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Senior Specialist, Information Security in Washington DC at SNI Technology

Date Posted: 2/13/2019

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Senior Specialist, Information Security

Position Summary:
Reporting to the Director of IT Security and Compliance, the Senior Specialist for Information Security provides assistance with safeguarding information assets by identifying and analyzing potential and actual security incidents. This position is responsible for evaluating, monitoring, and implementing information security initiatives and identifying issues in technology, software or services. It is also responsible for analyzing risks and recommending information security improvements for the organization as a whole.


Nature of Work Contacts:
There is regular collaboration within the division and cross divisionally. This position requires willingness to engage with new and changing work contacts on a regular basis, and successfully manage the relationship between the division and all stakeholders.

Fiscal Responsibilities:
Use of travel card.

Required Minimum Qualifications:
(a) Education:
A bachelor's degree.
(b) Experience: At least five (5) years' professional experience in a security operations role, specifically: administering Threat and Security Incident and Event Monitoring (SIEM) solutions; using Application and Network Vulnerability Management software and tools.

An equivalent combination of training, education and experience which provides the above knowledge, skills and technical competencies will be considered.

(c) Licenses, Certifications: One or more of the following certifications are strongly preferred: CISSP, CCSP, CISA, CISM, CRISC, SANS: GIAC, GSEC, GWAPT
(d) Competencies, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
1. Strong attention to detail, self-directed with ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple work activities in a fast-paced
environment.
2. Must be able to meet critical deadlines, while working both independently and collaboratively.
4. Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
5. Strong customer service and interpersonal skills.
6. Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with multiple audiences, including the ability to clearly and
simply restate complex issues and to edit written materials.

(e) Technology: As stated in section (d).

Preferred Qualifications:
A bachelor's degree in computer science, information security or related field is preferred.

Working Conditions:
(a) Travel:
Up to 10%.
(b) Physical/Sensory Demands: Fast paced working environment, extensive computer usage. Light lifting up to 25 lbs.

Special Provisions:
Occasional work outside of normal business hours is required in order to perform, diagnose and/or implement releases or changes so that normal business operations are not affected. Requires sharing of on-call duties.