Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or related field is preferred.
Minimum five (5) years' experience with current IT security technologies. Experience to include lead/supervisory; information security standards and best practices: PCI, HIPPA, PII and internal/external audits. CobiT, NIST 800 preferred. Experience in one or more of the following: MS Active Directory, VMWare Security, LINUX Security, Network Technology, Server & Storage Technology, Network security, Firewall Administration and IDS/IPS Administration.
General knowledge of government and regulatory agency policies/procedures from a security and audit perspective. Advanced skills in use of security tools including monitoring and security information and event management. One or more of the following certifications required: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP); Certified Information Security Manager (CISM); CompTIA Security+; Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH); SANS GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC). If not CISSP certified, course work towards CISSP required, with the ability to obtain final certification to progress towards next security level. Knowledge of security approaches that support the operational processes for PCI, HIPPA and PII. Strong interpersonal and excellent customer service skills.