Tuesday, August 02, 2011

Security Jobs: Information Security Consultant / Senior Cyber Security Consultant, Chicago, IL

Information Security Consultant / Senior Cyber Security Consultant

Chicago, IL
Compensation: Salary: $60k-$140k based on experience + bonus, 401(k), PTO, Sick Time, Medical, Dental, Vision, & Life Insurance 

A Security Consultant is responsible for supporting the sale, delivery and management of security and information risk related consulting services. A consultant must have extensive information security experience including security program implementation, policy and governance design, security monitoring, IT assessment and audit, and IT security operations experience. A consultant must be able to evaluate an organization’s information security maturity and risk levels and provide tactical and strategic advice to better align technical and process controls within acceptable risk levels. 

• Provide strategic information security advisory and consulting services for enterprise clients 
• Identify, scope, and deliver customer Information Risk Management needs within the services portfolio 
• Scope security engagements and support development of proposals and statements of work, effectively translating customer requirements into engagements to address those needs 
• Translate business, industry, and regulatory requirements into information risk management objectives and associated tactical/strategic information security initiatives 
• Identify sales opportunities during and after engagement; work with sales personnel to close business 

Required Qualifications: 
In-depth information security management experience with specific focus on one or more of the following: 

o Network security 
o Application security & secure SDLC 
o Information risk management 
o Security audit 
o Security operations 
o Security program development 
o Compliance management 
o Experience researching, developing, and applying new methodologies and technologies 
o Cross-organizational IT project management experience with an information security focus 
• Strong leadership skills 
• Demonstrated ability to self-manage 
• Exemplary command of the English language, both oral and written 
• Extensive information security program and risk management knowledge 

Additional Qualifications:
Practical experience with one or more of the following: 

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) 
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) 
Gramm Leach Bliley Act (GLBA) 
North American Electric Reliability Council (NERC) 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) 
Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) 

Industry Standards: 

International Standards Organization (ISO) 17799/27001/27002
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) 
ISACA Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT) 

Certifications (preferred, but not required) 

• Certified Information Systems Security Professionals® (CISSP®) 
• Certified Information Security Manager® (CISM®) 
• Project Management Certification from recognized training body or university including - Project Management Professional (PMP®) or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) 
• Certified Information Systems Auditor® (CISA®) 
• Global Information Assurance Certification® (GIAC®) 

Education Requirements 
A Bachelor's degree, Master’s preferred, or equivalent practical experience 

Travel Required 
Average travel approximately 40%, with potential up to 75% per year 

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