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Security Specialist

Downey (Remote), CA

Posted: 09/12/2023 Job Number: 20492385

Job Description

Security Specialist
Downey CA (Remote)
12+ Months contract 
Job Description:
  • An Information Security Specialist interprets information security policies, standards and other requirements as they relate to internal information system and coordinates the implementation of these and other information security requirements.
  • The Information Security Specialist redesigns and reengineers internal information handling processes so that information is appropriately protected from a wide variety of problems including unauthorized disclosure, unauthorized use, inappropriate modification, premature deletion, and unavailability.
  • The Information Security Specialist will provide highly specialized experience in one or more information, computer, or network security disciplines (e.G. Penetration testing, accreditation, or risk assessment and mitigation); develop system security plans, certification and accreditation reviews; analyze and establish processes for comprehensive systems and data protection; assess and mitigate system security threats and risks; perform security audits, evaluation, risk assessments and make strategic recommendations; and manages, supports, installs and maintains security tools and systems, and tracks security patches and incidents.           
Skills Required:
  • The Information Security Specialist will possess knowledge and experience in standard methodologies used in certification and accreditation processes; extensive experience following NIST guidelines in risk assessment and management; conducting vulnerability analysis; developing mitigation plans; and performing penetration testing, password protection testing and application security testing.
Experience Required:
  • This classification must have a minimum of five (5) years of experience applying security policies, standards, testing, modification and implementation.
  • At least three (3) years of that experience must be in information security analysis.            
  • Preferred security trainings and certifications such as ZCCA-IA, ZCCP-IA, ZCCA-PA, ZCCP-PA, CISSP, CISA, or GIAC certifications.

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