Cybersecurity Specialist Job Description Template

Have a knack for spotting vulnerabilities in computer networks and software systems? We have a job opening for you. We are looking for a cybersecurity specialist to join our engineering team.

As a cybersecurity specialist you will be assessing systems, networks and software for vulnerabilities. You will conduct remote and on-site assessment, perform penetration tests and configure servers. You will also assist in designing security protocols and tools for threat detection and mitigation.

Responsibilities

  • Identify and record vulnerabilities in information systems
  • Perform security audits on networks and computer systems
  • Perform penetration tests and generate assessment reports
  • Assist in the development of various security protocols
  • Design and develop software tools to detect and patch vulnerabilities
  • Adhere to data security and privacy guidelines
  • Keep up-to-date on the latest developments in information security
    technologies

Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in information security
  • A bachelor's degree in computer science or IT
  • In-depth knowledge of Linux and Windows operating systems (desktop and server)
  • Experience with common cybersecurity tools and frameworks like Metasploit
  • Working knowledge of network systems and protocols including wireless technologies
  • Some familiarity with software development models and paradigms
  • Fluency in one or more programming languages (Python, C++, Bash etc.)
  • Experience with penetration testing tools and protocols
  • Good written communication and effective documentation skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision