Advisor Information Security

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Job Description: Essential Job Functions * Designs audits of computer systems to ensure they are operating securely and that data is protected from both internal and external attack. Makes recommendations for preventive measures as necessary. * Assesses assigned system to determine system security status. Designs and recommends security policies and procedures to implement; ensures compliance to policies and procedures. * Designs training materials for computer security education and awareness programs. * Evaluates highly complex security systems according to industry best practices to safeguard internal information systems and databases. * Defines and reviews security requirements and subsequently reviews complex systems to determine if they have been designed and established to comply with established standards. * Leads investigations of security violations and breaches and recommends solutions; prepares reports on intrusions as necessary and provides analysis summary to management. * Responds to more complex queries and request for computer security information and reports from both internal and external customers. * Provides technical consultation on highly complex tasks; may assist and/or provide limited direction to lower level technical personnel. * Provides product recommendations of security packages to customers; Reviews vendor products and makes recommendations as appropriate. Conducts cost analyses to determine feasibility of new products for clients. Basic Qualifications * Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience * Bachelor's degree in computer science, management information systems, or related field preferred * CISSP certification preferred * Nine or more years of experience in computer science, management information systems, or data security experience * Experience working with information security practices, networks, software, and hardware * Experience working with computer programming * Experience working with operating systems * Experience working with computer desktop packages such as Microsoft Word, Excel, etc. * Experience working with security architecture Other Qualifications * Strong analytical and problem solving skills for resolving security issues * Good organization skills to balance work and lead projects * Basic leadership skills to effectively mentor and lead junior level personnel * Good interpersonal skills to interact with customers and team members * Strong communication skills to interact with team members and support personnel * Strong skills implementing and configuring networks and network components * Ability to work with relational databases * Ability to work in a team environment Work Environment * Office environment * May require shift work * May require weekend work

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