Information Security Engineer

Aflac   •  

Columbus, GA

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


5 - 7 years

Posted 125 days ago

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Job Summary

Serves as the subject matter expert supporting multiple disciplines of information security including security architecture, standards, solutions design and implementation; handles development of standards/procedures in compliance with policies, state and federal regulation, and security best practices; manages the secure operation of the company’s computer systems, firewalls, servers, and network connections; provides security solutions to internal customer and constituents; partners with project teams to ensure that security is designed in to all technology initiatives; recognizes areas of improvement within the environment, and balances those initiatives with organizational goals.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

Takes a lead role in mapping security standards to technical solutions in support of business needs.

Works with project teams, architects, and constituents to design and implement security solutions in support of corporate information security policy, regulatory requirements, and security best practices.

Works as part of the development team to maintain the security and regulatory compliance of systems architected, built, installed and used by the company.

Researches, analyzes, and recommends the implementation of software or hardware changes to rectify any infrastructure security deficiencies or to enhance security performance.

Conducts research on emerging products, services, protocols, and standards in support of security enhancement and development efforts; tests new security software and/or technologies.

Provides ongoing engineering support for security systems including firewalls, virus protection systems, Web filters, computer forensic systems and network, and host-based intrusion detection and prevention systems

Creates audits, and reports the enforcement of policies, procedures and associated plans for system security administration, and user-system access as defined by company standards.

Contributes to the design and implementation of the disaster recovery plans for security of the company’s computer systems, databases, networks, servers, and software applications

Develops technical security standards in support of information security policies and principles

Ensures that planned testing activities are performed and technical criteria are met

Plans and monitors the installation of distributed infrastructure systems

Performs other related duties as required.


Education & Experience

Bachelor's Degree in computer science or information systems with five to six years related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Advanced knowledge of multiple security technologies (firewalls, IPS, DLP, antimalware, proxies, WAF, etc.) is required.

CISSP or other information security related certifications within a given field are preferred (i.e., Microsoft Windows, Cisco, TCP/IP, etc. is preferred.

Job Knowledge & Skills

Networks (TCP/IP)

Schematic Architecture Design

Data Access and User Administration

Data Security

Development Requirements Definition

Network Security

Security Risk Management

Server Hardware + O/S Management

Systems Security and User Administration

Systems Security Maintenance

Systems Security Policies and Procedures

Systems Security Testing and Auditing

Information Security Technology

Core Competencies

Action Oriented, Customer Focus, Adaptability, Listening, Ethics and Values, Integrity and Trust

Functional Competencies

Business Acumen, Functional/Technical Skills, Learning on the Fly, Interpersonal Savvy, Planning, Problem Solving, Time Management