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Cyber Security Specialist (Remote)

Company: Tech Data
Location: Clearwater
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Cyber Security -Specialist -requires a Cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert (SME) with excellent communication skills for active collaboration with associates within the team and various external teams. -It -will actively participate in projects to deploy Cybersecurity technologies. The successful candidate will be a self-starter and be able to work with little supervision. -This Cyber -Security -Specialist -role includes all aspects of the squad mission; but primarily has two focus areas: -

  • Hands-on, technical role. This role will assist with projects including setting-up, testing, and piloting security technologies and helping deploy them to production environment. -
  • This role will assist in solving service escalations and performing routine tasks to ensure that owned/managed solutions are operating at optimum performance. - We are searching for a Cyber Security -Specialist -to join our growing Security Engineering team. -Responsibilities -
    • Responsible for security log management, archiving and retention according to security policy. -
    • Ensures compliance of the security controls software version, policies and rules. - -
    • Post-deployment monitoring and testing--- -
    • Support security audits, risk analysis, and assessments--- -
      • Responsible for -development, implementation, monitoring and operational support of -new or currently -owned/managed solutions and service provider relationships -
      • Provide -and maintain -consistent and accurate -operational -documentation, process workflows and configurations -
      • Participate in IS/IT Security projects as assigned -
        • Define and implement automation and orchestration scenarios -
        • Maintain metrics for measuring -overall health of security systems, -project progress, service success, and business value -
        • Maintains baselines for the secure configuration and operations of assets. -
        • Contributes in the IT security related aspects of legal and regulatory compliance. -
          • Maintain and enforce adherence to corporate and SOC standards, processes and procedures -
          • Perform routine maintenance of Information Security infrastructure systems--- -
          • Identifies vulnerabilities of networks, systems and applications by performing regular penetration tests and assessments. -Qualifications/Education -- -Minimum Requirements -
            • Typically has 4+ years relevant experience -
              • 4-year degree in computer science or related field or equivalent experience -Critical Skills -
                • Knowledge of foundational security principles -
                • Strong IT skills and knowledge including hardware, software and networks -
                • Excellent problem-solving and technical skills -
                  • Operational knowledge of system and network security engineering best practices -
                  • Hands-on experience implementing and configuring Operating Systems (Windows, Unix/Linux)
                  • Hands-on experience on virtualization environments and backup processes.
                  • Proven knowledge of Cloud based infrastructures and services.
                  • Knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory and Group Policies -
                  • Experience with firewalls rules handling
                  • Knowledge of TCP/IP , related network and application protocols and their security issues -
                    • Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of IT systems -
                    • Ability to multi-task, troubleshoot, and prioritize -
                      • A deep understanding of how hackers work and ability to keep up with the fast pace of change in the criminal cyber-underworld -
                      • Detail-oriented, self-motivated and disciplined, with excellent time management skills -
                      • Ability to seek out vulnerabilities in IT infrastructures - Additional Knowledge & Skills -
                        • Previous work experience in a Security Operations Center -
                        • Knowledge or experience with various Security tools as Intrusion Prevention, DLP, Endpoint Protection, Proxy/Web Filter, Encryption, Certificate Management. -
                          • Understanding of database structures and centralized management solutions (SCCM, Rudder, or similar)
                          • Experience with implementing IT security configuration standards -in applying hardening procedures
                          • Hand-on in Cyber Threat Intelligence -
                          • Web Application Firewalls -knowledge
                          • Automation and orchestration -
                          • Scripting experience - Python, -PowerShell, Perl, etc. -
                          • Regular expressions -usage
                            • Relevant security certifications (CISSP, CISA, GIAC, Security Plus) -
                            • Experience with ticketing and case management solutions - Cultural Competency Requirements:
                              • Within Tech Data diversity is one of our fundamental shared values. We are a multi-cultural environment and we pride ourselves on being a welcoming place of work where we celebrate inclusion and champion people from a multitude of backgrounds. Join our team to connect the world with the power of technology!Tech Data is a federal contractor, subject to the mandatory vaccination and masking requirements of Executive Order 14042. - Unless a medical or religious accommodation is requested and approved, vaccination for COVID-19 is a prerequisite for employment if it is determined that your role is in scope of the federal contractor mandate. - If you are offered employment, you will have an opportunity to seek an exemption for medical or religious reasons, and if established, a reasonable accommodation will be made, subject to undue business burden. Tech Data is an equal opportunity organization. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Tech Data, Clearwater , Cyber Security Specialist (Remote), Other , Clearwater, Florida

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