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Senior Information Security Engineer at Ameriprise Financial in Minneapolis, MN

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Job Description
The Sr Info Security Engineer is responsible for providing technical expertise and direction in developing and supporting business and technology applications to ensure they are deployed and operated securely. Effectively plan, design, implement and monitor complex security technologies and projects that support the firms' underlying security policies and procedures. Design, document and implement appropriate security policies and standards that protect the firms' information assets. Provide governance oversight of new and existing policies, standards and practices.
Responsibilities
Major areas of accountability:
* Risk/Vulnerability Assessment ~~ Testing Strategy & Execution ~~ Design ~~ Security Controls ~~ Configuration ~~
* Serve as a security expert on application development, database design, network and/or platform (operating system) projects, helping project teams comply with enterprise and Technology security policies, industry regulations and best practices. Through an expert understanding of the business requirements, identify the appropriate security requirements for each project. Design, develop and lead the testing approach and execution plan to ensure that new and existing solutions meet security requirements.
* Analyze application security needs based on the sensitivity or proprietary nature of the data and work with the appropriate teams to develop and execute new or existing security technologies or processes to support the business strategy. Design, test, implement, maintain and support current and future complex information security technologies, processes and procedures. Advise technology partners of appropriate security technologies, functionality, benefits and implementation requirements for each project.
* Lead the design and development of security controls that ensure the safety of information assets and protect from unauthorized access or intentional destruction. Lead the development, implementation, maintenance and enforcement of all technology information security policies, procedures and associated plans based on industry standards, best practices and legal compliance requirements. Implement changes to existing security policies and control standards to stay current with the threat landscape.
* Drive security issues to resolution.
* Create security technical standards and interface with teams to ensure proper and timeley implementation.
Required Qualifications
* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS or Technology Forensics, or related field; or equivalent work experience
* 7-10 years of relevant experience.
* 5+ years of experience evaluating and designing security solutions for technology projects.
* Demonstrated understanding of security related technologies and practices, including: authentication and authorization systems, endpoint protection, encryption, segmentation strategies, vulnerability management, secure remote access, and fire walls.
* Strong/diverse technical background in enterprise networking, firewall, storage options, server infrastructure, operating systems, database technologies, applications or desktop security.
Preferred Qualifications
* Demonstrated experience contributing and collaborating effectively as an informal leader in a high-functioning team.
Masters degree in information security or CISSP, CISM certifications
* Effective organizational, analytical and independent problem solving skills.
* Successful experience coordinating and completing multiple tasks within established and changing deadlines.
* Strong presentation skills with experience addressing and interfacing with executives and technical staff.
* Experience working in the financial services industry or other highly regulated/compliance oriented environments.
* Experience with regulatory compliance issues such as: FFIEC, OFCC, SEC and Federal Reserve plus: SOX, GLBA and PCI.
About Our Company
With the right company, life can be brilliant. At Ameriprise, we're not just in the business of managing our clients' finances - we also help our advisors and employees reach their true potential, too. Be part of an inclusive, collaborative culture that rewards you for your contributions and work with other talented individuals who share your passion for doing great work. You'll also have plenty of opportunities to make your mark at the office and a difference in your community. So if you're talented, driven and want to work for a strong ethical company that cares, take the next step to create a brilliant career at Ameriprise Financial.
We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.
VEVRAA Federal Contractor
We request Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the state.

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