Security Operations Lead in Hoffman Estates, IL at Transformco

Date Posted: 10/6/2020

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    3333 Beverly Road
    Hoffman Estates, IL
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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 999689BR
Employing Entity: Transform SR Holding Management LLC
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Information Technology
Store ID: 58491: Sears Holdings Management Corp

The Security Operations Lead shall provide technical and analytic skills to support security systems, operations, and security infrastructure within the team’s scope. Lead will be responsible for, working with others, specific security software solutions that are in place, and advising on possible new software solutions. The Lead is expected to help coordinate and drive resolution of Cyber Security incidents, problem resolution for issues, and ensure the overall Team provides needed technical administration of its security systems by providing oversight, coaching, and technical expertise where needed. The Lead will provide information, reports, metrics and documentation to Management on an on-going basis.

Job Requirements

Essential Functions:
  • Develop and enforce security protocols, policies, and procedures necessary for safeguarding and securing of data with a focus on confidentiality, integrity and availability of sensitive, regulated and/or classified data.
  • Participate in preparing the budget for security operations to ensure delivery of high quality security services.
  • Oversee and provide support for staff Investigation of problems, identification of the sources, determination of possible solutions, testing and the implementation of solutions that may extend across different departments, teams, employees and/or systems
  • Provide ad hoc security information and consulting to internal teams as needed.
  • Participate as core member of Cyber Incident Response Team (CIRT).
  • Prepare and present reports of incidents and ways to limit reoccurrence.
  • Advise internal teams (i.e. Legal, Human Resources, etc.) when liaising with public law enforcement agencies, secret service and FBI regarding related data security concerns and/or investigative processes.
  • Document network security problems, evaluate them, and recommend resolutions for future action.
  • Document endpoint security problems, evaluate them, and recommend resolutions for future action.
  • Participates in and contributes to the planning and execution of Security Operations business continuity
  • Provides technical expertise in researching, identifying, evaluating, recommending and/or developing information security systems, controls, methods, techniques and models
  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the following areas:
    • Cloud Security (Amazon Cloud and Google Cloud Platform experience required)
    • Network Forensics
    • Endpoint Forensics
    • Threat Hunting
    • Incident Response

Key Qualifications:
  • Has a minimum of 7 years' experience as a Cyber Security professional and at 3+ years of experience in a Lead role.
  • Has 1 or more of the following certifications:
    • CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)
    • CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor)
    • CRISC (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control)
    • ITIL Foundation (Information Technology Infrastructure Library)
    • PMP (Project Management Professional)
    • CISM (Certified Information Security Manager)
  • Demonstrated ability to interact and communicate effectively both orally and in writing with all levels of the organization.
  • Has demonstrated the ability to contribute to the organization, processes, and teams in a significant manner.
  • Has demonstrated adherence to organizational processes and procedures
  • Exhibits initiative and drive to complete tasks in a timely manner
  • Displays leadership qualities, takes ownership of assigned responsibilities
  • Contributes positively to working environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate as part of a team.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention-to-detail.
  • Experience in building and maintaining security systems
  • Hands on experience in security systems, including SIEM, firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, log management, content filtering, etc
  • Familiarity with web related technologies (Web applications, Web Services, Service Oriented Architectures) and of network/web related protocols
  • Familiarity with Cloud related technologies (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Stays abreast of industry best practices in incident response, risk management techniques, regulatory and retail industry information security requirements.

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