WindStream Communications Senior Information Security Engineer / Consultant in Twinsburg, Ohio
The Senior Security Engineer or Consultant’s role is to plan, design, implement and manage effective information security processes in support of core security functions. This individual will apply proven communication, analytical and problem-solving skills to help identify, communicate and resolve system security issues in order to maximize the benefit if IT systems investments and to protect the information resources of Windstream. This position is included in EIRS Engineering after hours on call rotation to coordinate support of security related infrastructure.
Responsibilities:· Provides guidance and recommendations on how to properly configure, deploy and maintain IT infrastructure and applications. · Identifies and manages IT vulnerability assessment and testing. · Develops testing methodologies and refines them based upon experience and judgement with respect to a balanced approach of business needs and risks. · Research and track latest security threats and analyze impact to key Windstream IT security processes. Recommend IT policy, standards and methodology revisions to Senior Director for Governance based on research. · Evaluate the effectiveness of key IT security process using Windstream’s auditing and attack and penetration testing methodology. · Develops and manages methodology for testing Windstream security posture · Develops architectural vision and oversees the installation, configuration and management of key IT security systems(SIEM, IDS/IPS, Vulnerability Scanning, Web Application Scanning, etc.). · Researches and identifies new and emerging technology to augment the security posture of Windstream · Performs proof of concept testing to identify new or emerging security technologies and engineer them to benefit Windstream. · Is comfortable with complex project management and had demonstrated ability to lead and mentor as needed.
Required Skills/Competencies:• 7-10 System administration, information security, regulatory • Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) or Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) preferred • Strong Linux / UNIX skills preferred • Comfortable with Windows / Active Directory • Other technical certifications a plus • Must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time and perform other requirements of the position
Minimum Requirements: College degree in a Technical or related field and 5-7 years professional level experience with 2-3 years supervisory experience for roles with supervision; or 9 years professional level related Technical experience with 2-3 years supervisory experience for roles with supervision; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related Technical experience required.
Primary Location: *US-Ohio-Twinsburg
Job Category: IT
Requisition ID: 18002629
Other Locations: United States
Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing. Equal Opportunity Employer including minority/female/disability/veteran; Without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. Windstream is a drug-free workplace.