Cybersecurity Lead

at Brookdale Senior Living
Published November 27, 2022
Location Milwaukee, WI
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  



This role is a local remote position and the person hired must live within 2.5 hours of either 37027 or 53214

Make Lives Better Including Your Own.

If you want to work in an environment where you can become your best possible self, join us! Youll earn more than a paycheck; you can find opportunities to grow your career through professional development, as well as ongoing programs catered to your overall health and wellness.

Full suite of health insurance, life insurance and retirement plans are available and vary by employment status. Additional benefits offered include, but are not limited to:

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Pet Insurance

  • Adoption Reimbursement Benefits

  • Variety of Associate Discounts

    Veterans, transitioning active duty military personnel, and military spouses are encouraged to apply.

Please note, Brookdale is committed to complying with all applicable laws and regulations regarding mandatory COVID-19 vaccination.


The Cybersecurity Lead is an expert in applying established standards; knowledge base acquired from 10+ years of experience in cybersecurity or closely related area. Research and analyze emerging technologies and design and build architectures and solutions to enable secure implementation of new technologies. Administers security infrastructure. Conducts active threat detection and analysis, creates threat intelligence and maintains threat profiles. Is able to work independently; Instructs, coaches and leads other team members. Assists in the development and implementation of security policies, procedures and protective measures. The position will have a lead role in performing vulnerability assessments, security testing, and working with operations and development teams on remediation and mitigation of findings. Evaluates and recommends security products for various platforms in the IT infrastructure environment. Educates users about security policies and consults on security issues. The Cybersecurity Lead must stay abreast of evolving security issues and lead efforts to ensure the appropriate preventive and detective measures are in place. This role will require ongoing team work in a lead role, as well as information security administration.

  • Expert Knowledge of NGFW, EPP/EDR, DLP, Encryption, IPS, SEIM, etc. technologies.

  • Performs and serves as the subject matter expert for periodic vulnerability assessments; assists other teams in the execution of remediation steps.

  • Completes a technical review of cyber security initiatives.

  • Assist the development of security tool requirements, trials, and evaluations, as well as security operations procedures and processes and standards.

  • Provides threat briefings to Cyber Security leadership.

  • Maintain and update relevant system and process documentation; develops ad-hoc reports as needed.

  • Ensures that system security configurations are properly implemented, monitored and reported.

  • Expert knowledge of security risk management, tools and methodologies based on national standards.

  • Subject matter expert for the resolution of security-related incident tickets.

  • Maintain, configure, and analyze network and host-based security platforms.

  • Expert knowledge of security risk management, tools and methodologies based on national standards (HITRUST, NIST, ISO, etc.).

  • Expert knowledge of HIPAA, PCI-DSS, SOX, and/or other federal/state regulatory environments.

  • Develops security tool requirements, trials, and evaluations, as well as security operations procedures and processes and standards.

  • Provide expert-level CSIRT support as needed in response to information security related events.

  • Leads, mentors and develops teammates by cross training and knowledge transfer.

  • Promote an end user security training and awareness program.

  • Expert knowledge of offensive and defensive IT security techniques.

This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.


Education and ExperienceBachelors Degree in the field of Computer Science or suitable industry credentials preferred. Minimum of 10 or more years of progressive experience in Cybersecurity or Network Engineering.

Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special RequirementsCurrent industry certifications CISSP, CISM, CEH desirable.

Management/Decision MakingUses independent judgment to make decisions based on precedents and established guidelines. Makes recommendations for improvements. Solves problems using standard procedures and precedents. Has the confidence and ability to work autonomously and understands when to escalate issues to management. Able to lead projects and implementations.

Knowledge and SkillsHas expert troubleshooting, problem analysis and solution development skills. Has an excellent understanding of the work environment and knowledge of the organization. Well-rounded IT background and understanding of technology, operations and key business processes. Expert technical knowledge of hardware, software, database, operating system and networking technologies. Demonstrated maturity and responsibility with an ability to work with confidential situations. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, clients, and customers. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

  • Standing

  • Walking

  • Sitting

  • Use hands and fingers to handle or feel

  • Reach with hands and arms

  • Stoop, kneel, crouch crawl

  • Talk or hear

  • Ability to lift: up to 25 pounds

  • Vision

  • Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendors

  • Occasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure shift coverage

  • On-Call on an as needed basis

Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

Salary Range Information

$97,910.00 - $124,720.00 / year

Job LocationsUS-TN-Brentwood | US-WI-Milwaukee | US-WI-Madison

CategoryInformation Technology

Sub-CategorySystems Security

Position TypeRegular Full-Time

Shift1st Shift


Location : NameIT Cybersecurity-NSH

Location : Address111 Westwood Place

Location : LocationUS-TN-Brentwood