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Senior IT Security Engineer

Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Posted on Jun 30, 2021 by Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Northbrook, IL 60062
IT
Immediate Start
$120k - $150k Annual
Full-Time


*We are unable to sponsor for this permanent Full time role*

Prestigious Enterprise Company is currently seeking a Senior IT Security Engineer. Candidate is responsible for building, supporting and monitoring the security posture of the business, conducting/coordinating security control audits, identifying potential gaps/risks, and ensuring compliance risks that could compromise company information. This role maintains systems to protect data from unauthorized users. Identifies, reports, and resolves security violations. In collaboration with other members of the technology security team, this position will manage a broad set of activities, including: access control, vulnerability management, auditing, evaluating the efficiency, effectiveness and compliance of operation processes with corporate security policies and related industry regulations.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead, coordinate and manage IAM program and authorizes appropriate levels of security based on user needs, guidelines and policy
  • Establish plans and protocols to protect information assets from unauthorized access, modification or destruction
  • Develop security standards and best practices to meet internal business partner's security needs
  • Partner with technical administrators, application developers and technical peers to address questions and assist in all IT audits, IT risk assessments and regulatory compliance
  • Performs vulnerability assessments of the IT security posture within the enterprise networks, systems and software applications
  • Facilitates remediation of identified vulnerabilities, reports on findings and recommendations for corrective action
  • Oversee the security patch management program: Servers and desktops
  • Analyze security breaches and policy violations to determine root cause
  • Facilitate the incident response process to ensure the appropriate urgency and discretion is used and communication is facilitated within the incident response guidelines
  • Assist in developing policies, procedures and standards that meet existing and newly developed policy and regulatory requirements including ISO 2700x, NIST, PCI, ISO
  • Assists in the preparation and presentation of training materials and communications to educate user groups
  • Provide on-call support for after-hours security-related issues as needed

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent work experience and security certifications
  • 8+ years of IT data security experience
  • Infrastructure experience extending across multi-applications/platforms: ie Active Directory administration, Amazon Web Services, Google (G-Suite, GCP), identity management/provisioning,
  • Linux, Mac OS X, Microsoft (Azure, Exchange, Office, SharePoint, Windows OS), Firewall
  • Management, Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) appliances
  • Strong knowledge of information security concepts and security trends and practices
  • A working knowledge of IT Security Frameworks, industry regulations, and standards, ISO, NIST, PCI and their associated security controls
  • ISO2700x assessment - specifications for a framework of policies and procedures that include all legal, physical and technical controls involved in an organization's risk management
  • DLP, AV and anti-malware - an understanding of the tools used to protect the organization
  • Prior experience with the development of information security policies and standards documents, preferred
  • Prior experience with internal auditing of security controls, Meaningful Use requirements, NIST/ISO/PCI Security audits, preferred
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively across an organization to achieve common goals and positive results
  • Able to work with a high degree of independence, integrity and confidentiality with minimal supervision
  • Ability to operate in a self-directed manner with strong project management, time management, analytical and technical problem-solving skills



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