Information Security Specialist - Kansas City

Date Posted: 01/13/2021

Equity Staffing has a new IT Network Security available with a local Fortune 500 company who is eager to add to their growing IT organization! The opportunity is a great fit for candidates with 5+ years of IT Network Security experience with experience in Windows Server and Red Hat/Linux Server environments.

Pay: 40 - 50/hr.+ based on experience

Contract to hire - company offers excellent health insurance benefits to full time employees, in addition to PTO, 401k matching, and more!

Location: office located in Overland Park, position will start WFH

US Citizenship or Authorization to work for any US employer is required.

Summary:
The Information Security Specialist works closely with the other members of the Server, Information Security, and other business unit teams to develop plans and implement vulnerability remediation efforts.

Primary Duties:

- Serve as a project manager for work efforts involving remediation of vulnerabilities.
- Manage and drive remediation efforts related to information security; remediation may be from incidents, penetration tests, vulnerability scans, internal/external audits and other assessments.
- Identify and communicate mitigation and remediation strategies.
- Perform system patching and hardening in accordance with established standards and procedures.
- Collaborate with IT Security, Information Technology, Legal, Human Resources and other business units to manage security risks, threats and vulnerabilities.

Candidate Profile:

- Patching through Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager (SCCM)
- Experience with utilizing Tenable to drive remediation efforts
- 5+ years of Windows Server systems administration
- 5+ years of Red Hat Enterprise Linux server administration
- Thorough understanding of IIS and Apache administration and security a plus


Equity Staffing Group is one of the fastest growing Native American owned staffing companies in the United States. We are a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) and the Rocky Mountain Minority Supplier Development Council (RMMSDC).Equity Staffing Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equity Staffing Group will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law.We welcome you to learn more about our company by visiting www.equitystaffing.com.


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