NewMarket Services

IT Security Analyst II

Location US-VA-Richmond
Information Technology



NewMarket Corporation is the parent company of Afton Chemical Corporation and Ethyl Corporation. Afton Chemical is one of the largest global suppliers of lubricant additives and offers a broad line of fuel additives worldwide. 


This role works to protect the company’s network and proprietary and sensitive information. The analyst will maintain key tools, identify and correct potential issues and improve the overall security system.


  • Execute Vulnerability Management program
    • Perform ongoing vulnerability assessments of various types.
    • Follow up with various enterprise and business teams to ensure patching is being done.
    • Identify vulnerabilities that are not being managed through the patching program; apply risk-based approach to evaluate and execute the correct mitigation/remediation strategy.
  • Perform proactive maintenance, upgrades and enhancements of security tools, including
    • Application Whitelisting
    • Incident handling and investigations
  • Collaboratively design, implement and maintain secure environments for self-contained networks supporting process control, lab instruments, etc.
    • Work to design baseline administration, often with Group Policies
    • Manage vulnerabilities as above





  • 6 years of experience in Information Technology
  • Must include minimum 3 years in a role that is systems or security administration
  • 2-year degree (4 year degree preferred)
  • IT Vendor technical certifications or deep technical experience in IT systems.


*Candidates with an industry recognized security certification or degree are preferred.*


  • Key Skills:
    • Threat mitigation through varying technological implementations (firewalls, vulnerability management, Anti-Virus)
    • Understanding of networking concepts, including IP Addressing, routing, switching, DNS, DHCP, NAT rules
    • Understanding of Active Directory, Azure Active Directory, and other IAM security concepts and best practices.
    • Experience with EDR technology 
  • Strong Knowledge is expected of:
    • Fundamental understanding of Cloud Architecture and Cloud Security best practices
    • Familiarity with security-specific console areas of Azure or others
    • Coding or scripting (PowerShell, VBScript, or Python)
  • Functional Knowledge preferred for:
    • VMWare, VDI and/or Application Virtualization design and implementation (Citrix, Microsoft RDS)
    • Microsoft Exchange and SQL Server
    • Security standards & frameworks such as NIST CSF, ISO 27001 and MITRE ATT&CK.
    • Network & web-based attacks and remediation, vulnerabilities and exploits.
    • Log ingestion platforms, Security Analytics and attack patterns.
  • Demonstrates a customer service orientation in direct execution and in leadership.
  • Demonstrate effective oral and written English communication skills.
  • Demonstrate Strong Decision Making and Leadership skills.
  • Must be adaptive, flexible and self-motivated.

Working at NewMarket

Who We Are - We're a diverse, global family of individuals, who share a passion for developing innovative solutions. We build our professional relationships on respect, integrity and a commitment to safety and quality. Just as these values apply to our professional relationships, they also apply to the way we feel about our neighbors and communities.


Our Work - At NewMarket, our innovative R&D programs lead to global growth. Our lubricant and fuel additives are among the most highly developed and widely used in the petroleum industry. Afton is a recognized and trusted supplier of driveline lubricant additives, engine oil additives, fuel additives and industrial lubricant additives.


Benefits / Compensation - We offer competitive compensation and benefit packages that reflect our commitment to our employees. Our employees are our most treasured asset and we have dedicated resources that allow us to reward our employees for their commitment on an ongoing basis - ensuring our compensation packages are competitive in the industry.


An Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the individual’s race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a military veteran or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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