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Information Security Specialist

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Washington, DC


Information Security Specialist

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Location: Washington DC Region

Category: Information Technology

Employment Type: Contract To Hire


Our client in DC has an


mmediate Contract-to-Hire


for an Information Security Specialist. The


salary is up to 100K (with amazing benefits).

Please see the job description below and if interested, shoot your most current resume over to Lindsey at along with a good time and number to reach out.

Must Haves:

Experience working in a cloud environment

Can be with Azure or AWS

Experience monitoring threat and vulnerability with a Network Vulnerability Management Software

Experience using a web application security assessment


Preferred but not required:

any experience with a SIEM tool (Security incident and event management)

Bachelors in IT related field

One or more of the following certifications are strongly preferred: CISSP, CCSP, CISA, CISM, CRISC, SANS: GIAC, GSEC, GWAPT

The Information Security Specialist provides assistance with safeguarding information assets by identifying and analyzing potential and actual security incidents. This position is responsible for evaluating, monitoring, and implementing information security initiatives and identifying issues in technology, software or services.


Administering the vulnerability management program. Reviewing and responding to known and possible network attacks, vulnerabilities and alerts

Maintaining and reviewing secure access to program servers, file shares, and security groups

Proficiency performing audit analysis of accounts and process management to include permission lists, organizational changes, separated employees, inactive accounts etc.

Developing measures to prevent unauthorized software from being installed and executed on systems


Recommending and supporting the development and management of network security and incident response policies and procedures

Proficiency archiving and reviewing system audit logs and all other pertinent log files that will support incident response activities

Maintaining records on configuration and patch management tools to ensure that patches/system modifications maintain the desired security posture

Developing/revising technical standards for security devices, security operations, and other operations as required

Proficiency developing measures to prevent unauthorized software from being installed and executed on systems

Interacting with information security vendors and holding information security vendors accountable to technology and services obligations to the organization

Ensuring that change control procedures are strictly followed for all changes to all production systems.

Proficiency analyzing security incidents and escalation of security events 24x7.

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Company Profile
HireStrategy is a full-service professional staffing firm providing contract, direct hire and executive search solutions for employers in the Washington DC area. Our diverse client base represents a wide range of industries, including technology and media, financial services, professional services, energy & green technology, federal services, education and non-profit organizations. Our recruiters specialize in providing candidates with personalized career management advice and placement services in the Technology, Finance & Accounting, Sales & Marketing, Recruiting & HR and Administrative fields. HireStrategy has been ranked the No. 1 staffing firm in the Washington DC area, honored by Inc. magazine as one of the 500 fastest-growing firms in the country and named a "Future 50" firm by Washington SmartCEO magazine. We've also been recognized as a "Great Place to Work" by the Washington Business Journal, as well as a "Best Place to Work" by Washingtonian magazine. Our executives are recognized thought leaders in their fields, regularly contributing their insights on economic, employment and workplace issues to the Washington Post, USA Today, the Washington Business Journal, the Wall Street Journal and major broadcast and cable television networks, including NBC, CNN and PBS.

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