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Data Security Consultant

Job Description


Our client is seeking a Data Security Consultant for an exciting project opportunity. The Data Security Analyst must possess a thorough understanding of all aspects of computer and network security, including such areas as firewall administration, encryption technologies and network protocols. Analysts need strong oral and written communication, analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as excellent judgment and self-motivation. It is important that this consultant have thorough knowledge of industry security trends and developments, as well as applicable government regulations.


DUTIES:
* Develop and carry out information security plans and policies
* Develop strategies to respond to and recover from a security breach
* Develop or implement open-source/third-party tools to assist in detection, prevention and analysis of security threats
* Awareness training of the workforce on information security standards, policies and best practices
* Implement protections
* Installation and use of firewalls, data encryption and other security products and procedures
* Conduct periodic network scans to find any vulnerability
* Conduct penetration testing, simulating an attack on the system to find exploitable weaknesses
* Monitor networks and systems for security breaches, through the use of software that detects intrusions and anomalous system behavior
* Investigate 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
* Perform security audits, risk assessments and analysis
* Making recommendations for enhancing data systems security
* Researching attempted breaches of data security and rectifying security weaknesses
* Formulating security policies and procedures


REQUIREMENTS:
* A B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience
* 10+ years of industry experience in an information security function.
* 5+ years of experience in designing secure networks, systems and application architectures
* One of the following Certifications:
* Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
* CISA - Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
* CEH - Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
* CISM - Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
* ISSAP - Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP)
* ISSEP - Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP)
* Expertise in anti-virus software, intrusion detection, firewalls and content filtering
* Knowledge of risk assessment tools, technologies and methods
* Expertise in designing secure networks, systems and application architectures
* Disaster recovery, computer forensic tools, technologies and methods
* Planning, researching and developing security policies, standards and procedures
* Expertise with mobile code, malicious code, and anti-virus software
* A keen eye for detail
* Strong organizational skills
* The ability to thrive in fast-paced, high-stress situations
* The ability to communicate network security issues to peers and management

Job Requirements

 

Job Snapshot

Location US-FL-Jacksonville
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate $32,256.00 - $33,256.00 /Year
Store Type Information Technology
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SNI Technology

SNI Technology® is one of the fastest growing technology recruitment companies in the country specializing in technical careers and temporary jobs. We uniquely align with our clients and the candidates we represent, because our staff is hired from the industry we serve. We offer technical talent and employment opportunities on a contract, contract–to–hire, and a direct–hire basis in a wide variety of disciplines from helpdesk professionals to the most cutting-edge software architects. Learn More

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US-FL-Jacksonville
SNI Technology
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SNI Technology
Company:
US-FL-Jacksonville
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
$32,256.00 - $33,256.00 /Year
Pay Rate:
Information Technology
Store Type:

Job Description


Our client is seeking a Data Security Consultant for an exciting project opportunity. The Data Security Analyst must possess a thorough understanding of all aspects of computer and network security, including such areas as firewall administration, encryption technologies and network protocols. Analysts need strong oral and written communication, analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as excellent judgment and self-motivation. It is important that this consultant have thorough knowledge of industry security trends and developments, as well as applicable government regulations.


DUTIES:
* Develop and carry out information security plans and policies
* Develop strategies to respond to and recover from a security breach
* Develop or implement open-source/third-party tools to assist in detection, prevention and analysis of security threats
* Awareness training of the workforce on information security standards, policies and best practices
* Implement protections
* Installation and use of firewalls, data encryption and other security products and procedures
* Conduct periodic network scans to find any vulnerability
* Conduct penetration testing, simulating an attack on the system to find exploitable weaknesses
* Monitor networks and systems for security breaches, through the use of software that detects intrusions and anomalous system behavior
* Investigate 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
* Perform security audits, risk assessments and analysis
* Making recommendations for enhancing data systems security
* Researching attempted breaches of data security and rectifying security weaknesses
* Formulating security policies and procedures


REQUIREMENTS:
* A B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience
* 10+ years of industry experience in an information security function.
* 5+ years of experience in designing secure networks, systems and application architectures
* One of the following Certifications:
* Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
* CISA - Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
* CEH - Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
* CISM - Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
* ISSAP - Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP)
* ISSEP - Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP)
* Expertise in anti-virus software, intrusion detection, firewalls and content filtering
* Knowledge of risk assessment tools, technologies and methods
* Expertise in designing secure networks, systems and application architectures
* Disaster recovery, computer forensic tools, technologies and methods
* Planning, researching and developing security policies, standards and procedures
* Expertise with mobile code, malicious code, and anti-virus software
* A keen eye for detail
* Strong organizational skills
* The ability to thrive in fast-paced, high-stress situations
* The ability to communicate network security issues to peers and management

Job Requirements

 
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