Security Systems Specialist Job Description

Security Systems Specialist Job Description

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Security systems specialist provides first and second level technical support for security systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems, jump hosts, authentication, VPN, proxy, and remote access systems.

Security Systems Specialist Duties & Responsibilities

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Providing technical support in the areas of vulnerability assessment, risk assessment, network security, product evaluation, and security implementation
TS/SCI eligibility (mandatory) with adjudication in past 36 months
YANKEE WHITE/Presidential Support Duty (YW/PSD) (Desired
Proposes and implements system enhancements that will improve the reliability and performance of the systems
Acts of liaison between Global Security Manager and local personnel in all areas of security such as investigations, safety, auditing and any other duties as assigned
Customizing
To deliver security vulnerability management
Provide technical support for end users, systems administrators and service support technicians on Facebook-deployed security technologies
Working in a team environment, triage and troubleshoot Tier2-level problems by leveraging personal skill sets, compiled knowledge databases and by collaborating as required with TOC peers and leadership
Document issues and resolutions as realized for trend analysis and lessons learned capture

Security Systems Specialist Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Security Systems Specialist

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: IA, CISSP, IAT, PMP, IAM, CSPM, RCDD, II, MSCE, ITIL

Education for Security Systems Specialist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Security Systems Specialist

Desired skills for security systems specialist include:

Firewalls
Intrusion detection systems
Major IA products and services
Understanding of their limitations
VPN
Microsoft Office components is desirable
Access control systems
DISA FSO Security Readiness Review for “DISA HBSS administration”
Low voltage electrical systems
March Networks Video Management System

Desired experience for security systems specialist includes:

TSO/ISPF/JCL
CLIST / REXX programming
Demonstrated ability to lead program-level business analysis security projects, feasibility studies, competitive analysis and business cases
Eight (8) years of experience related to the areas, tasks and duties related
Experience must include familiarity with applicable NIST information security documentation
Familiar with networking technologies and applications

