Sr. Analyst, IS Security

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POST DATE 8/24/2016
END DATE 10/14/2016

The J. M. Smucker Company Orrville, OH

Orrville, OH
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


For more than 115 years, The J. M. Smucker Company has been committed to offering consumers quality products that bring families together to share memorable meals and moments. Today, Smucker is a leading marketer and manufacturer of consumer food and beverage products and pet food and pet snacks in North America with annual net sales of approximately $8 billion. In consumer foods and beverages, its brands include Smucker's , Folgers , Jif , Dunkin Donuts , Crisco , Pillsbury , R.W. Knudsen Family , Hungry Jack , Caf Bustelo , Martha White , truRoots , Sahale Snacks , Robin Hood , and Bick s . In pet food and pet snacks, its brands include Meow Mix , Milk- Bone , Kibbles 'n Bits , Natural Balance , and 9Lives . The Company remains rooted in the Basic Beliefs of Quality, People, Ethics, Growth, and Independence established by its founder and namesake more than a century ago. For more information about the Company, visit


Senior Analyst, IS Security


Orrville, OH (Greater Cleveland/Akron area)


Leader, IS Security


* Monitor security incident and event management (SIEM) and logging environments for security events and alerts to potential (or active) threats, intrusions, and/or compromises

* Collaborate with technical teams to identify, resolve, and mitigate events

* Escalate security events according to the Smucker Incident Response Plan

* Assist with triage of service requests from our internal customers

* Assist with containment of threats and remediation of environment during or after an incident

* Collaborate with IS and business teams to complete Internal Risk Assessments

* Collaborate with technical teams to identify critical vulnerabilities and facilitate Patch Management

* Document event analysis and write comprehensive reports of incident investigations

* Review public threat bulletins, warnings, and advisories to maintain up-to-date knowledge of the IT security industry, including awareness of new or revised security solutions, improved security processes, and the development of new attacks and threat vectors

* Contribute to the development, collection and communication of operational security metrics

* Provide continuous updating of security metrics as required

* Contribute to the development and maintenance of Smucker security standards, procedures and good security practices.

* Promote compliance with Smucker security principles, policies, standards, guidelines, and good security practices and escalate non-compliant activities to IS leadership; leverage the opportunity to increase security awareness

* Represent the IS Risk Management team on projects within the IS project portfolio, providing security, risk and control guidance to the project team and business customers

* Member of the IS Risk Management Community of Practice, including content development and delivery



* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or related field or related experience

* Professional certifications in information security or related areas preferred


* 3-5 years of Information Security, information systems, or equivalent experience

* Strong foundation and in-depth technical knowledge of fundamental security, network, and web concepts and technologies (Operating systems, intrusion detection, TCP/IP, ports, etc.)

* Strong familiarity with Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems preferred

* Fundamental familiarity with writing code/scripts

* Familiarity with Security Incident & Event Management Systems (SIEM)


* Passion for information security

* Able to work reliably under pressure

* Strong problem solving skills

* Strong oral and written communication skills

* Strong organizational and time management skills

* Must be able to work in a team environment as well as independently

* Exercise discretion and protect the privacy of Company and personal information, conversations, and communications

* Demonstrate capabilities in the following distinguishing and leadership competencies:

* Adaptability, Communications for Results, Conceptual Thinking, Customer Service Orientation, Decisiveness, Openness to Learning, Problem Solving, Strategic Technology Planning, Teamwork

* Building Relationships, Change Advocate, Client Partnership, Influencing Others, Strategic Thinking



The J. M. Smucker Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No person will be discriminated against in hiring or in any other aspect of their employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, marital status, familial status, disability, genetic information, protected veteran/military status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.