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Lead IT Security Engineer

Kellogg Company – ELMHURST, IL, United States - Published On 2/22/18


• Acting as a subject matter expert and hands-on technologist for the design, coordination, technical evaluation, integration, and implementation of various IT security technologies around the globe.
• Providing IT Security engineering consulting services, including assessment, design and implementation of secure solutions and environments throughout the project life cycle.
• Contributing to the review of new security threats and trends and provide input on the strategic direction to enhance the overall security posture of the company and the security roadmap.
• Documenting and coordinating changes and enhancements of security standards and procedures, prepare and/or present documentation of business/technical presentations, provide technical support for the member(s)/business to ensure adherence to requirements, and document problem areas and coordinate resolutions.
• Ensuring that individual initiatives, commitments and services are delivered in a timely, effective and professional manner.
• Contributing to a proactive-reactive response plan to resolve critical events affecting the organization; you will assist in incident and emergency response as well as assist in investigating security breaches and pursuing appropriate corrective actions.
• Supporting audits by designing and building security solutions to mitigate and remediate audit findings and assessments, and to continuously improve Kellogg’s security posture.

• High School Diploma or GED
• Working knowledge and experience of current Information Security best practices in an enterprise environment
• In-depth knowledge of IT security & IT controls concepts, practices, software, hardware and networking information technologies including IDS/IPS, NGFW, authentication, encryption, VPNs, secure protocols, data protection, data loss prevention, identity management solutions, application security and other domains as becomes necessary.
• Highly developed interpersonal style with emphasis on collaboration, influencing and building strong longer-term relationships particularly across the Technologies organization.
• Working knowledge of ethical hacking, malware and penetration testing techniques in current use
• Excellent organizational and problem solving skills, sense of ownership
• Self-starter. Ability to work with minimal guidance or supervision in a time critical environment, and be flexible and quick to adapt to changing business needs and processes
• Ability to explain complex problems and concepts to all levels in the organization
• Ability to work within a high-performing team that challenges each individual to formulate the best possible solutions while maintaining both professional candor and intellectual integrity
• Willingness to learn new technologies and skillsets as demanded by changing technological, business, and regulatory landscape

Bonus Points:
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business or other related field
• Relevant and active professional certifications such as CISSP, CEH, OSCP/E, relevant GIAC or SANS certifications
• Additionally, ideal candidate will have experience with specific technologies such as:
• Configuration management of firewalls (Palo Alto, Checkpoint), routers, and other network communication equipment.
• Working knowledge of AWS cloud and cloud security
• Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) implementation and maintenance
• Advanced Malware Detection
• Active Directory knowledge
• PowerShell / JavaScript / Python
• Open source Security Tools
• Knowledge of ISO 27001/27002, IEC 62443, NIST 800-82
• SIEM Solutions

How to Apply

Please apply online

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