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IT Security Engineer, Equinox Media - Variis

IT Security Engineer, Equinox Media - Variis

Overview

OUR STORY:

Equinox Group is a high-growth collective of the world’s most influential lifestyle brands, that are disruptive leaders in the convergence of fitness, experiences and community. Its mission is to restlessly seek what is next for maximizing life and boldly grow the lifestyle brands and
experiences that define it. 

In 2019, Equinox unveiled its new on-demand fitness streaming platform, Equinox Media. This venture blends digital and in-real life experiences across hardware and personalized content representing its portfolio of brands. In addition to the new digital venture, Equinox Group’s ecosystem of brands currently includes Equinox, Equinox Hotels, SoulCycle, Precision Run, Blink Fitness, Furthermore, PROJECT by Equinox, E by Equinox, Pure Yoga and Equinox Explore. Its creative vision and strategic growth are led by Executive Chairman and Managing Partner Harvey Spevak.

Job Description

It is an exciting yet critical time for our teams at Equinox Media and we're looking for an exceptional IT Security Engineer to lead the infrastructure and best practices in securing the communities and fitness content of our flagship product, Variis. Our team embraces a true entrepreneurial spirit; operating with a values and virtues driven approach, perseverance, and care for one another. We strive to continuously deliver the best results and focus on how every action taken helps push our mission forward to enable more and more people to pursue fitness every day.

You will facilitate the company's aggressive development and maintenance of our first Information Security Program. You will be responsible for ensuring that the security measures for the company's infrastructure meets the highest security standards. This position develops and updates security policies, ensures enforcement, and participates in related compliance audits. Other responsibilities include implementing, monitoring systems with the intent to ensure that the security measures for the company's infrastructure meet the highest security standards. This position regularly communicates with management regarding security practices and procedures and demonstrates strong technical abilities, problem solving skills and contributes to a team-oriented environment.

The IT Security Engineer actively works with outside vendors, the Infrastructure Team, and the Service Desk Team to provide the highest level of security and support to the company.

What you'll do:

  • Facilitate the development and the execution of the company’s Information Security strategy.
  • Update, maintain, and enforce the company's Information Security policies, procedures, standards, and protocol.
  • Design and implement cyber security architecture and ensure its effectiveness, including configuration, maintenance and updates, and troubleshooting issues.
  • Participate in project, design, and enterprise architecture meetings to identify and define security requirements.
  • Perform security operational tasks in a consistent manner, ensuring compliance with security policies, laws, and other regulations.
  • Maintain the IT risk register and identify risks and vulnerabilities applicable to the environment.
  • Monitor and Investigate security alerts and anomalous activity and oversee resulting incident response procedures and protocol.
  • Prepare and publish monthly management reports of infosec-related activities, news, and identified risks.
  • Manage security related 3rd party vendors and contractors.
  • Continuously recommend further improvements for the mitigation of security risks.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity or related discipline required.
  • IT Security Certification, such as CISSP, CISA/CISM, SANS-GIAC, etc. Strongly preferred.
  • 3+ years hands-on experience with implementation/management of IT security architecture, such as anti-virus software, intrusion detection systems, next-gen firewalls, CASB, content filtering solutions, etc...
  • Detailed technical knowledge of database, network devices, virtualization, cloud, active directory, and operating systems security is required.
  • Familiarity with web related technologies (web applications, web services, service-oriented architectures) and of network/web related protocols is a plus.
  • Experience with best-practice security frameworks or compliance standards, such as PCI, SOX, HIPAA, NIST, ISO27001, COBIT, etc. is a plus.
  • Must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to multitask and work well under pressure.
  • Must be able to demonstrate and promote a positive team-oriented environment.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality and the highest levels of ethical integrity.
  • Must be available to work outside normal-working hours, if needed.

Additional Information

Equinox Media is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate unique points of views & experiences across age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability & ethnicity in building the future of our digital business. We aren’t just a company; we’re a community vested in each other’s success. We value humility and a team approach at every level of the company. We want to inspire a workplace where individuals embrace their differences and similarities, where we are building products and experiences that inspire and improve people's lives.

See what we're up to: https://www.fastcompany.com/90386259/soulcycle-at-home-equinox-announces-streaming-fitness-platform-equipment