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Information Security Specialist
Ref No.: 18-43295
Location: Rancho Cordova, California
Position Type:Contract
Skill Type
Skill Type:Information Technology
General Summary
With minimal supervision, maintain security of networks and systems through different technology measures. Engage in current and future security planning and efforts. Essential Functions
Mitigate security issues/risks related to the security of the network and systems
Develop processes and procedures for implementation throughout the organization to create the most technologically secure environment and minimize occurrence of security risks
Create definitions surrounding security at client Global, including but not limited to access privilieges
Contribute to information security design and planning, accounting for current and proposed legislation, industry standards, and other foreseeable factors
Install, design, and implement technology for security preservation
Monitor, analyze/evaluate security and provide recommendations/solutions as applicable
Recognize issues for network or systems to ultimately facilitate quickest, most efficient resolution and generate incidence report(s)
Install, implement and possibly create technology for security of systems, networks, and/or data
Determine weaknesses within the security of the organization to thwart any security breaches through the use of different techniques including but not limited to: audits, hacking, trend evaluation, and other knowledge
Coordinate and respond to client security audti requests and validate the organization's compliance to client requirements
Coordinate activities and respond to internal and external audit requests
Be technical security leader, and provide guidance for security preservation for technology projects or solutions throughout GTS
Remain current on new technologies, specifically seek out security technologies; introduce applicable technology in alignment with client goals and for creative solutions and to increase security effectiveness and/or mitigate risk
Guide change with a focus on optimal outcomes
Job Specifications
Typically has the following skills or abilities:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business or equivalent related field, or equivalent experience
Minimum of five years of information security experience, prefer experience in applications and infrastructure security
Prefer CISSP, CISM or equivalent SANS GIAC certifications
Demonstrated experience applying knowledge of infrastructure, and application security, including conceptual and working knowledge
Current knowledge of regulatory and statutory compliance requirements as applicable

Experience or ability to maintain documentation (possibly including one or more of the following: processes, diagrams, standards, and/or manuals for use throughout organization)
Demonstrated ability to master the concepts and skills needed
Excellent analytical and problem - solving skills for moderate problems
Excellent organization and time management skillsMeet/exceed organizations best practices, expectations, and standards
Demonstrated ability to identify and mitigate risk(s)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated ability to guide others in regards to team self-management
Ability to regularly exercises discretion and independent judgment in the performance of his/her job duties
Working Conditions
The working environment is generally favorable lighting and temperature is adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust etc.The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job grade.

Nesco Resource is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics with respect to employment opportunities.