Monday, June 15, 2015

Information Security Specialist

Information Security Specialist, Systems/Network administration and Data Security
Foster City, CA
3 Months to start with 

The role will support the continuing development of the technical security requirements (TSRs)/security standards program based on accepted industry standards, regulations and best practices. This individual will have the technical expertise in Operating Systems (ex. Windows/UNIX), Databases (Oracle, MS-SQL), network devices, and middleware technologies to develop solid security requirements to protect the confidentiality and integrity of company data. This individual will also be highly motivated with the ability to drive continuous improvement throughout the existing program.

Responsible for the development of technical security requirements ( ex. Operation Systems, Databases, Firewall, network appliances, etc.) based on industry standards, data privacy laws regulations, and best practices
Actively collaborate with other teams members throughout Information Security, throughout IT, and with business owners/stakeholders throughout Visa
Responsible for process development and enhancement
Provides support regarding audit activities
Proactively promotes the enhancement of technology security requirements awareness across IT and business units
Planning and monitoring of tasks and schedules

Minimum 4-7 years system and networking administration experience in a complex heterogeneous environment working with Windows Server, Unix/Linux sys ems, database servers, Sun Storage Array, firewalls, Virtualization, SQL Databases, setting up and supporting Web Servers and networking hardware systems.
Bachelor s Degree in Computer Science (or related field) or equivalent
Strong cross-platform such as UNIX, Windows knowledge and experience is a must.
Flexible, adaptable, and able to manage multiple tasks in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
Ability to communicate complex technical concepts clearly.
Prefer CCNA, CCSE, GIAC or CISSP certifications
Candidate must have strong configuration, system and network hardening, risk assessment with Linux, Windows servers, Middleware, network appliances etc.
The candidate must have an in-depth knowledge of Information Security regulations, industry requirements and generally accepted best practices such as FFIEC, GLBA , PCI DSS, ISO, NIST
Possess strong analytical reasoning skills with the ability recognize and evaluate facts, objectively analyze situations, synthesize and organize data/information from multiple sources, detail oriented, and show strong judgment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal and presentation skills and the proven ability to influence and communicate effectively.
Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and commitments in an environment that requires multitasking among concurrent activities and frequent shifting of priorities
Ability to convey security concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences 


 Mahesh Muthusamy | 
TalentBurst, Inc.

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