IT Security Manager

at Shearer's Foods
Location Massillon, Ohio
Date Posted November 23, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


You already us

Shearer’s is a privately held producer, leading co-manufacturer and distributor of quality snack foods sold under the Shearer’s brand, and other private labels. Ranking number one in private brand and contract manufactured salty snacks, as well as the number two supplier of private brand cookies and crackers in North America, you love our products, although you may not be familiar with our name!  We utilize our manufacturing expertise to serve as a strategic supplier to our partners, who are nationally recognized retail and restaurant brands. With exceptional competence in product development, manufacturing, marketing, and distribution, we continue to embrace significant growth in each segment of our business. Headquartered in Massillon, Ohio, we have over 5,000 associates in 12 state-of-the-art manufacturing and distribution sites in North America. You can visit our website at .


IT Security Manager

Shearers is looking for a detail-oriented IT Security Manager to be responsible for growing our security practices, improving our policies and driving security processes within our organization. The IT Security Manager works independently to establish procedures/technology to control network security access and protect against unauthorized access, modifications, or destruction.

To be a successful the IT Security Manager, you should be meticulous and detail oriented, with excellent technical and information security skills. You should be skilled at drafting security policies and training less technically skilled employees to be security conscious.  You should be able to analyze complex data and problems to identify potential consequences of the proposed actions.

Your seat at the table

  • Implementing procedures and methods for auditing and addressing non-compliance to information security standards
  • Overseeing and performing daily operational 'eyes on glass' real-time monitoring and analysis of security events from multiple sources including but not limited to events from SIEM tools, network and host-based IDS, firewall logs, system logs (Unix & Windows), mainframes, midrange, applications and databases
  • Perform basic level risk and vulnerability analysis/assessment on select products, including but not limited to: Windows Active Directory, VPN, anti-virus, patches, DLP, Privileged User Monitoring and log monitoring
  • Manage the ongoing enhancements to the security of existing technologies including network, anti-malware, firewall, IDS/IPS, O365, etc.
  • Preparing operational reports, governance reports and present them to the business stakeholders
  • Monitoring SIEM processes, storage utilization, and events including appropriately escalating information to senior leadership
  • Providing information security architecture guidance as necessary
  • Developing standard operating procedures for the Information Security and Incident Response team
  • Attending status/project meetings to provide guidance on control requirements, and reviewing control implementations for compliance
  • Configuring and maintaining assigned technologies according to industry best practices
  • Assisting with assessments, audits and system reviews as necessary
  • Preparing operational reports and governance reports for management
  • Maintaining professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies
  • Consulting with staff, managers, and executives about the best security practices and providing technical advice
  • Training IT staff to understand and use security protocols


What you bring to the table

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Cyber Security, or a related field.
  • 5 years of Enterprise-wide security architecture experience Strong understanding and knowledge of computer, network, and security systems
  • Ability to deal with complex functional specifications and determine how to best implement them technically
  • Ability to prioritize and process multiple complex projects; deadlines; and processes with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good teaching, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills

    Desirable Qualifications:

    • Possesses a Security + certification, or a current acceptable accredited security certification
    • 3-6 years’ experience in the IT Security field
    • ISO 27001/27002, ITIL and COBIT, NIST frameworks
    • PCI, HIPAA, NIST, GLBA and SOX compliance assessments
    • Firewall and intrusion detection/prevention protocol

We Offer a Feast of Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Flexible Spending Account, Retirement Savings Plan with Match, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Group Critical Accident Insurance, Group Critical Illness Insurance, Employee Assistance Plan and numerous opportunities to volunteer in the communities in which we operate.


You will be considered for employment in our inclusive workplace

Because at Shearer’s, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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