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Information Security Specialist

Overland Park, KS · Information Technology
Information Security Specialist 

Location:  Overland Park KS



Summary:
 
This is more of a hands-on technical Security Specialist with Windows and Red Hat Admin experience among other notable skills like SCMM, RedHat Satellite and Tenable
 
Responsibilities:
  • Serve as a project manager for work efforts involving remediation of vulnerabilities.
  • Manage and drive remediation efforts related to information security; remediation may be from incidents, penetration tests, vulnerability scans, internal/external audits and other assessments.
  • Identify and communicate mitigation and remediation strategies.
  • Perform system patching and hardening in accordance with established standards and procedures.
  • Collaborate with IT Security, Information Technology, Legal, Human Resources and other business units to manage security risks, threats and vulnerabilities.
Requirements:
  • Patching through Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager (SCCM)
  • Experience with utilizing Tenable to drive remediation efforts
  • 5+ years of Windows Server systems administration
  • 5+ years of Red Hat Enterprise Linux server administration
  • Thorough understanding of IIS and Apache administration and security a plus
Education Qualifications:
  • Minimum of four (4) years' IT or network security experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in information systems or equivalent work experience preferred
  • Advanced degree in information security, network security or IT security a plus.
  • Security+, CISSP, CISA, CRISC or comparable certification preferred.
Technical Competency
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of information risk concepts and principles, as a means of relating business needs to security controls.
  • In-depth knowledge of risk assessment methods and technologies.
  • Knowledge of the fundamentals of project management, and experience with creating and managing project plans.
  • Excellent technical knowledge of mainstream operating systems and a wide range of security technologies, such as network security appliances, identity and access management (IAM) systems, anti-malware solutions, automated policy compliance tools, and desktop security tools.
  • Experience in developing, documenting and maintaining security policies, processes, procedures and standards a plus.
  • Knowledge of network infrastructure, including routers, switches, firewalls, and the associated network protocols and concepts.


 

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