Information Security Engineer

IHS Markit Englewood, CO
About IHS Markit

IHS Markit harnesses deep sources of information, analytics and expertise to forge solutions for the industries and markets that drive global economies. Our company partners with clients in business, finance and government to provide the unrivaled insights and perspectives that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. We call this The New Intelligence. IHS Markit serves more than 50,000 key customers in more than 140 countries, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500. We help decision makers apply higher-level thinking to daily tasks and strategic issues across a host of industries and disciplines including energy, finance, automotive, engineering, technology, maritime and trade, aerospace and defense, chemical, and economics and country risk.

Headquartered in London, IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.


Position Summary

Accountable for the following

* Participating in or leading teams that review or design security mechanisms that protect company resources and associated services.

* Plan and execute projects to deploy security-oriented tools or services to manage the company resources and associated products.


* Collaborate with IT and business/product teams to design or validate architectures to host services in cloud environments. Ensure Information security principles and safeguards are embedded from the design to operational phases.

* Work with corporate IT teams to secure SaaS services providing internal productivity resources

* Insure security designs and principles can be properly operationalized and handed over appropriate support teams

* Advocate for strong Identity management practices across the estate; supporting audit and policy requirements as well as best practices

* Develop security standards and processes that can be deployed and managed in an automated fashion for the various projects assigned


* Technical

* 5+ years' experience in the Information Security space; 3+ in an engineering role

* Strong understanding and practical experience with cloud technologies; deployment and management with a focus towards the following: AWS, Azure, VMware including NSX, Office 365 / EM+S

* Thorough understanding of security requirements, best practice and execution in various cloud implementation scenarios: IaaS, PaaS, SaaS

* Comfortable working with scripting, automation and orchestration technologies: Cloud Formation, Lambda, Azure runbooks, PowerShell, Ruby, Python

* Strong understanding of federated identity strategies and products: SAML/oAUTH, Azure AD, Ping

* Comfortable working with SIEM solutions, integrating data streams and extracting pertinent security information

* Strong understanding of the technology, concepts and deployment of DLP capabilities in on-premises and cloud environments

* Understanding of DevOps and Agile development methodologies

* Understanding of network technologies: routing and switching, IDS/IDP, next-gen firewalls, WAF, WAN topologies

* Understanding of software defined infrastructure (SDI) technologies as well as SDN

* Knowledge of cloud networking architecture, cloud operations, security, automation and orchestration

* Must have strong knowledge of TCP/IP and network administration/protocols - , SSL/TLS, CIFS, HTTP/S, DHCP, SMTP, LDAP/S, NFS, SNMP and DNS

* Good understanding of Information Security frameworks, associated controls, and the necessity for application in a hybrid environment. For example: ISO 27000 series, PCI/DSS, NIST

* Personal

* The role would suit highly driven and motivated self-starters with a strong desire to challenge and deliver

* Able to successfully manage multiple priorities which come from a fast moving environment

* Comfortable taking ownership for work, identifying the need for action and driving projects from inception to completion

* Keen to champion a pragmatic approach to dealing with complex technical and business requirements.

* Demonstrates excellent communication and interpersonal skills; a confident and articulate presenter to various audiences at all levels in the organization

* Strong documentation skills; ability to develop and present ideas clearly and concisely

* Strong experience of working within high performing and dynamic teams.

* Able to positively engage with, and contribute to, the wider global team

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