Information Security Professional (remote)

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Job DescriptionAt Freddie Mac, you will do important work to build a better housing finance system and you'll be part of a team helping to make homeownership and rental housing more accessible and affordable across the nation. As part of Freddie Mac's return to the office pilot, all employees, contingent workers and visitors must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to be on-site unless they have an approved accommodation.Position Overview:The Information Security group at Freddie Mac has an exciting and challenging opportunity for someone who is interested in bringing their passion, dedication and experience to support the Information Security Configuration Management team! You will improve our existing program coverage and continuously promote risk reduction benefiting the organization!**This position can be performed from a remote location in the U.S.***Our Impact:We will drive compliance and security in the firm by ensuring technologies have the right security configurations. We will be improving our Security Configuration Management process by growing the scope of BSCs to various technologies.Your Impact:You, the security professional, will be responsible for identifying the in-scope technologies for the monitoring of security control configurations, working with the technology platform owners to develop Baseline Security Configurations (BSCs), crafting and maintaining Security Configuration process documentation, defining new processes and controls to further mature the Program and address gaps that impact the Security Configuration Management process.Responsibilities include:Define new and enhance existing BSCs for multiple technologiesSupport the Security Configuration Management team in further expanding upon the established Security Configuration Management Program by defining additional processes / controls for continuous risk reduction purposesCollaborate closely with partners across the organization to identify in-scope technologiesSupport remediation of gaps identified from various sources that impact the Security Configuration Management processPartner with the stakeholders as needed to enhance the Security Configuration Management process on an ongoing basisProvide support in defining and building upon metrics and reporting to enhance understanding of the Program development and maturityParticipate and contribute in Risk Management and Internal Audit discussions, actively document process and technology evidence to support Risk partnersQualifications:2+ years of experience in the IT industryBachelor' degree or equivalent experienceSome hands-on experience in technologies, such as Windows, Linux, Middleware, Network, Database, etc.IT and Security industry certification, accreditation (preferred) (CompTIA, Microsoft, Amazon, etc.)Strong written and verbal communication skills with both Business / Management and Technical / Engineering resourcesKeys to Success in this Role:A customer-focused demeanorCommitted to execution (self and team)Continuous improvement to work processes and documentation qualitySelf-starter with personal aim to team and deliverCurrent Freddie Mac employees please apply through the internal career site.Today, Freddie Mac makes home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. Join our smart, creative and dedicated team and you'll do important work for the housing finance system and make a difference in the lives of others.We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with differing abilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.Notice to External Search Firms: Freddie Mac partners with BountyJobs for contingency search business through outside firms. Resumes received outside the BountyJobs system will be considered unsolicited and Freddie Mac will not be obligated to pay a placement fee. If interested in learning more, please visit and register with our referral code: MAC.Time-type:Full timeJob Category:Information TechnologyFLSA Status:Exempt