Information Security Officer

  • location: Alpharetta, GA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $55 - $59 per hour
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Information Security Officer

job summary:
Our Client is seeking an Information Security Officer for an exciting project in Alpharetta. The ISO will ensure our Clients products and environments are secure. ISOs verify that our Clients technical security controls and systems are operating properly, promote security awareness, and identify new defensive measures to protect our Clients customers against emerging Cybersecurity threats. We're looking for someone well versed with Information Security practices and deep technology experience that can help maintain and improve our Information Security program. You'll be working independently, assigned to your own unique product areas, but you'll also be a member of an energetic, experienced and dedicated group of Information Security professionals who actively share knowledge to ensure consistent, accurate and effective security guidance to our internal business partners and clients.

location: Alpharetta, Georgia
job type: Contract
salary: $55 - 59 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
Job Responsibilities:

- Partner with internal business units to build and maintain secure and compliant technologies, environments and solutions. Provide consultative services for applying Cybersecurity policies, standards, and best practices in real world situations.

- Engage directly with clients, auditors and regulators to address security inquiries.

- Conduct targeted security assessments to validate the effectiveness of security controls.

- Identify and report observations of security gaps and risks; provide accurate and detailed risk descriptions to enable well informed decision making.

- Work directly with internal remediation owners to ensure appropriate corrective action plans are developed and implemented.

- Raise awareness to relevant Cybersecurity issues through announcements, briefing sessions, education programs, and other methods as appropriate

Job Qualifications:

- 7+ years of diverse Information Technology experience

- 4+ years of Information Security related experience

Education: Bachelor's degree in Information Technology/Computer Science/ or Related (or equivalent experience)

Travel required: 10%

skills: Preferred Job Skills:

- CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)

- Experience with PCI, FFIEC and/or SSAE 16/18 audits/examinations

- IT/Information Security framework knowledge (i.e. NIST CSF, ISO2700x, COBIT, etc.)

- Working knowledge of standard security systems, applications and protocols: firewalls, proxies, endpoint controls, IDS/IPS, DLP, SIEM, TLS, File Integrity Monitoring, vulnerability assessment tools, etc

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills

- Ability to interact and communicate professionally and effectively with diverse audiences, including working directly with clients

- Excellent critical thinking skills to solve security related problems in a complex and diverse technology environment

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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