information Security Engineer


Locus Recruiting

information Security Engineer Greensboro, NC
100000 – 165000 per Year

Locus is a nimble, experienced consulting team specializing in information security, cloud computing, networking, and infrastructure.  We have extensive experience delivering technology solutions in the Network, Cloud, and Security arenas to some of the largest companies in the world.  Candidates are treated like unique individuals, not a commodity, and our career experts are committed to understanding all aspects of a candidate’s wants and needs in order to find the best possible fit.

We are laser-focused on winning together and supporting both our internal team and clients alike for long-term shared success.  We take a full-service approach with our process, understanding our clients and candidates needs to find the right fit from a skillset and a cultural perspective. People are at the cornerstone of what we do, and we’d love to hear from you.

Locus is currently searching for an Information Security Engineer for our client. This is a full time perm exempt role.

SUMMARY: Responsible for protecting the organization’s computers, networks, and data against threats, such as security breaches, computer viruses, or attacks by cyber criminals. This position oversees the planning, development, coordination, implementation, and management of all Information Security functions and measures to regulate access and usage of Customer Information Systems in accordance with established company policies, standards and procedures. The Information Security Manager regularly interfaces with other department heads in matters pertaining to information security awareness and keeps abreast of changes in regulatory and compliance issues, which affect all phases of information security and Customer. This position is also responsible for administration of corporate Business Continuity Program.


  • Develops Information Security (IS) architecture/designs, plans, controls, processes, standards, policies, and procedures to ensure alignment with IS standards and overall IS security strategy
  • Develop, implement, and manage security measures for information systems to regulate access to computer data files and prevent unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure of information
  • Determines user requirements, plans projects, establishes priorities, and monitors progress
  • Manages the evaluation and testing of hardware, firmware, and software for possible impact on systems security
  • Maintains and monitors user access control for bank systems
  • Coordinates with other managers to integrate IS project components with other projects including application delivery, network, server, and hosted solutions
  • Manages and coordinates the enterprise Vendor Risk Management Program
  • Manages and coordinates Corporate Business Continuity Program
  • Communicate best practices and risks to Customer
  • Perform a risk assessment of Customer’s vulnerabilities in the cybersecurity landscape and develop Customer’s risk appetite for Information Security
  • Develop key risk indicators and dashboard metrics reporting to both the management team and the Board of Directors


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university in the field of Audit, MIS, Computer Science or related field of study
  • Prior Information Security experience at a Financial Services company
  • Familiarity with Financial Services regulations
  • Familiarity with Federal Financial Institution Examination Council (FFIEC) guidance
  • Prior management experience
  • Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) and/or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification


  • Knowledge of financial services industry and all applicable regulations and industry standards
  • Advanced ability to engineer security solutions
  • Intermediate relationship management skills
  • Intermediate knowledge of cybersecurity strategy management
  • Advanced cybersecurity monitoring and reporting skills
  • Advanced knowledge of security incident handling
  • Advanced knowledge of security risk assessment methodologies
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • High level of attention to detail, with strong problem solving & organizational skills
  • Ability to perform effectively in fast-paced environment


  • Standing, walking, bending and stooping required
  • Must be able to sit at a desk for long periods of time and use a computer
  • Must be able to occasionally move or lift up to 10 pounds
  • May be asked to work supplemental hours periodically
  • Limited travel required during and after business hours

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and/or skills required of all personnel so classified. NOT A CONTRACT

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