IT Security Spec

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Profile Summary:

This position is for a IT Security Specialist responsible for supporting a variety of information security functions.

Profile Description:

  • Effectively respond to case work relating to privacy, computer security vulnerabilities, phishing, malware, and forensic investigations
  • Ability to anticipate and respond to changing priorities, and operate effectively in a dynamic demand-based environment, requiring extreme flexibility and responsiveness
  • Lead and manage security incidents to ensure timely mitigation and remediation efforts are completed
  • Investigate network anomalies and other cyber security events to determine the cause and extent of exposure and overall risk to the environment
  • Preserve, harvest, and process electronic data according to company policies and regulatory requirements
  • Participate in forensic investigations as required, to include the collection, preservation of electronic evidence, analysis, and creation of a final report
  • Preserve and forensically analyze data from electronic data sources, including laptop and desktop computers, servers, and mobile devices
  • Produce high quality oral and written work, presenting complex technical matters clearly and concisely with audiences ranging from peers to Sr. Management
  • Development and upkeep of standard operating procedures with the insight to know when new ones need to be developed
  • Be familiar with current and proposed laws, regulations, industry standards, and ethical requirements related to information security and privacy

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a directly related field.
  • Two to four years of professional IT experience.
  • Requires excellent analytical ability, consultative and communication skills, and strong judgment.
  • Experience in security aspects of multiple platforms, operating systems, software, communications, and network protocols.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be highly skilled and proficient in problem solving, with an aptitude and willingness to learn new technologies.
  • Ability to regularly exercise independent judgment and discretion.
  • Ability to translate customer needs into technical solutions and recommendations
  • Ability to multitask and handle multiple priorities
  • Must be resourceful, creative, innovative, results driven, and adaptable
  • Understanding of APT, Cyber Crime and other associated tactics
  • Experience with host based detection and prevention suites (McAfee EPO, OSSEC, Yara, MIR, CarbonBlack, Tanium, etc.)
  • Experience with host-centric tools for forensic collection and analysis (FTK, Helios, RegRipper, ProDiscover, SIFT, Encase, etc.)
  • Experience with malware and reverse engineering (Dynamic and static analysis)
  • Working knowledge of secure communication methods, including Secure Shell, S/MIME and PGP/GPG

Critical Skills
At Voya, we have identified the following critical skills which are key to success in our culture:

  • Customer Focused: Passionate drive to delight our customers and offer unique solutions that deliver on their expectations.
  • Critical Thinking: Thoughtful process of analyzing data and problem solving data to reach a well-reasoned solution.
  • Team Mentality: Partnering effectively to drive our culture and execute on our common goals.
  • Business Acumen: Appreciation and understanding of the financial services industry in order to make sound business decisions.
  • Learning Agility: Openness to new ways of thinking and acquiring new skills to retain a competitive advantage.


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