The Information Security Systems Administrator is
responsible for deploying and maintaining Cognizant’s cloud security controls
are in place for the security of Cognizant’s information assets. The Information Security Systems Administrator
safeguards information by implementing technical controls in Cognizant’s Cloud environments.
The Information Security Systems Administrator is a subject matter expert in Cloud
security and engineering in the Microsoft Azure environment. The Information
Security Systems Administrator consults within the organization as to providing
subject matter expertise carrying out the technical implementation of security
and compliance related activities and responsibilities in the cloud.
In this position, we a looking for someone who can
work both with the technical side of our environments as well as the policy
Assist in technically enforcing enterprise-wide information
security policies and procedures. Ensure policies and procedures are
communicated to all applicable personnel and compliance is enforced on an
Ensure appropriate administrative, physical and
technical safeguards are in place to protect Cognizant’s information assets
from internal and external threats
Perform projects that span both technical and
security work streams to ensure the advancement of Cognizant’s security
Meticulously identify, introduce, and implement
appropriate operational procedures, including checks and balances, to test
these safeguards regularly.
Monitor threats and take preventive measures as
needed. This may include monitoring and responding to specific security
vulnerabilities and any intrusion-based threats within the Cognizant
environment, network, host systems or proprietary applications.
Identify, control and report on incidents.
Participate in security incident response activities and any technical
investigations of security-related incidents. Review investigations after
incidents, performing impact analysis and providing recommendations to
executives around how to prevent similar incidents.
Passionately manage and assist in performing
ongoing security monitoring of information systems
Conducting functional and gap analyses to determine
the extent to which key business areas and infrastructure comply with statutory
and regulatory requirements,
Evaluating and recommending new information
security technologies and countermeasures against threats to information or
privacy and developing security reports and dashboards.
Brief applicable teams on risk status. Communicate
with stakeholders throughout the business around security threats.
Assist with proposing, evaluating and deploying
solutions to manage information security risk in line with Cognizant’s larger
risk reduction strategy.
Ensure that disaster recovery and business
continuity plans are in place and tested regularly.
Advise on the design of security systems and
controls while providing support to maintain those systems.
Interface with customers, business partners and
other third parties it relates to information security.
Strong understanding Microsoft Azure
platform architecture and industry best practice cloud security controls.
Strong knowledge and understanding of
security policies, audits, governance and risk compliance frameworks including
industry and security best practices in Cloud computing environments e.g.
ISO27001, CIS, CSA etc.
Have a strong understanding of
advanced threat detections, continuous vulnerability assessment, response and
mitigation strategies used in Cyber Security operations in cloud environments
Excellent knowledge of technical
management, information analysis and of computer hardware/software systems.
Expertise in Cloud management and
data governance including Firewall functionality, encryption, host and network
intrusion detection systems.
Proven experience of threat
assessment and vulnerability management across complex business structures
Hands-on experience with Cloud
computing networks, network administration and network deployment.
Strong analytical with exceptional verbal and
written communications skills – must have the ability to articulate technical
knowledge and understanding to non-technical audiences.
Around 5 years’ experience in the IT
Around 5 years’ experience in the IT
3+ years’ experience as an Azure
Cloud Practitioner or Engineer
CEH,CCSP, Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer
Significant experience working in a
fast-paced environment with constantly shifting priorities.
Employee Status : Full Time Employee
Shift : Day Job
Travel : No
Job Posting : Nov 18 2020
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