Information Security Engineer - Lead

ExecuSource, Inc. in Austin, TX

  • Type: Full Time
position filled
Global Investment company is looking for an information Security Engineer to implement and maintain our security systems and lead the security function for the firm. You will be responsible for preventing unauthorized access to our data and responding to privacy breaches. In this role, you should be knowledgeable about security frameworks and systems. Your goal will be to ensure that our technology infrastructure is well-protected.
We believe in shared success for our investors and our employees. We believe success is driven by exceptional people working together as a team and in a manner consistent with our values in order to identify and act on the best business opportunities.

Responsibilities:
Manage network, intrusion detection and prevention systems
Design and implement safety measures and data recovery plans
Protect digital files and information systems against unauthorized access, modification or destruction
Maintain data and monitor security access
Analyse IT specifications to assess security risks
Install, configure and upgrade security software (e.g. antivirus programs)
Secure networks through firewalls, password protection and other systems
Inspect hardware for vulnerable points of access
Monitor network activity to identify issues early and communicate them to IT teams
Act on privacy breaches and malware threats
Serve as a security expert and conduct training when needed
Draft policies and guidelines
Conduct internal and external security audits
Monitor and respond to regulatory developments and industry best practices in a timely manner


Requirements:
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) would be a plus
Proven experience as a Computer Security Specialist
Programming skills are preferred (e.g. knowledge of C++, PHP languages, scripting)
Familiarity with security frameworks (e.g. NIST Cybersecurity framework) and risk management methodologies
Knowledge of patch management, firewalls and intrusion detection/prevention systems (e.g. fireEye, Palo Alto, Darktrace)
Familiarity with public key infrastructure (PKI) and cryptographic protocols (e.g. SSL/ TLS)
An analytical mind with excellent problem-solving ability
Outstanding communication and organization skills
Decision-making skills
BSc/BA in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field; professional certification (e.g. CompTIA Security+, CISSP) is a plus


Other skills:
Excellent report writing and communication
Must have strong Analytical skills
The ability to work well independently or with a team
Available to travel, possibly internationally
Capable of meeting deadlines and budgets
Must be committed to continuous learning and system development
Need to have excellent communication and presentation skills
Strong vendor management experience.

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