Consulting - RAS Security, Privacy and Risk PCI

Less than 5 years experience  •  Financial Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/24/17
Chicago, IL
Less than 5 years experience
Financial Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/24/17

RSM Security and Privacy Payment Card Industry (PCI) Qualified Security Assessor (QSA)

In order to address the most critical needs of our clients, RSM US LLP has established the Security,  Privacy and Risk Services group, composed of more than 100 professionals dedicated exclusively to serving the cybersecurity needs of our clients. This group includes experienced consultants located throughout the country dedicated to helping clients with preventing, detecting and responding to securitythreats that may affect their critical systems and data. We serve a diverse client base within a variety of industries, and we are relied upon to provide expertise within areas of security testing, architecture, governance, compliance and digitalforensics. The PCI Security Standards Council LLC (SSC) has mandated that all organizations that store, process or transmit credit card data must comply with the PCI Data Security Standard (DSS). In addition, these organizations must annually attest to their compliance either through a Self-Assessment Questionnaire or a Report of Compliance. Regardless of the reporting method, it must be completed by a qualified assessor. As a PCI Certified Qualified Assessor Company (QSAC), RSM is seeking individuals with exposure to implementing or assessing information technology controls designed to protect cardholder data.

Responsibilities will include working with clients to determine if the design and effectiveness of their IT controls are in place to meet PCI DSS control objectives

  • Implementation and management of firewalls
  • Hardening of servers and network devices
  • Protecting stored cardholder data
  • Data encryption, both at rest and in transit
  • Protecting systems from Malware
  • Developing and maintaining secure applications
  • Implementing ""least privileged"" access controls around cardholder data
  • User account provisioning
  • Physical access controls
  • Logging and monitoring
  • Vulnerability and penetration testing
  • Policies, procedures and standards for securing cardholder data

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field from an accredited college/university or a minimum of 5 years of experience in lieu of degree
  • Minimum 3 years of experience within the cybersecurity space, with a preference for prior consulting or professional services backgrounds
  • Understanding of IT audit and risk assessment techniques
  • Ability to travel as needed
  • Proven foundation of networking with a solid grasp of each of the seven layers of the OSI model
  • Exposure to operating system, web server and databasesecurity

Preferred Qualifications (may vary by candidate):

  • PCIQ Qualified Security Assessor (QSA)
  • PCI Internal Security Assessor (ISA)
  • Must possess a high degree of integrity and confidentiality, as well as the ability to adhere to both company policies and best practices
  • Strong verbal and written abilities
  • Strong multitasking and project management skills
  • One or more of the following governance certifications:
    • Certified Information Systems Security Professionals® (CISSP®)
    • Certified Information Systems Auditor® (CISA®)
    • Certified Information Security Manager® (CISM®)
    • Certified Internal Auditor® (CIA®)
    • GIAC Systems and NetworkAuditor (GSNA)
    • Certified ISO 27001, Lead Auditor, Internal Auditor (from accredited certifying body)
    • Certified ISO 27001 Lead Implementer 1(from accredited certifying body)


You want your next step to be the right one. You've worked hard to get where you are today. And now you're ready to use your unique skills, talents and personality to achieve great things. RSM is a place where you are valued as an individual, mentored as a future leader, and recognized for your accomplishments and potential. Working directly with clients, key decision makers and business owners across various industries and geographies, you'll move quickly along the learning curve and our clients will benefit from your fresh perspective.

Experience RSM US. Experience the power of being understood.

RSM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans. Job ID RSM520

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