Information Security Specialist

Location:   Corporate Headquarters – Scottsdale, Arizona 85258
Reports To:   IT Manager
Department:   IT Dept.
Date:   June 2, 2022

COMPANY OVERVIEW:
Equinox Payments is one of the largest US providers of electronic payment solutions and value-added services at the point-of-transaction. The company delivers a full suite of high security, end-to-end electronic payment products and services. Equinox is currently looking for an Information Security Specialist  located in Scottsdale, Arizona.

JOB SUMMARY:
This position involves understanding and taking steps to mitigate the risks associated with collecting, storing and transmitting data in a business setting. You will be expected to set up security measures that help prevent security breaches, as well as analyzing any breeches that do occur.  You will also be responsible for completing customer audit requests and forms and adjust IT procedures to keep us current with customer security requirements.
This is a full-time position at our Scottsdale office, though you may be required to travel to satellite offices.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
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Analyze existing security systems and make recommendations for changes or improvements
• Respond to customer audit requests and keep IT procedures up-to-date with PCI requirements
• Scan the computing environments regularly to continually improve our security posture
• Communicate the system status and keep IT informed of security vulnerabilities and remediation plans
• Prepare reports and action plans in the event that a security breech does occur
• Organize and conduct tests and “ethical hacks” of the existing security architecture
• Monitor the network and provide early warning of abnormalities or problems
• Keep technical knowledge current through continuing education
• Provide system updates and write code fixes

REQUIREMENTS:
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System administration, network security, network administration or a related field
• Knowledge of current security risks and protocols
• Willingness to work on-call in the event of a security breech or other emergency
• Good analytic and problem-solving skills

TECHNICAL SKILLS:
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Professional information security certification, completed, enrolled or equivalent
• Solid knowledge of various information security frameworks
• Experience in an information security role
• Effective verbal and written communication skills

EDUCATION AND OR EQUIVALENT:
• Degree in computer science or a technology-related field

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (TO BE DEMONSTRATED):
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Clean Driving Record and Insurance
• Must be able to drive to remote data center
• Must Pass Background Check

TRAVEL:
Less than 2%

The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description are not comprehensive and are subject to change without notice. Providing an employee with a copy of this job description does not constitute a guarantee of employment, nor does it guarantee employment for any specific duration.

The physical demands described here are representative of those which must be met by an employee to successfully perform the duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these duties.

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