Senior Systems Engineer – Cybersecurity

at Modis
Location Auburn Hills, MI
Date Posted November 23, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


NOTE: Top three skill sets:
1. Application security best practices
2. Third Party risk management
3. Excellent documentation/note taking

This position will be part of the Cybersecurity department, which is responsible for assuring that security principles and company security policies are adhered to in the design and delivery of systems and software. The Cybersecurity Analyst is responsible for leading a coordinated effort to assess and audit applications, internally and externally. This role will also coordinate penetration tests and third party cybersecurity assessments.

  • Assess applications with the designated IT and Business owners to meet security requirements, internally and externally, following the documented Application Security Assessment (ASA) process
  • Manage and organize the documentation for ASAs
  • Set up and lead meetings between the Business and IT owners to conduct interviews for ASAs
  • Gather evidence for applications based on ASA control measures, third party assessments and penetration tests
  • Coordinate penetration tests for applications and ensuring that identified findings are remediated prior to approval/launch
  • Ensure known vulnerabilities are identified and documented for application
  • Perform and/or supporting cybersecurity assessments of third parties that are a part of applications through the review of third-party cybersecurity questions, participation in third party interviews, and review of third party documentation
  • Manage assessment activities and associated timelines persuant to both business and IT need in an urgent but business-like manner

  • 5+ years of professional experience in information technology, with at least 2 years of experience directly in a Cybersecurity role
  • Broad understanding of computer networking, technology, and customer service with a security focus
  • Understanding of common web application security concepts, such as the OWASP Top 10, and their practical implementation
  • Experience with industry cybersecurity frameworks (e.g. NIST 800-53 or equivalent)
  • Operational knowledge and skills related to conducting industry standard application security assessments
  • Experience gathering evidence to verify cybersecurity control implementation
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills, with an ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms to multiple different audiences
  • Ability to inform, educate and influence business and IT employees to support goals and initiatives of the Cybersecurity department
  • Analytical and conceptual thinking - using logic and reason, creative and strategic
  • Integration - joining people, processes or system
  • Excellent planning, organization, and time management skill
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Education

  • Bachelors Degree or a combination of formal education and work experience equaling a Bachelors Degree Required
  • Certifications:

  • Cybersecurity Certification (Certified Information Security System Professional (CISSP) certification or equivalent)
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