Director of Information Security USIS IT

Equifax   •  

Alpharetta, GA

Industry: Technology


Less than 5 years

Posted 240 days ago

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Job Summary

The Director of Information Security for the US Information Solutions (USIS) business unit IT organization is responsible for the identification and remediation of risks related to the USIS IT platforms and infrastructure. The primary purpose of this position is to balance business risks with the appropriate strategic security solution to protect Equifax from threats that may lead to untenable risk.

Essential Job Functions

  • Assist the Information Security Officer with internal consulting, advisement and assistance for all aspects of Information Security
  • Serve as subject matter expert in multiple security disciplines and security consultant for projects and troubleshooting efforts
  • Lead small to mid-size security related projects to increase maturity of the Information Security program
  • Work as the subject matter expert on USIS IT platforms and infrastructure
  • Work with the USIS IT organization to proactively identify and address security observations
  • Evaluate and advise on policy exceptions for the USIS IT organization
  • Perform key USIS IT process related securityrisk assessments
  • Maintain and monitor internal observations/findings for both internal customers and third parties
  • Perform advanced countermeasure design, development, implementation, and assessment in conjunction with Security Engineering
  • Lead small to mid-size security related projects to increase maturity of the Information Security program
  • Assist Information Security Officers from other business units as time allows

Skills and Requirements

  • Understand Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), SSAE-16 attestations, ISO 27001 Standards, Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), NIST Standards, standard security practices, current and emerging privacy and security regulations.
  • Ability to communicate security concepts to technical and non-technical audience and able to interact with all levels of the organization in culturally diverse locations.
  • Excellent written and verbal English communications.
  • Hands-on technical skills and working knowledge of infrastructuretechnologies, business processes and applications with a focus on authentication technologies.
  • Committed to operational excellence, with willingness to cross-train and to learn additional technical expertise.
  • Excellent organizational, time management, customer service and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to exercise flexibility, initiative, good judgment and discretion.
  • Bachelor's degree in related field preferred.
  • Minimum 3 - 4  years of relevant experience

Personal Qualities

  • Leadership in intellectual engagement, work ethic, and quality of work product
  • Good judgment, integrity and follow through on commitments
  • Team player who actively collaborates and commits to success of others.
  • Pitches in where necessary to support team success
  • Exhibits self-motivation to perform to the highest standard of excellence
  • Results Focused.  Focuses on the critical objectives that add the most value and consistently delivers results that meet or exceed expectations
  • Relentlessly seeks, shares and adopts ideas and best practices in and outside the company and embraces change introduced by others

Job Number:J00059405