Lead IS Engineer in Scottsdale, AZ at MDI Group

Date Posted: 7/5/2018

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Lead Information Security Engineer

Location: Scottsdale, AZ

Are complex security challenges your favorite kind of puzzle?  We are committed to maintaining the highest level of security and privacy of our student’s data.  As the most senior technical member of our Information Security team, you will utilize your knowledge, experience, and vision to help shape our technology investments and security policy, both on premises and in the cloud.

A Day in the Life as Lead Information Security Engineer:
In this role, you will be both a hands-on security practitioner, and a primary driver behind maintaining a healthy security program and culture.   As a technical lead, you will assist in defining strategic security initiatives and driving the operational work needed for them to succeed.

In collaboration with other teams and departments, you will educate on security topics and enhance security of their operations. You will introduce efficiencies and toil reduction in systems and processes through automation.  You will triage and respond to security events as they arise.

The security landscape is always evolving.  Together with your team, you will ensure our organization stays ahead of the curve.  You will conduct research on emerging products, services, and standards in support of security enhancement and development efforts. You will mentor and coach your team members to help them become more knowledgeable and effective security practitioners.

5+ years of professional experience as a leader or senior member of a Security team in a highly secure environment or organization.
Diverse security skill set, with extensive knowledge and experience in Application Security, IT Infrastructure Security, and/or Cloud Security.
A vision for what a successful security operations program looks like and the maturation steps necessary to achieve this state.
Proven coaching, mentoring and collaboration skills.
Experience implementing and monitoring secure networks and systems.
Automation skills and experience with scripting or programming languages.
Knowledge of, and hands-on experience performing incident response.
Strong knowledge and understanding of:
Web/network protocols, attack techniques, and attack behavior.
Standard security practices, methods and frameworks.
Implementing and monitoring secure networks and systems.
Compliance or regulatory frameworks such as PCI, SOC 2, HIPPA or others.
If this role sounds exciting to you, we encourage you to apply even if you don't meet 100% of the requirements.


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