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Information Security Specialist

Agreeya Solutions
Sacramento, California, United States
October 16, 2018


Job Description:

Must have

• Fundamental understanding of information technology and information security concepts ( NIST, HIPAA, PCI-DSS, Security+, A+, GISF, CAP; etc.). –

• Must be able to write well with a focus on grammar, punctuation, spelling, clarity, formatting, and language. –

• Customer-service oriented communication skills for speaking directly to clients on the phone, over email and in person. –

• Attention to detail, organization, and cooperation skills.

General Summary

• With minimal supervision, maintain security of networks and systems through different technology measures.

• Engage in current and future security planning and efforts.

Essential Functions

• Mitigate security issues/risks related to the security of the network and systems

• Develop processes and procedures for implementation throughout the organization to create the most technologically secure environment and minimize occurrence of security risks

• Create definitions surrounding security at client, including but not limited to access privileges

• Contribute to information security design and planning, accounting for current and proposed legislation, industry standards, and other foreseeable factors

• Install, design, and implement technology for security preservation

• Monitor, analyze/evaluate security and provide recommendations/solutions as applicable

• Recognize issues for network or systems to ultimately facilitate quickest, most efficient resolution and generate incidence report(s)Install, implement and possibly create technology for security of systems, networks, and/or data

• Determine weaknesses within the security of the organization to thwart any security breaches through the use of different techniques including but not limited to: audits, hacking, trend evaluation, and other knowledge

• Coordinate and respond to client security audit requests and validate the organization’s compliance to client requirements

• Coordinate activities and respond to internal and external audit requests

• Be technical security leader, and provide guidance for security preservation for technology projects or solutions throughout GTS

• Remain current on new technologies, specifically seek out security technologies; introduce applicable technology in alignment with client’s goals and for creative solutions and to increase security effectiveness and/or mitigate risk

• Guide change with a focus on optimal outcomes

Job Specifications

Typically has the following skills or abilities:

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business or equivalent related field, or equivalent experience

• Minimum of five years of information security experience, prefer experience in applications and infrastructure security

• Prefer CISSP, CISM or equivalent SANS GIAC certifications

• Demonstrated experience applying knowledge of infrastructure, and application security, including conceptual and working knowledge

• Current knowledge of regulatory and statutory compliance requirements as applicable

• Experience or ability to maintain documentation (possibly including one or more of the following: processes, diagrams, standards, and/or manuals for use throughout organization)Demonstrated ability to master the concepts and skills needed

• Excellent analytical and problem - solving skills for moderate problems

• Excellent organization and time management skills

• Meet/exceed organizations best practices, expectations, and standards

• Demonstrated ability to identify and mitigate risk(s)Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Demonstrated ability to guide others in regards to team self-management

• Ability to regularly exercises discretion and independent judgment in the performance of his/her job duties