IT Security Specialist
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POST DATE 8/14/2016
END DATE 11/11/2016
JOB DESCRIPTION8 month contract on the Southside at a Health Insurance company.
The Associate IT Security Specialist is accountable for activities that ensure all users in the organization have the appropriate levels of access to applications, systems and data resources. Evaluates and maintains procedures to safeguard information systems assets from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction. Ensures compliance with Security regulations and laws. Recommends and implements changes to enhance security controls and prevent unauthorized access.
Responsible for the end-to-end completion of security requests.
Provisions user security roles and manages security groups across systems, platforms, databases, applications, servers, directors and folders.
Analyzes existing role structures to improve and streamline structures, security administration and improve end-user experience.
Creates or maintains application scripts and uses application specific tools to create or manage application security.
Tracks and documents security issues and requests, actively monitors work queue.
Accountable for follow-up of all security work requests including collaborating with other IT areas to ensure timely completion/resolution and obtainment of appropriate approval levels.
Interfaces with users to understand new capabilities, implement procedures, ensure security procedures have been communicated properly and are being adhered to.
Provides input to drive process improvements.
Maintains and creates operational procedures and maintains Security Knowledge Base.
Responsible for on-call release support.
Performs audit support activities for internal and external audits.
Other duties as assigned We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to disability or protected veteran status.
2 or more years of professional experience with IT Security Administration or System Administration or equivalent combination of transferrable experience and education.
Bachelor?s degree in an IT related field or equivalent wor