Security Specialist, Senior Job Description

Security Specialist, Senior Job Description

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Security specialist, senior provides documentation Updates including Configuration Management Plans, Incident Response Plans, Security Operating Procedures, Vulnerability Management, Contingency Plan, System Security Plans.

Security Specialist, Senior Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

IT Security Health-Check
QEC/CBN, Vul scan, AV, for IT infrastructure
Support of audits/certifications
Management of IT Security related solutions
Support and mentoring of junior team members
Provide system security tuning, security monitoring, privileged user account management, and reviewing all COTS software products upgrades and patches, including operating systems
Professional Delivery - Works in a structured, methodical style, delivering quality work
Assist with the implementation of Security Awareness goals defined as part of organization's strategy
The Security Engineer candidate must have experience with Assessment and Authorization management activities, FISMA Compliance, NIST 800-53 Security Controls, NIST 800-37 RMF Guide, and security documentation writing
Ensure designs follow IA principles to protect sensitive PII and PHI

Security Specialist, Senior Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Security Specialist, Senior

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CISSP, CISM, CISA, GIAC, OSCP, IAM, ITIL, IAT, III, OSCE

Education for Security Specialist, Senior

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the security specialist, senior job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Computer Science, Education, Technical, Engineering, Information Technology, Information Security, Information Systems, Business, Technology, Criminal Justice

Skills for Security Specialist, Senior

Desired skills for security specialist, senior include:

DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides
Applicable security policy manuals
Electronic Personnel Security Questionnaire software
Microsoft Office
Data security frameworks in Healthcare
PCI
Patch Management processes & procedures
Vulnerability Management processes & procedures
Culture
Emerging technologies in assessing system vulnerability

Desired experience for security specialist, senior includes:

University degree in IT, Engineering, Math or Physics
CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)/ CISM (Certified Information Security Manager) or similar security related certification will be considered as preferential requirement
A software-development related BS or BA degree is preferred – however, any combination of equivalent education, work experience, and formal training that allows the candidate to meet the requirements of the position is satisfactory
Very good analytical and problem solving skill interpersonal skills to interact with customers, team members and upper management
Ability to take decisive action based on available information in a timely manner
Analytical approach for solving tasks Ability to repeat procedures

