Job: NYS Information Security Specialist (HBITS 2112)

Title NYS Information Security Specialist (HBITS 2112)
Start Date 2015-02-18
Location US-NY-Albany
Job Information

Position Description/Responsibilities:

Join a world leader in IT metrics and productivity! Computer Aid, Inc.  (CAI) is a full service Information Technology outsourcing firm with more than 30 years of experience and a world leader in IT measurement and IT productivity.


Computer Aid, Inc. is looking for a Senior Level Information Security Specialist with 5-7 years of experience!   Duration 24 months.
This position comes to us from our NY State contract for Hourly Based Information Technology Services and is located in Albany, NY.  Albany is in the beautiful upstate region of NY, which is only a few hours from Boston, New York City, Montreal, and the spectacular mountains of the Adirondacks.



Consider applying today as time is limited on this and other positions like it for the state of NY.


Respond with your updated resume to be considered and read all the details listed here as the State contract is very specific concerning experience level and skills.



Position Requirements/Technical Skills:


Project Scope- duties of position


Daily Tasks will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Perform routine security audits.
  • Monitoring and analysis of logs/events.
  • Identify trends and formulate actions for mitigation of threats.
  • Conduct/manage vulnerability scanning.
  • Draft new/update existing Information Security policies and procedures.
  • Conduct Audits of user accounts, computers, and network configurations.
  • Conduct ad hoc ad hoc investigations.
  • Conduct or monitor computer and cell phone forensics.
  • Review new processes, technologies, and system designs.
  • Review vulnerability bulletins and patch releases. -Conduct or monitor penetration testing according to procedure.
  • Assist in the creation and execution of the organizational information security awareness program.
  • Coordinate with and provide security guidance to internal departments and outside agencies.
  • Perform other related duties as directed by the Information Security Officer or senior leadership.
  • Audit Active Directory, Windows Servers, CITRIX Xen, Xen App, and Xen Server.
  • Backup / Recovery Planning and review.
  • IDS/IPS (Intrusion Detection Systems/Intrusion Prevention Systems) monitoring.
  • Analyze/monitor ISA proxy services.



Senior Level 

You must be a Senior Information Security Specialist with documented employment experience of 5-7 years (60-84 months).


–  You must experience in the usage and support of a collection of development platforms, technical architectures, or business applications and products that run on those platforms, beyond that of a Programmer.


–  You must be able to work without assistance and can provide leadership for others; may have advanced education.



PART B:   Requested Desirable  Qualifications:  The numbered qualifications below are not mandatory, but candidates should meet or exceed in duration and skill set target asked for, at least 7 of numbers 1 through 14.

  1. Minimum of 60 months of experience working for large IT organizations.
  2. Minimum of 36 months of experience working in cyber security.
  3. Security+, CEH, or SSCP certification. Must provide copy of certification.
  4. Microsoft, Comptia, or other certification in Operating Systems, servers, Networking, SCADA security, or computer hardware. Must provide copy of certification. Must provide copy of certification.
  5. Digital Forensics certification such as ENCE, EnCEP. Must provide copy of certification.
  6. CAP, CISSP, CISM, CRISC, or GSEC certification. Must provide copy of certification.
  7. Any GIAC Certification except GSEC, CEH. Must provide copy of certification.
  8. Any of these ISC2 certifications: CSSLP, CCFP, or HCISPP. Must provide copy of certification.
  9. Minimum of 12 months of experience with virtualization, AV, Sharepoint, digital forensics, penetration testing, and/or networking.
  10. Minimum of 24 months of experience preparing and delivering written and/or oral reports.
  11. Minimum of 12 months of experience using Encase or other digital forensic tools.
  12. Minimum of 12 months of experience reviewing IT Procurements.
  13. Minimum of 12 months of experience using Qualysguard vulnerability scanning, tool.
  14. Minimum of 12 months of experience using McAfee(or a competitive product) AV, EPO, encryption.
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