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Senior Security Engineer in Chicago at Collabera

Date Posted: 8/31/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are seeking a passionate Senior Security Engineer with experience defining, implementing, and maintaining a corporate-wide security program. Under the general guidance of the Head of Compliance and Security, this position has the primary responsibility for the design, testing, and implementation of effective security solutions within shops and corporate office. Secondarily, this person will assist in the continued audit and compliance efforts associated with both the PCI and SOX regulatory requirements. The ideal candidate will be curious, flexible, teamwork oriented, and willing to question the status quo in an effort to improve the security posture

Job Requirements

Responsibilities
• Maintain system security by implementing and maintaining security controls consistent with PCI and SOX
standards
• Design and develop security testing scenarios and perform ongoing security testing to improve the
company’s security posture
• Recommend improvements by assessing current security posture and anticipating new security requirements.
• Perform periodic audits of company’s systems and processes to ensure compliance with PCI and SOX
standards
• Assist in completing monthly, quarterly, and annual PCI and SOX standards
• Perform security breach investigations
• Monitoring company systems for real-time security threats
• Creating and administering security awareness training for all employees
• Review and update the Security Policy as needed.
• Research the latest IT security trends and threats
• Create security configuration checklists (e.g., hardening or lockdown guides) for technology platforms and solutions (e.g., operating systems, databases, firewalls, etc.).
• Operate as a security liaison to the larger organization by keeping management team and relative peers informed of the latest security trends and threats
• Act in a mentoring or coaching capacity for team members
• Other duties as assigned

Experience and Education:
• Must represent The Company Advantage and Values.
• 3-5 years of experience in security solution engineering or security architecture
• B.A. /B.S. in MIS or Computer Science, or an equivalent in education and experience.
• Experience with Windows networking, scripting, or other programming languages
• Exhibit an ability to think and plan strategically
• Must have a strong sense of initiative.
• Must be able to manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously.
• Exceptional planning and organization skills.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including written, verbal and active listening skills.
• Experience with PCI and SOX requirements and audits
• Strong problem solving skills and creative solutions creation
• Strong teamwork and communication skills
• CISSP, CISM, or CEH certifications are preferred.