Senior IT Security Manager in Mount Prospect IL

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Mizkan America
Senior IT Security Manager
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Mount Prospect IL
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IT Manager

SUMMARY: Mizkan America, Inc. is searching for a Sr. Information Security Manager who will be responsible for the formal life cycle of the security program. Program includes audit and compliance, development and authorizing security document library, development and management of security analysts to ensure continued security monitoring efforts and mitigation of security findings. Security Manager will actively engage in the security community to develop and forecast potential risks to the business.


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, quarterly, 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 any 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, security, employee, and workplace incidents


Bachelors Degree required; Masters Degree preferred in an IT Related Field, preferably security related
Highly preferred security certifications: 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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