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DXC Technology Advisor Information Security (51000069) in New Orleans, Louisiana

Job Description:


Coordinates and leads the design, implementation and evaluation of all phases of highly complex information security solutions and programs for a particular contract or company.

Essential Job Functions

  • Designs audits of computer systems to ensure they are operating securely and that data is protected from both internal and external attack. Makes recommendations for preventive measures as necessary.

  • Assesses assigned system to determine system security status. Designs and recommends security policies and procedures to implement; ensures compliance to policies and procedures.

  • Designs training materials for computer security education and awareness programs.

  • Evaluates highly complex security systems according to industry best practices to safeguard internal information systems and databases.

  • Defines and reviews security requirements and subsequently reviews complex systems to determine if they have been designed and established to comply with established standards.

  • Leads investigations of security violations and breaches and recommends solutions; prepares reports on intrusions as necessary and provides analysis summary to management.

  • Responds to more complex queries and request for computer security information and reports from both internal and external customers.

  • Provides technical consultation on highly complex tasks; may assist and/or provide limited direction to lower level technical personnel.

  • Provides product recommendations of security packages to customers; Reviews vendor products and makes recommendations as appropriate. Conducts cost analyses to determine feasibility of new products for clients.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, management information systems, or related field preferred

  • CISSP certification preferred

  • Nine or more years of experience in computer science, management information systems, or data security experience

  • Experience working with information security practices, networks, software, and hardware

  • Experience working with computer programming

  • Experience working with operating systems

  • Experience working with computer desktop packages such as Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.

  • Experience working with security architecture

Other Qualifications

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills for resolving security issues

  • Good organization skills to balance work and lead projects

  • Basic leadership skills to effectively mentor and lead junior level personnel

  • Good interpersonal skills to interact with customers and team members

  • Strong communication skills to interact with team members and support personnel

  • Strong skills implementing and configuring networks and network components

  • Ability to work with relational databases

  • Ability to work in a team environment

Work Environment

  • Office environment

  • May require shift work

  • May require weekend work

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