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IT Systems Security Specialist

Company: TECKpert
Location: Miami
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

We are looking for an IT Systems Security Specialist to support our client based in Miami, FL.

US BASED CANDIDATES ONLY. *no third parties, C2C and no sponsorship*

This is a Hybrid position. Candidates must be located in or near Miami, FL.

Who we are

Founded in 2009 and headquartered in beautiful Miami, FL, TECKpert is a tech consulting and staff augmentation firm. At TECKpert, we offer a contingent workforce built for any size digital transformation project. Experts in design, development, IT, analytics and marketing, provide innovative digital solutions to achieve success in our new economy. Our leaders identify the technical talent best suited to bolster our client's capabilities, across all industries, including, healthcare, government, finance, legal, real estate, and startups.
The project

TECKpert seeks to hire an IT Systems Security Specialist to support our client, a government agency based in Miami, FL.

Job duties includes but are not limited to -

  • Ensuring security updates are current across all systems
  • Running network tests and testing firewalls, creating patches or implementing new protocols as needed
  • Monitoring security administrations to ensure best practices
  • Liaising with complementary departments to ensure adherence to security protocols
  • Analyzing network systems and structures to ensure the most secure approach is being employed
  • Ensuring security tools are running properly on company networks and devices
  • Researching emerging threats and the safeguards that can provide protection
  • Protecting the digital system of a company
  • Developing systems for specialized security requirements based on specific company needs
  • Optimizing systems to ensure the network is supportive and responsive
  • Presenting findings, reports and solutions to upper management
  • Studying devices and implementing the best security protocols for everything from cell phones to tablets to laptops
  • Manage Day to Day Security Operations including perimeter security, security monitoring, Data Loss Prevention, Vulnerability Assessment/Management, malware protection and other operational needs Compensation and Term

    This opportunity is for a full-time, one year contract position with possible extensions and pay commensurate with experience up to $53.41/hour or $111,097 per year. Medical, dental, vision and life insurance available after 30 days of hire.

    Qualifications you need

    A successful IT Systems Security Specialist candidate possesses or provides the following:
    • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering or five years of comparable work experience
    • Problem-solving capabilities in high pressure environments
    • Understanding of programming languages such as C++, PHP, Java, and more
    • Knowledge of software, including anti-virus, anti-malware, and other protection programs
    • Critical thinking and a troubleshooting mindset
    • Experience with Linux-, Windows-, and UNIX-based systems
    • Knowledge of authentication methods and security administration
    • Interpersonal skills to work cross-functionally between necessary departments
    • Strong ethics and an unshakable moral compass
    • Understanding of ethical hacking techniques and threat modeling
    • Interpersonal skills to support other staffers in adapting security measures
    • Knowledge of authentication methods
    • Ability to perform penetration and vulnerability testing
    • Strong communication skills with ability to present key findings to management
    • Any of the following certifications are required: CISSP, GIAC, SANS, ITIL, CCNA, CISA, CISM, GSEC, MCSE, MCP

      Working with us

      Working with TECKpert means more options. As new opportunities arise, you tell us what you think is a good fit for you. What industries interest you most? Do you prefer an on-location, 9-5? Or would you want a flexible schedule and remote work? We proudly offer a wide variety of roles. Many of our TECKperts enjoy coworking and skills training coupled with the stability of full-time employment. We believe TECKpert gives today's digital professionals an agile path to start and advance their career. All of our opportunities require at least 20 hours per week and can be one to twelve months in length. Choose the opportunity that matches your interest and desired cadence.

Keywords: TECKpert, Miami , IT Systems Security Specialist, Other , Miami, Florida

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