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The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)® is a not-for-profit, international organization of information security professionals and practitioners. Through its membership, ISSA -Kansas City helps security professionals in the Kansas City area learn of information security issues and trends, which promote education, collaboration, and leadership, and further the information security profession.

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Job Opportunity - Commerce Bank Information Security Analyst III

Posted by Anonymous Monday, January 30, 2017

Job Expectations:
How would you like to work for a great company that offers career growth and values your skills and
experience? For over 150 years, Commerce Bank has built a strong reputation as a Super Community” bank and is recognized as an industry leader. In today's growing and competitive financial services industry, we look for creative and innovative solutions to meet the needs of our customers. To achieve our results, we recruit the best and brightest employees who ask, listen and solve to meet our customers’ needs!

The Information Security Analyst III is responsible for adhering to Incident Response protocol,
administering Information Security systems, assessing information risk, and identifying and remediating vulnerabilities for IT security across the enterprise. The individual will be focused on securing the network perimeter and internal networks through operations of the firewall, virtual private networks (VPNs), intrusion detection system/intrusion prevention system (IDS/IPS), web application firewall (WAF), data loss prevention (DLP) and enterprise anti-virus solutions. The Information Security Analyst III will be well versed in Incident Response protocol and event management.

Primary Responsibilities including but not limited to:

  • Incident Response and event management, including Incident remediation protocol, lessons learned,and process improvement/efficiency.
  • Intrusion prevention, administration of Information Security IPS systems, phishing monitoring and anti-phishing practices.
  • Participation in the Internet Monitoring process in addition to Data Loss Prevention.
  • Firewall administration, policy configuration and management of web application firewalls.
  • VPN configuration and administration.
  • Anti-virus anti-malware system maintenance and best practices configuration.
  • Remote access maintenance, administration and configuration.
  • Internal customer service related to access requests, troubleshooting, and problem resolution.
  • Promote awareness of applicable security standards, policy, and best practices across the Bank. 
  • Participation in the Information Security Operations on-call rotation. This position requires regular, predictable and timely attendance at work to meet department workload demands.

Work Hours: Monday-Friday (8:00am-5:00pm); evening and weekend work required.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree, Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Security or related field desired.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • 3-5 years IT security or information security experience with ability to engage with internal customers and management.
  • 2+ years experience conducting incident response remediation and process protocol.
  • 2+ years experience in administering firewall, WAF, and Virtual private network systems/appliances.
  • Experience with IPS/IDS, SIEM technologies, Internet Monitoring, and Data Loss Prevention.
  • Experience working with threat intelligence and developing proactive best practices.
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or related certification.
  • Project management skills or experience working within Information Security project implementations.
  • Working knowledge of Linux and Windows Operating Systems, scripting, and Virtualization experience.
  • Strong work ethic, problem solving skills, customer service orientation, and proven dependability and promptness.
  • Good communication skills, well developed interpersonal skills, in addition to teamwork and collaboration attributes.
  • Creative problem-solving, analytical, and organizational skills.
  • The ability to plan, organize, and deliver professional technical documents on time.
  • Self-motivation and capability to successfully complete projects and provide support with little supervision.
  • Skills in creating documentation and procedures for a variety of technologies.

All inquiries and referrals are confidential. To apply online, visit:
https://www.commercebank.com/about/careers/ No 3rd parties or agencies, please. EOE.

IT Audit Project Manager – UMB Bank (Kansas City)

Posted by Anonymous Friday, August 28, 2015

IT Audit Project Manager – UMB Bank (Kansas City)

UMB Bank is currently hiring an IT Audit Project Manager for our Corporate Headquarters located in Kansas City, Missouri.  To apply online, visit https://careers.umb.com and search for job #4895BR.

