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IT Security Manager

  • Location: Evanston, Illinois, 60201
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 9 months ago

We have a great opportuntiy for a Network Secuirty Manager for our client on the North Shore. Excellent culture, work life balance and benefits!

• Hands on experience in security systems, including: firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software,
authentication systems, log management, content filtering, etc.
• Understanding of compliance standards ISO 27000 and ISO 9001.
• One or more of the following certifications is a plus:
• CISSP – Certified Information Systems Security Professional
• CEH – Certified Ethical Hacker
• CISM – Certified Information Security Manager
• ISSAP – Information Systems Security Architecture Professional
• ISSEP – Information Systems Security Engineering Professional
General Knowledge and Skills
• Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills with the ability to present ideas in user-friendly
• Excellent prioritization, time management and organizational skills.
• Strong problem-solving skills.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite including Visio and Project.
• Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
• Expertise in security solutions including: anti-virus software, endpoint tools, malicious code, intrusion detection,
data loss prevention, firewalls, cloud platforms and content filtering,
• Knowledge of risk assessment tools, technologies, and methods.
• Expertise in designing secure networks, systems, and application architectures.

• Ability to work well under pressure.
• Ability to work independently and perform multiple concurrent and diversified tasks effectively.
• Strong team player, self-motivated and detailed oriented individual with the ability to collaborate with other
teams with an attention to detail.

Specific Tasks and Duties
• System Design and Implementation:
• Advise on security policies.
• Develop and maintain security procedures.
• Develop a security awareness training program for Rotary staff.
• Develop strategies to respond to and recover from a security breach.
• Architect and oversee the selection and implementation of security solutions.
• Implement tools to assist in detection, prevention, and analysis of security threats.
• Working with System Architects and IT Operations to define, build, and maintain Business Continuity Plans and
DR strategy.
• Ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of business data, transmitted internally and externally.
• Maintenance and Operations:
• Perform regular vulnerability assessments and penetration tests.
• Perform regular security awareness training for all employees to ensure consistently high levels of compliance.
• Monitor networks and systems for security breaches, through the use of software that detects intrusions and
anomalous system behavior.
• Lead incident response and conduct forensic analysis on security incidents.
• Continuous review of current systems for improvement.
• Team Leadership and Management:
• Understand the business strategy and goals and manage system engineers by assigning tasks to achieve those
• Provide clear communications and set expectations for team members. Make data-driven decisions and
prioritize work.
• Write comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes, and propositions for further
system security enhancement.
• Maintain up-to-date knowledge of security threats and technologies.
• Maintain a thorough understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and protocols.