Advisor Information Security
Essential Job Functions
Designs audits of computer systems to ensure they are operating securely and that data is protected from both internal and external attack. Makes recommendations for preventive measures as necessary.
Assesses assigned system to determine system security status. Designs and recommends security policies and procedures to implement; ensures compliance to policies and procedures.
Designs training materials for computer security education and awareness programs.
Evaluates highly complex security systems according to industry best practices to safeguard internal information systems and databases.
Defines and reviews security requirements and subsequently reviews complex systems to determine if they have been designed and established to comply with established standards.
Leads investigations of security violations and breaches and recommends solutions; prepares reports on intrusions as necessary and provides analysis summary to management.
Responds to more complex queries and request for computer security information and reports from both internal and external customers.
Provides technical consultation on highly complex tasks; may assist and/or provide limited direction to lower level technical personnel.
Provides product recommendations of security packages to customers; Reviews vendor products and makes recommendations as appropriate. Conducts cost analyses to determine feasibility of new products for clients.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, management information systems, or related field preferred
CISSP certification preferred
Nine or more years of experience in computer science, management information systems, or data security experience
Experience working with information security practices, networks, software, and hardware
Experience working with computer programming
Experience working with operating systems
Experience working with computer desktop packages such as Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.
Experience working with security architecture
Strong analytical and problem solving skills for resolving security issues
Good organization skills to balance work and lead projects
Basic leadership skills to effectively mentor and lead junior level personnel
Good interpersonal skills to interact with customers and team members
Strong communication skills to interact with team members and support personnel
Strong skills implementing and configuring networks and network components
Ability to work with relational databases
Ability to work in a team environment
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