Security Specialist

  • Gaming Laboratories International
  • Jun 29, 2020
Full time Computer Science Engineering Entry Level Information Technology

Job Description

Security Specialist  - Entry Level   

Wheat Ridge, CO 

Overview 

The Security Specialist within SLI Compliance provides day-to-day execution of the tasks necessary for operations and delivery of software and hardware security test engineering services to product manufacturers operating within the regulated voting and health IT industries. The Specialist ensures that voting system and electronic health record testing services meet rigorous federally defined security standards, which enables certification that the system satisfies the standards and that related system functionality operates in accordance with design requirements and specifications.   

Duties and Responsibilities  

  • Provides assurance of quality throughout all security test activities and engenders confidence that the testing and related results are reliable and repeatable; maintains organized records of test activities and results  
  • Ensures continuous quality improvement of laboratory practices, including the development, modification, and enhancement of SLI Standard Lab Procedures (SLPs) and Test Methods (TMs)  
  • Communicates and enforces the policies and methodologies of SLI, including consistent adherence to formal SLPs and TMs  
  • Researches best practices in security test engineering and security test tools to ensure that SLI is applying these practices/tools and remaining a leader in test compliance-related industries  
  • Remains current with all vulnerabilities and security risks associated with client hardware, operating system and application software, all applicable federal election regulations, applicable state and local election regulations, and information provided to voting system test labs by the 
  • Election Assistance Commission (EAC)  and with all applicable regulations and information provided to authorized testing bodies by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)  
  • Ensures that all laboratory processes,procedures, and practices conform to EAC, ONC and NVLAP policies and directives  
  • Maintains all laboratory hardware and software currently used for testing  
  • Develops and maintains all security test plans, procedures, and test data 
  • Validates, maintains and uses security test tools 
  • Uses test management tools for managing and maintaining test specifications and test traceability 
  • Performs other duties/tasks as assigned.  

Job Specifications  

  • A technical 4-year degree in computer science, computer information systems, or engineering is recommended but substantial experience can be substituted  
  • 1-2 years experience in the Enterprise Security space  
  • Experience in the area of software development is a plus  
  • Exposure of NIST guidelines (such as the CSRC Special Publication series and Federal Information Processing Standards)   
  • Exposure to Security frameworks (COBIT, ISO 27000, NIST SP 800 Series, NIST Cyber security framework.)  
  • Ability to create and maintain environments of various types (including Microsoft operating systems, Unix operating systems and various flavors of linux operating systems, as well as associated local area network configuration setup)  
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to present yourself in a professional manner at all times, but more specifically, at seminars, client meetings, and conferences  
  • Ability to understand and demonstrate to clients our corporate capabilities to meet client needs and expectations  
  • Excellent project management skills including the ability to translate project technical security needs into a task list, a required hardware and tool list, a project schedule, a schedule of resource needs, create test cases, perform tests, and document results  
  • Hands on experience with common Security tools / security distributions (Such as Nessus, Wireshark, Burp Suite, Metasploit, Kali Linux, backbox, Parrot Security OS)    

We offer excellent paid benefits that include:
• 100% Paid Health & Dental Insurance for Single coverage
• 100% Paid Life Insurance
• 20 Days Paid Time Off (Per Year)
• Paid Holidays
• Yearly Discretionary Bonus and Salary Increase
• 401k Savings Plan    For more information, please visit our website: http://www.slicompliance.com/

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