Information Security Specialist

Robert Half Technology • Irving, TX 75038

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

Ref ID: 04030-9501533698

Classification: Account Executive/Staffing Manager

Compensation: $110,000.00 to $120,000.00 per year

Our client in Irving is expanding their Security team, and looking to bring on an Information Security Specialist! The Information Security Specialist will provide IT security analysis, engineering and support by leveraging multiple information security platforms. The Information Security Specialist provides in-depth vulnerability assessments, incident analysis response, forensics, firewall administration and other security solutions. Primary responsibilities include implementing security measures (technical, physical and administrative) to protect the enterprise as well as prevent data loss and respond to security incidents. ? Ability to troubleshoot and isolate configuration issues within routing/switching platforms as it relates to security issues. ? In-depth knowledge on the design, implementation, and maintenance of security systems and service as well as operating systems, applications, network, and database security architectures as well as the OSI model. ? Ability to assist in the implementation of security measures based on appropriate principles, theories, methods, and techniques. ? Ability to function within a Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT) and perform reverse malware analysis or exploit research. ? Other job duties as defined.
Qualifications for Information Security Specialist: ? 10 years of experience in information technology with at least five (5) years in a security administration with supporting job description history. ? Bachelor Degree or higher in an Information Technology or Information Security field. ? Two years of experience with Palo Alto firewalls and completion of the Accredited Configuration Engineer (ACE) Program. Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (CNSE) preferred. ? Extensive knowledge of protocols such as MPLS-VPN, SIP, BGP, OSPF, RIP, etc. ? Experience with advanced malware detection systems. ? Understanding and hands on experience with cloud deployments. ? Two industry recognized certifications in information security with at least one obtained from ISACA, ISC2, GIAC, EC-Council, or CompTIA. ? Experience with McAfee endpoint encryption, SIEM, Vormetric, Veracode, IdM, DLP, forensics, and within a Security Operations Center (SOC). ? Strong knowledge of Active Directory/LDAP and RADIUS as well as network monitoring, log management, correlation, intrusion detection, and threat monitoring with the ability to perform detailed root cause analysis. ? Experience with PCI-DSS Compliance, NIST Cybersecurity and 800-53 Frameworks. Familiarity or supported load balancers technologies such as F5 and MLB and Riverbeds. ? Experience with Windows and Linux Operating Systems as well as SQL Database servers. ? Knowledge of programing languages such as .NET, PHP, Pearl, etc. ? Proficiency with Nessus, NeXpose, and Metasploit vulnerability scanning tools. Please send resumes to
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