Provides technical expertise on security technologies, configuring security alerts and reports, and incident response.
What you will do…
Work as a valued member of the Incident Response team.
Configure, assess and develop enterprise security platforms, including but not limited to: SEIM, IDS/IPS, firewall/WAF, access and identity, malware defense, email security, encryption and PKI, database security, web application security, among others
Identify and respond to Information Security threats
Perform incident response activities as necessary
Review and assess firewall and other system design requests for adherence to best practices. Participate in the design of new systems.
Maintains and enhances security technologies such as SIEM, FIM, WAF across Choice systems and networks.
Assist in the development of standards and selection criteria to identify appropriate security solutions to support business needs and security requirements
Evaluates proposed changes that effect the technology environment to identify potential security gaps and recommends mitigating controls or options to include partnering with other teams to perform security testing
Assess the production environment on an ongoing basis to ensure that it remains compliant with external regulations and Choice Hotels Information Security Policies and Standards
Skills you have…
Education, Experience and Knowledge
Bachelor's degree (B.S.) or equivalent; or four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum of 8 years professional Information Technology experience.
Minimum of 4 years professional Information Security experience.
Previous experience implementing and maintaining security technologies such as FIM, WAF, SIEM, etc.
Expert understanding of enterprise Linux based systems and associated networking
Security mindset with analytical and technical process to identify and solve problems
Excellent verbal, written and listening communication skills
Exemplarily interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with team members, project managers, developers, engineers, vendors, users and business analysts as well as executive and senior management
Able to work under pressure and balance work load to ensure measurable progress on multiple high priority projects.
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple assignments supporting business as usual, user requests as well as special projects.
Able to work both independently as well as collaboratively achieving results within established timeframes with minimal supervision.
Ability and willingness to work long or late hours, based on system release and/or network update schedules
Must be able to uphold Choice's Values & Performance Principles of collaboration, performance excellence, sense of urgency, openness to new ideas, inclusion & diversity, integrity, customer focus, and respect.
Information Security certification desired
Previous experience in enterprise Linux networking and systems administration