Cybersecurity Consultant

| North Suburbs

Discover. A more rewarding way to work.At Discover Financial Services, you’ll find yourself in the company of some of the industry’s smartest and most reliable professionals. And at a company that rewards dedication, values innovation and supports growth.Thrive in an environment that promotes teamwork and shared success. Build on a foundation of mutual respect. Join the company that understands rewarding careers like no other, with this exceptional opportunity: Job Description:
The primary role of a Security Consultant is to support BT Information Security and Technology Risk (BT-ISTR) by providing security consulting and advisory services to internal customers and project teams. The Security Consultant must be able to understand business/technical requirements and be able to identify, document, and prioritize security-related requirements to promote secure system designs and facilitate delivery of information security services throughout the system development life cycle.The Security Consultant will also be expected to identify and propose solutions that effectively balance the business benefit with the security risk and be able to clearly articulate these solutions to both project teams as well as other information security teams to provide awareness of upcoming business initiatives. The individual must also perform high level security assessments of information systems and infrastructure, escalate critical technical or risk decisions when necessary, and partner with other information security resources to aid in the delivery of secure enterprise solutions.Primary responsibilities will include the following:

  • Define and provide pragmatic security guidance and recommendations that balance business benefit and security risk
  • Work and communicate effectively with technical teams and project managers
  • Participate in project work groups as needed for technical consulting
  • Enhance workflow processes for project engagement, requirements gathering, documentation and communication
  • Collaborate with other security subject matter experts to identify and implement appropriate security controls
  • Identify changes in business strategy to assess potential impact to the Information Security program
  • Provide formal knowledge and information sharing to other BT-ISTR teams
  • Mentor other team members to ensure consistent delivery of high quality results
  • Promote a risk-aware culture, ensure efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices by adhering to required standards and processes.

Secondary responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide subject matter technical expertise to the PCI programs
  • Evaluation of ISS pre-assessments and other EIS Service Catalog requests
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Preferably in a Technology centric discipline) or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of Information Security architecture or technical security experience
  • Strong understanding of Discover infrastructure and internal processes preferred
  • Excellent writing, verbal communication, and presentation skills required
  • Strong Understanding of IT Security Best Practices
  • Familiarity with many different network architectures, network services, system types, development platforms and software suites (e.g. Linux/AIX, Windows, Cisco, Oracle, Websphere, Hadoop, Teradata, etc.)
  • Familiarity with various security concepts and technologies including firewalls, VPN, IDS/IPS, anti-malware, encryption algorithms, SIEM, authentication/authorization (e.g. Kerberos, SAML, OAuth, PKI, etc.)

#LI-KE We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • HiveDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • OracleDatabases
    • TeradataDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • AgileManagement
    • SafeManagement
    • LeanManagement
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

We also have a downtown Chicago which is known as the“The 606”, which is a flexible contemporary work space for employees.
2500 Lake Cook Road, Riverwoods, IL 60015

What are Discover Financial Services Perks + Benefits

Discover Financial Services Benefits Overview

Start enjoying great benefits Day 1 — We support you with the same dedication we bring to all of our customers.Our comprehensive benefits package features first-class insurance, financial planning support and excellent perks designed to help you reach your goals and live a rich, healthy life.

Check out more of our amazing employee benefits at mydiscoverbenefits.com

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
You can open a separate Health Care FSA (HCFSA) and contribute up to $2,650 tax-free from your paycheck to reimburse yourself for eligible out-of-pocket expenses.
Disability Insurance
Employees receive Short-Term Disability Insurance at no cost.
Dental Benefits
Discover offers two dental plan options — Standard and Premier — both are administered by MetLife.
Vision Benefits
Discover offers two vision plan options — Standard and Premier through VSP.
Health Insurance Benefits
Discover offers a variety of medical plans for you and eligible family members, so that you can choose the benefit plan that suits your needs.
Life Insurance
As a Discover employee, you receive Basic Life Insurance of one times your HWEE (up to $500,000) at no cost to you.
Pet Insurance
Purchase medical coverage at a discounted rate for your beloved family pet. The more pets you insure, the greater the discount.
Wellness Programs
Help balance your work and personal life with a wide variety of free and discounted resource and referral services including family and relationship counseling and financial guidance.
Onsite Gym
Discover has fitness centers and Weight Watchers® programs at all five major locations.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
You may elect to contribute 1% to 30% of your eligible base salary, commissions and bonus on a pre-tax basis, up to IRS limits every year.
401(K) Matching
Discover matches up to 6% of the pre-tax contributions you make to the 401(k) Plan.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
The ESPP provides eligible employees with an opportunity to purchase shares of Discover common stock through payroll deductions at a 5% discount.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Discover helps eligible employees and their families with the costs of adoption by reimbursing certain expenses.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Discover has a Paid Time Off of 4 to 5 Weeks of paid time per year.
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Discover provides 7 paid holidays.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
When you enroll in the Commuter Benefits Program at WageWorks, you’ll save on taxes on mass-transit passes, parking and other eligible expenses.
Company Outings
Game Room
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Discover provides tuition reimbursement and a full-ride bachelor's degree program for select online degree programs.
Diversity Program
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