Lead IT Security Specialist

Posted on Nov 15, 2018 by Affinity Executive Search

West Chester, PA 19380
Information Technology
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
RESPONSIBILITIES

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Provide leadership and direction for the Cyber Security & Threat team that includes Security Intelligence, Security Incident Response, Security Monitoring, Penetration Testing, Secure Code Review, Server Compliance Scanning, Vulnerability Management, Security Tool Policy Management, Data Loss Prevention, eDiscovery and Database Monitoring.

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Review, triage, escalate, and respond to security events and incidents while analyzing various log, network, malware, forensic, and open source information to validate security threats, recommend appropriate countermeasures, and assess the impact of incidents

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Implement and maintain a comprehensive threat intelligence solution to maintain situational awareness of events impacting the financial services and related IT verticals

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Analyze, recommend and facilitate the execution of Security & Risk Management key initiatives to reduce risk and exposure of the business infrastructure

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Establish and maintain key operational and performance metrics to measure success and effectiveness of the vulnerability management program

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Participates in 24 X 7 production system security issues and event handling. Develop management reporting tools.

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Other duties as assigned.

LEAD IT SECURITY SPECIALIST

PERMANENT

LOCATION:DES MOINES, IOWA ORWEST CHESTER, PA

Threat and Vulnerability Management role will provide key leadership and expertise as it relates to incident response and remediation of threats and vulnerabilities. The scope of the positions responsibilities includes a hands-on role monitoring and triaging events, identification of vulnerabilities, performing comprehensive security compliance assessments and vulnerability research. The individual will work closely with other Security, IT and the Business teams, Human Resources, SIU, Legal, Privacy and Ethics teams.

REQUIREMENTS:

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Bachelors degree in computer science, information systems or related field, or equivalent work experience
* Candidate must have 5+ years of combined IT and Cyber Security related work experience
* Ability to perform basic scripting to analyze and automate repeatable processes (Python, Perl, Ruby, PowerShell)
* Previous experience in any of the following areas; Red Team, Threat Hunting, Penetration Testing
* Relevant industry certifications such as CISSP, CCNA-Security, Security+, GPEN, GIAC, PMP, LEAN and Six Sigma are desired
* Possess excellent communication skills and be able to document and explain technical details clearly and concisely

Reference: 559198826

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