Security Engineer

Columbia, Maryland | Direct Hire

Post Date: 10/12/2016 Job ID: 42126 Industry: Security Engineer

Title: Data Security Admin
Location: Columbia, MD

 

 

Position Summary
 
Position Description
The Data Security Administrator (DSA) is responsible for establishing and coordinating functions across the organization that support customer requirements relating to confidential information, data security, and end-user privacy as well as Corporate Information Security Policy and Standards. The DSA is responsible for the creation and implementation of practices and procedures across the organization in support of these requirements, including privacy and security procedure development and maintenance; design and delivery of organization specific education, training, and awareness activities; acting as a liaison to corporate functions; monitoring compliance with company and organizational security privacy policies and applicable laws; and directly working with customers on security and privacy matters, including response to security incidents, responding to audit requests, and serving as a subject matter expert in contract negotiations. The DSA works in close partnership with the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and as a member of the enterprise-wide Information Security Council group.

 

Key Areas of Responsibility
• Advocate for all data security and privacy related issues including the planning and development of the data security strategy in support of the organization’ s strategic plan.
• Work with System Administrators on proper protocol being used for Windows, Linux and like systems.
• Collaborates with leadership, as well as IT leaders and other related functions, to develop security practices, guidelines and procedures to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of customer systems and data.
• Ensures that the organization complies with existing laws and regulations (e.g. PCI-DSS, GLBA, FISMA, SOX, etc.).
• In coordination with the CISO, develops information classification standards and procedures to appropriately manage information consistent with its data classification.
• Coordinates with the appropriate entities in any lawful compliance reviews or investigations related to the security of customer information.
• In coordination with the CISO and Global Security, oversees incident response planning as well as the investigation of security breaches, and assists with disciplinary and legal matters associated with such breaches as necessary.
• Establishes organization specific security awareness and training content and oversees organization-wide participation.
• Serves as a subject matter expert (SME) supporting the solution architect and contracting functions with customer privacy and data security requests.
• Develops, implements, and monitors processes for appropriate handling of customer information both on network and stored on media.
• Responds to customer data security audit requests.
• Provides feedback and recommendations from the line of business to corporate Information Security Program 


Qualifications:

Education and Experience Requirements

• Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) preferred; a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) or other Information Security/IT audit certification (e.g. CISA) is desirable.

• Bachelor’ s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business, or a related field or equivalent work experience; an MBA or other graduate level degree is desired.

• Minimum of three years professional experience in the Services industry, to include knowledge and understanding in the areas of hardware and software support, managed services; help desk, and other customer support functions.

• Minimum of three years practical experience designing and implementing data security processes.

• Minimum of three years practical experience working with information privacy and security laws (such as Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), Payment Card Institute – Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS), and data breach reporting laws), generally accepted information security principles, and accepted industry practice.

• Minimum of three years of background in SAS70/SSAE16 and ISO 27001/2 auditing/compliance/certification.

• Background in physical security (such as media management) required.

• Demonstrated professional experience in preparing and presenting information effectively, clearly, and concisely, in written and spoken form to a wide-range of internal and external constituencies, including non-technical executives, officers, product or service vendors, and middle-managers.

 

 

What are the 3-4 non-negotiable requirements on this position?
Education and Experience Requirements • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) preferred; a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) or other Information Security/IT audit certification (e.g. CISA) is desirable. • Bachelor’ s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business, or a related field or equivalent work experience; an MBA or other graduate level degree is desired. • Minimum of three years professional experience in the Services industry, to include knowledge and understanding in the areas of hardware and software support, managed services; help desk, and other customer support functions. • Minimum of three years practical experience designing and implementing data security processes.

What is exciting about this opportunity? Please use this section to describe team and company culture.
We’ re the business behind the everyday transactions that make life easier. We’ re here when you take your cash from the cashpoint, when you pay at the supermarket, when you buy tickets or check in at the airport. We’ re always looking for new talent to help us achieve our challenging goals. We offer varied and exciting careers opportunities whether you’ re a proven leader, a fresh intern or anywhere in-between. There’ s never been a better time to join.

 
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