Information Security Engineer

Chicago, IL | Freelance | Job ID #57939 |
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A Fortune 500 organization located in the Loop is seeking an Information Security Engineer to join their team on a contract basis. In this role you will provide expert analysis and engineering in the following areas:

• Automation
• 3rd party risk assessments (in house)
• Disaster recovery and continuity of operations (in house)
• Documentation / technical writing
• Vulnerability management and remediation
• Privilege access management
• Email security

Additional responsibilities include:
• Responding and investigating notifications from our security tools

• Participate in “Lessons Learned” process to provide information to help improve practices, methodologies, tools, and other technologies

• Provide log analysis and engineering support on a wide array of technologies to include host, network device, operational technology devices, IoT and mobile devices to support incident response activities
• Assess the IT infrastructure and able to detect critical deficiencies and recommend solutions for improvements or additional mitigation controls
• Project management skills. Experience drafting project plans for security service and technology deployments and coordinate with stakeholders across the organization
• Build scripts to automate various information security processes for on-premise and in the cloud
• Work with IT leadership and Infrastructure to manage vulnerability assessments and remediation effort
• Establish technical solutions and new security tools to reduce security vulnerabilities
• Implement Information security best practices

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Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.