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United Fire Group Information Security Analyst in Cedar Rapids, Iowa


UFG offers you an award-winning workplace and a trustworthy, financially stable company. While we’ve always known our commitment to employees and financial stewardship, it is good to have others recognize our dedicated efforts. We've been named an Iowa Top Workplace by theDes Moines Registerfor four consecutive years, and included onForbes’“America’s Most Trustworthy Financial Companies” every year since 2014. Additionally, UFG is a super-regional property and casualty insurer rated “A” (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company.

The Information Security Analyst will be responsible for the support and monitoring of a variety of enterprise wide information system defense products as well as the supporting policies and procedures.


  • Helps develops, maintain, and applies relevant security policies and procedures to protect system from intentional or unintentional damage.

  • Identify potential software and configuration vulnerabilities within the organization

  • Designs, administers and monitors various information security products and tools.

  • Performs analysis and investigations of access control and violations.

  • Performs audits to ensure compliance with internal security standards and regulatory requirements.

  • Upgrades policies and procedures according to changing security requirements.

  • Performs other duties as assigned



  • Associate’s degree in computer science, information technology or other related field

  • Security certifications a plus


  • 2+years of experience in Networking, Security, Server or Systems Administration

  • Experience with PowerShell scripting preferred

Knowledge, skills & abilities:

  • Understanding of encryption, encrypting technologies and PKI

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite of products, creation of systems documentation

  • Knowledge in firewall protocols, implementation and best practices of firewall technology

  • Good troubleshooting, problem solving, documentation and communication skills

  • Excels in collaborative environment

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Job ID2019-2023

of Openings1

Job LocationsUS-IA-Cedar Rapids

CategoryInformation Technology


Company Car Provided?No