Associate - Information Security Systems

Information Technology Bogotá, Colombia


This position will be hybrid requiring a few days per week in the WRI office in Colombia. Existing work authorization is required at the time of application submission. WRI is unable to sponsor any visa work sponsorship for this position.  

   

About the Program:  

   

Our Operations Department strives to assist our global offices in being low-risk and fully capable, enhancing their operational capabilities through a bond of mutual and sustainable growth, a high level of collaboration, and the ability to share knowledge across the sisterhood of offices. You will establish mutually agreed upon standards of performance, measuring the efficiency and effectiveness of the sisterhood of offices. All offices will have a clear focus on achieving a high capacity rating and be able to pass an organizational assessment to ensure the ability of donors to provide funding directly. The department strives for transparent processes across our network to manage and mitigate the institutional risks – operational, personnel, financial, and political.
   

Job Highlight:  

   

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Information Security System, you will manage daily security operations. This includes alert/incident management, Azure Security Center, user Identity and access management, assets complaint and reporting. You will be supported by the Systems and Network administrator, Operations. You will also manage Microsoft user licenses and white-listed software licenses. You will be supported by your team members in IT and IT security. Currently, we have about ten team members in IT who will directly or indirectly support you.  

   

What will you do:  

   

Monitor and Respond to Security Incidents, requests, and queries (25%):-   

   

  • Monitor and Respond to Security Incidents, requests, and queries (Cyber, Privacy, and Fraud)
  • Initiate Emergency Response Process when needed
  • Drive the lifecycle of security incidents from initial triage through root-cause-analysis & corrective/preventive measures
  • Efficient communication with key stakeholders including senior responders & Support Teams during Security Incidents

   

Advanced understanding of TCP/IP, common networking ports and protocols, traffic flow, system administration, OSI model, defense-in-depth, and common security elements (25%):-  

   

  • Ability to identify compromised computers using logs, packet capture, and related computer-centric evidence sources
  • Develop advanced capabilities necessary to monitor and detect indicators of compromise using security scripts, tools, and services
  • Must have good knowledge on Kusto Query language (KQL)
  • Advanced understanding of TCP/IP, common networking ports and protocols, traffic flow, system administration, OSI model, defense-in-depth, and common security elements

   

Vulnerability and License Management (25%):-  

   

  • Must have knowledge of vulnerability management
  • Cloud Security Posture Management
  • Manage software and user license
  • Implement controls as agreed to reduce the risk exposure
  • Provide feedback/ suggestions on Security Content

   

Knowledge of Microsoft 365 Defender (25%):  

   

  • AZURE AD, Azure AD Identity Protection
  • Must have good knowledge of Microsoft 365 Defender
  • Must have good experience with Microsoft Defender for endpoint
  • Must have good knowledge about DLP

   

What will you need:  

  • Education: You have a Bachelor’s degree in a related field(Diploma or Degree)
  • Experience: You have a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience
  • Languages: Proficiency in spoken and written English
  • Requirements: Existing work authorization is required where this position. WRI is unable to authorize visa work authorization

Potential Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience and other compensable factors.    

   

How to Apply: Please submit a resume with cover letter by the date of 29 February 2024.  You mustapply through the WRI Careers portal to be considered.    

What we offer:   

  • A competitive salary 
  • Access to the WRI global network with the opportunity to exchange with and learn from passionate colleagues working at the cutting edge of their fields across Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America and the US
  • The chance to have an impact and to develop your career within a mission driven organization with access to varied learning and training opportunities. 
  • A workplace that strives to put diversity and inclusion at the heart of our work
  • The opportunity to join and get involved in different working groups and affinity groups to shape the future of WRI
  • Commitment to hybrid working model with flexible working hours. 
  • Generous leave days that increase with tenure

About Us:  

   

Founded in 1982, World Resources Institute (WRI) is an independent, nonprofit global research organization that turns big ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity, and human well-being. We are working to address seven critical challenges that the world must overcome this decade to secure a sustainable future for people and the planet: climate change, energy, food, forests, water, sustainable cities, and the ocean. WRI has a global staff of over 1,800 people with work spanning 60 countries. We have offices in Africa, Brazil, China, Europe, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Colombia and the United States, as well as a growing presence in other countries and regions.     

   

The foundation of our work is delivering high-quality research, data, maps, and analysis to solve the world’s greatest environment and international development challenges and improve people’s lives. We work with leaders in government, business, and civil society to drive ambitious action and create change on the ground. Equally important, we bring together partners to develop breakthrough ideas and scale-up solutions for far-reaching, enduring impact.    

   

Our mission and values:    

   

WRI’s mission is to move human society to live in ways that protect Earth’s environment and its capacity to provide for the needs and aspirations of current and future generations.    

   

Our values are shared ideals that bind us together: Integrity, Innovation, Urgency, Independence and Respect.       

   

Our culture:  

   

WRI is committed to advancing gender and social equity for human well-being in our mission and applies this principle to our organizational and programmatic practices. We are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment; we embrace all diversity and encourage women, the LGBTQ+ community, persons with disabilities, Afro-descendants, and Indigenous people to apply. Recognizing our strong commitment to gender equality, WRI has also been awarded EDGE certification.      

   

Our team in Human Resources carefully reviews all applications.