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Information Security Specialist

Lawrenceburg, IN MGP Ingredients, Inc.

Develop Security Governance Framework & Roadmap

  • Lead creation of security policies and procedures based upon NIST standards
  • Manage the risk posture of the operating environment through executing risk assessments and managing the risks via risk response plans
  • Develop milestones for remediation of risks and manage risk mitigation through incorporating lessons learnt and alignment with internal controls
  • Ensure that security program aligns with the corporate and regulatory governance objectives

Implement System Security Standards & Training

  • Monitor and support the implementation of the information security strategy and related projects
  • Determine baseline security configuration standards for operating systems, network segmentation, and identity/access management
  • Develop standards for data protection safeguards, including encryption and tokenization
  • Develop security rulesets for network devices, including firewalls
  • Develop and facilitate delivery of end user awareness training and awareness program

Management of Information Risks

  • Allocate security management responsibilities and accountability mechanisms to designated functions
  • Conduct security assessments of internal systems against leading practices and industry standards
  • Conduct vulnerability assessments of systems
  • Document sensitive data flows and determine level of required security
  • Facilitate investigation of security incidents and violations of Information Security Policies and Standards
  • Document and communicate security breach response plan
  • Review security and infrastructure events and logs for indicators of compromise or abnormalities
  • Inventory and maintain proper documentation for all systems, infrastructure and applications for logging
  • Advise for continuous improvement of enterprise security solutions
  • Provide security advice for application and infrastructure projects and the development and selection of security safeguards
  • Review and track changes in threat environment and incorporate reasonable controls into security strategy plans
  • Evaluate contracts and statements of works to ensure adequate security protections are included pursuant to the risks relating to the services offered
  • Conduct security assessments of third-parties and managed services providers

B.S. Degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work experience in the information security field

Security certifications such as CISSP, GIAC, Security+

3-5 years’ experience in a security support role

  • Strong in-depth technical knowledge in information security frameworks, leading practices and industry standards, and information security safeguards w/emphasis on anti-virus, DLP, NAC or MDM.
  • Ability to drive design and implementation of information security capabilities and in integrating those practices with operations
  • Self-starter.
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment being self-motivated.
  • Discipline to follow established methodology while seeking ways to improve processes.
  • Strong effective phone and email communication skills.

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