Mayer Brown LLP

Global Security Engineer

Location US-IL-Chicago
Posted Date 3 months ago(11/9/2017 5:03 PM)
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# of Positions Remaining
Experience (Years)
Information Services - Desktop Analyst
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm or 9:00 - 5:30 pm
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Mayer Brown LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in 24 key business centers across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. We are a collegial, collaborative and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support and development they need to grow, thrive and realize their greatest potential.


If you enjoy working with team members whose defining characteristics are achievement, initiative, professionalism, responsiveness and adaptability, you may be the person we are seeking to join our Information Technology department, in Chicago, as a Global Security Engineer.


The Global Security Engineer will implement and maintain various technologies to ensure the security of the Firm’s systems. Will be responsible for providing technical leadership for strategic projects and initiatives on the security roadmap, as well as participating in more general network security and architectural efforts. Will also collaborate with other engineers and departments to apply and support best practices for security, server building, change management, account management, documentation, and user experience management.

  • Ensure that Mayer Brown, LLP has a secure architecture for authorization and authentication internally, as well as business to business
  • Assist in the preparation, approval, implementation and adherence of the Information Security Policies within the Firm
  • Develop and maintain all documentation related to Global Security Team operations and functions
  • Manage projects and tasks related to the Firm as directed by the Global Information Security Manager
  • Identify and communicate to management the cause of all information security incidents, making recommendations as to how the specific incidents can be mitigated in the future
  • Assist in the development and authorization process of all new IT policies introduced, ensuring that the necessary security audits and tests are carried out prior to being introduced into production
  • Participate fully in all efforts to develop security policies to meet client or other compliance requirements
  • Serve as a liaison to the General Counsel in e-Discovery related matters, executing searches and producing output as required by the Firm
  • Perform investigations as requested by Human Resources, Information Technology or General Counsel
  • Plan for Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery


  • Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered in lieu of the degree when the experience is closely related to the functions of the job
  • 5+ years of experience in an Information Security department required
  • Excellent working knowledge of CISSP, CEH required. Certification preferred
  • Excellent knowledge of the ISO 27002 standard preferred
  • Excellent working knowledge of networking and security standards required
  • Excellent documentation skills and authentication methods experience required
  • Excellent knowledge of a Microsoft Exchange email environment preferred
  • Good knowledge of disaster recovery preferred
  • Must work well with others and contribute to the success of the team, communicating openly with all other IT members, members of the Firm and clients
  • Willingly asks questions where appropriate and guides others whenever possible
  • Strong organizational skills, capable of coordinating multiple activities in results-oriented environment
  • Effective communication skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to travel 20% domestically / internationally
  • High degree of initiative required
  • Must be customer-service focused
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs. 

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, back-up childcare and eldercare, generous paid time off (PTO), as well as opportunities for professional development and growth.


If Mayer Brown sounds like the right place for you, and if you have the qualifications we are seeking, please apply through the career section on EOE m/f/d/v

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