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IT Security Consultant (independent contractor)

We are a fast growing IT consulting firm looking for TWO experienced IT Security Consultants who would like to increase their billable hours.

The consultants will lead the delivery of a variety of information security assessment and consulting projects including: vulnerability assessments, penetration testing, social engineering, wireless security assessments and web application security reviews.  Some projects are on-site, some are remote.


Responsibilities:

 

  • Conduct information security vulnerability assessment and penetration testing engagements.
  • Evaluate client’s information security policies, processes, architecture and technical controls through interviews, documentation reviews, and comprehensive technical assessments.
  • Contribute to the ongoing enhancement of vulnerability assessment and penetration testing capabilities through the development and implementation of improved methodologies, processes, infrastructure, tools, and deliverables.
  • Present and clearly communicate findings and recommendations to client’s senior management, business stakeholders, security team members, and IT resources.

Requirements:

 

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong technical skills related to information security, network security, Windows security, UNIX/Linux security, web application security, and wireless security.
  • Knowledge and experience with information security assessment methodologies, tools and techniques.
  • Experience with security tools such as: Nessus, Saint, NMAP, Metasploit, Backtrack, etc.,
  • PREFERRED: Industry certifications (CISSP, GIAC, OSCP, CEH, etc.)
  • Ability to interpret and apply appropriate Standards, Policies and Legislation, e.g. ISO27001, PCI DSS, COBIT, SOX, DPA, HMG SPF, etc

Good to have:

  • Experience with government agencies and DoD systems a plus, we have openings in the private and public sectors. 
  • One or more of the following certifications would be preferred:   M.Inst.ISP,TOGAF, CLAS, CISSP, ISSAP, SCF/SCP/SCM, ITAC Level 1/2/3

 

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