Lead Information Security Engineer

Full Time
San Luis Obispo, California
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Overview


Innovate. Create. Inspire. 

TransUnion Interactive creates web-based financial products that help consumers manage their credit, identity and money. Our product suite includes TransUnion Credit Monitoring and ID Theft Protection—products that help our customers monitor critical changes in their credit by assisting them with debt analysis, identity theft protection features, and money management tools. Ours is an entrepreneurial environment – with a big company behind us.  We’ve had continued year-to-year growth and a history of successful product launches.

How You'll Contribute

  • Analyzing, troubleshooting, and investigating security-related, system issues on security platform reporting, network traffic, log files, host-based and automated security alerts
  • Maintaining, configuring, and analyzing network and host-based security platforms
  • Identify security issues and risks, and develop mitigation plans
  • Implement, support, and evaluate security-focused tools and services including project leadership roles
  • Mentor junior members of the team
  • Participate in security compliance efforts (e.g., PCI, DSS, SOX)
  • Acquisition and vendor risk assessment due diligence
  • Evaluate and recommend new and emerging security products and technologies
  • Participate in tier 2 and tier 3 security operations support
  • Participate in incident handling
  • Participate in projects that develop new intellectual property
  • Evangelize security within Company and be an advocate for customer trust
  • Maintain and update relevant system and process documentation and develop ad-hoc reports as needed
  • Provide reoccurring reports for network and host-based security solutions
  • Experienced with the development of security tool requirements, trials, and evaluations, as well as security operations procedures and processes
  • Provide off-hours support on an infrequent, but as needed basis
  • Successfully manage time and technical responsibilities, set accurate expectations and meet deliverable deadlines while working in a team environment

Strategy&Planning:

  • Evaluate documented resolutions and analyze trends for ways to prevent future problems
  • Research and recommend innovative, and where possible, automated approaches for system administration tasks
  • Identify approaches to solutions that leverage our resources and provide economies of scale
  • Keep current with the latest technologies

What You'll Bring

  • A minimum of 3-5 years IT experience; at least three of those years focused on IT security, infrastructure or application level vulnerability testing and auditing, and/or network security
  • Experience with some or all of the following: TCP/IP | OSI Model, system logs (WMI, syslog, etc.), antivirus, IDS/IPS, packet analysis, configuration standards, Group Policy, Vulnerability analysis, Event Correlation, Forensics, IDS/IPS rule sets and signature creation, web application security, pen-testing, reverse engineering, Honeypots, IOC, advanced threat detection, code analysis. Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Log Indexing and Correlation platform, Network Access Control (NAC), Physical access control systems
  • Experience using Microsoft Office and Visio to create documents, presentations, and detailed drawings
  • Comfortable working on both Linux-based, MS Windows-based and OSX-based system platforms with a strong IT technical understanding and aptitude for analytical problem solving
  • Strong understanding of enterprise, network, system and application level security issues
  • Understanding of enterprise computing environments, distributed applications, and a strong understanding of TCP/IP networks
  • Knowledge of network and web related protocols (e.g., TCP/IP, UDP, IPSEC, HTTP, HTTPS, routing protocols)
  • Understanding of the system hardening processes, tools, guidelines and benchmarks.
  • Strong experience and detailed technical knowledge in security engineering, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, and application security - Basic knowledge of Linux, Windows, OSX systems
  • Knowledge of Networking fundamentals
  • Working knowledge of a range of diagnostic utilities
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, with a focus on rapport-building, listening, and questioning skills 
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Experience integrating Windows services with Unix/Linux environments is strongly desired
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field or a combination of education and experience
  • Network and Security related certifications highly desired
Other skills
  • Ability to conduct research into a wide range of computing issues as required 
  • Ability to absorb and retain information quickly
  • Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language
  • Highly self-motivated and directed
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment 
  • Exceptional customer service orientation
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Have a strong desire to learn continually and grow professionally

What We Offer

This is an exciting time in TransUnion’s history. With investments in our people, technology and new business markets, we are redefining the role and purpose of a credit bureau. We are acquiring new businesses, launching new products, and expanding our services to businesses and consumers worldwide.

 

The future has never looked brighter for our associates. We work hard to offer our team members meaningful work experiences to promote professional growth, and to provide an enjoyable place to work with competitive benefits, a healthy work/life balance, and a friendly, casual culture.

 

Who We Are

Information is a powerful thing. At TransUnion, we are dedicated to finding innovative ways information can be used to help people make better and smarter decisions. As a trusted provider of global information solutions, our mission is to help people around the world access the opportunities that lead to a higher quality of life, by helping organizations optimize their risk-based decisions and enabling consumers to understand and manage their personal information. Because when people have access to more complete and multidimensional information, they can make more informed decisions and achieve great things.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Work Locations | San Luis Obispo 
Organization  | TransUnion Interactive
Schedule  | Full-time
Shift  | Day Job
Job Type  | Standard


 

 
Who We Are
At TransUnion, we are dedicated to finding ways information can be used to help people make better and smarter decisions. As a trusted provider of global information solutions, our mission is to help people around the world access the opportunities that lead to a higher quality of life, by helping organizations optimize their risk-based decisions and enabling consumers to understand and manage their personal information. Because when people have access to more complete and multidimensional information, they can make more informed decisions and achieve great things.
 
Every day TransUnion offers our employees the tools and resources they need to find ways information can be used in diverse ways. Whether it is helping businesses better manage risk, providing better insights so a consumer can qualify for his first mortgage or working with law enforcement to make neighborhoods safer, we are improving the quality of life for individuals, families, communities and local economies around the world.
 
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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