    • SIEM - must have implemented and/or leveraged QRadar, LogRhythm, Splunk, InsightIDR, or a comparable SIEM tool; must possess strong technical knowledge of SIEM related architecture, log collection, detection rules, etc.
    • HIDS/NIDS/NGFW - including deployment, event analysis, maintenance, and upgrades.
    • EDR - including deployment, event analysis, maintenance, and upgrades.
    • Vulnerability management tools such as Qualys,,, InsightVM, or others.
  • Broad knowledge of security technologies, processes, and investigative skills
  • Must be self-motivated and a continuous learner.
  • Strives to comprehend operational risks to lines of business and takes a holistic view into consideration when weighing security concerns against the needs of the business.
  • Strong verbal and communication skills; must be able to effectively communicate technical details and thoughts in non-technical/general terminology to management.
  • Ability to work in a variety of technical and business teams.
  • Excellent organizational, multi-tasking, and time management skills, with the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Maintains personal and management awareness of emerging IT and security trends.
  • Candidates must have valid work authorization and be able to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship.



  • Bachelors or higher in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, MIS, Computer Engineering, or related field.
  • Certifications: Network+, Systems+, Security +, SSCP, or other industry recognized security certifications


  • Scripting experience (Bash, PowerShell, Python, etc.)
  • Cloud security experience with Microsoft O365 suite, Azure and/or AWS
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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