Specialist – Info Security Data Protection in Rochester, NY at Windstream

Date Posted: 7/30/2022

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    20 South Clinton Avenue
    Rochester, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    3 to 5 years
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Job Description

Job ID:22003922

Job Overview: 

Windstream is looking for a Cyber Security Data Protection professional to join our team. This role is responsible for the organization's data protection function to govern and enhance compliance with various regulations and best practices. S/he monitors compliance and data practices internally to ensure compliance with the applicable requirements under various data privacy regulations while helping to protect the Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability of Data. A core function of this position is to interact with multiple teams while utilizing multiple tools execution of processes.  The ideal candidate for this position should have significant security experience, excellent networking skills, a strong understanding of information security risks, IT technologies and a passion for the security discipline.  

Job Functions: 

  • Understanding and enforcement of security policies and processes 

  • Develops, implements, and matures Privacy-related policy, standards, and processes 

  • Serves as a technical resource for Cyber Security development and implementation projects by utilizing strong subject matter expertise 

  • Communicates and collaborates with multiple lines of business and information technology teams within Windstream to help provide effective solutions 

  • Builds effective relationships with key stakeholders who own and support infrastructure, applications, processes, and operations 

  • Engage in the initial requirements definition for incoming tools, projects, and programs as a SME 

  • Develops project plans, requirement documentation, test plans, change requests and communications to users 

  • Identify enhancements to tools, standards, and processes 

  • Design and coordinate plans to enhance and upgrade cybersecurity solutions 

  • Periodically works off hours to support project schedule or system support 

  • Adheres to all Windstream and IT policies and procedures 

  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned 

Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 

  • Experienced in application support or other technical IT/cybersecurity discipline 

  • Working knowledge of NIST Cyber Security framework (i.e., NIST 800-53) required 

  • Working knowledge of SOX, PCI, GDPR, CCPA required 

  • Demonstrated analytical/problem solving and project management skills 

  • Ability to conduct research into Cyber Security issues and products as required 

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment 

  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills, both verbal and written with keen attention to detail 

  • Self-motivated and directed, with strong time management and organizational skills 

  • Confident and assertive personality, comfortable leading both meetings and work group sessions 

  • Team-oriented and skilled in working within a collaborative environment 

  • Able to use internal tools to research and gain institutional knowledge 

  • Ability to deliver training to an audience with a wide array of skill sets 

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements:College degree in a Technical or related field and 3-5 years professional level experience with 0-1 year supervisory experience for roles with supervision; or 7 years professional level related Technical experience with 0-1 year supervisory experience for roles with supervision; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related Technical experience required.

EEO Statement: Windstream is an equal opportunity employer. At Windstream, we celebrate the authenticity and uniqueness of our people and their ideas. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, protected veteran status, current military status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law, and to give full consideration to qualified disabled individuals and protected veterans. The diverse voices of our employees fuel our innovation and our inclusive culture. Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing.