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Internet Security Specialist

Phoenix, AZ | IT
Job ID: 83671
Listed on 9/7/2018

KellyMitchell matches the best IT and business talent with premier organizations nationwide. Our clients, ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to rapidly growing high-tech companies, are exceptionally served by our 1500+ IT and business consultants. Our industry is growing rapidly, and now is a great time to launch your career with the KellyMitchell team.

Position Title:  Internet Security Specialist


  • Assist with the configuration and development of critical platforms for Email security and business processes 
  • Strong customer service focus to successfully interact with end-users and peer teams 
  • Mentor and train junior engineers in processes and tasks related to email security 
  • Solid understanding of authentication controls such as SPF, DKIM, DMARC, and S/MIME Digital signatures. 
  • Experience with rule/policy development, URL/Attachment defense, Virus/Spam defense, Quarantined email processing, Sandbox containment, Log Analysis and Tracking, and other general security principles 
  • Solid understanding of event correlation and forensic investigation to identify threat vectors and indicators of compromise (IOC) 
  • Perform various activities as they relate to Email Security: 
  • Identify gaps and vulnerabilities across the enterprise, and remediate or escalate as needed 
  • Assist with operational and compliance activities 
  • Identify and dispute/report false positives/negatives to vendors 
  • Maintain processes and procedures documentation (Run Books) 
  • Data analysis of reports and logs to identify root causes of incidents 
  • Commitment to continuous process improvement 


  • 3-5 years of Information security experience 
  • Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast paced environment; and make data driven decisions 
  • Experience working on tickets within an enterprise ticketing system (i.e. ServiceNow) 
  • Experience with email security concepts SPF, DKIM, DMARC and S/MIME encryption and digital signatures 
  • Solid Email Security and Networking experience- TCP/IP, Firewalls, DNS, SMTP, HTTP/S, PKI, Load Balancing 
  • Technical understanding of certificates, encryption, SSL and TLS 
  • Data analysis of email gateway log, security logs, or reporting data in Excel or Access 
  • Experience supporting and trouble-shooting web isolation and proxy technologies a plus 
  • Linux, regex, Active Directory and LDAP knowledge a plus 
  • Ability to communicate technical topics with business and technology peers 
  • Ability to follow processes and methodologies in support of business and security objectives 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to collaborate with technically and culturally diverse teams 
  • Ability to support 24x7x365 on-call rotation as needed 
  • Financial/Banking experience preferred 

Educational requirement:

Bachelor’s Degree in Management Information Systems, Information Security, or Information Technology, or equivalent work experience required 
Preferred Additional: Industry recognized security certifications including CISM, CISSP, CSSLP, and CEH are considered a plus. Experience in Regular Expression, scripting and/or automation.