Information Security Engineer in Plano, TX

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Ambit Energy   •  

Plano, TX 75023

Industry: Energy & Utilities


Not Specified years

Posted 56 days ago

Job Description

  • Recognizes and identifies potential areas where existing data security policies and procedures require change, or where new ones need to be developed, and works with business units to draft and implement workable procedures.
  • Participates in the definition and classification of confidential data.
  • Maintains contact with vendors regarding security system updates and technical support of security products.
  • Prepares recommendations and implements changes to work methods and procedures to make them more effective and/or to strengthen security measures.
  • Provides management with risk assessments and information security training to uphold enterprise security measures.
  • Maintains vulnerability management systems to aid in risk assessments and works with departments to ensure timely remediation of issues and vulnerabilities.
  • Manages Internet and Intranet security based issues by performing firewall policy audits and reviewing security logs.
  • Ensures network changes are done securely and implemented according to best practices and conducts post-implementation reviews of network security posture.
  • Identifies control weaknesses, regulatory compliance issues, and potential areas of risk for all segments of the data processing and information technology business and provides management with a remediation plan for such issues.
  • Serves as a security resource to assist all departments with the research and/or implementation of security-related technologies and processes; Acts as go-to resource for all departments and assists them with information security and risk management activities.
  • Promotes improved data security through awareness and education.
  • Engineers, implements, and monitors security solutions to protect all systems, networks, and data.
  • Monitors, tracks, analyzes and records incidents to ensure protection from any potential leaks of malicious activity.
  • Ensures Ambit Energy employees are compliant with security.
  • Develops technical solutions to the requirements of security projects.
  • Serves as the technical subject matter expert and leads technical collaboration .
  • Monitors, configures, and responds to IDS/IPS alerts.
  • Develops information security standards, policies and processes.
  • Provides input into strategic decisions for the department.
  • Assists with network security architectures, on premise and cloud solutions.
  • Coordinates large-scale projects.
  • Physical Attendance is an essential element of the job.

Required Skills

  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, while accomplishing goals on-time and accurately.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively when dealing with customers and employees.
  • Familiarity or previous experience with IDS/IPS, SIEM, DLP, firewalls, vulnerability management systems, and endpoint security products.
  • Familiarity with PCI and Red Flag rules.
  • Project Management skills.
  • Knowledge of secure networking best practices.
  • Knowledge at the intermediate-expert level of current security risks, threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field preferred; or a corresponding number of years' experience in information security.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive and effective work relationships with coworkers, vendors, and customers.
  • Ability to maintain attendance to support required quality and quantity of work.

Valid Through: 2019-10-14