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Security and risk management, IT

Location: * Washington, DC
Department: IT - Information & Technology
Job Level: Mid-Level
Employment Type: Full time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Description

This is a senior manager level position requiring performance in the areas of IT security standards, best practices, architecture and systems to ensure information system security across the company. The security manager oversees the operation of the company’s security solutions and leads the definition of new solutions as needs arise, under the direction of his/her supervisor. The security manager establishes the company security stance through policy development, architecture and training processes.  The security manager is expected to interface with peers in the Global Technology and Infrastructure Division as well as with leadership of other divisions to both share the company security vision with those individuals and to solicit their involvement in achieving higher levels of enterprise security through information sharing and cooperation. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

 
Responsibilities include:
 
Product Delivery
  • Develop, maintain, publish up-to-date information security framework, policies, standards and guidelines. Enhance an information security management framework based on industry best practice  (e.g., user log-on and authentication rules, security breach escalation procedures, security auditing procedures and use of firewalls and encryption routines)
  • Develop, implement and monitor a strategic, comprehensive enterprise information security and IT risk management program to ensure the integrity, confidentiality and availability of information
  • Implement processes and method for auditing and addressing non-compliance to information security standards; facilitates migration of non-compliant environments to compliant environments
  • Liaise among the information security team and corporate compliance, audit, Office of Business Conduct, and HR teams as required and retrieve audit and investigation information as required
  • Conduct studies within and outside the organization to ensure compliance with standards and currency with industry security norms
  • Enforce security policies and procedures by administering and monitoring security profiles, reviewing security violation reports and investigating possible security exceptions and updates
  • Maintain and documents security controls
  • Prepare reports on security matters to develop security risk analysis scenarios and response procedures
  • Responsible for the tracking, monitoring and remediation of software viruses.Designs, coordinates and oversees security testing procedures to verify the security of systems, networks and applications, and manages the remediation of identified risks
  • Manage and participate in the planning and implementation of security administration for all IT projects
  • Responsible for evaluation and selection of security applications and systems to enhance productivity and effectiveness
  • Provide direct support to the business units and IT staff for security related issues
  • Represent the security needs of the organization by providing expertise and assistance in all IT projects with regard to security issues
  • Proactively manage project team members, stakeholders, beneficiaries and management expectations.
  • Collaborate with technical vendor supervision to ensure timely deliverables within budget and scope
  • Proactively share knowledge and empowers project team members to innovatively deliver product.
  • Work effectively to ensure appropriate parties are involved and engaged to achieve the Division’s goals
  • Lead software market research including RFI/RFP development, technical input for contractual documents, cost benefit analysis, and selection process
  • Manage and implement authorization services in collaboration with other GTI teams and business units, including roles, rules, and attributes. This includes single sign-on and multifactor authentication
  • Manage security incidents and events to protect corporate IT assets and monitor the external threat environment for emerging threats, advising stakeholders on the appropriate courses of action
  • Champion and adhere to industry security standard and best practices suitable to Chemonics
 
Technical Capacity, Management and Leadership
  • Prioritize, improvise and adapat technologies to address changing business needs and issues
  • Champion global collaboration and knowledge sharing best practices
  • Implement security processes improvement, best practices and tools
  • Provides technical leadership and management consulting across the enterprise
  • Proactively provide input to the overall Security Identity and Systems Administration department work planning process and associated budget
  • Proactively contribute to GTI organizational process improvement initiatives
  • Partner with business and GTI leaders to identify and prioritize opportunities for utilizing IT capabilities
  • Identify problems and suggests solutions that the GTI department can implement
  • Take on leadership roles in problem solving and responds immediately to emergency situations
  • Participate in internal or external professional associations and represents company at IT related conferences, events, and industry meetings when appropriate
  • Make presentations and trains staff as needed through one-on-one mentoring, small group trainings, corporate training programs, and information dissemination as needed
  • Participate in activities to build a strong knowledge culture by sharing best practices and important innovations through practice networks and knowledge management systems
  • Create a respectful, productive and motivating work environment by establishing and maintaining partnerships across departments, units or individuals. Stays abreast of management, leadership, and team building strategies and advocates for them within Chemonics
  • Foster and demonstrate a workplace inclusive of creating opportunity, serving others, building trust, innovation and exceeding expectations
 
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems or other related field or equivalent combination of education and related work experience required
  • Minimum 6 years of combined IT and security work experience with a broad range of exposure to systems analysis, application development, database design and administration
  • Minimum 2 years experience with information security
  • Sound knowledge of security issues, techniques and implications across all existing computer platforms
  • Extensive experience in Active Directory, Windows Server operations system, and networking
  • Ability to solve complex technical, managerial, or operational problems and evaluate options based on relevant information, resources, well-rounded experience, and knowledge
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, and lead presentations, training courses, and effective meetings
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and supervise staff and special initiatives
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
 
Application instructions:
Apply through our Career Center by May 28, 2019. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted. 

Chemonics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics. Military veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. 




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Chemonics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics. Military veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.