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19 May 2022

Full-Time Security Specialist

JohnB – Posted by JohnB Anywhere

Job Description

ARC Group has an immediate opportunity for a Security Specialist. This is starting out as a contract position running through December 2022 with strong potential to extend or possibly convert to FTE. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established, dynamic organization that offers tremendous career growth potential. Position is 100% remote.

ARC Group is a Forbes-ranked a top 20 recruiting and executive search firm working with clients nationwide to recruit the highest quality technical resources. We have achieved this by understanding both our candidate’s and clients’ needs and goals, and serving both with integrity and a shared desire to succeed. ARC Group is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce.

This position is 100% remote!

Candidates will need to have fundamental hands-on experience with core infrastructure operating systems, host compliance and file integrity monitoring solutions and advanced malware defensive technologies like Carbon Black Protect, Symantec Datacenter Security, Symantec Endpoint Protection and IBM System Control Suite for systems running IBM AIX, Red Hat Enterprise, MAC OSX and Windows Enterprise operating systems. Candidate will have experience with fast paced, incentivized business operations that need to be agile while adhering to diverse regulatory and security framework expectations.

Candidates should have experience with OPSWAT administration (ideal candidate would have implemented OPSWAT).
Experience Automating process
Experience with Windows Administration (laptops and desktops)
Hands-on experience with troubleshooting Windows OS

Job Requirements:

  • 3-5 year demonstrated proficiency and experience in design, implementation, monitoring and troubleshooting technology or equivalent combination of transferrable experience and education
  • Experience with maintenance and management of distributed endpoint sensors / agents across a diverse enterprise network
  • Demonstrate proficiency with white and “black” security policy lists; both vendor predefined and organization defined.
  • Working knowledge of on-prem, cloud, and hybrid data center infrastructure.
  • Advanced level knowledge of cybersecurity technology infrastructure design, policies, and procedures.
  • Advanced knowledge of Network security technologies such as NAC, NGFW, SIEM, and secure remote access.
  • Working level of Familiarity CIP, HIPAA, PCI, and other regulatory.
  • Intermediate knowledge of scripting languages including PowerShell, Python, and PHP.
  • Familiarity with SSO/IAM solution such as OKTA and Citrix workspace.
  • Conduct research on emerging technologies.
  • Must be able to work in a strong team environment to support the design, development, testing, documentation, and support of customer projects.
  • Two years or more of experience in enterprise architectures with at least two years of applied experience in cybersecurity.
  • Competency in one or more environments highly integrated with an operating system (preferably Windows)
  • Working Knowledge of implementing and administering/managing technical solutions in major, large-scale system implementations
  • Knowledge of information security principles, including risk assessment and management, threat and vulnerability management, incident response and identity and access management
  • Experience developing, documenting and maintaining security procedures.
  • Knowledge of operating systems and security applications, as well as a working knowledge of basic network protocols and tools.
  • Knowledge of customer focus with ability to manage customer expectations and experience and build long-term relationships.
  • Provides input to drive process improvements.
  • Performs system monitoring activities, identification and evaluation of security threats, breaches and vulnerabilities
  • Investigates business processes to understand and implement security requirements weighing business needs and security risks and resolving issues.
  • Research solution works with vendors to enhance Security Monitoring Program

Strongly preferred:

  • Data Center Operating systems: Windows server; Windows Workstation enterprise; Red Hat Enterprise (RHEL) version 6 and 7; and IBM Unix (AIX)
  • Enterprise endpoint safeguards and countermeasures
  • Experience analyzing business requirements and translating them into technical solutions
  • Works without daily supervision to meet customer expectations
  • High critical thinking skills to evaluate alternatives and present solutions that are consistent with business objectives and strategy
  • In-depth knowledge of Information Technology field and computer systems
  • Demonstrates organizational skills
  • Ability to learn from mistakes and apply constructive feedback to improve performance
  • Demonstrates initiative and effective independent decision-making skills
  • Ability to communicate technical information clearly and articulately
  • Basic understanding of the systems development life cycle (SDLC)

Industry standard Cyber Security Certifications: CompTIA Security+, CSANS GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC), Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)

Required Experience:
3-5 year of related work experience or equivalent combination of transferable experience within IT Security

Required Education:
Related Bachelor’s degree in an IT related field or relevant work experience

Required Certification:
COMPTIA Security+ or equivalent

How to Apply

For immediate consideration, please send your resume directly to John Burke at You can view all of our open positions at

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.

Job expires in 53 days.

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