Security Specialist, Senior Examples

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Security Specialist, Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of security specialist, senior. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for security specialist, senior
  • Proficiency performing audit analysis of accounts and process management to include permission lists, organizational changes, separated employees, inactive accounts
  • Must become a Derivative Classifier and Re-classifier within first year of acceptance to position
  • Interprets DOE Orders, makes recommends to management and/or implements security policies and procedures to ensure compliance by all subcontractor and associates
  • Interacts with DOE and other government agencies on matters related to security program(s)
  • Coordinates the reporting of functional performance against initiatives, objectives, and milestones, assuring timely submittal and progress
  • Develops and facilitates internal communications which may include the processing and distribution of information through communications services
  • Coordinates Industrial Security requirements with CFSO and staff providing support to all project site FSOs, project site Assistants to the FSO (AFSOs) and Security Points of Contact (SPOCs)
  • Establishes and maintains Industrial Security master hard copy records and electronic files related to all subsidiaries and joint ventures of CGS, LLC government contracts
  • Accurately interprets and relays agency policies and procedures
  • Position hours are between
Qualifications for security specialist, senior
  • Strong knowledge of a combination of Security Policy governance, IAM, PKI solutions, SIEM and SOC practice
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or Engineering (a Master’s degree is a plus)
  • Strong work ethics, demonstrated self-starter, ability to work in a fast paced, team oriented environment, with excellent verbal and written and communication skills in both French and English
  • Experience with modeling/mapping tools like Enterprise Architect is a plus
  • Over 7 years’ experience in all security aspects of large scale IT systems
  • Experience in translating business and technical security requirements into extensible, scalable and maintainable security services and the demonstrated abilities to understand functional and technical specifications
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Security Specialist, Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a security specialist, senior. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for security specialist, senior
  • Process all card and TRACcess requests for assigned area
  • All requests are processed using the established Physical Security guidelines
  • All requests receive either an email or voicemail response within 72hrs
  • If a request requires an additional approver
  • Will work with internal and external auditors to demonstrate and provide evidence for controls that are in place
  • Assist in the preparation and documentation of Security requirements and specifications
  • Works closely with the business to interpret business requirements and in turn these requirements into a technical solution
  • Reconcile trade related data, processing account and security updates other data integrity related functions
  • Management of EGSO Archer data, for Issue Management, Exception Management, Security Assessments, Project Security Assessments, Control Testing and Reporting
  • Management of EGSO enterprise data, application data, facility data, process data, regional security consultant assignments that reside in GRC
Qualifications for security specialist, senior
  • Experience in thoroughly conducting system level security tests for all contingencies outlined in the security requirements documentation
  • Experience in maintaining systems security and communicating task status in a timely manner
  • Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years relevant experience OR High School Diploma or GED Equivalent and 7 years relevant experience
  • The flexibility to travel globally if required
  • Well versed in information security concepts
  • Working knowledge of security monitoring solutions
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Security Specialist, Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of security specialist, senior. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for security specialist, senior
  • Strong and varied technical knowledge of platforms – Windows, Unix, Linux
  • Conduct security in-briefings and de-briefings related to security compartmented programs and office specific programs
  • Provide cyber security defense support, to include installation, configuration, operation, and system administration of the Government furnished cyber security defense tool suite on-site at Scott AFB during normal duty hours and on-call after duty hours with a one (1) hour response time to begin work
  • Apply the cyber security defense tools and processes, to protect and defend USTRANSCOM’s NIPRNet and SIPRNet enclave environments
  • Providing support to the Team Leader/Technical Lead and acting as deputy where required
  • Taking a lead role in the project process to ensure that Information security aspects are considered up front and throughout the project lifecycle
  • Ensuring the security of the tested product within the project context
  • Liaising with Software Development to ensure that security is considered throughout the lifecycle
  • Identifying any security flaws within the business software and managing through appropriately
  • Identifying and developing new tools that could be beneficial in the security testing process
Qualifications for security specialist, senior
  • Experience in reviewing applicant correspondence including court documents, references and fingerprints
  • Experience in NACI/MBI/BI/SSBI review including SF85/SF85P, OF 306 and FBI and state law enforcement vouchers and reports
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft suite of products
  • Good knowledge of infrastructure platforms – Windows, Unix, Linux
  • Strong attention to detail, self-directed with ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple work activities in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to meet critical deadlines, while working both independently and collaboratively
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Security Specialist, Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of security specialist, senior. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for security specialist, senior
  • Compiles information and for qualitative and quantitative analysis for feasibility of mitigation programs, risk assessment, or other aspects of large or complex security initiatives
  • Develops analytical reports, metrics, and presents well-articulated recommendations to reduce office security exposure
  • Maintains knowledge of regulations affecting function and works with outside organizations on compliance issues
  • Works closely with primary vendors for facility security counter measures and systems and may negotiate with outside organizations or vendors
  • May oversee the work of other employees or contracted guard force as requested by supervisor and coordinate department projects or programs
  • Performs or provides oversight for elements of program delivery including alarm monitoring, access control, guard force consultancy, regulatory compliance, Security Operations Center protocols, program auditing and risk assessment
  • May be required to assist in investigations for work place violence related issues and program research
  • Monitor open source intelligence channels such as NC4 and ISOS
  • Monitor and identify geopolitical developments, incidents, and trends that could affect the travel safety and security of Company employees
  • Assist Security Manager with writing policies, procedures and reports
Qualifications for security specialist, senior
  • Must be experienced in investigating security violations and preparing reports specifying preventive actions to be taken
  • Must have three (3) years of directly applicable experience
  • 2-5 years of directly related experience is preferred
  • Knowledge of security control center operations, manufacturing, data center and call center environments
  • Strong knowledge of infrastructure platforms – Windows, Unix, Linux
  • Must have a bachelor's degree and a mm1mum of 10 years' experience within U.S. Government security fields
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Security Specialist, Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of security specialist, senior. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for security specialist, senior
  • Create, run and submit security monitoring systems reports
  • Maintain the security travel safety training records
  • Assist with the preparation of the facility security plan
  • Maintain database of all termed employees
  • Assist the Security Manager and/or security staff in emergency situations and contact the proper authorities
  • Assist in completing accident or incident reports when necessary
  • Assist the security manager with corporate investigations
  • Responsible for maintaining the database for all in house security investigations regarding safety, accidents, and loss reports
  • Work with the Security Manager in analysis of Travel Risk Management functions including traveler education, alert notifications, expatriate safety, event security, and threat analysis
  • Coordinates and performs routine to intermediate security tasks to ensure compliance with contractual, program and security requirements
Qualifications for security specialist, senior
  • 5 years must be subject matter expertise and hands-on experience in the operational security discipline, experience establishing and implementing government security programs/policies
  • Must have a bachelor's degree and a minimum of 10 years' experience within U.S. Government security fields
  • 2-5 years of IT Compliance or IT auditing experience preferred
  • Proven experience with OWASP security concepts and discovering vulnerabilities such as XSS, XSRF, SQL Injection, Cookie Manipulation
  • Knowledge of encryption standards and protocols previous experience with authentication methodologies and protocols
  • Programing experience in JAVA, PHP, C#, Ruby, Python

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