US|Security Specialist Level III

Full Time

    Job Description

    Role: Security Specialist - Level III
    Location: Chicago IL - Remote
    Pay Rate: $65 to $75
    Job Description:

    Azure Generalist to perform activities such as:
    • Provisioning access leveraging Azure RBAC (role based access control) for various resource groups or services within Azure
    • Troubleshoot access issues for various application teams
    • Review current security guidelines and Azure policies for what is 'approved' access, and what is not allowed - review application requirements and provide recommendations
    • Experience enforcing compliance and reviewing Security center score recommendations and drive actions
    • Proficiency in assessing and implementing Azure Policies or Initiatives in operational environments to control what privileges are granted within Azure to enable functionality
    • Tagging implementation
    • Monitor hard and soft limits with respect to access requests and suggest alternative approaches when required
    • 3 plus years working with Microsoft Azure, provisioning new services and supporting existing services
    • Experience with Role Based Access Control and service or resource group provisioning in Azure
    • Experience with troubleshooting Azure issues, opening cases with Microsoft when needed
    • Mid-level understanding of cloud security, implementing Azure policies, implementing tagging strategies, network security groups
    • Understanding of hard and soft limits, opening cases with Microsoft for limit increases when required
    • Understanding of Active Directory Groups.
    • The main function of the Security Specialist - Level III is to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information through the design, implementation, and management of the enterprise security architecture.
    Job Responsibilities:
    • Works closely with the Information Security Team and the Information Systems department to assure compliance with State and Federal laws and organizational policies and standards.
    • Oversees the interpretation, development, and implementation of complex information security solutions.
    • Performs security audits and creates security checklists.
    • Provides protocol analysis using in-depth knowledge of protocols like TCP/IP, IPX, SNA, H323, SIP, etc.
    • Performs UNIX, Perl, and NT scripting.
    • Provides technical direction and implementation support.
    • Provides systems documentation.
    • Performs troubleshooting on hardware, IPSEC, LAN/WAN network, and security issues.
    • Performs vulnerability assessments on networks and systems.
    • Makes recommendations for improving security and can implement those recommendations.
    • Recommends standards and policies governing the security of firewall and IDS development, deployment, and operation.
    • Enforces best practices surrounding security incident response.
    Skills or Qualifications:
    • Knowledge of operating systems such as Unix, NT, XP, Win2000, and 98.
    • Knowledge of DNS, DHCP, WINS, active directory, and group policy.
    • Ability to demonstrate a high level of integrity and ethics in maintaining confidential information.
    • May be required to know basic laws and government regulations related to IT security measures.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Written and verbal communication skills.
    • Interpersonal skills to be able to interface effectively with a broad range of contacts from technical staff to senior management.
    • Organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple concurrent activities and to work successfully under pressure.
    • Analytical thinker, with the ability to solve problems.
    • Can deal with ambiguity and requests for change.
    Education or Experience:
    • Bachelor's degree in an IT-related discipline.
    • 8 plus years of experience designing, implementing (including installation), managing and operation of Network Appliance systems (i.e., Internet, Net Caching, L-DAP Radius Servers, and Web Proxies).
    • Experience with global, multi-vendor hybrid network environments.

    Pay Range: $65 - $75

    The specific compensation for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role as well as the cost of labor in the market; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment. Our full-time consultants have access to benefits including medical, dental, vision as well as 401K contributions.