Cybersecurity Engineer

at USG Corporation
Published January 14, 2022
Location Chicago, IL
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


USG is an industry-leading manufacturer of building products and innovative solutions. For more than 115 years, Chicago-based USG has developed award-winning wall, ceiling, flooring, sheathing and roofing products that enable customers to build the outstanding spaces where people live, work and play. With almost 7,000 employees across North America and operations around the world, we are steadfastly committed to our core values: safety, innovation, quality, integrity, service, diversity and efficiency.

We’re big enough that our professionals have the resources to make a difference, yet small enough that you’re not just a number. You’ll work on key initiatives and build strong relationships across the company that will position USG for growth into the future.

USG offers work-life balance, specialist and general/managerial career paths, promotion form within, exceptional benefits, and incredible long-term career opportunities for the right professional. Each year, we have hundreds pf employees who celebrate milestone anniversaries with us. Join us.

Job Description 

Uses information security implementation and support experience to analyze, evaluate, design, develop, implement, and support Information Security technology solutions. Leads and/or assists with integration of technology solutions, including software and related hardware, with existing platforms. Recommends and implements new standards and procedures for existing security systems. Performs operational support to implement business use cases, minimize system downtime, maintain a secure environment, and ensure proper backup & recovery provisions are in place. Leads and/or supports the security governance functions related to the supported technologies. Travel may be required. 

  • Assesses, recommends, designs, tests, customizes and implements cybersecurity hardware and software products, as well as the related standards and procedures.
  • Assists with deployment and ongoing operational support of cybersecurity products and processes, including Identity and Access Management tools, Data Loss Prevention (DLP) and Data Classification products, Intrusion Detection, Incident Response, Vulnerability & Threat Management, and other cybersecurity technologies.
  • Works in an environment containing a mix of on-premises and cloud solutions.
  • Identifies and implements cybersecurity improvements in the design and/or infrastructure of existing systems and processes
  • Uses hands-on cybersecurity experience to represent the IT Security team as a subject matter expert for various projects.
  • Develops, socializes, and implements product lifecycle roadmaps for supported cybersecurity technologies. 
  • Provides technical support as needed for cybersecurity products, processes and servers. May be required to provide 24-hour on call support.
  • Updates job knowledge by tracking and understanding current and emerging cybersecurity and information technology trends. 
  • Assists in determining service level agreements and ensures they are met.
  • Works with business to resolve technical issues.
  • Acts as the key vendor contact and participates in managing vendor relationships, partnerships, and expectations for assigned vendor technologies