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Job ID :
89533
Location :
Northbrook, IL US
Level :
Experienced Professional
Job Category :
Information Technology
Description :

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Job Description

Job Family Summary

The Allstate Environment Protection team provides capabilities associated with network, application, and infrastructure security controls and apply this knowledge to evaluate, test, and rate the effectiveness of these controls within the environment. Individuals in this space review and assess the potential risk of new industry threats, as well as implement and manage technologies capable of averting, detecting, investigating, and/or eliminating those threats.  Individuals in this may liaison with other organizations to help with the collection and management of security data required for legal or investigatory purposes. This position may also identify and analyze business practice irregularities including various information seeking violations and infractions and evaluate potential damages or recommend cost-effective measures to prevent recurrences. 

Job Summary

The Environment Protection Sr. Consultant executes processes and leverages technologies to ensure protection against current and emerging threats.  Individuals at this level administer and configure technologies and leverage processes to help manage issues that threaten the Security of the Allstate environment.

 

Job Description

Key Responsibilities

Participate in one or more of the following activities associated with complex technologies and processes designed to protect Allstate from current and/or emerging threats: evaluation, design, implementation, configuration, documentation, and/or operations.

Be familiar with and share information with Architecture on activities associated with technologies and or processes that impact Security controls.

Conduct risk analysis and/or risk assessments both inside and outside the company (examples include physical threats, internet attacks, malicious code attacks, national security issues and compliance with regulations) and provide recommendations and/or mitigation strategies to management.

Communicate with peers, partnering technology areas, and direct leadership to help ensure appropriate understanding of current and/or emerging threats.

Support and provide input for planning of technologies implemented to detect, avert, investigate, and/or eliminate threats to the security of the Allstate environment.

Participate in the review and resolution of security incidents that impact the confidentiality, integrity, or availability of Allstate systems.

Participate in efforts to analyze business impact and exposure based on emerging security threats, vulnerabilities, and risks.   

Review, recommend, and approve minor changes, and communicate major/critical changes for supported technologies and processes.

Support forensic activities, including HR driven investigations, legal driven ediscovery, and digital review / evidence collection for compromised systems.

Influence corporate standards and security policies and recommend changes to existing or suggestions for new security standards and policies associated with risk mitigation.

Resolves incidents and escalates complex/highly complex incidents and problems.

Participates in the development, implementation and verification procedures to ensure successful installation of security systems designed to help detect or mitigate risk within the Allstate environment.

 

Job Qualifications

Experience:


Education: College Degree or equivalent work experience; 2-5 years work experience in security or risk management, networking, or related technology based role.

Certifications in area of specialty a plus.  Examples include: CISSP, CSSLP, CISA, CISM, GIAC certs, CFE, CNP, CEH, etc…

This position can be located in Hudson, OH and Irwing , TX as well.


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Please note, to be fully considered for this opportunity you must attach an updated resume to your profile when you apply, and if applicable, include:

  • Your updated Allstate position(s) and titles, specific experiences and skills developed
  • Committee/subgroup work
  • Talent Share opportunities
  • Certifications/Awards
  • Completed programs/coursework

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