• Information Security Unit Manager

    Job Location(s) US-IL-Schaumburg
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/11/2018 4:10 PM)
    Job ID
    Information Security
  • Overview

    The Information Security Unit Manager is responsible for the daily operation of a formal information security program and lifecycle. Program includes, but is not limited to audit and compliance efforts of required certifications, development and maintenance of the security document library, and development and management of security professionals to ensure continued security monitoring efforts and mitigation of security findings.


    Job Details:

    • This is a full-time, permanent position.
    • Benefits include the following:

      • Up to thirteen (13) days of Paid Time Off during your first year
      • Six (6) holidays and four (4) floating holidays per year
      • Employee health benefits (medical, dental, vision), 401K, STD/LTD, and life insurance
    • Weekly schedule will be the following:
      • Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5pm


    • Manage and develop staff to include selection, work allocation, training, coaching and mentoring, problem resolution, performance evaluation and feedback and correction actions
    • Maintain a formal Information Security Organization to ensure compliance and regulatory requirements are satisfied
    • Maintain compliance with FISMA, PCI-DSS, FERPA, GLBA, FACTA, ISO 17799/27001/27002 and SSAE 18 SOC I / SOC II.
    • Maintain Information Security Libraries to ensure compliance and regulatory requirements are satisfied
    • Conduct and lead internal, client, vendor, and third-party security assessments
    • Perform system monitoring, system auditing, and integrity check functions daily, monthly, quarterly, and annually as dictated in Information Security policies and the recurring Task List
    • Perform monthly internal vulnerability assessments, quarterly external vulnerability assessments and annual penetration testing/ethical hacking to comply with vendor and client contractual requirements
    • Track all issues identified by monthly internal vulnerability assessments, quarterly external vulnerability assessments, and bi-annual penetration testing through remediation
    • Ensure compliance and training on security awareness, incident response, and business continuity processes
    • Lead and conduct the following recurring processes to ensure compliance:
      • Risk and security assessments
      • Vulnerability scanning and penetration testing
      • Incident response
      • Security awareness
      • Continuous monitoring
      • Metric reporting
    • Perform additional duties as assigned


    Essential Qualifications:

    • Organization and planning; ability to understand and determine priorities, effectively manage time and develop work plans in order to accomplish tasks and/or projects
    • Judgment and decision making; ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense
    • Innovation and creativity; ability to generate and translate ideas, and adapt to change
    • Teamwork; effectively participate and contribute as a member of a work group; ability to lead or follow others as appropriate in order to most effectively accomplish the goal or task at hand
    • Communication; ability to clearly organize and effectively convey information
    • Ability to motivate, develop, and mentor staff in order to optimize their performance
    • Proven leadership with the ability to inspire others to work toward a common goal and reach their potential


    Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Information Security or an Information Technology related field preferred and a minimum of two years of experience, or equivalent work experience
    • Minimum of two years’ demonstrated experience preferred in information technology architecture and engineering; information security program management and implementation; and information technology and information security document generation and maintenance
    • Minimum of two years Managing a team of technology and security professionals


    Language Skills:

    • Ability to read, write and speak English proficiently


    Physical Demands: The physical demands describe here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.

    • Specific vision requirements include the ability to see at close range, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
    • Frequently required to stand, walk, and sit
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear
    • Fine hand manipulation (keyboarding)
    • At times, may require more than 40 hours per week to perform the essential duties of the position. Occasional evening and weekend hours are required. Holiday hours may be required based on business needs.


    Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Internal office
    • The noise level in the environment isusually low


    Terms and Conditions:

    • Posting end date for this job is subject to change based on the discretion of the hiring manager.
    • Current Employees: Please make sure you are applying through the internal portal. The link should be listed on the SharePoint website under Careers. If you apply through this page, your application will be denied.
      • Please keep in mind that this position may only be opened to external candidates. Contact Recruiting for more information.


    Background Requirements:

    • Drug Test
    • Criminal Background
    • No Defaulted Student Loans
    • Employment and Education Verification
    • Professional References Required
    • Security Clearance - Public Trust
    • Background Investigation & Fingerprint Check
    • Male applicants born after 12/31/1959 must have registered for the Selective Service System.
      • For more information, visit the agency's website at www.sss.gov.
    • Sensitivity for this role is 6C.
    • You must be a citizen of the United States to be eligible for this position.



    Ceannate Corp is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


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