(IT) Security Consultant Senior

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POST DATE 9/9/2016
END DATE 10/16/2016

Cox Corporate Services, Inc. Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


DescriptionCox Communications is looking for a SECURITY CONSULTANT SENIOR who will design, develop and implement leading practice security processes, procedures, and controls to safeguard information assets, systems, and services and ensure regulatory compliance. This individual will communicate complex security issues and related risks, including root cause analysis, to mid-level management as well as build consensus across cross-functional teams for appropriate strategies to manage security risk.

Develops and implements leading practice security processes, procedures, and controls across cross-functional teams throughout Technology and the Business
Owns work process / issues from inception through execution and implementation involving boundary partners wherever needed.
Regularly communicates complex security issues, including root cause analysis, and champions ideas for change
Build consensus across cross-functional Technology teams and the Business in approaches to manage security risk
Where knowledge may not be readily available, incumbents at this level know how & where to research and what information is necessary to document
Possess and apply a broad knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures of particular field of specialization to the completion of moderately complex assignments. Solid knowledge of technologies and practices
Nature of work requires increasing independence; receives guidance only on unusual complex problems or issues; Work review typically involves periodic review of output by supervisor and/or direct customers of the process
Conducts risk assessments and communicates both detailed and summarized results to key technology and business process stakeholder
Actively engages with other project teams and ensures that project activities achieve the appropriate result for information security Strong Collaboration skills to effectively drive consensus and understanding among cross-functional teams on key security risks and vulnerabilities
Develop and implement leading practice security processes and practices across cross-functional teams throughout Technology and the Business
Knowledge of the business may be deep in one functional area with surface understanding of other functional areas.
May provide general guidance/direction or train junior level support and professional personnel
Champions established strategic vision and drives adoption of key long term goals with clear communication of security risks and objectives to Technology and Business partners.
Evaluates emerging technologies, and provides feasibility guidance to senior leadership
Identifies opportunities that necessitate change and responds accordingly
Drives completion of key projects or assignments
Perform leading-edge areas of work for the professional field

BS / BA (i.e. Computer Science/Engineering, Business, etc.)
5 + years professional service experience or 7 + years of experience insecurity controls, information technology audit, or security risk management
Ability to focus on problems that have a direct effect on major segments of business programs and results
Capable of being called upon to apply/demonstrate mastery of existing and emerging technologies, practices, and processes
Experience that directly contributes to major projects or programs with significant business impact within department, functional area
Proficient critical thinking and analytical skills needed to bring successful resolution to high-impact, complex, and/or within department problems
Able to engage others in developing innovative solutions to important, highly complex strategic and operating problems
Able to clearly summarize complex problems and tailor messaging for intended audiences

MS/MA 4-5 years of experience in related field
Relevant certification strongly desired (i.e. CISSP, CISA, CISM)
Professional Service Experience
Extensive knowledge in primary discipline or technical/ scientific area
State-of-the-art knowledge of technologies, processes, and practices
Experience participating in industry events and experience as a representative on an industry-wide committee
Recognition for knowledge and expertise in certain technical domains
Ability to champion established strategic vision and drives adoption of key long term goals with clear communication of security risks and objectives to Technology and Business partners


Organization:Cox Communications, Inc.
Primary Location:US-GA-Atlanta-6305 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd

Employee Status:Regular
Job Level:Individual Contributor
Shift:Day Job-

Unposting Date:Ongoing


Cox Enterprises is a leading communications, media and automotive services company. With revenues of $18 billion and approximately 60,000 employees, the company's major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications (cable television distribution, high-speed Internet access, telephone, home security and automation, commercial telecommunications and advertising solutions); Cox Automotive (automotive-related auctions, financial services, media and software solutions); and Cox Media Group (television and radio stations, digital media, newspapers and advertising sales rep firms).

The company's major national brands include Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book and Manheim. Through Cox Automotive, the company's international operations stretch across Asia, Australia, Europe and Latin America. To learn more about Cox's commitment to people, sustainability and our communities, please visit CoxCSRReport.com.

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5,001-10,000 Employees
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6305 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta, GA 30328

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