Senior Lead Security Engineer

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POST DATE 8/23/2016
END DATE 10/12/2016

SITA Atlanta, GA

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



Manages the technical life cycle of infrastructure security services, and develops the standards, policies and processes to meet business requirements.


Work with Security & Compliance group and assist the team in providing strategic and tactical leadership (including application security, information security and network security), vulnerability management and risk management

Define information security strategy for cloud related initiatives

Maintain knowledge of emerging technologies and best in class industry trends and practices

Serve as a subject matter expert across multiple security domains to guide technology and security strategy and communicate big-picture enterprise-wide security issues to team and decision makers.

Leads the implementation of specific security infrastructure systems, tools, and platforms using appropriate resources, processes, methodologies and technologies, in compliance with SITA's policies and procedures, and industry standards.

Translates and aligns technical, business and operational requirements of systems, applications, services etc into technical and / or functional specifications, ensuring the overall capability / viability of a specific product(s) is achievable.

Ensures the integration of the requirements matches that of interacting systems, applications and services both inside and outside of SITA in the wider airline community.

Acts as a "technical expert" for complex troubleshooting and implementing multiple large-scale technical projects that have a significant cross functional business impact ensuring the solution(s) developed are able to sustain the long-term functional and business requirements.

Experience with following preferable:

* Network Security

* PCI DSS Compliance

* ISO 27000

* McAfee SIEM

* Penetration Testing

* Vulnerability Management

* Security Architecture


- At least 5 years experience in deployment or support of application software, implementing systems and modules with experience of multiple full lifecycle implementations.
- Formal project management training desirable.

* ISO 27001 Information Security

* Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)


Security auditing experience to include a good knowledge of Payment Card Industry (PCI), SOX, SSAE16, ISAE3402, etc.

Working knowledge of security and risk frameworks such as ISO, NIST, ITIL, COBIT, CSA, OWASP, etc.

- Demonstrated problem solving skills

- Ability to be the lead technical role on complex projects (size or scope) overseeing requirement analysis through implementation and/or support.
- Costing projects of large complexity.
- Understand the customer's business objectives for assigned projects.
- Coordinate multiple technical streams of work to produce a complete solution.
- High-level designs for significant systems/applications with input from more experienced staff.
- Expert knowledge of and ability to apply advanced development principles, theories, concepts and techniques.
- Understand the concept of IT security and its application to computer systems architecture.
- Expert understanding of system integration and hardware.
- Superior understanding of SITA methodologies and practices.
- Understand trade-offs and risks with technical choices.


* Business Acumen

* Conflict Management

* Risk Management

* Accuracy/Attention to Detail

* Business Process Improvement

* Capacity Planning/Management

* Cloud Computing

* Computer Systems Industry

* Conceptual Thinking

* Configuration Management

* Contracts Management and Admin

* Info. Security Management

* IT Governance

* IT Service Management (ITSM)


* Knowledge of Organization

* Managing Change

* Requirements Analysis

* Standards/Procedures/Policies

* System/Technology Integration

* Systems Thinking

* Technical Excellence

* Technical Troubleshooting

* Tech. Writing/Documentation


* Adhering to Principles & Values

* Creating & Innovating

* Customer Focus

* Results Orientation

* Teamwork

* Communication

* Impact & Influence

* Leading Execution


- University degree or equivalent preferably in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or similar. - Where applicable a recognised professional qualification is desirable.

* Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

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