IS Security Compliance Senior

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Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Opening ID: 18821
Job Family: Information Services
Date Posted: Mar 11, 2019


Job Description

Why Join Altec?

If you're considering a career with Altec, Inc., there's never been a better time to join us! Our Company was founded based upon values that place the customer first, and view people as our greatest strength. Altec has continued to grow, utilizing the same basic values, and over the years, those values have helped us to earn the trust and confidence of our customers worldwide. We remain committed to total customer satisfaction in everything we do. That's why today, Altec is an innovative, financially sound company that is setting the standard of excellence in design, manufacturing and service; and that's why you can rely on us to provide you with the stability of a well managed company.

Our Company:

Altec Inc., founded in 1929, is a privately held company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.

Altec specializes in the manufacture, sale and service of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes and specialty equipment for the electric utility, telecommunications, tree care, construction, and light and sign maintenance industries in more than 120 countries.


The IS Security Compliance Senior will have responsibility for Information Systems Security and Compliance operations globally.  This includes the following functions:

  • With the aid of counsel and external advisors, review and understand state, federal, and international data privacy and technology related laws and mandates in order to ensure compliance across the organization
  • Maintain an inventory of IT controls, tied to internal and external regulatory or compliance mandates (such as CIS Controls, GDPR, PCI, CCPA, etc.)
  • Work closely with the Information Services groups to ensure all IS and business areas are compliant with established compliance practices, standards, policies, and procedures
  • Conduct periodic and on-demand system audits, risk assessments, vulnerability assessments, and third-party security reviews to ensure that business partners, applications, networks, operations, and infrastructure components adhere to IS and Security standards, policies, and compliance mandates
  • Direct incident response investigations, or conduct investigations into information security incidents, assist with root cause analysis and corrective/preventative actions, recommend mitigation techniques, and manage internal and/or external incident reporting
  • Maintain the vendor management program documentation and compliance including customer and Altec contracts, documentation, and compliance requirements matrix
  • Serve as the IS security/compliance subject matter expert

Education, Experience and Skills Required:

  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in security, networking and compliance management programs within an IT organization
  • Strong understanding of industry standards and best practices within Information Systems and IT Security
  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline
  • Relevant industry certifications (CISSP, CISA, etc.) preferred
  • Other specifications:
    • Highly motivated self-starter
    • Able to work both independently and on a team
    • Able to drive projects to timely completion
    • Strong personal and detail-oriented work ethic
    • Drive for continual education and learning
    • Strong verbal/written communication
    • Strong documentation skills and experience
    • Ability to effectively interact with individuals at all levels of responsibility and authority

** This position may be modified upwards based on the qualifications of the candidate **


Altec offers a competitive salary that rewards performance and dedication, along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
          • Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Program
          • Retirement 401(k) Program
          • Vacation and Holidays
          • Flexible Spending Accounts
          • Tuition Assistance Program
          • Employee Assistance and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program
          • Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

EEO Statement

Altec Industries, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain affirmative action plans to recruit, retain, develop, and promote qualified individuals without unlawful consideration of race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Altec strives to maintain a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, where associates are treated with respect and dignity.