IT Security Spec in Windsor, CT at Voya

Date Posted: 2/12/2018

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Job Description

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Information Security Specialist lay a vital role in enabling security solutions by utilizing systems engineering and systems security engineering principles in: 


Profile Responsibilities

include (but not limited to) the following: 

• Effectively respond to case work, at any time of day or night, relating to privacy, computer security vulnerabilities, phishing, malware, and forensic investigations
• Ability to anticipate and respond to changing priorities, and operate effectively in a dynamic demand-based environment, requiring extreme flexibility and responsiveness
• Lead and manage security incidents to ensure timely mitigation and remediation efforts are completed
• Investigate network anomalies and other cyber security events to determine the cause and extent of exposure and overall risk to the environment
• Preserve, harvest, and process electronic data according to company policies and regulatory requirements
• Participate in forensic investigations as required, to include the collection, preservation of electronic evidence, analysis, and creation of a final report
• Preserve and forensically analyze data from electronic data sources, including laptop and desktop computers, servers, and mobile devices
• Produce high quality oral and written work, presenting complex technical matters clearly and concisely with audiences ranging from peers to Sr. Management 
• Development and upkeep of standard operating procedures with the insight to know when new ones need to be developed
• Be familiar with current and proposed laws, regulations, industry standards, and ethical requirements related to information security and privacy


Knowledge & Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a directly related field. 
• Two to four years of professional IT experience.
• Requires excellent analytical ability, consultative and communication skills, and strong judgment.
• Experience in security aspects of multiple platforms, operating systems, software, communications, and network protocols.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Must be highly skilled and proficient in problem solving, with an aptitude and willingness to learn new technologies.
• Ability to regularly exercise independent judgment and discretion.
• Ability to translate customer needs into technical solutions and recommendations
• Ability to multitask and handle multiple priorities


Critical Skills
At Voya, we have identified the following critical skills which are key to success in our culture: 

  • Customer Focused: Passionate drive to delight our customers and offer unique solutions that deliver on their expectations.
  • Critical Thinking: Thoughtful process of analyzing data and problem solving data to reach a well-reasoned solution.
  • Team Mentality: Partnering effectively to drive our culture and execute on our common goals. 
  • Business Acumen: Appreciation and understanding of the financial services industry in order to make sound business decisions. 
  • Learning Agility: Openness to new ways of thinking and acquiring new skills to retain a competitive advantage.

Learn more about Critical Skills.