Senior Information Security Manager in Mount Prospect IL

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Senior Information Security Manager
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Mount Prospect IL
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IT Manager
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COMMENTS: This job description reflects assignment of essential functions. It does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.


  • Manage and develop staff to include selection, work allocation, training, coaching and mentoring, problem resolution, performance evaluation and feedback and correction actions
  • Implement and maintain formal Security Organization to ensure compliance and regulatory requirements are satisfied
  • Create and maintain Security Libraries to ensure compliance and regulatory requirements are satisfied
  • Research and evaluate current and future security threats
  • Identify and resolve potential system, security, employee, and workplace security threats prior to standards being released, which require such controls or threat realization
  • Implement and perform regular and formal risk assessments and security impact analyses on company facilities, systems, and components
  • Conduct and lead internal, client, vendor, and third -party security assessments
  • Perform monitoring, auditing, and integrity check functions daily, monthly, quart erly , and annually as dictated in Security policies
  • Perform annual vulnerability assessments and penetration testing
  • Perform ethical hacking to comply with vendor and client contractual requirements
  • Resolve all issues identified by annual vulnerability assessments and penetration testing
  • Conduct and lead companywide security awareness training program and assure compliance in accordance with the training
  • Lead the incident response team for an security related events as outlined in the associated IT Policy
  • Conduct and lead the disaster recovery and business continuity processes to ensure systems as always available and working properly
  • Manage the security analysis phase of all projects and initiatives for all departments
  • Perform best-practices investigations of system, securit y, employee, and workplace incident s


  • Master&##39;s Degree in an IT Related Field, preferably security related
  • Preferred security certification: CISSP, CISM, CRISC
  • Advanced knowledge of security controls related to detection, analysis, containment, eradication and recovery from cyber security incidents
  • Strong familiarity with Microsoft windows operating system vulnerabilities
  • Basic understanding of end point hardening (server and client)
  • Basic understanding of firewall rules and how to audit and test the rules
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills

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