Data Protection Engineer - Information Security at Emerson Electric Co in St. Louis, Missouri

Posted in Information Technology 8 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

At Emerson, we are innovators and problem-solvers, focused on a common purpose: leaving our world in a better place than we found it. Each and every day, our foundational values—integrity, safety and quality, supporting our people, customer focus, continuous improvement, collaboration and innovation—inform every decision we make and empower our employees to keep reaching higher. As a global technology and engineering leader, we provide groundbreaking solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets. Our Emerson Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers maximize production and protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure.

Emerson, a Fortune 500 company with $15.3 billion in sales and 200 manufacturing locations worldwide, is committed to helping employees grow and thrive throughout their careers.
Whether you’re an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring options or a recent MBA graduate, you’ll find a variety of opportunities at Emerson. Join our team and start your journey today.

Data Protection Engineer - Information Security

This candidate will be responsible for coordinating the service management of Emerson’s Global Data Protection solutions with focus on requirements development, technology selection, capacity, availability and performance management.  Provide support and escalation point for all operation and division related request or problems.  This resource will also be participating in projects delivering new services or enhanced capabilities in existing services.

Principal Functional Responsibilities

  • Administer, support and improve Emerson’s global data protection services

    • Engineer and Manage current/future DLP technology

    • Engineer and Manage current/future CASB technology

    • Engineer and Manage current/future Rights Management solutions (DRM/RMS)

  • Serve as a subject matter expert within the organization to span technical, operational, and governance

  • Collaborating in the rules development life cycle including policy development, response rules, authoring, and maintenance

  • Auditing to include development, implementation, and maintenance and the regular evaluation of policies to validate and verify ongoing DLP coverage at all monitoring points is in place and effective

  • Perform routine auditing of system configuration compliance with established build standards.  Verify changes are in accordance with change control management.

  • Implements configurations enforcing Emerson’s data policies and standards.

  • Proactively searches technology trends of the product; identifies and markets applicable uses of the product and components.

  • Act as a technical consultant to the enterprise and leads research, and prototyping of innovative technologies and products related to Emerson’s Data Protection strategy.  Ensures the technology and architectural roadmap of engineering is properly aligned with and supports the product/business roadmap.

  • Assist with development, implementation and maintenance of technology specific standards, policies and procedures supporting Information Security Services.

  • Deliver content and reports as required



  • BA/BS in Business Administration, Information Technology or related area, may be substituted with years of experience in field.

  • Fluent in English

  • Security related certifications are a plus but not required





  • 2-4 years of experience of related experience in IT including security and project(s).

  • Technical Skills needed:

    • Experience with Data Governance Concepts, Policies and Standards

    • Hands-on expertise with Data Tagging and Classification technologies.

    • Hands-on expertise with Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) technologies

    • Hands-on expertise with Network and Endpoint Data Loss Prevention solutions

    • Experience with Digital Rights Management technologies and cloud governance solutions.

    • Knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory, Identity and Access Management solutions.

    • Working knowledge of implementing technologies with Windows and mobile computing platforms.

    • Excellent technical knowledge and aptitude in the areas of networks, network topologies, PC workstations (configuration and connectivity), network file servers, product software, and troubleshooting techniques.

    • Ability to solve infrastructure (i.e. server, network, application) problems and to manage the performance and capacity of the infrastructure.

    • Understanding the Change Control and Configuration Management.

    • Provides technical guidance and knowledge sharing

    • Experience with developing automation or scripting and coding in one or more scripting languages

    • Ability to solve complex problems with unique solutions or by providing experience from other areas with critical thinking skills “outside the box”

  • Business and Leadership skills needed:

    • Must have exceptional customer service orientation and written and verbal communication skills.

    • Experience with industry standard project management and support processes and best practices desired.  Project planning and management skills, including ability to identify and assess risk to determine action.

    • Exceptional interpersonal skills, with a focus on rapport-building, listening, and questioning skills.

    • Experience in effectively communicating with a broad base of end users and management.

    • Ability to anticipate user requirements and identify and resolve complex problems; strong customer service and communication skills.

    • Good judgment and analytical skills; strong follow-up and organization skills.

    • Strong sense of accountability and mission

    • Ability to work well within a team environment


Our Commitment to Our People
We invest in our employees to ensure they have the marketplace knowledge, skills and competencies to compete and lead in a global economy. Our training programs focus on end-to-end development from onboarding through senior leadership.
Flexible and competitive benefits plans offer you the right options to meet your individual/family needs:  medical insurance plans, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, and more.  We provide employees flexible time off plans including paid parental leave (maternal and paternal), vacation and holiday leave.
Our success is measured by the positive impact we make on people, our communities and the world in which we live. Learn more about us!.
Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion
At Emerson, we are committed to fostering a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their experiences and perspectives. We believe a diverse and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas that inspires innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers. This philosophy is fundamental to living our company’s values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place.
Diversity and Inclusion at Emerson is about welcoming, respecting, and valuing the differences each employee possesses. Inclusion is creating a real sense of engagement, belonging and connection for all employees. Learn more about ourCulture & Values and about Diversity & Inclusion at Emerson.
Work Authorization
Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.
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