Specialist-Info Security in Rochester, NY at Windstream

Date Posted: 5/4/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Rochester, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    3 to 5 years
  • Date Posted:
    5/4/2021

Job Description

Job ID:21001673

Windstream is looking for a Cyber Security professional to join our team. A core function of this position is to interact with multiple teams and support multiple tools and processes related to user access, user provisioning, log reviews, projects, and audits. In this exciting and advanced role, you will work with business units, process owners and cutting-edge technologies to detect, analyze, prevent and mitigate security risks. 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
  • Performs log monitoring, reporting, analysis, and resolution of user activity/violation in multiple server environments
  • Serves as a technical resource for IT 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 IT 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
  • Supports junior Analysts when needed, mentor and assist with training plans with junior analysts
  • Develops project plans, requirement documentation, test plans, change requests and communication to users
  • 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

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.

Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Experienced in application support or other technical IT/security discipline
  • Working knowledge of Cyber Security frameworks (i.e., NIST) required
  • Working knowledge of SOX, PCI, GDPR, CCPA strongly preferred
  • 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


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, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability and veteran status. 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.