Information Security Lead - New Ventures Technology

McKinsey   •  

Chicago, IL

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 172 days ago

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  • Cloud securityexperience (AWS, Azure or Gcloud)
  • 3-5 years of experience in security engineering or securityarchitecture
  • Prior hands on experience in cloud, develops, networking, systems administration, database administration, software development or other technical areas
  • Experience with security control frameworks such as NIST, Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), ISO 27001/02, HiTRUST, HIPPA, PCI, FEDRAMP or similar
  • Any security related certifications are a plus
  • Supervisory experiencepreferred

Who You'll Work With

You’ll work with the New Ventures Technology office in Chicago.

The New Ventures Technology office provides Security, Support and Hosting Services to McKinsey Solutions. This includes Helpdesk (first-level support and configuration operations) and hosting services. New Venture Technology office is currently supporting 40+ SaaS products and 40000+ end users.

McKinsey New Ventures fosters innovation driven by analytics, design thinking, mobile and social by developing new products/services and integrating them into our client work. It is helping to shift our model toward asset-based consulting and is a foundation for –and expands our investment in –our entrepreneurial culture. Through innovative software as a service solutions, strategic acquisitions, and a vibrant ecosystem of alliances, we are redefining what it means to work with McKinsey.

As one of the fastest-growing parts of our firm, New Ventures has more than 1,500 dedicated professionals (including more than 800 analysts and data scientists) and we're hiring more mathematicians, data scientists, designers, software engineers, product managers, client development managers and general managers. 

What You'll Do

You will manage activities relating to the design and management of technical security controls and will work closely with the Chief Information Security Officer.

You will perform work tasks related to the design and implementation of security technologies such as firewalls, intrusion detection systems, encryption, endpoint protection, logical access controls. You will also perform security reviews and provide security guidance and recommendations to solution teams. 

Additionally, you'll have the opportunity to be a leader and focal point for technical security including secure network design, firewalls, encryption, OS security, monitoring and other areas.  You will create securityarchitecture design documentation and standards as well as securityarchitectureprocesses for reviews and other activities. 

You will provide guidance on security design and architecture to technical and non-technical stakeholders, including solution teams and product teams.  Furthermore, you'll educate and coach team members and stakeholders on technical security topics while also supervising junior technical resources. 

You will also be responsible for providing guidance and direction on security vendors and technology products.  Depending on your experience, you may be involved with administration and configuration of security tools such as vulnerability scanners, monitoring systems and other security related tools.