Previous Job
Information Security Specialist
Ref No.: 18-03716
Location: Irving, Texas
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 04/09/2018
Title: Information Security Specialist
Location: Irving, Texas 75062
Duration: Permanent
Start date: 3-4 weeks, May 9th
Reason for opening:
  • New position in North America. Need a N. American based resource to develop and execute on InforSec policy, training, risk, audit & awareness.
Position Details:
  • Engage with internal end users and stakeholders to explore security requirements and propose security solutions
  • Develop and promote North American Employee/user security training awareness.
  • Analyze information security gaps, physical or digital, and work with related teams to mediate the risk
  • Execute and assist on security solution evaluation, deployment, administration and policy
  • Responsible for internal/external information security audit needs
Top Must Haves:
  • Bachelor's degree 
  • CISSP or CISM Certification 
  • AWS or Azure Public Cloud experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-motivated fast learner
  • Can complete assignments with minimal supervision
  • 5 years in IT AND 5 years in information security field
Nice to haves:
  • Practical experience with:
    • penetration testing
    • information security management
    • computer forensics
    • incident response
    • risk management
  • Knowledge/experience in at least one programming language (e.g. C/C++, Python, Java, JavaScript, Perl, Power Shell, and shell script).
Problems with candidates thus far:
  • Have not found any candidates that met the Criteria
  • Internal has been slow on sourcing
Team/Company Culture:
  • Self-motivated fast learner 
  • High team collaboration with the Philippines and Taiwan security teams