Senior Security Engineer

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Senior Security Engineer
Vocus is a leading provider of public relations software that enables professionals to plan, execute and measure influencer-oriented campaigns in one integrated platform. Communications professionals from over 120,000 corporations, agencies and nonprofits use Vocus to access the world's largest pitchable media and blogger database, distribute press releases, manage influencer outreach, measure social media activities, and analyze the effectiveness of communications campaigns. Vocus is the parent company to PRWeb, Help a Reporter Out (HARO) and iContact. It is headquartered in Beltsville, Maryland with offices in North America and Europe.
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ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Systematically examine the organization's information security risks and vulnerabilities, taking account of related threats to determine and communicate the current state of the security controls in-place and a plan to remediate any findings.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Institute and maintain IT security standards, coordinate security assessment services delivery, and provide in-depth consultative analysis on any existing or new security solutions, problems, or issues.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Implement/maintain a coherent and comprehensive standards based suite of information security controls and/or other forms of risk treatment (such as risk avoidance or risk transfer) to address those risks that are deemed unacceptable; adopt an overarching management process to ensure that the controls in-place continue to meet the organization's information security needs and compliancy requirements on an ongoing basis
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Provide lead consulting services covering topics such as security management practices, assessment methodology, access controls, vulnerability management, secure development practices, operational security, key management, and cryptography.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Aid in the development, preparation, maintenance and execution of security policies, procedures, risk assessment reports, system security plans, risk mitigation plans, contingency plans, disaster recovery plans, security tests and evaluations and Plans of Action and Milestones.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Conduct regular audits to ensure that systems are being operated securely and in adherence to documented policies and procedures.ΓΆΒ Β
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Counsel and provide leading technical expertise to root cause investigations of security incidents.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Initiate, facilitate, and promote activities to create ongoing information security awareness within the organization; coordinate and manage the organization's annual Security Awareness Training program.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Communicate in both oral and written form the impact of a security risk to all levels within the organization.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Represent the organization as the information security POC for clients, assisting them with requests for information regarding security standards and implementation within our products and company.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree with 5-8+ years total relevant experience with infrastructure security deployment, operations, documentation and compliance. Must have ability to support flexible schedule in support of 7x24 operations. Expert level knowledge of installing, deploying, documenting, and troubleshooting network perimeter security technologies such as firewalls, proxy servers, intrusion prevention/detection (IDS/IPS), antivirus, antimalware, anti-spam and unified threat management. Must be well versed in TCP/IP, IPSec, VLANs and networking standards. 2-3 years' experience with enterprise class Cisco routers, switches and security appliances.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Experience with systems hardening, software and hardware security assessment, vulnerability analysis, and cyber risk assessment
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Experience in the planning, implementation and maintenance of PCI DSS based controls with the ability to maintain these controls as required to ensure system compliance
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Ability to lead standards based risk assessment of operational, administrative and developmental environments
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Proven experience in preforming vulnerability assessments of Windows and Linux based operating systems, complex web based applications, ASP.NET, SQL Server, MS RPC, and other common components and platforms
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Demonstrated experience leading projects that require strong security architecture, testing, and implementation skills and knowledge
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Demonstrated project management experience
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Strong leadership, analytical and problem solving skills
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Excellent oral and written communication skills
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Experience with PCI DSS 2.0, SOX and COBIT
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Must provide writing samples
Preferred Skills:
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ CISSP - Certified Information Systems Security Professional
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ CISA - Certified Information Systems Auditor
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ MCSE+Security - Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer; Security track
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ CEH - Certified Ethical Hacker
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ SANS, SCNP, CISM - Other security industry certifications
Company Perks:
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Our state-of-the-art New Urbanist headquarters makes Vocus a truly remarkable place to work.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Access to an ultramodern gym facility with free yoga and fitness classes
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Indoor basketball court
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Competitive base salary with uncapped commissions
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Full benefit package including medical, dental, vision, 401K, and paid time off
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Work hard, play hard environment
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