IT Security Specialist Job Description Sample

Here is a sample job description template for the position of IT Security Specialist:

Company: _____________________

Job Title: IT Security Specialist

Location of the Job: New York, NY 10017

Job Description:

This person will apply that broad background to the review of security event logs from Windows, various UNIX platforms, Intrusion Detection systems, Cisco equipment, and remote access solutions. Some experience with Incident Response to cyber security events will be helpful.

Position Requirements:

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to rapidly assess a situation, identify, isolate and communicate problems and issues
  • Strong communication skills
  • Knowledge of Linux, PERL scripting and SQL (MySQL)
  • Leveraging experience, can review security event logs from windows, UNIX, intrusion detection systems, Cisco, and remote access solutions
  • Broad IT background (network, client/server, application, desktop OS)
  • 1+ year of practical information security experience.
  • 5+ years of IT experience
  • BS / BA College Degree, or equivalent

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design authentication and authorization architectures
  • Assist with client needs assessments, proposals, and negotiate project contracts related to IT security, privacy, and continuity services
  • Develop a risk analysis to review the existing IT infrastructure, business processes, policies, and legal issues to assess the readiness of the organization to implement new IT technology
  • Identify potential threats and vulnerabilities associated with the external network perimeter and the internal network infrastructure

Salary: $11,000.00 – $12,000.00 /year

Contact Information:

[Contact Person]

Phone: ______________________

Fax: ________________________

E-mail: ______________________