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Assistant.System.Specialist. (Assistant Information Security Specialist)

  • Location: Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri
  • Salary: 25-29 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 10 days ago



Description:
The Information Security program protects *** data, systems, and employees from evolving cyber threats and provides cybersecurity governance for the company. Information Security needs a qualified cybersecurity professional with skills to enhance continuity of operations in support the following objectives:
Privileged Access Management (PAM) deployment and adoption project
Endpoint software review and evaluation
Job Responsibilities
As a member of the Information Security team, the following job duties are to be performed:
Assist with the transition of credentials for service accounts, shared administrative accounts, and non-human accounts to be managed within a new enterprise password vault platform as part of a Privileged Access Management (PAM) deployment and adoption project. Will primarily work with other IT personnel to transition the accounts and ensure proper usage of the platform.
Assist with review and evaluation of software currently deployed on workstations; perform an evaluation per application to determine if it is permitted, conditionally permitted, or not permitted in accordance to established Information Security guidelines.
Assist with other Information Security operational duties as assigned

Requirements:
Minimum 2 years of experience within Information Technology
Minimum 1 year of experience within Information Security or performing cybersecurity functions
Familiarity with Active Directory service accounts and permissions
Preferred experience with an enterprise password vault platform such as CyberArk Privileged Access Manager, Thycotic Secret Server, or BeyondTrust Password Safe as examples
Preferred experience with Microsoft security solutions
Preferred experience with conducting cybersecurity risk analysis or assessments
Preferred multi-domain cybersecurity certification; such as, but not limited to, CompTIA Security+, (ISC)2 Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP), (ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC)