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Application Architect I in Lake Forest, IL at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 7/6/2018

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Job Description

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We offer a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all of our contractor and consulting employees and their family members. Here is a listing of what our company offers: 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical and Prescription Drug, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance. 


  • Fortune 100 Pharmaceutical Services Company
  • Awarded Top 20 Best Places to work in healthcare
  • Global presence in 50+ countries with $140B in revenue
  • Diversified organization servicing both manufacturers and providers within the industry


  • Culture: Dynamic organization offering a vibrant culture and opportunity for growth
  • Growth: High visibility role interfacing with key business leaders across organization
  • Opportunity: Work with a name brand company who is a proven leader in their industry
  • Stability: Dedicated leadership with stability and tenure


  • Lake Forest, IL


  • Assist in design, implement and maintain technical security programs including Vulnerability and Threat Management, Data Loss Prevention, Security Event Monitoring and Response program 
  • Ensure security of the IT infrastructure, conduct periodic reviews of user IDs, protect the confidentiality and integrity of information, maintain the technical mechanisms and corresponding legitimate access 
  • Using third party tools, participate in the performance of internal and external penetration testing to identify and address information system security vulnerability 
  • Analyze available data sources to identify trends and make recommendations to enhance network, system and data security 
  • Perform accurate and precise real-time analysis and correlation of logs/alerts from a multitude of devices with a focus on the determination of whether said events constitute security incidents 
  • Provide incident response support and identify and prioritize potential threats 
  • Perform system monitoring, system auditing, and integrity check functions daily, monthly, quarterly, and annually as dictated in Information Security policies – Recurring IS Task List 
  • Complete and deliver complex security reports to management in business terms 
  • Lead the monitoring of the infrastructure security and ensure secure user access: Event logging appliances and software; and IDS sensors, firewall and VPN systems 
  • Assist in maintaining Information Security Document Library 
  • Understand a variety of IAM-related product suites and tools in order to make critical operational and strategic decisions 
  • Directly partner with the enterprise Finance, Legal, Audit and Compliance executives to support Internal and External Audits relating to IAM 


  • Experience in performing information security tools including but not limited to security scanning vulnerability scanner, penetration testing tools, end point security, antivirus software, etc. 
  • Experience in network security monitoring, security device administration and management 
  • Experience in Network and Security Operation Center environment (NOC/SOC) 
  • Experience configuring intrusion detection systems (IDS) and security event and incident Monitoring systems (SIEM) 
  • Bachelor's Degree in an Information Technology or Information Security related field is required. 
  • Security certification preferred: CCNA, CEH, ComTIA Security+, CISSP, etc. 
  • Prior security experience in the following areas: Security Policies and Procedures, Infrastructure Security, Application and Database Security, Incident Response program, Security Administration and Assessments, audits and certification
  • Proven leadership with the ability to inspire others to work toward a common goal and reach their potential 
  • Communication; ability to clearly organize and effectively convey information