Security Associate Security Associate …

MFS Investment Management
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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MFS Investment Management
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Security Associate
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Job Description MFS Investment Management's Global Technology and Investment Operations group is seeking to hire a Security Associate for their Boston headquarters. You will act as a resource on the Information Security team responsible for the coordination, documentation, execution and effective, efficient support of related security practices to maintain the security posture at MFS. You will have familiarity with various technologies and an interest in information security and be an active participant and contributor in day-to-day security department activities.

Principal Responsibilities
  • Perform routine security work, under supervision, for the implementation and administration of departmental processes and procedures.
  • Provide support to ensure the ongoing efficient and reliable operations of related MFS security solutions.
  • Collect and compile relevant data for report generation and analysis.
  • Proactively develop and maintain knowledge of MFS security solutions and business processes to assist and contribute to the security of these solutions and processes as appropriate.
  • Leverage technology to automate manual tasks, and seek to improve processes or identify efficiency gains wherever practicable and appropriate.
  • Aid in the development of, and enforce and maintain MFS Global Security controls, procedures, and standards; may participate in audits and vendor due diligence, as necessary.
  • Assist in performing security risk assessments to methodically analyze MFS information technology and business processes, assist with identifying risks from both a technical and business perspective, and recommends mitigation strategies to mitigate those risks to an acceptable level.
  • Collaborates with other key stakeholders, and readily shares information to resolve problems.

Job Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in a related security or technical field.
  • Awareness of fundamental concepts, frameworks and practices associated with administrative, technical and physical security controls (e.g., ISO 27002, Cobit, ITIL, NIST Cybersecurity Framework)
  • Familiarity with various technologies and platforms, such as Cloud technologies (Azure, AWS, SAAS solutions), Windows Domains, Active Directory, Unix/Linux OS, Databases, Networking is a plus.
  • Developing knowledge of project management concepts and able to manage multiple tasks and activities simultaneously (e.g., identification, definition, prioritization, and time management)
  • Strong attention to detail, analytical, writing, and problem solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, customer service and presentation skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and shift priorities as circumstances warrant.
  • Demonstrates aptitude of flexibility, tolerance of ambiguity, and agility.


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