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IT Security Generalist in Colorado Springs, CO at SNI Technology

Date Posted: 4/12/2018

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Job Description

Our client is seeking an IT Security Generalist for a direct hire scenario. The IT Security Generalist is responsible for the company's security and risk mitigation process plans, documentation and programs. The IT Security Generalist will be in charge of collaborating to develop policies, processes, plans and programs surrounding the Company's security position. This includes managing Company programs to protect the Company and its customers' networks, systems and data. To accomplish this, the individual in this role will consult, collaborate and work in conjunction with Executive Management, Network Services, Product Development, Professional Services Engineering and various other technical subject matter experts. The goals of IT Security Generalist are to assist with developing and maintaining the Company's security plans and programs to protect computer systems, networks and data for the Company and its customers.



PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Coordinate, manage and complete security plans and audits with clients and third party vendors.
  • Establish, maintain and manage a database and tracking for all security and vendor governance responses.
  • Responsible for managing corporate security awareness training program
  • Establish and maintain a vendor management plan to include processes, reporting and annual tracking
  • Active member of the risk management team, incident response team and security team
  • Document security and emergency measures policies and procedures
  • Review violations of security procedures and document follow up.
  • Manage annual company security awareness training and the security application development training program
  • Stay up-to-date on information technology trends and security standards.
  • Recommend security enhancements to management.
  • Maintain and update company and product disaster recovery and business continuity plans.




Accountabilities and Performance Measures:

  • Responsible for Key Performance Indicators (KPI) within the specific discipline.
  • Responsible for company responses to security and vendor governance audits.
  • Responsible for company's security training program.



REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of a B.S., B.A. or Associates Degree or equivalent work experience required in one of the following: Computer Science or Information Systems.
  • 3+ years of enterprise software IT experience
  • 3+ years of experience in information systems and security auditing
  • Knowledge of the security methodology frameworks such as NIST, COBIT, CIS
  • General understanding of risk management
  • Excellent report writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong customer/client focus, with the ability to manage expectations appropriately, provide a superior customer/client experience and build long-term relationships
  • Strong work-ethic and committed to quality.
  • Ability to work well independently or with a team.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects and still meet all deadlines.
  • Disciplined, organized and methodical in approach to projects and tasks. Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to enable effective security incident and problem resolution documentation.
  • Strong team-oriented interpersonal skills, with the ability to interface effectively with a broad range of people and roles, including clients, executive management, legal, vendors and IT-business personnel
  • Certification(s) desired:
    • GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC)
    • Information System Security Professional (CISSP)
    • Information Security Manager (CISM)
    • Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
    • Security Plus
    • Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control
    • Or other security-specific vendor/product certifications
  • Strong computer & software skills--proficient in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.