Senior IT Security Specialist
Brief description :
Strong knowledge of information security principles, standards, practices and technologies for various applications and operating systems including mobile operating systems.
Demonstrated experience with network and IT security components, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-malware software, data encryption, VPN’s, vulnerability scanners, server operating systems, and other industry-standard techniques and practices.
Experience with both commercial and open source tools such as nmap, nessus, openvas, sqlmap, metasploit, wireshark, etc.
Demonstrated expertise with security assessment processes, vulnerability assessment & penetration testing techniques and tools.
Knowledge and understanding of security standards and regulations such as ISO 27001:2013, NIST, etc.
In depth knowledge of regulatory requirements of PCI, HIPAA, SOX, etc.
Strong knowledge of common web and mobile application vulnerabilities, such as the OWASP top 10 for web and mobile.
Experience in Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools.
Expertise in event log monitoring and co relating the events and incidents for ensuring compliance with the organization’s IT security policies
Ability to research and analyze data and problems, develop appropriate solutions and concisely and clearly communicate to stakeholders.
Experience in generate customized testing scripts in common languages such as python, ruby, pearl, bash, etc.
Remain current and relevant with knowledge and techniques in the security and compliance space. Use this knowledge to review and continuously improve the existing security process
Experience, Certifications & Education
Engineering/Science graduate with at least 6 to 10 years of experience in IT and 3 to 5 years of relevant experience in IT security and IT compliance
Experience in implementing any IT security standards like ISO 27001:2013.
Security certifications like CEH, CISSP, CISA, CISM, etc. Any one of these certifications is mandatory.
Excellent communication skills, with strong verbal and writing proficiencies.
Ability to positively influence and persuade individuals of varying levels.
A proactive customer centric approach.
Strong work ethic with commitment and time management skills.
Ability to exercise judgement within procedures and practices to determine appropriate action
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple work requirements to meet deadlines
Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
Good planning, commitment and time-keeping skills
Excellent Planning, Reasoning, Analytical and problem solving skills
Prior experience in working as part of a MNC with diverse and geographically dispersed team.
Excellent learning skills