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Posted Date: 10/1/2012
Job Category: Security
Position Title: Security Specialist
Salary Range:
Location: Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida, USA
Desired Skills:
Description: Title: Security Specialist
Location: Clearwater, FL
Job Type: Contract to Perm

One of the largest distributors of computer hardware and software in the country is seeking a Security Specialist.

Security Specialist KEY SKILLS:
" Ability to travel once a year to Barcelona
" 2 years IT Security (implementing and managing security solutions in enterprise environment)
" Symantec Endpoint
" TCP/IP, related network and application protocols and their security issues
" Active Directory and Group Policies
" Hands-on experience with Security tools like Firewalls, Intrusion Prevention, Endpoint Protection, Proxy/Web Filter, Encryption, Certificate Management
" Hands-on experience implementing and configuring Operating Systems (Windows, Unix) and Databases (MS SQL, Oracle)
" 3+ years implementation, system integration and operations
" Operational knowledge of system and network security engineering best practices
" Basic experience with scripting for automation and data analysis
" Experience with implementing IT security configuration standards
" Understanding of service management concepts like ITIL v3

As part of the Security Operations team, the Security Specialist is responsible for implementing and managing security solutions globally. Leads or serves as a technical resource in various IT security projects intended to continually improve/upgrade the security infrastructure and operating procedures. Keeps abreast of the latest technologies and identifies opportunities to leverage them to improve the company's competitive edge.

Security Specialist Duties:
" Supports implementation of new or improved security controls as a technical expert.
" Maintains and manages security controls including but not limited to Endpoint Protection, Web Filter, Intrusion Prevention, DLP, Encryption, PKI, Certificate Management, Strong Authentication.
" Implements changes to security controls globally.
" Ensures compliance of the security controls software version, policies and rules.
" Performs security health checks and works closely with IT Operations and Help Desk to remediate any issues caused by security controls.
" Responds to audit requests related to security compliance and takes remediation steps to close any gaps in security coverage.
" Responsible for security log management, archiving and retention according to security policy.
" Maintains baselines for the secure configuration and operations of assets.
" Contributes in the IT security related aspects of legal and regulatory compliance.

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o Medical Benefits
o Consultant Lunches and Outings
o Dental Benefits
o Life Insurance ($20,000 benefit)
o Vision
o ATOP-Accrued Time Off Program
o 401K
o Consultant Web-Site
o Name Plates
o Care packages/Survival packs
o Dedicated Consulting Services Representative

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