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Staff Systems Engineer- Business Information Security

Home Depot


Location:
Atlanta, GA
Date:
05/24/2017
Job Code:
107085
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Staff Systems Engineer- Business Information Security (107085)

GA - Atlanta

  • Date Posted: Apr 27, 2017
  • Company: The Home Depot
  • Travel: 0-10%
  • Functional Area: Information Technology
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Relocation Provided: No




Position Description:
POSITION PURPOSE

The Staff Systems Engineer- Business Information Security plays an integral part in the development, implementation, and compliance of information security across the enterprise. The Staff Systems Engineer- Business Information Security is responsible for managing risks related to information security, privacy and compliance. This position will report to the Staff Systems Manager and will be responsible for the following activities within a given IT portfolio/business unit:

• Advising on effective implementation of information security standards, processes and procedures, and guidelines for the enterprise
• Monitoring security compliance with industry and government rules and regulations
• Ensuring security compliance and meeting all service-level agreement requirements
• Ensuring execution of customer/partner requests
• Reporting security performance against established security metrics to senior level managers
• Understanding the trade-offs required to manage the different levels of risk tolerance and risk exposure across the organization and balancing this with risk investments
• Supporting an information security awareness program to ensure staff members across the organization understand the trade-off between risk and return
• Coordinating with technology and business groups to assess, implement, and monitor IT-related security risks/hazards
• Develop recommendations and take appropriate action. Present to Information Technology management development/implementation plan for secure solutions.
• Present findings to control owners to support compliance reporting for Information Securities Policies.
• Provide technical direction to analysts, associates and contractors.
• Provide input on Information Security Policies, Standards and Guidelines.

The Staff Systems Engineer develops, maintains, and supports The Home Depot's technical infrastructure that includes network, hardware, database, and system software components.  The Staff Systems Engineer is responsible for collaborating with and enabling product teams with infrastructure. Staff Systems Engineers are expected to leverage tooling and custom applications to monitor and optimize performance. Staff Systems Engineers lead the stand up of physical and virtual infrastructure to meet evolving enterprise and product team needs. In addition, Staff Systems Engineers may lead the selection and rollout of field and corporate technology.  As a Staff Systems Engineer, you will be a core player that participates and leads multiple efforts simultaneously. You are expected to build and grow the skillsets of more junior Engineers on the team.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
20% - Strategy & Planning:
Researches and analyzes business trends and behavioral data to identify opportunities for improvements and new initiatives
Leads the evaluation, development, and recommendation of specific technology products and platforms to provide cost-effective solutions that meet business and technology requirements
Researches and designs best fit infrastructure, network, database, and security architectures for products
Proactively creates and maintains tools for monitoring and support
Participates in project planning and management across multiple efforts
Develops formal training courses
30% - Delivery & Execution:
Leads configuration, debugging, and support for infrastructure
Leads field and corporate roll-outs of technology
Leads the stand up of necessary system software, hardware, and equipment (physical or virtual) to meet changing infrastructure needs
Creates and optimizes specifications for technology solutions
Produces and manages purchase requests for hardware and software
40% - Support & Enablement:
Collaborates with product and project teams to understand needs and enable them with infrastructure
Supports technology architecture design review efforts for project and product teams
Leverages tooling and custom applications to monitor the operational status of applications, infrastructure, networks, databases, and security; optimizes and tunes performance as appropriate
Drives root cause analysis, debugging, support, and post-mortem analysis for security incidents and service interruptions
Maintains, upgrades, and supports existing systems and infrastructure to ensure operational stability
Acts as a vendor liaison, owning resourcing, issue management, and documentation
Leads the production of in-house documentation around solutions
Monitors tools and proactively helps teams struggling with systems issues
Provides application support for software running in production
Creates scripts and tools that drive automation and enable product teams and end users to move towards self service
Acts as a mentor to more junior Systems Engineers
10% - Learning:
Keeps abreast of innovations and industry trends as well as changes to internal systems and determines how they impacts tools, training, and support necessary to keep systems up, running, and secure
Participates in and contributes to learning activities around modern systems engineering core practices (communities of practice)
Proactively views articles, tutorials, and videos to learn about new technologies and best practices being used within other technology organizations

NATURE AND SCOPE
Typically reports to the Systems Engineer Manager or Sr. Manager.

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Environment:
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Travel:
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Additional Environmental Job Requirements:


ESSENTIAL SKILLS:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Additional Minimum Qualifications:

Must be legally permitted to work in the United States

Education Required:

The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience:
3 years

Physical Requirements:

Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Additional Qualifications:


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in IT security and/or IT audit, governance, risk or compliance consulting.
  • Experience in executive level communications and synthesizing and messaging complex information in non-technical terms
  • Knowledge of national and international regulatory frameworks such as NIST, COBIT, ISO, etc.
  • Professional experience in analyzing and applying information security, risk management, and privacy practices
  • Experience in strategic planning, budgeting, and allocation
  • Security consulting and general industry experience
  • Experience in law enforcement and/or national security is highly relevant
  • Knowledge of national and international regulatory compliances and frameworks such as NIST,PCI, ISO, etc.
  • Industry certifications - CISSP, CISM, CISA, CCFE, GIAC, CCIE, CCSP, CBCP, ABCP, MBCP. 1+ years of experience in network, system or application architecture design, implementation or support. 1+ year’s application security knowledge in an application used at THD. 7-10 years of related experience
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Cultivates Innovation: Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful
Action Oriented: Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm
Business Insight: Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization s goals
Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences
Drives Results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances
Global Perspective: Taking a broad view when approaching issues; using a global lens
Interpersonal Savvy: Relating openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people
Manages Ambiguity: Operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear
Optimizes Work Processes: Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement
Self-Development: Actively seeing new ways to grow and be challenged, using both formal and informal development channels
Situational Adaptability: Adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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