Senior Security Solution Engineer

Senior Security Solution Engineer

Naugatuck, Connecticut

Job description

The Senior Security Solution Engineer will be a combination of both security administrator and advisor. The position is responsible for overseeing the security of infrastructure, applications, and information of the ISC Americas and guarding against security threats. The position requires a high level of business and technical experience related to security and information threats.

Your tasks and responsibilities

Serve as an internal information security expert to the ISC Americas, working with compliance, risk management and audit functions.
Direct and enhance information security by identifying risks and opportunities and developing policies and security strategies and information security organization.
Establish processes to maintain awareness of current and emerging regulatory and legal issues

Evaluate information security technologies; maintain knowledge of developments of security for networks, systems and hardware, etc. Incorporate new developments into the future systems of the organization whenever possible.
Implementation of an information security management system in accordance to ISO 27001:2005.
Design information security aspects of networks topology, access control, identity management and other security systems.
Maintain organization's effectiveness and efficiency by defining, delivering, and supporting strategic plans for information security. Promote activities to create information security awareness within the organization.
Periodically reviewing and evaluating the information security policies and suggesting necessary changes to management.
Establish processes to ensure risks are properly identified, evaluated, communicated and managed
Complete projects by coordinating resources and timetables with user departments and data center.
Serve as the technical and communications liaison to all employees, affiliate marketing partners, alliances, or other third parties, ensuring proper information security clearance in accordance with established organizational information security policies and procedures.
Develop an information security awareness program and execute training for all users.
Maintain quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards. Manage the internal control audit process and partner with business partners to improve performance.
Establish operational, tactical and strategic metrics that monitor utilization and effectiveness of security resources; test the information security architecture to evaluate the security strengths and detect possible threats annually and implement necessary action plans.
Monitor information security violations and takes corrective action
Involved in change management, systems development life cycle (SDLC) and project management processes.
Establish operational, tactical and strategic metrics that monitor utilization and effectiveness of security resources

Your skills and experience

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree preferred.
Certificate Designations: CISSP, MSP accepted
8+ years of IT security engineering with expertise in either network or application security
4+ years of Information Security experience required
Exceptional oral and written communication skills; ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of technical and non-technical personnel
Proven success working with peers, technical staff, senior management and in supporting business operations directly
Experience in IT, IT Operation, IT Security Management, IT Revision, and IT Risk Analysis
Able to work on a high level of abstraction and should have a good analytical, conceptual and holistic intellectual capability
Strong presentation and moderation skills
Excellent project management skills
Knowledge of state-of-the-art information security standards and frameworks like ISO 27001 and 27002, COBIT for Information Security, The Risk IT Framework, NIST 800-53
One or more of the following certifications: CISA, CISM, CISSP, MSP, ISO 27001 Lead Auditor or equivalent
Thorough conceptual understanding of following technologies:
o Firewalls
o Intrusion detection / prevention (IDS/IPS)
o Identity and access management (IAM)
o User account administration
o Malware protection
o Spam protection
o Public key infrastructure (PKI)
o Encryption
o Digital signature
o Virtual private networks
o Single-sign on (SSO)
o Privacy compliance
o Remote access
o Electronic data interchange (EDI)
o Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM)
o Vulnerability management
o Penetration testing
LANGUAGES: Ability to speak, read and write fluent English
Additional foreign language is a plus
OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Domestic and International Travel up to 10%
Managing Performance
Analysis & Judgment
Commercial Acumen
Customer Orientation

Good reasons to join

We offer competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, employee discounts, tuition reimbursement, excellent training programs and a highly dynamic global work environment.


Kuehne + Nagel Inc - New York - Head Office
10 Exchange Place
Jersey City, NJ 07302-3920

About Kuehne + Nagel

With over 70,000 employees at some 1,300 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world's leading logistics companies. Its strong market position lies in the seafreight, airfreight, contract logistics and overland businesses, with a clear focus on providing IT-based integrated logistics solutions. Further information can be found at www.kuehne-nagel.com

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