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Manager, Security Engineering

Company: Verisk
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Company Description

At the heart of what we do is help clients manage risk. Verisk (Nasdaq: VRSK) provides data and insights to our customers in insurance, energy and the financial services markets so they can make faster and more informed decisions.

Our global team uses AI, machine learning, automation, and other emerging technologies to collect and analyze billions of records. We provide advanced decision-support to prevent credit, lending, and cyber risks. In addition, we monitor and advise companies on complex global matters such as climate change, catastrophes, and geopolitical issues.

But why we do our work is what sets us apart. It stems from a commitment to making the world better, safer and stronger.

It's the reason Verisk is part of the UN Global Compact sustainability initiative. It's why we made a commitment to balancing 100 percent of our carbon emissions. It's the aim of our "returnship" program for experienced professionals rejoining the workforce after time away. And, it's what drives our annual Innovation Day, where we identify our next first-to-market innovations to solve our customers' problems.

At its core, Verisk uses data to minimize risk and maximize value. But far bigger, is why we do what we do.

At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. We have received the Great Place to Work-- Certification for the fifth consecutive year. We've been recognized by Forbes as a World's Best Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to our culture of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive and diverse workforce. Verisk's Statement on Racial Equity and Diversity supports our commitment to these values and affecting positive and lasting change in the communities where we live and work.

Job Description

Principal Responsibilities and Essential Duties:

The role of Manager, Security Engineering identifies, deploys and operates information security solutions and associated processes. The role requires process definition, playbook documentation, publishing company policies, training the team and advancing their careers, identifying third parties to supplement the program where necessary, and maturing the security program and associated technologies. The role also includes liaising with the Business, Legal departments, Cyber Threat teams, and Technology teams across the enterprise.

  • Work with ERM Leadership to advance the Security Engineering function within the organization.
  • The role will work to secure our products and services, both in on-premise data centers as well as in cloud environments.
  • Performing technical assessments, initiating cross-functional workgroups to address identified issues, and providing training and awareness to cloud, development, and IT teams.
  • Identify and deploy technical infrastructure and cloud measures to improve our security posture. This includes participating as a Subject Matter Expert in the Security Architecture Review Board, advising our security teams on solution deployments, and identifying configuration management issues proactively prior to those misconfigurations becoming a security incident.
  • Initiate and complete special project assignments, task force projects, or special ad hoc reviews or other assignments as needed.
    Qualifications

    Knowledge & Experience Required
    • Bachelor's degree and/or 5-7+ years of relevant experience. One or more professional certifications in Information Security is highly desirable, ie CCSP, CISSP, CISM, and/or SANS certifications (GCLD, GWEB, GCSA, etc).
    • 3 or more years of direct experience in high pressure situations managing complex technical information security architecture and engineering solutions both on-premise and in cloud environments. Solutions include vulnerability management software, endpoint security software, firewall software, cloud security platforms, and more.
    • Understanding of current and emerging threats and associated. countermeasures, through the establishment of strong relationships with cyber threat teams and vendors.
    • Ability to cultivate relationships both internal and external to the organization to improve upon our security posture.
    • Superior organization and written communication skills, coupled with strong. technical writing and / or editorial skills and the ability to develop, document and maintain methodologies and procedures.
    • Superior oral communication with the ability to effectively advise line personnel and senior management regarding complex technical information security vulnerabilities, and to influence peers and colleagues.
    • Demonstrate leadership, consulting, analysis, presentation and project management skills.
    • Ability to work independently on multiple projects with minimal supervision and meet aggressive deadlines is essential.
      Additional Information

      Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.

      All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability.

      Unsolicited resumes sent to Verisk, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Verisk business mailing address, fax machine or email address, or directly to Verisk employees, will be considered Verisk property. Verisk will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.

      Consumer Privacy Notice

      At Verisk, the health and safety of our people is our number one priority. Effective November 15, 2021, and subject to applicable law, all prospective hires for office based roles or roles that support any of our businesses' government contracts will be required to demonstrate that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date, or qualify for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement, as a condition of employment. Hired candidates who do not demonstrate that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date, and who have not been approved for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation will no longer meet the requirements for employment and their offers of employment will be immediately rescinded, in accordance with applicable law.

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