Senior Information Security Engineer

| Chicago

The Area: The Information Security department is responsible for setting enterprise security policies and standards that are designed to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of Morningstar information. The security team offers guidance and technical expertise in areas like application security, policies and procedures, disaster recovery and compliance/regulation. We analyze emerging security threats and conduct risk and vulnerability assessments to ensure that our information remains secure.

 

The Role: The Senior Information Security Engineer will evaluate Morningstar infrastructure and internally developed applications to identify vulnerabilities and potential short- and long-term solutions. This individual will assist in maintaining Morningstar’s security posture by leveraging security solutions including Splunk, identity and access management, web filtering, antivirus, endpoint detection and response, and security orchestration, automation and response. They will assist with penetration testing and security architecture reviews. They will be responsible for monitoring and responding to critical security events. This role will also be responsible for leading security training sessions at both a technical and end-user level. This position is based in our Chicago office.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Identify network and middleware security vulnerabilities and offer resolution advice
  • Conduct risk assessments, threat modeling, privacy assessments and information security reviews on internal Morningstar systems, applications and platforms
  • Work directly with internal business units to communicate risk and help resolve open vulnerabilities
  • Understand and help execute information security program goals
  • Monitor and manage security alerts from key information security dashboards (IDS, antivirus, EDR, centralized logging, etc)
  • Perform malware investigation
  • Automate and integrate security tools and activities
  • Provide security remediation advice and training to technical personnel
  • Develop and enhance internal security processes, programs and procedures
  • Defining cloud security policies, procedures, solutions

 

Requirements:

  • We’re looking for someone who enjoys solving puzzles, and diagnosing problems
  • Excellent communication skills and an understanding of network security fundamentals.
  • Candidates should be interested in keeping up with the latest security trends, as well as enjoy performing code / architecture reviews and penetration test activities
  • Experience with network security tools, network traffic analyzers, NMap, Rapid7, Demisto, and PaloAlto
  • An understanding of PowerShell, Python, Perl, and other scripting languages is required
  • 5 years of information security experience
  • CISSP or CEH certification is preferred
  • Splunk experience is preferred
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Location

22 W. Washington , Chicago, IL 60602

What are Morningstar Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
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Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, Career mentoring, Leadership mentoring.
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Compensation at Morningstar is more than a salary. It’s about making positive contributions to both life and work. We give our diverse workforce the choice and flexibility they need to maintain their health, retirement plans, time, and professional growth.

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