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Cyber Security Specialist in Deerfield at CRS Group

Date Posted: 5/2/2018

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Job Description

Position: Cyber Security Project Manager
Duration: 3 months contract to hire
Location: Riverwoods, IL or Schaumburg, IL area

The Cyber Security Certification role is responsible for reviewing the state of cybersecurity systems (CS), evaluating systems against security requirements and standards, advising on security matters and creating security reports.

This exciting position will allow a person to interface with infrastructure teams to observer infrastructure deployment systems and assure they meet security standards. The role will require the Sr. Associate to verify that the software applications / network / system security controls are implemented as stated, that deviations are documented, and that remediation actions are communicated. This technical role will be responsible for conducting data analysis to identify compliance to defined parameters. This role will be responsible for creating reports on research found when analyzing security systems posture.

Essential Requirements:
  • Knowledge or background in software development concepts and/or application deployment
  • Knowledge of infrastructure deployment methods and systems
  • Knowledge of private and Amazon (AWS) cloud implementations
  • Knowledge of the Payment Card Industry (PCI) certification process
  • The ability to evaluate the operational effectiveness of security controls for compliance with the company's security standards
  • Verifies that the software applications/network/system accreditations and assurance documentation is current
  • Partner with Security, IT, and business functions to identify solutions to remediate assessment findings which meet regulatory, compliance and business needs
  • Self-starter that thinks outside the box and produce measureable results with minimal direction
  • Evaluate and communicate security risks and solutions to executives, business partners and CS management/staff
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering or related field, with a minimum of 3 years of experience in information security or infrastructure system deployment
  • Minimum 2 years' of experience related to security risk assessments
Desired Characteristics:
  • Likes the challenge of researching anomalies to discover and report on security gaps
  • Strong oral and written communication skills - Able to communicate appropriately to both technical and executive audiences
  • Knowledge of and/or admin skills with one or more of the following: LDAP, Active directory, Certify, Unix and Windows
  • Skills in identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system
  • Experience working in a financial services environment
  • Experience working with different types of security technologies and tools
  • Knowledge of industry security standards (NIST, ISO, etc) and information security data protection laws/regulations, policies and risk assessment/management practices
  • Strong Agile team player that can react to multiple assignments
  • Strong technical and business and strategic thinking skills
  • Knowledge or experience using SPLUNK, Tableau, Service Now and RSAM tools
  • Experience with mainframe application and/or programming a plus
  • Experience with database (Oracle/MySql/Hadoop/Teradata) a plus
  • Application development experience with Web based designs
  • Industry-recognized security certification such as PCI-ISA, GIAC, CISSP, CISM, or CISA
  • Knowledge or background in software development concepts and/or application deployment
  • Knowledge of infrastructure deployment methods and systems
  • Industry-recognized security certification (such as PCI-ISA, GIAC, CISSP, CISM, or CISA )


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.