IAM IT Security specialist
IIT Inc. - Lyndhurst, NJ

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Lyndhurst, NJ 07071
IAM IT Security specialist
FTE Employee

The Lead IT Security Specialist will lead efforts to improve the IT security program including any security assigned engineering, threat and vulnerability tasks, identity management, and application security assessments and remediation. This position also affords the ability to be assigned to any of the additional duties as required. Provides support for the team on a 24 hour a day, 7 day a week basis when necessary. This position will participate in the implementation and support of various security solutions including, for example, application security design, assessments, testing and remediation; threat and vulnerability assessments; application and network penetration testing, as well as general security issues and incidents. Position may require the ability to analyze data, trends, logs and reports and present data in an organized, professional manner. Required Knowledge:
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of information security technologies and processes.
  • Familiar with management frameworks, such as International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 2700x, ITIL, COBIT, PCI, HIPAA and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
  • Proficiency in performing risk, business impact, control and vulnerability assessments including application and network scanning, penetration testing and remediation methods. Technical knowledge of:
  • application security assessment tools, network security appliances, and identity and access management (IAM) systems
  • mainstream operating systems including, for example, Microsoft Windows, UNIX and Linux;
  • Experience in developing, documenting, implementing and/or maintaining security policies, processes, procedures and standards is desired.
  • Knowledge of network infrastructure, including routers, switches, firewalls, and the associated network protocols and concepts preferred. Required Experience:
  • Minimum 8-10 years experience with the implementation and support of an IT Security program including aspects of application security, threat and vulnerability management, network security. This experience should include security-related products, projects, processes and policies.
  • This person should be able to perform a variety of tasks, such as: evaluating, defining and assessing application security requirements; threat and vulnerability assessments, installation and/or configuration of security software or security appliances, and problem determination and resolution. Ability to work under pressure of time constraints and to prioritize.
  • B.S. Degree in Computer Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Information Security, or equivalent education and experience required.
  • Security related certifications preferred such as CISSP, SSCP, GIAC

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