Sr Information Security Analyst

Ft Worth, TX | Direct Hire

Post Date: 10/31/2016 Job ID: 42354 Industry: Security Engineer

Sr Information Security Analyst
Fort Worth, TX 

Senior Information Security Analyst

 


Position Summary & Key Areas of Responsibility

Short Description:
A new cyber security role responsible for coordination, oversight, and activities that drive improvements into the software development process and operational activities of a Fortune 500 company that provides solutions around the globe.   If you consider yourself an expert in cyber security, PCI, and IT, and have a passion to improve on the world around you – apply today and help to define the future of information security!

Long Description:
Are you passionate about cyber security and information technology?   So are we.   We are also passionate about the Hospitality industry and helping restaurant operators.   Our team serves as the data security & compliance experts to thousands of people and businesses in the Hospitality space worldwide.   We consult with both internal and external customers on current topics affecting the risk and security of IT operations and software application development.   Serving teams from Dallas to Shanghai, we focus on limiting liability, reducing risk, and improving security across a variety of application suites and operational groups - ranging from mobile to SaaS applications, from field services to data center operations.

Key Areas of Responsibility:
- Advocate and communicate procedures, policies, and guidelines related to Information Security
- Apply security best practices and technologies to the design of software applications
- Assist in the design of security controls, policies, and procedures
- Assist in the implementing of enterprise security controls
- Assist in the investigation of intrusion incidents, forensic investigations, and incident response
- Assist in the audit of security controls across the enterprise
- Attend security-related training and seminars
- Collect and analyze data to drive decisions and recommendations regarding security standards and controls
- Conduct internal and external research to collect and report data, share knowledge, and accomplish objectives
- Coordinate the implementation and maintenance of security-related solutions
- Develop security-related communication and educational materials, including but not limited to alerts, blogs, manuals, newsletters, presentations, and social media post
- Engage with internal and external customers to discuss security-related topics
- Maintain industry knowledge and be aware of current trends and threats as it relates to information security and compliance
- Partner with software application development teams on security-related projects and topics
- Provide oversight and serve as the technical SME for application penetration testing
- Serve as security technical SME for security related incidents
- Support internal and external customers as necessary
- Work independently supporting diverse set of goals
- Work across business units to effectively achieve goals

Required Skills and Experience:
- 7+ years of experience and a Bachelor’ s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field
- 5+ years of experience working within information security programs focused on compliance with policies, procedures, and industry regulations
- Minimum 5 years of experience working with Microsoft Windows and network technologies
- Minimum 5 years of experience working with Microsoft Office, including Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and Visio
- Deep understanding of the financial and payment card processing industries and the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS), either serving as an assessor or as an implementer of security programs
- Understanding of information systems and security infrastructure
- Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to explain complex concepts in layman’ s terms
- Demonstrate creative thinking, problem solving skills, and risk analysis
- Basic project management skills with the ability to organize activities, manage task, and report status effectively
- Experience in incident response
- One or more industry certifications to include CISSP, CISM, CIPP, PCI QSA, or PCI ISA
- Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and within complex teams
- Ability and willingness to adapt and learn new skills quickly
- Possess a flexible, proactive, can-do attitude
- US Citizenship
                                                                                                                                                                            
Preferred Skills and Experience:
- Software development background working with Microsoft Windows technology
- Mobile development background working with Apple and Android technology
- Consulting and/or audit services background with a focus on information security and compliance
- Experience developing, deploying, or supporting Point of Sale solutions
- Experience within the Hospitality or Food & Beverage business sector
- Presentation experience with focus on information security topics
- Industry certifications CCFP, CEH, CRISC, GCIA, GCIH, GCWN, SSCP
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