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Security Specialist

Date Added: November 19, 2021
Software Resources has an immediate, long term contract job opportunity for a REMOTE Security Specialist.

• Facilitator between architecture and business operations
• Excellent Communicator (will be interacting with senior level management and Executives)

Description :
The Staff Security Specialist leads and manages all Core Systems & Platforms (CSP) organization-wide security and Compliance activities and is responsible for guiding application teams to architect and build applications and platforms through security by design principles, to ensure the protection of sensitive data and information assets. This role focuses on ensuring adherence to Information Security Policy and Standards (ISPS) across the CSP organization, to achieve the required level of consistency, quality, and protection to meet overall business needs.

The Staff Security Specialist also serves as a point of escalation for security best practices, governance, data quality and protection issues and consults with application owners during audits and compliance activities. This role will work closely with Business and Functional area leadership to improve the quality and value of core data assets, respond to regulatory protection requirements as well as support the strategic requirements of the department. All activities within this space should be performed in close partnership with the CSP Leadership Team and our Global Information Security partners.

Basic Qualifications:
Application Security

• Partner with the Application & Security Architect(s) to drive adoption of "Security by Design” principles for all new services and projects, while assessing and driving security enhancements across existing solutions.
• Develop and implement comprehensive security best practices across the CSP application portfolio.

Information Security
• Direct and support embedded, industry-focused Security and Compliance activities throughout CSP
• Liaise with Global InfoSec to streamline and standardize SecOps procedures
• Consolidate and create action plans with GIS based on WE feedback on SecOps process improvement opportunities
• Ensure CSP leadership remains fully informed of the status of all vulnerability assessment and security remediation activities pertaining to our products and services

• Act as the liaison to Security Architecture on all risk assessment activities; partner with CSP application teams on remediation efforts
• Understand established governance policies and procedures and ensure CSP is operating according to ISPS standards
• Proactively audit and report on the compliance status of CSP products and services
• Act as our organization’s primary advocate on governance policy, and lead policy refinement efforts
• Liaise with Management Audit to streamline procedures and standardize on terminology definitions
• Serve as a consulting partner with CSP during Audits

Data Privacy
• Liaise with Legal and Privacy teams to stay ahead of the ever-changing global data privacy landscape
• Ensure our organization is prepared and able to comply with all privacy regulations
• Proactively audit and report on our org’s adherence to global data privacy regulations

Data Management and Retention
• Ensure that all data owners that consume our org’s services clearly articulate data retention requirements to their respective data custodians
• Ensure that all data custodians (service owners) are prepared and are complying with data owner retention requirements
• Proactively audit and report on our org’s adherence to our data retention requirements

Preferred Qualifications:
• BS or Masters in Computer Science, or equivalent work experience.
• 3+ years in IT security in an environment of similar size/complexity
• 3+ years operating in an application development environment, with emphasis in agile development
• 3+ years in compliance management within a regulated environment (SOX, GDPR, HIPAA)
• Must have expert knowledge of information security components, principles, practices, and procedures.
• Experience with industry and regulatory requirements (i.e., SOX, GDPR, HIPAA)
• Must have strong knowledge of web application, infrastructure, and internet security along with a general understanding of common operating systems, networking protocols, database, and application development.
• In previous roles, the right candidate has hands-on experience in a wide variety of technology concepts and products, including but not limited to:
• Security (Pentesting, Audits, SOC reports, SSAEs)
• IP Networking (Routers, Firewalls, Multicasting)
• Operating Systems (Linux, Windows, Mac OS)
• Hosting Providers (AWS, Google Compute, MS Azure)
• Apps and Platforms (O365, 2FA – Okta, Azure, Citrix, SCCM, Jamf, Active Directory GSuite)
• Experience in Secure Software development, with experience in a Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment / DevOps environment is preferred
• Knowledge of SAP Security, Identity and Access Management a plus
• Certification a plus:
o CISSP, CISM, CISA or equivalent

Required Education:
BS degree or equivalent work experience

Don’t delay. Join the Software Resources team today!
Software Resources specializes in connecting talented IT professionals with challenging job opportunities that transform jobs into careers.
To meet our clients hiring needs, we continuously source talented IT Professionals with all levels of expertise and in all disciplines. We offer world class major medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) with match, short term disability, Life Insurance and AD&D. You, our future employees, can make a tremendous difference to our company and our clients. Please apply to this job and experience the Software Resources difference. You can view all of our jobs at https://www.softwareresources.com/careers/
Company Overview
Software Resources is a national staffing and recruitment firm delivering the best candidates to our clients and the best jobs to our candidates since 1992.
We are a certified woman owned business in business to place contract, contract-to-hire, and direct-hire talent in Technology (IT, creative, marketing), finance, accounting, and executive-level positions. We serve many vertical markets including Entertainment/Media, Cruise Industry/Leisure travel, Hospitality, Government, Personal Care, Professional Services, Energy/Utilities, Security, and Financial Services.
Headquartered in Lake Mary, FL in the Orlando metro area, we have branches and sales professionals across the US. Wherever you’re located and whatever the need, count on Software Resources to provide exceptional candidates who are fully vetted and ready to go. Call (800) 774-8036 or visit us online at https://www.softwareresources.com/ and leave the recruiting to us!

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