The IT Audit Project Manager (APM) will perform/oversee the risk assessment, planning, fieldwork, and reporting phases of assigned audits with direction from the Audit Manager or Audit Director. Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Provide oversight of the development and execution of a risk-based testing approach for assigned audits
  • Review and evaluation of process walkthroughs and documented workpapers
  • Provide effective communication with the client and audit team during all phases of the audit.
  • Lead teams of up to three staff auditors with responsibility for on-the-job training, development and feedback.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Accounting Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Computer Science or related discipline
  • 3+ years experience or equivalent in IT audit, internal control consulting, or risk management utilizing various automated tools and techniques

Preferred Requirements
  • One of the following industry certification(s): Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • 1+ yrs experience leading others

Minimum Knowledge and Skills
  • Demonstrates understanding of Internal Audit Standards and Frameworks such as Sarbanes Oxley (SOX), COSO, COBIT, ISO, NIST, and ITIL
  • Demonstrates advanced understanding of IT risks, processes, and controls, including application controls, ITGCs, and security configuration controls within Windows, UNIX/Linux, Active Directory, Oracle, SQL, iSeries, z/OS, VMware, and network devices 

Preferred Knowledge and Skills
  • Knowledge of the PeopleSoft ERP environment 
  • Knowledge of GLBA/Information Security Regulations
  • Experience in performing new systems development audits
  • Experience with perl scripts and developing scripts to pull operating system and database configurations
  • Financial services and/or banking knowledge
  • Experience with TeamMate, IDEA, and other audit software

All inquiries and referrals are confidential.  To apply online, visit https://careers.umb.com and search for job #4895BR. No 3rd parties or agencies, please. EOE.

UMB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: UMBF) is a financial services holding company headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., offering complete banking, asset management, health spending solutions and related financial services to both individual and business customers nationwide. Its banking subsidiaries own and operate 135 banking centers throughout Missouri, Illinois, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska and Arizona. Subsidiaries of the holding company and the lead bank, UMB Bank, n.a., include mutual fund and alternative investment services groups, single-purpose companies that deal with brokerage services and insurance, and a registered investment advisor that manages the company’s proprietary mutual funds and investment advisory accounts for institutional customers. For more information, visit umb.com.

Integrity Job Opportunities - November 2014

Posted by Anonymous Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Integrity is looking for information security team members.   Check out the job opportunities below.  

Information Security Jobs at CenturyLink

Posted by Anonymous Wednesday, May 29, 2013

CenturyLink is an industry-leading provider of communications, high speed Internet and entertainment services from coast to coast. Our combination of business and residential service solutions – including home and wireless voice solutions and digital television – provide innovative solutions to our customers. CenturyLink is proud to be a participant in the U.S. General Services Administration Networx program, the largest communications services contract in the world. CenturyLink offers you the opportunity to develop and cultivate your career as we lead the communications industry into the future.

CenturyLink has an immediate need for experienced information security professionals at our offices in Monroe, Louisiana, Denver, Colorado and Overland Park, Kansas.  Multiple opportunities exist in our Information Security group to help deliver secure services for our customers.  We are seeking individuals with strong communications skills and a broad technical knowledge of technologies used to combat emerging security threats.  These individuals will have responsibilities to serve as security subject matter experts across the company, develop and execute strategies, and consult with internal clients on security topics providing designs, reviews and recommendations in compliance with corporate policy, standards, procedures and industry best practices.

Qualified individuals should contact Sandra Channa at (318)330-6632 or sandra.channa@centurylink.com to apply.

Cerner Security Consultant Posting

Posted by Anonymous Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Job Title:  Security Consultant
Job ID:    233051
Location:  United States-Kansas City, MO

Cerner's ITWorks organization focuses on workforce alignment by partnering with clients to optimize resources to in-crease effectiveness and reduce costs. With a broad portfolio of services from entire IT department management and strategy to standalone IT help desk services, Cerner ITWorks is a growing and dynamic business unit. Cerner ITWorks provides expertise and support to maximize client investments in IT solutions, infrastructure and operational effective-ness and efficiencies. Cerner ITWorks is in need of talented healthcare IT professionals with a commitment to improving healthcare.

The Security Consultant provides in-depth security and risk knowledge following client ITWorks on-site team transition. The Security Consultant serves as the domain and industry expert for the ITWorks on-site team. The Security Consult-ant is also responsible for: initiating and maintaining client relationships, client presentations, designing and implementing security solutions; ensuring best practice security implementations and maintaining up-to-date knowledge of competi-tors.

Minimum Qualifications:
•  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
•  Minimum 5 years of work experience – in appropriate industry
•  Security expert (Cerner) and process expert (industry best practices)
•  Excellent presentation skills
•  Ability to travel 60-100%
•  Strong written and verbal communication skills
•  Ability to work overtime as needed
•  Basic computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite
Preferred Qualifications:
•  Security industry certifications, such as CISSP, CISA, or CISM

Candidates who are interested should contact Emily.Westering@Cerner.com.

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