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Rock Family of Companies Information Security Consulting Engineer in Detroit, Michigan

The Rock Family of Companies is made up of nearly 100 separate businesses spanning fintech, sports, entertainment, real estate, startups and more. We’re united by our culture – a drive to find a better way that fuels our commitment to our clients, our community and our team members. We believe in and build inclusive workplaces, where every voice is heard and diverse perspectives are welcomed. Working for a company in the Family is about more than just a job – it’s about having the opportunity to become the best version of yourself.

The Information Security Consulting Engineer works in an environment that offers unique challenges which demand a motivated, self-sufficient, passionate security professional. The ideal applicant is a well-rounded InfoSec practitioner who can jump into any engagement with little to no ramp-up and provide actionable guidance for our teams. Always evaluating and communicating the risks, the Consulting Engineer advocates for the secure way of doing things.

Ask yourself if the following sounds fun:

  • Driving your own day with minimal supervision

  • Researching and advising on security best practices for emerging technologies

  • Working with teams on innovative solutions that challenge the status quo

  • When presented a problem-statement you’re able to think through the applicable layers (OSI Model), evaluate the risks involved, and advocate for the appropriate security controls at each layer

  • Defining the standards rather than being told what the standards are

  • Speaking business, IT, and InfoSec

  • Digging in to find out the “why” to ensure we’re doing the right things for the right reasons

  • Defining, building, and evangelizing the standards and patterns to be applied across a multi-tenant, multi-platform enterprise environment

  • Working on a team that challenges each other to level up

  • Being an active member in the InfoSec community

  • Staying up to date with security trends and threats

  • Being encouraged to attend conferences and training (ProTip – We’ll reimburse you!)

Did you answer ‘yes’ to the questions above? If so, we want to talk to you!

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Business, IT, Project Management, Architecture, and Information Security teams to deliver secure solutions that support our business

  • Review project and process plans to ensure security is baked in

  • Consult with teams to ensure data is properly handled throughout our environment

  • Work with InfoSec Analysts to ensure visibility and security controls are implemented and maintained

  • Perform qualitative risk assessments on systems and applications

  • Collaborate with Architecture and InfoSec teams to build new policies and standards that enable and protect our team members

  • Ensure proposed changes and solutions meet the standards set forth by our business and team

  • Other duties as required

Requirements

  • 5 years of combined experience in a direct/indirect IT Security or Technical IT role

  • Understanding and practical experience in at least 4 of the following:

  • Network design and architecture (traditional, SDN)

  • Cloud based services (PaaS, IaaS, SaaS)

  • OS config management & hardening (Windows, Linux, Mac)

  • Virtualization / Containerization

  • Mobile security (MDM, MAM)

  • Encryption / PKI

  • Database security

  • Application / API security

  • Identity Management (IDM)

  • DevSecOps / SDLC

What else are we looking for?

  • Strong passion for information security

  • 100% trustworthy, and able to maintain strict confidentiality

  • High sense of urgency

  • Outstanding written, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills

  • Analytical thinker

  • Ability to look at all situations objectively, loves to challenge assumptions

  • Comfort with acting decisively with limited information

  • Agnosticism on technology and platform

  • Efficient, but methodical in a fast-paced environment

  • Love for mentoring, cross-training and building stronger teams

What'll Make You Special

  • Knowledge of the mortgage/financial industry

  • Practical knowledge of any combination of PCI-DSS, GLBA, HIPAA, state/federal privacy laws

  • Experience working in a probabilistic, quantitative risk management program

  • Experience working in a decentralized IT environment

Who We Are

Rock Central is a Detroit-based professional services company obsessed with delivering innovative, effective solutions to meet the diverse needs of our clients. From legal and finance to technology and public relations, our expertise spans from executive consulting all the way to tactical implementation. We thrive at the intersection of people, process and technology and empower our partners to unleash the maximum potential of their business through unmatched partnership and the entrepreneurial spirit of a startup. From the smallest venture to the largest enterprises, we believe having an impact is never a question – it’s part of our DNA.

The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in any hiring or employment practices. The Company provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with state and federal law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation in completing the application and/or participating in the employment application process should notify a representative of the Human Resources Team, The Pulse, at 1-800-411-JOBS.

The Rock Family of Companies uses world-class recruiting and talent management teams to help each member organization recruit the best and brightest. If you’re looking for the next step in your career, you’ve come to the right place.

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