Security Advisor - Big Data - IBM Guardium

Chicago, IL 60661

Employment Type:
Date Added:
June 22, 2015

Security Advisor - Big Data

Palace Gate Corporation is currently seeking a Security Advisor for our premier client in Chicago, IL near trains. This is a full-time direct position in the financial services industry.


A Security Advisor serves as the key thought leader and process owner for ongoing security projects, design, evaluations and monitoring. This position designs and provides expert level guidance across the enterprise for all information security technologies, assuring compliance with policies, standards and procedures. The position also serves as an internal information security SME regarding data policies and procedures.

  • Establish and maintain Data Security Strategy to secure data residing in relational databases, big data platforms (such as Hadoop), flat files and various unstructured data repositories
  • Drive global deployment of existing data and database security technologies
  • Develop roadmap for deployment of additional controls as determined by the Data Security Strategy.
  • Provide side by side coaching for less experienced architects and engineers. Manage all aspects of a security project including team members and other business unit partners.
  • Lead software enhancement efforts for one or more security product implementations
  • Responsible for a designated set of software tools and the security functionality of these tools, including IBM Guardium
  • Provide tier-3 support on one or more security products
  • Provide on-call support for all security functions on a rotating schedule


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field and 7+ years' of Information Security experience with a minimum of 3 years focus on data security
  • Must have a strong background in using relational databases, including SQL Server and Oracle, and an understanding of big data platforms such as Hadoop and Ab-Initio.
  • Demonstrate IT security experience with the usage and management of database activity monitoring (DAM) tools such as IBM Guardium and encryption technologies such as Oracle Advanced Security Options
  • Knowledge and previous experience in Data Loss Prevention tools and techniques is preferred

Palace Gate Corporation is an information technology consulting firm that provides innovative staffing solutions to industry leading companies across the United States. Our experienced team uses new and unique approaches to deliver the right technology solutions and meet the most demanding enterprise needs. We strive to enable our clients to continue their success and achieve their business objectives by providing expert IT consultants. Our company approach is simple: match the right people with the right opportunity.

Palace Gate Corporation offers full medical and dental insurance, 401K, as well as weekly direct deposit. For more information or to view all our open jobs, please visit

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