Information Security Engineer

Carters, Inc - Atlanta, GA (30+ days ago)3.8

Job Description:
Carter's, Inc. is the largest branded marketer in North America of apparel exclusively for babies and young children. The Company owns the Carter's and OshKosh B'gosh brands, two of the most recognized brands in the marketplace. These brands are sold in leading department stores, national chains, and specialty retailers domestically and internationally. They are also sold through more than 1,000 Company-operated stores in the United States, Canada, and Mexico and online at,, and The Company's Just One You and Genuine Kids brands are available at Target, its Child of Mine brand is available at Walmart, and its Simple Joys brand is available on Amazon. The Company also owns Skip Hop, a global lifestyle brand for families with young children. Carter's is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Additional information may be found at

The Information Security Engineer is a member of the Security Services team reporting to the Sr. Manager of Security Operations and Engineering. Security Engineers are focused on designing, implementing and administering solutions approved by security management and architecture. Engineers are expected to support and partner with business operations providing technical solutions and fulfilling tasks to decrease security risks. This includes, but not limited to project delivery, acting as subject matter expert on projects, participating in architectural reviews, incident response activities, security process development, monitoring and alerting, etc.

Engineering and Deployment (65%)

Design and implement solutions that ensure protection, integrity, confidentiality and availability of data and access to/from servers, desktops, mobile and other endpoint devices
Determine and define the minimum base requirements for server, desktop, and mobile device configurations aligned with device functionality, purpose, compliance and risk
Focus on vulnerability management to ensure ecosystem protection with solutions that include perimeter security, e.g. firewall, remote access, proxy, etc.
Review security and compliance requirements, interprets and translates into effective and measureable controls and configurations. (PCI, SOX, NIST, C-TPAT, HIPAA)
Collaborate closely with IT/Business peers to ensure security controls and objectives are aligned and integrated with partner/business initiatives.
IT/Security Operations Support (25%)

Investigate and research security alerts, perform in-depth investigations, evidence gathering and analysis.
Researches and provides options for remediation of vulnerabilities gaps discovered due to emerging risks, attacks, and results of penetration or vulnerability testing.
Maintains and monitors the health and effectiveness of security systems and controls.
Performs routine and ad-hoc risk assessment, and testing to ensure that currency and effectiveness of security, controls and adequate protection of corporate systems.
Administrative/Documentation: (10%)

Responsible for developing and maintaining the documentation and operating procedures of security systems, configurations and operating standards
Assists in the production and education of client awareness initiatives

Required Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
3+ years of broad hands-on experience within the information security field required
2+ years of experience directly supporting and maintain security technologies and systems
Knowledge of Retail IT environment preferred.
CISSP, CISM, SANS, OSCP or similar is a plus
Strong attention to detail, strong mathematical and reasoning skills required.
Broad understanding of networking and encryption (types of encryption, encryption strength, and best practices for key/certificate management.)
Carters is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.
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