Security Systems Specialist Examples

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Security Systems Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a security systems specialist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for security systems specialist
  • Maintain active site inventories of project hardware and software that notes who has control of that property
  • Acts as company quality control representative for a project when assigned those duties
  • Acts as Site Safety and Health Officer (SSHO) when assigned that duty for a project
  • Works with project engineers to resolve design issues
  • Maintains site project documentation as required
  • Manages and coordinates use company owned and/or leased equipment and tools at the project work site
  • Maintains close liaison with Program/Project Manager for all projects assigned and provides direct input to periodic status and scheduling reports as required
  • Installation Superintendent reports to Program/Project Manager for the project to which assigned
  • Other project duties as assigned by the Program/Project Manager
  • Being responsible for change and incident management, customer enquiries, fault diagnosis/resolution and problem management
Qualifications for security systems specialist
  • Collaboration skills to promote close working relationship with both Information Systems technical and functional teams to ensure compliance with technical security controls
  • Strong verbal and written and presentation communication skills
  • Excels at building and maintaining trustworthy and effective relationships through strong interpersonal skills with emphasis on relationship-building and consistent demonstration of solid professional judgment
  • Bachelor’s degree – Information Security, Computer Science, Information Systems Certification from accredited Information Systems Security governance organization such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • At least five (5) years of experience conducting FISMA, FISCAM, audits, developing Systems Security Plans (SSP), Privacy Impact Assessments, Contingency Plans and certifications (ATO, C&A) required
  • At least six (6) years of experience conducting FISMA, FISCAM, audits, developing Systems Security Plans (SSP), Privacy Impact Assessments, Contingency Plans and certifications (ATO, C&A) required
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of security systems specialist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for security systems specialist
  • Collaborate with other areas in IT to design, administer and maintain existing wide area network to meet the needs of the Controls Network infrastructure
  • Directly manage/advise on implementing capital projects related to wide area and local area networks, security, satellite, Ethernet radio and backup communication systems
  • Provide tier 3 technical support for the ongoing operation of installed local area network systems, security, satellite and backup communication system technologies
  • Provide on-call operational support for control systems security, accessibility, and local area network communication systems
  • Establish working relationships with a cross-section of stakeholders within the company, equipment manufacturers, vendors, and services providers
  • Develops Security policies and procedures to ensure compliance with local government regulations and handles all contact with the appropriate agencies
  • Work with contractors and vendors to ensure system functionality
  • Oversees the administration and operation of electronic physical security, identification badges, access control, closed circuit television (CCTV), burglar alarm, emergency communications and vehicle control (barrier systems)
  • Maintains knowledge of hardware and software applications, particularly security-related, and their use in the current operating environment
  • Work with local and regional office operation coordinators to ensure proper access control measures
Qualifications for security systems specialist
  • Must be able to stand and/or sit for up to 90% of an 8-16 hour shift (there may be times when an officer is required to work up to 16 hours straight to meet the operational needs of the Company)
  • Must have a command of the English language that is easily understood
  • Ability to work effectively on individual tasks, integral member of a team
  • A minimum of two years’ experience preferred working with security and camera system preferably in a healthcare environment
  • Strong working knowledge of computer databases and systems
  • Proactively and reactively identify, document, debate and escalate risks
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of security systems specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for security systems specialist
  • Assist with Internal Audit and Compliance (IA&C) period efforts and special projects
  • Educate internal developers on the proper adoption of standards to meet IAM compliance and audit requirements
  • Analyze new workflow requests and integrations for feasibility and development scoping
  • Educate app administrator and/or helpdesk agents on administration tasks, post integration
  • Work with admins from other geographical areas (EU & AP) to collaborate on ongoing IAM projects
  • Assist in integration of applications into the Identity and Access Governance tool (Brainwave) #GD17
  • May be required to provide leadership for a team, or matrixed team, of Security professionals and other practices within a contract team
  • This position has no direct reports, but the position requires matrix management of Abbott IT, Engineering, Security and Facility professionals along with third party security integrators in order to design and implement security system projects
  • This position reports to the Security Manager and is responsible for preparing input for budgets and capital plans
  • Perform all standard duties executed by Systems Security Specialist
Qualifications for security systems specialist
  • The On-Boarding Support role is a multi-faceted position that requires both in-depth technical knowledge of network security systems/concepts the ability to successfully communicate with and work directly with BT Security stakeholders
  • The post holder is responsible researching, validating, and registering devices reporting into SEIM tool, assuring the service provides value from a security perspective, and methods for furthering the SOC’s ability to provide a consistent quality service
  • Must be knowledgeable of computer aided design packages
  • Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF)
  • Experienced in the selection and deployment of appropriate intrusion detection technologies including thermal/optical cameras, infra-red/scanning lasers, volume sensors, video analytics
  • College degree with emphasis in Finance, Accounting or related field or equivalent experience preferred
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Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of security systems specialist. 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 systems specialist
  • Be able to troubleshoot across various technologies to find the root cause of the fault, this may include dealing with multiple teams
  • To support the delivery of security services that influence and/or provide the security infrastructure for BT's customers
  • Manage production systems and recommend ways to optimize performance, and report application defects to vendors/developers to obtain resolutions
  • Act as in-life TDA and assume responsibility of the ownership of technical and design documentation
  • Support Security compliance relationships with national Government or industry bodies
  • Upon resolution of technical issues on production environments provide reason for outage updates root-cause analysis
  • Provide stakeholder communications rapid response system
  • Participates in the execution of major system implementations
  • Acts as the security system first-level problem identification and resolution resource for the assigned facilities access/security systems, providing guidance, problem recognition, troubleshooting and follow up in addressing and resolving system issues/problems
  • Plans and performs periodic preventative maintenance on various systems and related devices
Qualifications for security systems specialist
  • Desire to learn and utilize new concepts related to industry licensing, regulations, policies/procedures, available programs/services
  • Some work may have to be performed after normal work hours
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science and 2 years’ experience OR possess 4-6 years’ experience in a fast-paced, enterprise IT environment providing support for C++ and Java and SQL familiarity
  • VMware datacenter certified
  • Familiarity with Systems Security Engineering (SSE) documentation
  • 4+ years of experience as a pre-sale engineer facing customers
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Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of security systems specialist. 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 systems specialist
  • Support the delivery of the CERT service and all associated processes to ensure that the CERT meets the expectations of the business and takes into account appropriate legal and regulatory constraints
  • Ensure all incidents are progressed in accordance with documented processes and current undertakings
  • React to changing requirements within GCS and deliver outputs in timely manner
  • Identify and understand emerging security technologies
  • Contribute to IS027001 compliance and certification for Managed Security Service
  • Provide customer technical advisory services in support of new BT Security Service
  • Contribute to the identification and responsible for the collation and presentation of emerging security risks and threats to influence the direction of BT’s or the Customer's Security strategy and policies, particularly in the areas of personnel, physical, information, procedural and products
  • Provide security advice and direction to LoB’s within BT and external customers
  • Support the management of relationships with specific customers, suppliers and stakeholders ensuring the cost effective provision of a professional Security service
  • Develop, deploy, and maintain field firewall policy for the Controls Network environment
Qualifications for security systems specialist
  • Escalates security compliance issues with vendors as needed and facilitates the resolution to reduce risk to NNA
  • Understands business goals and can assess/classify security risks against business value to create risk/reward tradeoffs
  • Collaborates with Information Security Forensics team during security incident investigations
  • Reviews new and existing standards, regulations, guidance, best practices, policies and customer initiatives to maintain expertise and add business value
  • Keeps abreast of the latest security and privacy legislations, industry standards, regulations, and advisories
  • 10 Years overall experience in Information Systems Security

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