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Cyber Security Specialist - Remote

  • Location: Germantown, Tennessee, 38138
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 4 months ago

Terrific Contract Opportunity!

Join over 20,000 employees at this global company specializing in technology-enabled claims and risk management solutions. You will be part of a culture that is constantly recognized for progressive, inclusive employment practices, and be part of a bigger movement to simplify complexities in the areas of workers compensation, liability, property, disability and absence management.

Position: Cyber Security Specialist 

Location: Remote

Term: 12 Months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes and resolves security incidents.
  • Administers various IT security tools and applications.
  • Performs analysis of suspected malicious code and other software or programs and provides written and/or verbal analysis to management.
  • Assists IT groups and business units as necessary in troubleshooting compatibility issues between security tools and business or productivity programs.
  • Analyzes client and customer needs as required.
  • Works closely with management on assigned projects from inception through implementation ensuring adequate internal communication and user involvement is maintained.
  • Assists management in investigating IT or cyber-security events and developing resolutions.
  • Provides feedback and suggestions to improve IT Security processes and procedures.
  • Works closely with project managers to meet and complete project milestones accurately and on time.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • 12+ months experience.
  • Experience with deploying SIEM sensors and event monitors, configuring log capture, and monitoring SIEM and collector operations.
  • Six (6) years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required to include four (4) years using transmission control protocol/internet protocol (TCP/IP) services or networks, various operating systems, and desktop productivity software. 
  • Knowledge of artificial intelligence and machine learning.
  • Knowledge of the confidentiality, integrity and availability (CIA) triad.
  • Knowledge of Information technology security frameworks.
  • Knowledge of carbon black protection, Symantec endpoint protection and security information and events management (SIEM) solutions preferred.
  • Ability to work with networked computers and servers.
  • Ability to work independently and solve problems as they arise.
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with integrity.
  • Ability to continuously learn new technologies.
  • Self-motivated and possess the ability to work in fast-paced environment.
  • Oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills.
  • PC literate, including Microsoft Office products.
  • Analytical and interpretive skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor's degree in a computer related field from an accredited college or university. 
  • Major in information systems or computer science. 
  • CompTIA Security+ certification, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED), and/or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM).

If this sounds like the perfect fit, apply today!