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IT Security Specialist

DHD Consulting
New York, NY
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Job Description

IT HelpDesk

  • Provide IT support to APUS and APCA Employees
  • Respond to IT requests and inquiries in a timely manner
  • Monitor and ensure proper functioning of IT systems/applications


  • Compliance with and NYSA and CCPA
  • DLP and Splunk Log Monitoring
  • Cloud Monitoring
  • Security Awareness Training
  • ATOS Employee’s laptop Application Management

POS and Asset Management

  • Provide support for POS systems
  • Prepare IT equipment for new store openings
  • Responsible for logging all new and existing IT assets into master asset list
  • Log all assets as accurate and up-to-date as possible so data can be provided to HQ when requested (TAS)

Other Activities:

  • Support IT Manager with requests and activities
  • Report and assist on complex planning and implementation of systems that are carried out by the IT Team
  • Liaise with HQ offices for major projects and develop reports requested by Headquarter offices
  • Train New Hires on how to use internal company systems
  • Report on a daily and weekly basis the IT activities, updates and projects
  • Responsible for providing IT equipment and access for new hires
  • Responsible for retrieving company assets from terminated employees

Qualification and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or Information Security
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Information Security, with practical experience in implementing information security risk frameworks and methodologies
  • Knowledge of industry leading Information Security protection practices
  • Practical understanding of security and risk frameworks such as ISO 27001/2, CIS Controls, SOX
  • Experience in qualitative and quantitative risk assessment
  • CISSP or CISA required

Skill Sets

  • Strong written, verbal communication and organizational skills
  • Able to communicate complex technology risk assessment information to non-technical business leaders to ensure they comprehend the risk being assigned to them
  • Strong analytical, research, and problem-solving skills with a keen attention to detail
  • Self-starter, able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Experience in performing vendor management

Personal Attributes

  • Meticulous, analytical and independent
  • Possess a strong sense of urgency, able to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • A confident self-starter with a high level of drive
  • Self-motivated, committed, determined, diligent and trustworthy nature
  • Results oriented, resourceful, resilient, meticulous, has initiative, and willing to be “hands-on” when required
  • Willing to work beyond contractual work hours when required
  • Good listener and be a dedicated team player, willing to help others

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