Information Security Specialist ( USIS IT )

Equifax   •  

Alpharetta, GA

Less than 5 years

Posted 239 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Report to the Information Security Officer of USIS IT and be strategically involved in key security decision making for the Business Unit
  • Assist with internal consulting, advisement and assistance for all aspects of Information Security
  • Serve as subject matter expert in multiple security disciplines and security consultant for projects and troubleshooting efforts
  • Work as the subject matter expert on USIS business unit IT platforms and infrastructure
  • Participant in secure application and system development lifecycle activities and process assessments
  • Implement threat modeling, formulate application security procedures, and resolution plans
  • Provide technical support services in remediation of application security remediation efforts.
  • Work with the USIS business unit IT organization to proactively identify and address security observations/findings
  • Serve as subject matter expert in multiple security disciplines and security consultant for IT modernization and innovation efforts.
  • Evaluate and advise on policy exceptions for the business unit
  • Perform business process related securityrisk assessments
  • Maintain and monitor internal observations/findings for both internal customers and third parties
  • Perform advanced countermeasure design, development, implementation, and assessment in conjunction with Security Engineering
  • Lead small to mid-size security related projects to increase maturity of the Information Security program
  • Assist with investigation and resolution of securityevents, and assist with disciplinary and legal matters associated with such events
  • Understand how to manage a securityevent and crisis



Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experiencerequired
  • 6-8years of security  and networking experiences
  • Experiences with programing languages (e.g. Java, JavaScript, C, C++, Python, visual basic, VBA)
  • Experiences with application security testing and related efforts
  • Understand Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), SSAE-16 attestations, ISO 27001 Standards, Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), NIST Standards, standard security practices, current and emerging privacy and security regulations.
  • Strong communication skills including strong verbal presentation skills.  Ability to communicate security concepts to technical and non-technical audience and able to interact with all levels of the organization
  • Experience working in matrix environment with globally diverse team members
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • CISSP, CISM or related certification is a strong plus



Personal Qualities:

  • Leadership in intellectual engagement, work ethic; quality of work product
  • Good judgment, integrity and follow through on commitments
  • Team player who actively collaborates and commits to success of others.
  • Pitches in where necessary to support team success
  • Exhibits self-motivation to perform to the highest standard of excellence
  • Results Focused.  Focuses on the critical objectives that add the most value and consistently delivers results that meet or exceed expectations
  • Relentlessly seeks, shares and adopts ideas and best practices in and outside the company and embraces change introduced by others

Job Number:J00061942