Cybersecurity Specialist

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Columbia, SC

Onsite Flexibility:


Job Description


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, or other job-related degree or 4 years of job related work experience OR 2 years of job related experience plus an associate degree in computer science, information technology, or other job-related degree
  • 10 years of job-related technical experience
  • Thorough understanding of system and network security, incident management, intrusion detection, log analysis, and related technologies
  • Creativity to recognize and address new threats and security challenges as they arise
  • Advanced knowledge of enterprise data architecture, systems engineering, and data communications as applied to the automated storage and retrieval of information, using multiple platforms and protocols with the inherent security risks of each
  • Advanced proficiency in network troubleshooting and diagnostic root cause analysis
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Expertise with threat analysis risk management, configuration management, business continuity, and contingency planning
  • Advanced knowledge of administrative, procedural, and technical controls used to reduce security risks
  • Advanced ability to troubleshoot multi-vendor security issues
  • Advanced proficiency with applicable IT security tools (software and hardware)
  • Strong analytical, data gathering, and problem-solving skills with experience analyzing network attacks


  • Leads security incident response to resolution
  • Keeps up with the cyber threat landscape and provides recommendations to address the latest threats, as soon as they are made publicly available
  • Leads penetration testing activities and performs advanced threat hunting
  • Serve as a senior security expert on the IS security team in planning, developing, and implementing enterprise information security architectures and solutions
  • Researches, designs, and advocates new technologies, infrastructure, architectures, and security products that will support security requirements for the enterprise and its customers, business partners, and vendors
  • Identifies, plans, and implements security tools
  • Anticipates and mitigates potential attacks through enterprise connections to ensure the security of the systems
  • Exploits weaknesses detected in systems to assess and prevent potential break-ins
  • Analyzes business impact and exposure based on security threats, vulnerabilities, and risks
  • Performs daily monitoring and review of security events that are escalated by junior analysts
  • Researches new security/cyber intelligence
  • Refines and tunes advanced security toolset to bring those threats to the attention of the security analysts
  • Evaluates and recommends procedures and processes for the prevention, detection, containment, and correction of information security breaches and advises management and users regarding security procedures
  • Evaluates products and/or procedures to enhance productivity and effectiveness of information security across the organization

Vaccine Mandate: This job does require COVID-19 vaccination to comply with Executive Order 14042

Location: Columbia, SC
Cybersecurity Specialist

TM Floyd & Company offers a generous array of benefits, depending on the length of assignment. We also offer a referral bonus of up to $1,000. Ask us for more details!

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