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Network Security Specialist
Title:Network Security Specialist
Location:Pikesville, MD
Clearance:Background Check

Netorian is seeking a Computer Systems Security Specialist.

Employment Type:

  • Full-time, exempt.


  • Competitive, based on qualifications and experience.


  • Pikesville, MD.


  • None.


  • Background check.


  • Education: A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related scientific or technical discipline.
  • Four (4) years of equivalent experience in a related field accepted in lieu of a degree.


One or more of the certifications below are a plus:

  • CompTIA Security+ Certification
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • GSEC (GIAC Security Essentials Certification)
  • CCNA or CCNP


General Experience:

  • This position requires a minimum of six (6) years of experience in analysis and definition of security requirements.
  • At least four (4) years of IT experience in data security analysis and risk mitigation within the most recent 5-year period.

Specialized Experience:

  • At least four (4) years of specialized experience in defining computer security requirements for high-level applications, evaluation of approved security product capabilities, and developing solutions to MLS problems.
  • Professional experience with the technologies and methodologies detailed below:
    • Access control.
    • Anti-malware software.
    • Anomaly detection.
    • Application security.
    • Data loss prevent (DLP).
    • Email security.
    • Endpoint security.
    • Firewall management.
    • Intrusion prevention systems.
    • Network segmentation.
    • Security information and event management (SIEM).
    • Virtual private network (VPN).
    • Web security.
    • Wireless security.
    • Cloud security.

Description of Work:

  • Management of and timely response to web help desk tickets (expectation is a ticket is responded to within 24 hours of receipt on a non-urgent issue, urgent issues should be followed up on immediately and, if travel is involved, response within 4 hours).
  • Review security logs, audit data and take required actions.
  • Identify points of vulnerability, non-compliance with established IA standards and regulations and recommended mitigation strategies.
  • Monitor and provide initial response for security alerts per procedure; escalate network and server infrastructure alerts per MDSP procedures.
  • Perform regularly scheduled penetration testing.
  • Escalate issues to CISO, ITD Deputy Director, and ITD Director when necessary, according to Agency procedures.
  • Participate in security incident response activities with senior staff when required.
  • Attendance at MSP ITD meetings (as required).
  • After-hours support (as required).
  • Communication with stakeholders impacted by system changes, security patching, configuration updates, etc.
  • Mentors less-experienced team members.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Status reporting.

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Netorian has a complete benefits package that includes medical/dental/vision, 401 k plan, tuition assistance, and paid holiday and vacation.

Netorian is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE): Minorities, Women, Veterans, and those with Disabilities.

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