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Technical Information Security Officer

  • Location: Irving, Texas, 75039
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 10 days ago

Terrific 12+ month contract opening in Irving, TX for a Technical Information Security Officer.  Will work with their peers, application managers, and system development teams to ensure security requirements are met and technology risks are addressed throughout each phase of the software development life cycle and proactively provide solutions to correct exposures or mitigate risk. Working with other security and technology teams they will maintain and interpret security standards, procedures, and guidelines for multiple platforms in diverse and agile environments in designing solutions, recommending enhancements or defining mitigating controls to existing applications and systems used by workers and our customers.

Responsibilities include: 
•    Perform periodic security reviews on assigned applications according to Security Policy and Practices established to ensure all requirements are met.
•    Be the primary security officer responsible for providing security development and testing requirements to the project teams on multiple, simultaneous, agile and waterfall projects.
•    Work with multiple teams to develop processes and procedures to ensure information security policies and standards are integrated with the organization’s applications.
•    Define secure application configurations leveraging technical knowledge and problem-solving skills in accordance with secure SDLC process.
•    Promote awareness of current policies and standards, as well as revisions and developments; provide consistent interpretation of policy to technology teams and business personnel.
•    Interfaces with the business where technical IS solutions are required and advises on the impact to the bottom line while satisfying business objectives.
•    Respond to internal and external audits of security procedures and application security configurations.
•    Establish and maintain relationships with domain architects, project managers, and others within the technology development unit.
•    Manage risk by analyzing the root cause of security issues, impact to technology, and required corrective actions leveraging advanced analytical skills.
•    Schedule, host, and drive meetings with multiple levels of technology management, from individual contributors to senior management; requires strong communication, influence, and diplomacy skills to ensure that secure development procedures are addressed.
•    Ability to periodically work across different time zones and areas globally in an international environment.
•    Bachelor’s Degree 
•    2+ years of strong IT knowledge.
•    Experience with interpretation and application of IS Policy and Standards.
•    Understanding of project management concepts including agile workflow.
•    Good understanding of application security, development processes, and testing.
•    Strong risk analytics and problem-solving skills.
•    Familiarity with industry IS standards
•    Prefer CISSP or equivalent security certifications (or will obtain).
•    Prefer experience in the Automated Teller Machine (ATM) environment.

Due to the security nature of this role, must be a US Citizen, US Permanent Resident.