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Cybersecurity Specialist - IS Core Services

Location: Chennai
Company: Expeditors
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- "We're not in the shipping business; we're in the information business." -Peter Rose, Expeditors Founder
Global supply chain management is what we do, but at the heart of Expeditors you will find professionalism, leadership, and a friendly environment, all of which foster an innovative, customer service-based approach to logistics.
- 15,000 trained professionals
- 250+ locations worldwide
- Fortune 500
- Globally unified systems
We're looking for a driven Cyber Security Specialist passionate about building innovating solutions to prevent against an ever-expanding battery of cyberattacks. We'll look to you to work with our team to defend our critical information and computer networks from opportunistic hackers, and we'll also expect you to keep your thumb on the pulse of the IT security sphere so you can take appropriate measures to keep our business and platforms protected.
Expeditors IS Security is committed to and responsible for protecting the Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability of our data and our customer's electronic data. The Expeditors IS Security Team focuses priorities through the use of risk based methodologies. Security requirements, whenever possible, should both improve our security posture and reduce long term resource requirements.
A security specialist brings a dedicated operational security focus to all aspects of Information Services. The security specialist is exposed to many technologies & disciplines, comprehending complex systems & layered information to identify & clearly communicate risk.
The IS Security team is highly collaborative and communicative internally, within the IS department, and with the company as a whole and excellent customer service is always priority one.
Qualifications
Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
Roles and Responsibilities:
- Respond to alerts from the managed Analytics/SIEM Platform
- Improve the detection, escalation, containment and resolution of incidents
- Participate in Incident Response activities
- Monitor, troubleshoot, and escalate production problems as per operations processes, affecting the infrastructure that includes Routers, Firewalls, VPN and Web Proxy.
- Analyzing modern credential phishing threats
- Advanced focus in at least one security functional domain
- Identifies Opportunities to improve security policies and best practices
- Understands data, application & technology architectures
- Expresses detailed knowledge of security technologies
- Demonstrated knowledge of industry policies & best practices
- Actively identifies security opportunities
- Discipline & cultural leadership
Essential Experience
- Professional experience in the Cybersecurity Operations field, 7 to 10 years
- Understanding of Firewalls, Web Proxies, Analytics/SIEM Platform, Antivirus, SSL Certificates and Vulnerability Management.
- Proficiently manage common system security techniques
- Understand data, application, technology architectures and frameworks
- Working knowledge of the usual acronym soup: IDS/IPS, VPN, DNS, DHCP, WAF, IPv4, IPSEC, RADIUS, TACACS, etc. with practiced experience in one or more of these areas.
- Network protocol analysis with one or more tools to troubleshoot application and connectivity problems.
- Solve problems which meet business needs and drive team effectiveness
- Fluently translate complex technical information to/from non-technical audiences
Preferred Experience
- Understand security controls for networks, servers and applications.
- Experience with one or more scripting languages (PowerShell, Python, Bash, etc.)
- Auditing and compliance
- Certification on cybersecurity domain
Essential Characteristics and Experience
- Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively, both on paper and verbally, to internal and external customers
- Keen attention to detail, with good listening, verbal, and written communications skills
- Manage schedules and deadlines, strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize work and do multi-tasks. Superior project management and time management skills.
- Positive attitude and proactive personality
- Passionate and self-motivated with a positive and professional approach to management
Benefits:
- Competitive Salary
- Working in an inspirational culture and environment
- Medical Insurance related benefits
- Employee Stock Purchase Plan as per company policy
- Training and Personal development programs
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