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IHS Markit Associate Director Information Security in Noida, India

Reporting to the global head of security Operations at IHSMARKIT, where your work will focus the operational aspects of Security solutions which includes the Microsoft Security E5 security stack along with Crowdstrike, Zscaler where support will be primary focused for AWS/Azure and VMC. You will be partnering with stakeholders across information security, IT and other IHSMarkit organizations to Support solutions that harden IHSMarkit’s cloud security posture .

Emphasis will be on the following objectives:

  • Maintaining security configuration on our EDR solutions; WDATP and Crowdstrike for in the Cloud endpoints which includes AWS/Azure and VMC.

  • Improving our security posture across our server estate by partnering with IT to ensure recommendations/intelligence from our Microsoft E5 security stack is utilized to help prioritize configuration updates and patching.

  • Ensure technical Documentation is kept up to date as and when updates in configuration are made across the security tooling.

  • Partner with the cybersecurity operations center (CSOC), offensive security operations and threat intelligence teams to ensure updates in security configuration is operationalized for them and IT where applicable in line with detection, and respond strategy.

Job Requirements

  • 10+ years of experience of security operations and engineering.

  • Basic understanding of security requirements, best practices and execution in various cloud implementation scenarios: IaaS, PaaS, SaaS

  • Intermediate understanding of AWS/AZURE and VMC platforms.

  • Hands on experience with EDR solutions which includes maintenance/management /deployment.

  • Intermediate understanding of Windows and Linux platforms in the lens of investigations, configuration management and patch management

  • Basic experience with a scripting language such as Bash or Python

  • Continuous configuration and tuning of DLP systems, policies and response rules

  • Technical security certifications such as Security+, CEH, GSEC is desirable.

  • Able to work some hours on EMEA or US time zone when required to facilitate the training program for colleagues in the designated location.

Required Skills and Experience

  • A naturally curious self-starter - you can deliver on requirements with some limited guidance or supervision, as needed by you and the team

  • A relentless learner - you actively seek to add to your skillset and knowledge base while challenging the status quo to drive efficiency in the team

  • Strong interpersonal skills – you can communicate with a wide range of technical and non-technical teams

  • Insist on the highest standards within the team and actively share your perspectives with the team and the larger information security organization

  • Able to work some hours on EMEA or US time zone when required to facilitate in the various programs of work in the designated location.

  • Strong organizational and administrative skills to include proficiency with MS Office 365 suit

  • Display practical knowledge of various security aspects reflecting on defense in depth aspects across IT technologies, Security solutions and configuration.

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IHS Markit harnesses deep sources of information, analytics and expertise to forge solutions for the industries and markets that drive global economies. Our company partners with clients in business, finance and government to provide the unrivaled insights and perspectives that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. We call this The New Intelligence. IHS Markit serves more than 50,000 key customers in more than 140 countries, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500. We help decision makers apply higher-level thinking to daily tasks and strategic issues across a host of industries and disciplines including energy, finance, automotive, engineering, technology, maritime and trade, aerospace and defense, chemical, and economics and country risk.

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