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Lead Information Security Analyst - Cheektowaga, NY or Gaithersburg, MD or the Ashburn, VA area.

Cheektowaga, NY
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Careers Center | Lead Information Security Analyst - Cheektowaga, NY or Gaithersburg, MD or the Ashburn, VA area.
  • Lead Information Security Analyst - Cheektowaga, NY or Gaithersburg, MD or the Ashburn, VA area.

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  • Unit Description

    Sodexo has an immediate need for a Lead Information Security Analyst in Cheektowaga, NY, Gaithersburg, MD or the Ashburn, VA area.    


    About this position:

    • Assist with the overall architecture, implementation and support of Sodexo’s security posture, in-line with the strategic vision set in the Information Security Program
    • Assist with the evaluation, selection and integration of security related tools and leverage them appropriately to deliver desired results, in line with Sodexo security policies
    • Assist with the creation and implementation of suitable processes to ensure that the Information Security Program functions according to set objectives
    • Ability to structure and document Service level agreements to meet IT and Business needs
    • Establish and maintain security dashboards to ensure the efficiency of security policies
    • Participate in monthly security risk briefing calls and make recommendations on any adjustments necessary to mitigate the risks as they relate to Sodexo
    • Maintain current skill set regarding security threat mitigation, best practices, and tools
    • Ability to analyze emerging threat landscape, synthesize data from multiple sources, and provide recommendations to senior and executive management on current and future-state threat mitigation strategies.

    You will make an impact in this Lead Information Security Analyst role as you:

    • Configure and validate security solutions based on Sodexo security standards and processes
    • Facilitate solution design and requirements gathering for properly securing and managing applications, databases and infrastructure
    • Coordinate and lead ongoing testing of existing network, eBusiness and other third-party distributed applications' security intrusion and vulnerability testing.  Reviews logs and reports, analyzing results to determine vulnerabilities and takes correction action as needed
    • Analyzes and reviews business needs security requirements relative to existing security policies
    • Support various Information Security tools and software technologies
    • Serve as a coordinator for issues resolution and point of escalation for security related events, which may require off-hours participation as needed
    • Properly document the configuration, standards and procedures 
    • Participate in the planning and implementation of new policies and procedures
    • Ability to identify and implement cost-savings opportunities and process improvements
    • Follow the O&I Quality System processes, including Daily Operations and Change Control


    Are you the one?

    • BS in Computer Science or MIS, or equivalent experience
    • 5-7 years of Information Technology experience in design, implementation and support of various network and security hardware / solutions in a large enterprise
    • 3-5 years in an information security or network security role.  Security certification such as CISSP, CISM, CISA, SANS certifications preferred
    • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in Information Security performing Information Technology technical audits, security vulnerability assessments, system configuration verifications and security related assignments 
    • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
    • Strong collaboration skills and the ability to work with a diverse team
    • Solid and demonstrated written and verbal communication skills
    • Detail oriented and capability of high quality output


    Sound like the opportunity you’ve been waiting for? TODAY! We look forward to hearing from you.

    Position Summary

    Responsible for setting policy precedent and implementing security solutions to safeguard information in computer files against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure. Supports Information Security Manager. Leads the activities to establish and implement security technology solutions in support of Sodexo Corporation and Information Services' security vision, mission, technology architecture, and operating plan. Coordinates team activities for developing and maintaining security operating procedures and technical security configurations for existing information systems and new projects. Researches and recommends solutions in collaboration with development teams, risk assessment managers, auditors, facilities and security departments, and other personnel to identify and plan for information security for data, software applications, hardware, telecommunications, and system installations. Responsible for overall departmental customer service level.

    Qualifications & Requirements

    Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree 

    Basic Functional Experience - 3 years of experience in information security

    Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.




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