Data Security Specialist

Description/Job Summary

Fruit of the Loom, an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. & leading international basic apparel company, has an immediate opening for a Data Security Specialist at its corporate headquarters in Bowling Green, KY.

The Data Security Specialist is responsible for identifying high visibility security event analytics and working with management and technical IT and Security staff to contain and mitigate issues. The Data Security Specialist works primarily with our security team and tools to identify anomalies, malware, exploit attempts and other attacks on FOTL’s network infrastructure and data. The Data Security Specialist’s job is to protect FOTL’s information by watching for malicious attacks against the devices which provide the confidentiality, integrity and availability of our critical information.

The Data Security Specialist delivers pertinent, timely and actionable security issues/solutions to IT Management and technical staff. The analyst works with the technical security team providing feedback and develops new counter-measures and policies. The Data Security Specialist is a skilled security professional who has experience in identifying, documenting, mitigating and consulting on today’s security threat landscape.


Security event detection and analysis -Identify and isolate anomalous security events to determine if they are an attack against our network environment. Work with IT Technical staff and IT Management to contain and eradicate the issue.

Technical Counter Measures -Works with Security Architect, IT Management and IT Technical staff to determine where technology failed and assists the architect and other IT members in developing new technical security counter-measures to protect FOTL assets and network environment.

Incident Response – Actively involed in our data security incident response team.

Research – researches latest security threats, malware, and attacks to determine impact to the FOTL environment.

Additional Tasks as Required

Required Experience

4 plus years of Information Technology experience with network technologies, specifically TCP/IP, and related network tools and concepts.

Experience with reviewing raw log files, data correlation, and analysis a plus(i.e. firewall, network flow, IDS, system logs).

SIEM experience.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.

Demonstrable comprehension of Information Security including emerging threats, attacks, and vulnerability management.

Subject matter expert (SME) in one or multiple areas such as Windows, Unix, Firewalls, Intrusion Detection, Threat Detection Analysis, or Information Risk Management.

Experience identifying, documenting, mitigating, and consulting on enterprise security threats.

Clear and concise written and oral communication skills.

Proactive in following up on issues.

Preferred Security Certifications CEH, GCIA, CISSP.


We offer competitive pay & benefits including medical, dental, vision, life & disability insurance, vacation, holidays and 401k.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protect veteran status, disability or any other protected status.



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