Sr. Cyber Security Specialist
Company: NITS Solutions
Posted on: March 27, 2020
Position Overview NITS Solutions is looking for a dedicated and
meticulous Cyber Security Specialist to develop and implement
information security related policies, programs and tools. In this
role, you will provide specialized expertise and guidance on
assessing risks, identifying potential gaps, and writing policies
and procedures. Not only that, this person will be involved in
implementing the recommendations through data loss prevention
solutions, and security solutions that mitigate risks and protect
NITS Solutions information. The Sr. Cyber Security Specialist must
possess a thorough understanding of all aspects of computer and
network security, including such areas as firewall administration,
encryption technologies and network protocols. The role includes
developing security systems, analyzing current systems for
vulnerabilities, and handling any and all cyber attacks in an
efficient and effective manner. You will need strong oral and
written communication, analytical and problem-solving skills, as
well as excellent judgment and self-motivation. Responsibilities
Drive the Information Technology security strategy and activities
across the organization to ensure consistent and high-quality
information security management in support of business goals. Lead
and execute the companyrsquos risk assessments and gap analysis
processes periodically. Develop and carry out information security
plans and policies, such as ISO standards. Work closely with our
business unit IT staff and leadership, manage and contain
information security incidents and events to protect IT assets,
intellectual property, and regulated data. Implement the best way
to secure the IT infrastructure of an organization, including
installation of firewalls, data encryption, and other methods,
including for cloud infrastructure. Conduct penetration testing,
simulating an attack on the system to find exploitable weaknesses.
Develop strategies to respond to and recover from a security
breach. Develop or implement open-sourcethird-party tools to assist
in detection, prevention and analysis of security threats. Develop
disaster recovery exercises and tests and ensure their execution.
QA software and hardware for security vulnerabilities and risks.
Monitor software for external intrusions, attacks, and hacks.
Conduct periodic network scans to find any vulnerability or
security breaches. Lead incident response, including steps to
minimize the impact and then conducting a technical and forensic
investigation into how the breach happened and the extent of the
damage Other duties as assigned. Required Skills Experience
implementing ISO security framework (specifically ISO-27001) and
NIST. Experience aligning companies with GDPR regulations.
Experience planning, researching and developing security policies,
standards and procedures, and subsequently implementing them.
Experience with cloud platform security, such as AWS. Knowledge of
risk assessment tools, technologies and methods. Expertise in
anti-virus software, intrusion detection, firewalls and content
filtering. Expertise in designing secure networks, systems and
application architectures. Disaster recovery, computer forensic
tools, technologies and methods. Automating security testing tools.
Education and Experience A B.S. or M.S. in Information Security or
related field, or equivalent experience. Relevant Information
Security Certification Accreditation (CISSP, CRISC, ISA, PCIP,
CSSLP, TCSE, CSSLP etc.) 8 + years of relevant experience. Expert
knowledge of IT security and risk disciplines and practices.
Understanding of networking technologies including Routing,
Switching, NAT, OSI Model, etc. Experience implementing security
and compliance best-practice processes and procedures Ability to
serve as a lead expert resource in technology controls and
information security for project teams, the business, organization
and outside vendors. Excellent communication, negotiation and
organizational skills, including the ability to present options in
business terms to both IT and business leaders
Keywords: NITS Solutions, Novi , Sr. Cyber Security Specialist, IT / Software / Systems , Novi, Michigan
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