Job Description

Job Title: Information Security Specialist
Job Number: 20940
Duration of Contract: 4+ Months with potential for extension

Our client is seeking an experienced Information Security Specialist to join their team.  The ideal candidate in this role will have proven expertise developing, implementing and upholding cybersecurity best practices. Must have excellent prioritization skills to successfully handle competing tasks.

Opportunity Overview:

  • Responsible for developing reports regarding security breaches and the extent of the damage caused by these breaches
  • Install software that protects sensitive information (i.e. firewalls and data encryption programs)
  • Monitors networks for security breaches and investigates in the event one occurs
  • Stays current on cutting edge information technology security trends.
  • Creates security plan for best standards and practices.
  • Proactively performs frequent testing of simulated cyber-attacks to uncover vulnerabilities in the computer systems. Also proactively establishes resolution for an outside cyber-attack. 
  • Provide recommendations to senior level executives regarding security advancements to protect systems
  • Implement Identity and Access Management system
  • Continuously monitor effectiveness and efficiency of information security systems and policies
  • Assist users with installs or new program.
  • Help users develop an understanding of security procedures
  • Creates schedules and work plans by asking relevant questions and request help as needed
  • Handle confidential and sensitive matters, utilizing sound judgement. 

Qualifications & Required Skills:

  • CompTIA Security+, or CISA, or CISSP, or CISM, or CDPSE
  • 5+ years of proven relevant experience
  • Experience with IAM
  • Working knowledge of SAML, ADSI, and LDAP,  ITIL (certification preferred) and COBIT
Work location and Additional Info:
  • Remote
  • Must be fully vaccinated

Overture Partners is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or other factors protected by federal, state, and/or local law.

Application Instructions

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