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Information Security Specialist


Job Summary :

Equifax is looking for an  Information Security Specialist who will be responsible for Technology, Security, Compliance and Governance. This candidate must be willing to work from our Alpharetta, GA office location.


What you’ll do :

  • Report to a ISO and is strategically involved in key security decision making such as for security exceptions for assigned area

  • Act as the key local security contact for the assigned area

  • Act as a local escalation contact for security risks, issues, and developments

  • Work with internal technology teams providing security guidance

  • Attain a clear understanding of the business data lifecycle, initiatives and proactively advise management and appropriate personnel about potential risks that may have a material impact on the business, bottom line and/or performance

  • Arbitrate customer requirements for expeditious issue resolution

  • Facilitate and manage customer security audits and requests.  

  • Coordinate and manage remediation efforts

  • Provide security guidance for new projects and innovations to ensure security best-practices are implemented and minimize risk and exposure to the business

  • Conduct compliance monitoring and reviews and lead security process enhancement efforts

  • Demonstrate business value related to security programs

  • Communicate security risks in business terms that can be clearly understood at all levels of the organization

  • Provide expertise and be directly involved in the investigation and resolution of security events, and assist with disciplinary and legal matters associated with such events


What you’ll need:  

  • Bachelor’s degree and experience required

  • 8 years of overall experience in Technology, Security and /or Audit 

  • 5 yrs of infrastructure, system administration or operation support experience 

  • 2+ yrs of experience facilitating and managing customer security audits and requests.

  • 1 yr of experience providing customer support

What will set you apart :

  • Strong communication skills including strong verbal presentation skills

  • Able to present and communicate at all levels of the organization including senior management

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability  to interpret complex information and adapt as needed

  • Experience working in matrix environment with globally diverse team members

  • Regularly makes decisions that is guided by policies, procedures and/or guidelines from which there is some discretion to depart

  • Works under general supervision

  • CISSP, CISM or any related certification



We offer comprehensive compensation and healthcare packages, 401k matching, paid time off, and organizational growth potential through our online learning platform with guided career tracks.


If this sounds like somewhere you want to work, don’t delay, apply today - we’re looking for you!


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​ 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best. 

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