IT Cyber Security Specialist

Title: IT Cyber Security Specialist

Location: New York City, NY (hybrid schedule, 3 days onsite, 2
days WFH)

Salary: $125K – $160K (depending on experience) + Bonus,
Excellent Benefits Package (Stock Options)!

Term: Full-time

Visa Sponsorship / 3rd Party C2C: NO

Our client, a publicly traded software company, is looking for a
highly skilled and motivated IT Cyber Security Specialist to join
their IT Cyber Security team. As an IT Cyber Security Specialist
you will play a critical role in deploying, maintaining security
systems.

Overview

§ Hands-on deployment, management, configuration, optimization,
and maintenance of security tools (EDR/DLP/CASB/MAIL
RELAY/Cloud-based security tools)

§ Maintain and improve security policies and measures for the
protection of computer systems, networks, and information
security systems continuously

§ On-going maintenance of corporate security products in the
organization, leveraging our security tools and protocols and
always looking to improve

§ Responsibility for high standard policy, control & health of
our security systems like DLP, EDR, Mail relay, OKTA, ZTNA, Least
privilege, etc.

§ Escalation contact to cyber security for sophisticated security
incidents

§ Detect and respond to possible threats or software issues

§ Deploy and maintain IT Security systems to ensure the company
knows as much as possible, as quickly as possible about any
security incidents

§ Find cost-effective solutions to cybersecurity problems

§ Develop best practices and IT security standards for the
organization

Your Experience & Skills

§ 3+ years of experience as an IT Security or Information
Security Engineer or similar role

§ In-depth knowledge of IT security: a strong foundation in IT
security principles and practices, including knowledge of network
security, vulnerability assessment, risk management, compliance,
and incident response

§ Hands-on experience with a range of security technologies and
tools, such as firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems,
and endpoint protection

§ Continuous learning: a thirst for knowledge and a commitment to
staying up-to-date with the latest threats, vulnerabilities, and
industry trends. This involves attending conferences, pursuing
industry certifications, and participating in training programs
to enhance their knowledge and skills

§ Hands-on experience in IT security systems, including
firewalls, EDR, intrusion detection systems, authentication
systems (IDP), log management, content filtering, NAC, DLP,
Update management, etc

§ Experience in building and maintaining IT security systems –
DLP, Endpoint security, content filters, privileges accounts

§ Experience with network technologies, topology, and network
monitoring tools

§ Thorough understanding of the latest security principles,
techniques, and protocols

§ Experience with Security SaaS applications

§ In-depth knowledge of security vulnerabilities and security
gaps

§ Nice to have: Security certifications – CISSP, CISA, CISM

§ Nice to have: Experience with cloud security vendors

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