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Remote IT Security Specialist

  • Location: ,
  • Start Date: 6/9/2021
  • Job ID: 21-00360
  • Posting Date: 6/9/2021
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
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TheIT Security Specialistwill implement and maintain our security systems. They will be responsible forpreventing unauthorized access to our data and responding to privacy breaches. They need to be knowledgeable about security frameworks and systems. The goal will be to ensure that our technology infrastructure is well-protected.
Responsibilities
  • Design and implement safety measures and controls
  • Draft policies and guidelines
  • Monitor network activity to identify vulnerable points
  • Act on privacy breaches and malware threats
  • Protects system by defining access privileges, control structures, and resources.
  • Has an in-depth understanding of vulnerability management systems and common security applications
  • Analyze IT specifications to assess security risks
  • Conduct threat and risk analysis and provide essential suggestions
  • Design and implement safety measures and data recovery plans
  • Oversee the Installation, configuration, and upgrade of security software (e.g. antivirus programs)
  • Perform research, testing, evaluation, and deployment of security procedures
  • Assist in designing and developing security features for system architectures and application development
  • Implement security improvements by assessing current situation; evaluating trends; anticipating requirements
  • Inspect hardware for vulnerable points of access
  • Monitor network activity to identify issues early and communicate them to IT teams
  • Serve as a security expert and conduct trainings when needed
  • Provide ongoing security status update to leadership
Qualifications
  • BS/BA in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent education or work experience
  • 4+ years of prior relevant experience
  • Strong knowledge of security frameworks (e.g. NIST and CIS Cybersecurity frameworks) and risk management methodologies
  • An analytical mind with excellent problem-solving ability
  • Outstanding communication and organization skills
  • Decision-making skills
  • Experience with Azure security configurations and Azure Security Center is a plus
  • Professional certifications (e.g. CompTIA Security+, CISSP) is a plus

Posted by Aaron Goldblatt
Technical Resource Manager
(800) 821-4644 x

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