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Security Specialist - Mid-Level
Ref No.: 17-00327
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 05/18/2017
Due Date:05/24/2017 17:00
Tailwind Associates, an EOE, has a 12 months contract opportunity with our client in Raleigh, NC for a Security Specialist - Mid-Level

Job Description:
In-depth knowledge of: enterprise security concepts, risks, and best practices; understand security product industry trends; security and compliance best practices; utilizing internal and industry security standards and best practices to determine security risks and strengths of information security Ability to: plan and manage complex tasks independently and with other teams; communicate effectively with users/groups to determine and resolve security program related problems; communicate technical information to Client persons; interpret and follow established employment guidelines and policies; produce professional technical and non-technical documents
Responsibilities:
  • Manage daily operations for Vulnerability Management Program
  • Creation and enhancement of Information Security Policies and Standards
  • Analyze and process Security Policy and Standards Exceptions
  • Monitor, Track and Report on status of remediation related to audits and other assessments
  • Coordinate and participate in delivery of Security Awareness activities
  • Participate as needed for other areas within the Security Program

Required Skills:
  • Strong understanding and practical experience with industry standards and best practices such as ISO 27001, 27002, NIST and other frameworks
  • General network, systems administration, and practical security controls administration (IDS/IPS, Firewalls, SIEM, Proxies)
  • Certifications Desired: CISSP, CISA, CISM, CCNA (Degrees and other certs will be considered)
  • Strong technical and business writing ability
  • Ability to work independently, meet deliverables timely and with high quality as defined
  1. LOCAL Candidates Only and Requires In Person Interview Only.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, sex or age.