Information Security Specialist

Addison Group, Washington, DC (United States)

Category: IT Security

Posted on: 08 Oct 2019

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Job Code: #423189
Title: Information Security Specialist
Job Type: Contract To Hire
Job Location: Washington DC

Job Description:

  • Our client in DC has an immediate pportunity for an (IT) Information Security Specialist!

    Please see the job description below and if interested, shoot your most current resume over to our Senior Recruiter, Lindsey at [email protected] along with a good time and number to reach out. 

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    Must Have Experience with the Following: 

    1. Experience working in a cloud environment
      1. Can be with Azure or AWS
    2. Experience monitoring threat and vulnerability with a Network Vulnerability Management Software
    3. Experience using a web application security assessment tool 

    Preferred but not required:

    • Any experience with a SIEM tool (Security incident and event management)
    • Bachelors in IT related field
    • One or more of the following certifications (active) are strongly preferred: CISSP, CCSP, CISA, CISM, CRISC, SANS: GIAC, GSEC, GWAPT

    The Information Security Specialist provides assistance with safeguarding information assets by identifying and analyzing potential and actual security incidents. This position is responsible for evaluating, monitoring, and implementing information security initiatives and identifying issues in technology, software or services. 





    Administering the vulnerability management program. Reviewing and responding to known and possible network attacks, vulnerabilities and alerts





    Maintaining and reviewing secure access to program servers, file shares, and security groups





    Proficiency performing audit analysis of accounts and process management to include permission lists, organizational changes, separated employees, inactive accounts etc.





    Developing measures to prevent unauthorized software from being installed and executed on systems




    Recommending and supporting the development and management of network security and incident response policies and procedures





    Proficiency archiving and reviewing system audit logs and all other pertinent log files that will support incident response activities





    Maintaining records on configuration and patch management tools to ensure that patches/system modifications maintain the desired security posture




    Developing/revising technical standards for security devices, security operations, and other operations as required





    Proficiency developing measures to prevent unauthorized software from being installed and executed on systems





    Interacting with information security vendors and holding information security vendors accountable to technology and services obligations to the organization




    Ensuring that change control procedures are strictly followed for all changes to all production systems.




    Proficiency analyzing security incidents and escalation of security events 24x7.





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