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IT Security Manager

New York, NY · Information Technology
IT Security Manager

One of our clients, a Global Market Research Company, is looking for an IT Security Manager

Permanent position with excellent compensation package and benefits.

Location: Remote position (then NYC, San Diego, Chicago, Houston, Greensboro, or Reston)


Please read the description below and to be considered immediately email your resume to barryr@brainsworkgroup.com with your rate/salary requirements.
IT Security Manager
  • 10+ years combined IT security and management experience
  • Understanding and coding automated Security Operation procedures with development experience (scripting/advanced logic language)
  • Licensing/certification required with CISSP, CISM, SANS, GIAC (or related), ethical hacking/penetration tester certification, and/or security risk assessment certification
  • Provide management and general direction for the integration of security strategy and architecture with business and IT strategy
  • Work with selected resource owners to identify company IT assets that require security controls and determine appropriate security policies for identified resources
  • Assess effectiveness of security programs within primary area of responsibility
  • Plan and implement new or updated information security hardware or software and analyze its impact on the applicable environment
  • Conduct technical risk assessments, such as vulnerability scanning, penetration testing, risk reviews for new applications, and third-party risk assessments
  • Lead team of engineers to ensure timely and accurate performance of all team activities
  • Responsible for analyzing/validating the requirements, defining the access rules, scripting the changes, and providing troubleshooting support related to any access issues
  • Assist with reviewing existing tools, applications, and processes to help strengthen and optimize current capabilities, as well as identifying any gaps or technical solutions to further enhance the team’s effectiveness
  • Compliance and governance: help achieve compliance, identify compliance initiatives, and author and promote appropriate security policies
  • Lead, analyze, and review security events for anomalous activity, and collaborate with respective peer groups to take appropriate action to safeguard company information assets against current and foreseen threats
  • Lead the exploration of practical security solutions to address emerging threats and compliance requirements, including design and implementation of recommended solutions
  • Develop and implement security programs: manage and execute project deliverables; communicate to affected stakeholders including departments within the company; develop program procedures including guidelines and flow diagrams to be implemented on an ongoing basis; and develop tools or metrics that allow for the measurement of successful program implementation
  • Advanced knowledge of security environments
  • Advanced knowledge of security strategy and architecture integration
  • Ability to assess security policy effectiveness
  • Advanced knowledge of information security hardware/software
  • Strong understanding of compliance and governance initiatives
  • Analysis of security event for anomalous activity
  • Identification of emerging security threats
  • Vulnerability assessment, threat analysis, and reporting
  • Promotion of security policies and implementation of security programs
  • Monitoring of security systems for threats
  • Advanced knowledge of security environments
  • Strong skills in setting, communicating, implementing, and achieving business objectives and goals through the direct management of others
  • Advanced knowledge of security architecture definition and development
  • Advanced knowledge of Security concepts related to routing, DNS, VPN, authentication, Denial of Services and DDOS mitigation technologies/tools and proxy services
  • Expert knowledge in practices and methods of security architecture, enterprise architecture and IT strategy
  • Advanced knowledge of firewall, intrusion prevention and detection tools, and other security tools and technologies
  • Strong knowledge of networking concept related to TCP/IP, switching and routing
  • Advanced knowledge of security infrastructure, network configuration, and application architecture management
  • Strong compliance knowledge (GDPR, PCI, PII, COPA, CCPA)
BS Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent experience required, advanced degree preferred.
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