IT Security Consultant

Location US-NY-New York
Posted Date 3 months ago(12/15/2017 9:07 AM)
Job ID
# Positions
Information Technology - Computer/Network Security


The Orchard is an independent music and film distribution company distributing music from artists such as AWOLNATION, Kelsea Ballerini, and Skepta as well as films like Cannes Grand Prix Winner BPM (Beats Per Minute), and Sundance Jury Prize winner Dina, and The Hero. With our industry-leading technology and operations, we partner with companies of all sizes to make their music, films and videos available across hundreds of digital outlets and physical retailers around the world. At The Orchard, the focus is to provide a comfortable, social and engaging environment to encourage productivity and creativity.


The Orchard is looking for a IT Security Consultant to join our NYC (East Village) development team.  



  • Identify and remediate information security weaknesses and/or gaps in the our current operations and work with the team to bring information security operations up to industry standards and best practices of peer organizations
  • Manage end-to-end, Agile delivery of prioritized security initiatives, communicating with stakeholders across the organization (The Orchard and Sony Music Entertainment)
  • Implement   network security infrastructure with a team of talented systems engineers
  • Contribute to the ongoing enhancement of the company’s vulnerability assessment capabilities through the development and implementation of improved methodology, processes, infrastructure, tools, and deliverables
  • Create detailed risk assessment reports which explain identified security weaknesses, describe potential business risks, present prioritized recommendations for remediation, and estimate costs and effort levels for remediation
  • Ensure the delivery of information security services meets contract requirements and is consistent with any applicable standards and regulatory requirements
  • Evaluate, improve, and document information security policies, processes, and technical controls through interviews, documentation reviews, and comprehensive technical assessments with the Technology team
    • Mentor and train team members on assessment methodologies and processes, risk identification and reporting, leading risk management and security practices, industry standards and regulations, and testing tools and techniques


  • Minimum 3-5 years of business and/or technical experience in the area of Information Security
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) designation ideal
  • Experience with information security internal & external audits, governance and risk management, 3rd party risk assessments, contract compliance, and quality initiatives
  • Knowledge of security areas such as Auditing, Policy, Database Security, Firewall Design and Implementation, Risk Analysis, Identity Management, Access/Entitlements Management, or Web Services is very desirable
  • Experience researching, designing, engineering, implementing, and supporting information security & directory technology systems (both software & hardware)
  • Agile project management experience is a huge plus
  • System and network administration experience using UNIX and Windows
  • Exceptional writing and interpersonal communication skills

About The Orchard®


The Orchard is a pioneering music, film and video distribution company operating in more than 30 global markets. With a holistic approach to sales and marketing combined with industry-leading technology and operations, The Orchard amplifies reach and revenue across hundreds of digital, physical and mobile outlets around the world. The Orchard streamlines content owners' business complexity with an intuitive client dashboard, comprehensive rights management and tailored client support. Founded in 1997, The Orchard empowers businesses and creators in the entertainment industry. For further information, please visit


The Orchard is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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