IT Security Manager

Atlanta, GA | Direct Hire

Post Date: 01/30/2017 Job ID: 43259 Industry: IT Manager

IT Security Manager
Location: Atlanta, GA

The Security Manager will lead the company' s Information Security risk assessment and management effort. A qualified candidate will utilize experience-based expertise in risk management, assist in IT compliance activities (e.g. PCI), develop and maintain internal policies/standards/procedures, and provide support for both the internal risk acceptance and data ownership processes. The Security Manager will leverage understanding of information technology risks/controls and communication skills to support governance/compliance activities and to identify risk to business partners within IT, Development and other business units.


Job Duties/Responsibilities:
•     Perform information security assessments leveraging industry best practices, internal policy framework, and security/control frameworks.
•     Manage recurring access reviews, risk/control processes, and other compliance activities to support Information Technology compliance requirements
•     Act as subject matter expert regarding application and infrastructure best practices to ensure solutions are compliant with the latest compliance requirements     
•     Partner with and review solution enhancements and new solutions to ensure new vulnerabilities are not introduced
•     Partner with internal infrastructure resources and line of business managers to maintain a secure work environment 
•     Serve as an internal information security consultant to the organization through involvement in key projects and governance/compliance activities     
•     Lead the PCI Compliance Effort and all associated documentation, solution implementation and issue remediation required to maintain PCI Compliance
•     Develop and maintain policies/standards/procedures in partnership with Information Technology and other business units. 
•     Stay ahead of IT Security threats and best practices in order to proactively maintain a secure internal and production environment     


Experience - 4 to 7 years


Specific areas of expertise - Must have at least seven years of information Technology experience, with five years experience in installation and support of Windows workstation hardware (Mac a plus), server hardware, software (operating systems, utilities, and applications), and imaging / desktop management. Must have knowledge of data center facilities management.
Additional Technologies

•     Working knowledge of IT general controls (logical access, change management, operations, governance, etc)  
•     Comprehensive knowledge of risks and controls across multiple layers of the OSI model and accompanying technologies (SQL/Unix/Windows/Oracle)    
•     Working knowledge of security/control/governance frameworks such as ISO 27001/2, COBIT 4.1/5, NIST        
•     Experience in IT control/risk assessment            
•     Working knowledge of compliance requirements associated with SOX, PCI, and HIPAA/HITECH            
•     Information Security GRC, IT Audit, or IT Advisory/Consulting CISA/CRISC/CISSP Certified preferred         



•     Ability to effectively plan, organize, schedule and coordinate among competing priorities across multiple entities  
•     Good interpersonal skills with staff, end-users, peers, management, and vendors  
•     Strong understanding of hardware-related best practices, policies, procedures and implementation experience   
•     Ability to effectively communicate complex technical issues.   
•     Ability to proactively identify and evaluate problems to determine root causes while escalating risk areas to mitigate their impact   
•     Ability to quickly translate issues threats and vulnerabilities into an impact analysis and create a realistic corrective plan of action   
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