Information Security Engineer 3 - Incident Response

Choice Hotels International Inc   •  

Phoenix, AZ

Industry: Hospitality & Recreation


8 - 10 years

Posted 41 days ago

Who are we looking for? Maybe it's you.

The role…

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

Proficiency in scripting (Perl, Python, etc.)

Experience with cloud services such as AWS