• Senior Security Specialist

    Location US-TN-Nashville
    Job ID
    Job Family
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Why work with LifeWay IT (tech.lifeway.com)?

    LifeWay is the world’s largest provider of Christian resources, and we are expanding our global footprint having recently incorporated in India and Mexico. As one of 2017 Forbes Best Midsize Employers and one of the largest IT teams in Nashville, LifeWay IT is as innovative with technology solutions as we are with employee work-life balance, work environment, and culture. This position offers remote work 1-2 days/week, casual work environment, flexible hours, and 10% self-development time every week.


    The Senior Security Specialist plans, designs and maintains a secure IT environment while looking to the future with innovation, and has a heart to serve the customer.


    • Works with the security leadership to establish policies, governance and other security protocols
    • Designs, builds, implement, and administers security systems and programs within the infrastructure
    • Collaborates with internal and external entities to accomplish various tasks and projects
    • Orchestrates and performs vulnerability scanning and remediation
    • Obtains, analyzes and acts upon appropriate product, vendor, and security architecture information
    • Investigates and responds to security events
    • Keeps up with security threats as they evolve

    Note – Other job duties as assigned. 


    Required Education, Experience, Knowledge, and Skills:

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent industry experience
    • 5-10 years experience working in an enterprise IT security program
    • 5-10 years experience working in a PCI compliance program
    • Ability to thrive in fast-paced, high-stress situations
    • Experience with designing secure networks and systems
    • Experience with planning and developing security policies and procedures
    • Knowledge of Risk Assessment Technologies
    • Knowledge of Server OS security hardening standards and vulnerability trends on Linux (Ubuntu) and Windows servers, Windows and Mac workstations
    • Strong Analytical Skills
    • Strong Communication Skills
    • Strong Organizational Skills
    • Advanced skills with the following:
      • Anti-Virus Software
      • Cisco Security ELA
      • Cloud Security
      • Computer Forensic Tools
      • Data Center Security
      • Directory Services and Security
      • Disaster Recovery
      • Firewalls and Content Filtering Platforms
      • Intrusion Detection
      • Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Scanning


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