(Sr.) DIT IT Security Consultant

Posted 3 weeks ago

Senior IT Security Consultant

We are seeking a strategic thinker with excellent attention to detail to join our team as a Senior IT Security Consultant. This role requires an experienced consultant with expertise in establishing security protocols, assessing potential security threats, and creating contingency plans should a breach occur. A combination of technical and interpersonal skills are necessary for success in this role. If you have a background in strategic risk, are passionate about security, and thrive in a fast-paced environment, we would love to hear from you.

 

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct strategic risk assessments and threat and vulnerability assessments
  • Design, implement, and maintain security protocols, policies, and systems
  • Lead and/or assist with the development of design specifications, migration plans, and operational best practices based on client requirements
  • Respond to any breaches or threat and conduct corrective and preventative measures to prevent future incidents
  • Monitor internal logs and traffic to proactively investigate suspicious activity and anomalies
  • Perform email and file encryption
  • Identify and suggest improvements to existing security systems
  • Lead and manage a team of security specialists
  • Train staff to recognize security threats and adhere to the organization’s security best practices
  • Provide technical leadership and engineering support to customers and in-house teams
  • Manage security awareness and training across the company
  • Communicate with clients to discuss security measures and provide information on the designed system

 

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information security, or a related field

 

Required Skills and Experience

  • 3+ years of experience in security management
  • Experience in computer coding and reviewing code in C, C++, Java, PHP, or ASP
  • Experience in endpoint security
  • Experience building security architecture aligned with business requirements
  • Experience leading or managing projects within the technical security space
  • Experience working as part of a multi-disciplinary design team within the built environment
  • Experience providing threat-based design guidance for security systems
  • Thorough knowledge of technical risk analysis, assessment, and mitigation
  • Knowledge of scripting languages such as Python, Ruby, Perl, SQL, or JavaScript
  • Knowledge of compliance requirements and standards
  • Knowledge of physical and electronic protection systems
  • Knowledge of systems integration
  • Familiarity with automated source code analysis tools such as Appscan or Fortify
  • Strong communication skills and ability to present technical concepts in non-technical language
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a relevant security or consulting discipline
  • Technical security certification such as CISSP, GIAC, or CCNA
  • Project management qualifications, such as Prince 2, APM, or PMP

 

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